Margaret (Mikitarian) Derderian of Milford passed away Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the age of 92 at Countryside Healthcare of Milford where she resided for the past several years. Margaret was born in Worcester, MA, the daughter of the late Mariam and Kapriel Mikitarian. She had been a resident of Milford since her marriage to her beloved husband, George K. Derderian who died in 1983.
Margaret is survived by her son Jack and his wife Bonnie of Milford, MA, and her 3 grandchildren: Courtney and her husband Kyle Lussier of Hopkinton, MA, Christian Derderian and his wife Stephanie of New York City, and Catrina Derderian of South Boston.
Survivors include her sister Cynthia Mikitarian of Worcester, MA, and brother Carnig Mikitarian and his wife Jacqueline of Canton, MA. She is also survived by many nephews, grand-nephews, and grand-nieces, and her only niece, Susan (Derderian) Caressimo. Also remembered is her lifelong friend Nora Ohannesian.
Margaret was predeceased by her sister Rose Krikorian and her husband Art; her brother Louis Mikitarian and his wife Liz; and her brother-in-law Murad Derderian and his wife Margaret.
The family would like to thank the staff of Countryside Healthcare for their constant support, care, and compassion. A special thank you to the nurses and staff on the Smith Wing, particularly Kathy for her tireless care and understanding. Many thanks to her special friend, Linda T, who brought smiles with her weekly visits.
A visitation will be held Wednesday, January 17, 2018, from 10:30a.m.-12:30p.m. at the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home, 46 Water Street, Milford, MA, followed by a church service at 1:00pm at Trinity Episcopal Church, 17 Congress Street, Milford, MA. Burial will follow in Vernon Grove Cemetery in Milford, MA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Trinity Church, 17 Congress Street, Milford, MA 01757 or Countryside Health Care, 1 Countryside Drive, Milford MA 01757.