Webster-Mary Almasian, 96, formerly of Whitinsville, MA died Monday, March 12th at the Webster Manor Nursing Home in Webster MA after a short illness. Mary is survived by her sister, Rosalie (Honey) Schweinfurth, two nieces, Christine Benn and Lori Frederick, Christine’s son Alec Jordan and Lori’s daughter Lilliana Tomanini, all of Colorado Springs, CO. Mary is predeceased by three siblings, Walter, Archie Almasian and Sarah Twomey of Whitinsville, MA.
Mary was born in Whitinsville on 2-22-22 (five deuces, one of her favorite saying) to the late Bedros and Martha (Maboyan) Almasian. Mary lived most of her life in Whitinsville, MA before moving to Webster, MA in 2016 to live with Rex and Margie Henderson.
Mary was a graduate of Northbridge High School in 1940. She was a member of the Armenian Apostolic Church and Senior Center in Whitinsville. She worked at Whitin Machine Works in Whitinsville for forty years.
Mary was a kind, giving person who loved to laugh. She was a very independent woman who spent many years taking great care of her family as a wonderful cook for all. She loved bingo, the casino and Friday night poker games with the girls. She loved to watch the New England Patriots and was an avid golf fan.
The family would like to thank Margie and Rex Henderson of Webster, Kathy Blash of North Oxford, MA and Sharon O’Neil of Leominster, MA for extending their care and kindness to Mary. We would also like to thank Webster Manor, 2nd Floor Nurses Station for their love and wonderful care of Mary, resident of room “222”, with a special thanks to Passion and Sharon the hospice nurse. Mary was the life of the party (especially in the bingo hall) at Webster Manor and will be sadly missed.
Mary’s funeral will be held at the Armenian Apostolic Church, Whitinsville, Friday, March 16 at 11AM. Calling Hours are at the funeral home Friday, March 16 from 9-10:30AM. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Armenian Apostolic Church, 315 Church St., Whitinsville, MA 01588
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