BELMONT, Mass. — Virginia “Ginny” (Talanian) Ohanian 93, of Belmont, Boca Raton, Fla. and Osterville, Mass. died on Thursday, September 13.
She was the wife of the late Michael Ohanian, she is survived by her son, M. Bruce Ohanian and his wife Lu Ann, and daughter, Veronica Ohanian Heath and her husband Donn; grandchildren Jill Buck and her husband Ron, Michael Heath, Mark Ohanian and Zachary Heath and great-grandchildren Brendan and Thomas Buck. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
She was the daughter of Geragos and Veronica Talanian. She was the sister of the late Evelyn Mukjian and the late James D. Mukjian, the late Charles Talanian and his wife Nevart, and the late Albert Talanian and his wife Ann.
She lived the life she loved and loved the life she lived. She will be missed by all who knew her.
She and her late husband Michael were staunch supporters and core members of the Armenian Assembly of America from the beginning. They were close to Stephen Mugar and actively participated in all of the Assembly’s work. In 2013, she was honored, alongside Ann Hintlian and Nevart Talanian, with the Assembly’s Distinguished Humanitarian Award.
“Ginny was a remarkable individual with a sparkling sense of humor who cared deeply and passionately about Armenia and its people. Her generosity and commitment to Armenia and the Armenian Assembly served as an inspiration to us all. She will be missed greatly. This is a loss to the entire Assembly family,” Assembly Co-Chairs Anthony Barsamian and Van Krikorian said.