BURLINGTON, Mass. — Richard Martin “Dick” Kazanjian died peacefully at his home surrounded by his family and friends on February 29.
Born on September 8, 1935, in Stoneham, to John and Victoria (Derderian) Kazanjian, he spent his youth in Watertown and Medford.
After graduation from Tufts University in 1958, he proudly served as an artillery officer in the United States Marine Corps, with service aboard ship and on land in several countries.
He and his family lived in Winchester for 52 years.
He leaves his wife of 57 years, Cynthia (Hintlian); son Rick of Chandler, AZ, daughter Andrea Krikorian and her husband Neil Krikorian, and his grandsons Vaughan and Cole Krikorian of Tyngsboro, Mass. He is also survived by brother-in-law Aram Hintlian and his wife Becky, sister-in-law Nancy Hintlian (Florida), and many nieces, nephews and great-nieces.
As the eldest of five children, he was predeceased by his brother John Kazanjian, and survived by remaining siblings, Barbara Purks, (California), and Robert and Edward Kazanjian (Florida).