Eleanor C. Kurkjian, 93

Aug 5, 2019 by

Published in the August 5, 2019 edition

WESTON — Eleanor Camille Kurkjian, 93, of Weston, formerly of Wakefield died Wednesday, July 31, 2019 in Providence, R.I.

Born in Wakefield on November 14, 1925 she was the daughter of the late Bernardo and Virginia (Frongillo) Tecce.

Mrs. Kurkjian was raised and educated in Wakefield and was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1943. While working as an executive secretary she met her husband, the late George P. Kurkjian. After a short period of dating, they married and began their family in Newton. In the early 1960’s they relocated to Weston where they resided for many years.

Mrs. Kurkjian loved flowers and enjoyed being part of the Weston Garden Club. She loved to cook and to host her family and friends on holidays and other special occasions. Above all, she loved her family and cherished her role as a grandmother.

She was the beloved wife of the late George P. Kurkjian. She was the loving mother of Dr. Jayne Kurkjian-Siegel and her husband Dr. Stephen Siegel of East Greenwich, R.I. She was the loving grandmother to Amanda and Abigail Siegel. She was the loving sister of the late Jean (Tecce) Oliva and Leo and Laurence Tecce. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Saturday, August 10 from 11 a.m. – 12 noon followed by a funeral service at 12 noon. Interment, Forest Glade Cemetery, Wakefield.

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