Roxy Garabedian of New Britain, passed away on March 18, 2021.
Roxy was a long life resident of New Britain. She was predeceased by her parents, Hagop and Zarouhi (Bargamian) Garabedian, and her sister Dr. Helen Garabedian. She is survived by her brother Garabed Garabedian, her aunt Jennie Garabedian, and her many cousins, the Bagdasarians and the Shahverdians. She also leaves her many friends of a lifetime.
Roxy was a graduate of New Britain High School and earned an associates degree as a paralegal from Manchester Community College. She was a long-time employee of the Aetna Insurance Company specializing in stockholder relations in the legal department. Roxy enjoyed travel throughout the world when it was cold. She also enjoyed her visits to the Connecticut casinos and attending Broadway shows. Prior to the covid pandemic, Roxy was a regular at the West Farms Mall for morning coffee, where she made and enjoyed many friendships. She loved children and always found the time to take them to play miniature golf and other games. Roxy was very active in her church, having served as a member of the Board of Trustees. She also enjoyed her weekly meeting with her friends at the seniors group at the Armenian Church of the Holy Resurrection.
New Britain Memorial-Donald D. Sagarino Funeral Home, 444 Farmington Ave, New Britain, is entrusted with the arrangements. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, March 24, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. A Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated on Thursday, March 25 at 11 a.m. at St. Stephen’s Armenian Church, 167 Tremont St, New Britain, followed by burial at Fairview Cemetery, 120 Smalley St, New Britain, CT.
Contributions in her memory may be made to St. Stephen’s Armenian Apostolic Church, 178 Tremont St., New Britain or to a charity of the donor’s choice. For an online memorial, please visit www.NewBritainSagarino.com