Word has been received that Agnes M. Herosian, formerly of North Falmouth, died July 19 under hospice care in Cary, North Carolina. She was 97.
She was the widow of George A. Herosian. They were married in Worcester on May 12, 1946, and celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a party at the Sea Crest Resort & Conference Center in North Falmouth. The Enterprise reported that the party was given for them by their children and was attended by 40 friends and relatives.
Her husband died in 1996, not long after their Golden Anniversary celebration.
The daughter of Michael and Mary Postoian, she was born in Watervliet, New York, and had a brother and five sisters. Early in her childhood the family relocated to Worcester.
For the first 20 years of her marriage, Ms. Herosian was a homemaker. She returned to work in 1970 with St. Pierre Manufacturing Corp. and retired in 1984 as administrative assistant to the president of the company.
She and her husband retired to North Falmouth in 1986. She moved to North Carolina in 2014 to be with family.
Ms. Herosian was an avid duplicate bridge player who participated in many tournaments as a Master player. She had been an active member of the Armenian Church of Our Saviour in Worcester for many years.
She leaves two sons, Alan G. Herosian and his wife, Linda Herosian, of Cary, North Carolina, and Brian B. Herosian and his wife, Sheila Herosian, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; and other family.
Ms. Herosian’s ashes will be interred with her husband at Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne.
Burial will be private at a later date.