Virginia D. Hanoian

Virginia D. Hanoian, 96 of Pawtucket Avenue passed away on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center.  She was the wife of the late Aaron Hanoian.  Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Mary (Hagopian) Daniels.    Mrs. Hanoian worked in the advertising department at the former Cranston Mirror before she retired and was also a Red Cross Nurse’s Aide at Rhode Island Hospital and Military institutions during World War II.   She was a member and past President of the Women’s Guild of SS. Shag & Mesrob Armenian Church and a past matron Daughters of Vartan from 1971-1973, a past President of Brightridge, Kent Heights & Warren Avenue P.T.A.,  past President of East Providence AARP Chapter 1302 from 1995-1997, past matron, former treasurer and life member of Unity Chapter Number 14, Order of Eastern Star and a past grand warden of the Grand Chapter of RI Order of Eastern Star.   She was a volunteer tour guide at the Rhode Island State House.  She leaves two sons, Ronald V. Hanoian of Santa Monica, California and Harry A. Hanoian and his wife Nancy of Seekonk, five grandchildren, Geoffrey Hanoian of Las Vegas, Kimberly Andrews and her husband Michael of Needham, Ma., Gregory Hanoian and his wife Alisha of Seekonk, Phillip Hanoian of Penn. and Christopher Hanoian, active in the Army, three great grandchildren, Eva Andrews, Aaron Andrews and Charley Hanoian and her dear and close friend, Maria Martins.  Her funeral will be held on Saturday at 9:30 AM from the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a service at 11:00 AM in SS. Sahag and Mesrob Armenian Apostolic Church, Jefferson Street, Providence.  Burial will be in Swan Point Cemetery.