Panosian, Isabelle Isabelle (Parsigian) Panosian, 88, of Bethel, CT, formerly of Pawtucket, RI, wife of the late Peter Panosian, died on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Bethel Health Care, Bethel, CT. Mrs. Panosian was born in Pawtucket, August 26, 1928, a daughter of Charles and Araxie (Altounian) Parsigian. She attended Pawtucket schools and graduated from East High School. For many years, Mrs. Panosian was an accounts payable clerk with several department stores in the Pawtucket/Providence area. A resident of Bethel for the past six years, coming from Pawtucket, she enjoyed cooking, travel and knitting. She previously attended St. Martin Church of Pawtucket and was a member of the booster club there. Since moving to Connecticut, she attended St. Anthony Church of Danbury. Despite life's many difficulties dealt her, being a woman of strength and tenacity, she overcame many of those obstacles when most could or would not. She truly lived life to the fullest. In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Panosian was predeceased by two sons, John C. Panosian and Peter M. Panosian. Mrs. Panosian is survived by a daughter; Cheryl Haddad and her husband Fady of Danbury, CT; two daughters in law, Sandra Panosian and Margaret Panosian both of Pawtucket, RI; five grandchildren, Jennah N. Haddad, Julianna N. Haddad, Nicholas Trudel, Melissa Trudel and Joshua Panosian and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 11 a.m. in Sts. Vartanantz Armenian Apostolic Church, 402 Broadway, Providence, RI. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Pawtucket, RI. The family will receive friends in the Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, 9-11 Granville Ave., Danbury on Sunday, February 19, 2017 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and at St. Vartanantz Church on Wednesday after 10 a.m.
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