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Marian Perumean age 97, passed away at her home in Downey on February 13, 2012. She was a resident of Downey for more than 75 years. Marian was born in Fresno, CA on August 14, 1914 to Harry and Kohar Shumavonian. She married John Perumean in 1934 in Southern California where they would raise their 3 sons. Marian was preceded in death by her husband in 1965. She is survived by her three sons, Don, Jim and Tom and their families. After the death of her husband Marian had a 30year career in Real Estate. Marian was raised on a farm and had a intrinsic talent for growing flowers, vegetables and herbs. She also liked to take cooking classes and was a very good chef for many types of dishes, but especially for Italian and Armenian dishes. Marian liked to travel and visited many parts of the world. She had a strong interest in the community and civic affairs. Marian had a long relationship with the Assistance League of Downey and the Woman’s Club of Downey. A memorial service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Downey on March 17, 2012 at 11a.m.
Published: February 16, 2012 – Volume 10 – Issue 44