Rochester, NH — Mark Andrew Garabedian, 55, of Rochester, N.H., formerly of Lynn, Mass., died at home on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, after a short battle with cancer. He was the loving husband of Diane (Vinson) Garabedian.
Mark was born in Lynn, and was the son of the late Samuel Garabedian and mom Elizabeth (Davenport) Garabedian.
He was educated in Lynn schools, graduating from Lynn Technical High School, where he studied culinary arts. He worked for many years as an executive chef, before getting into the metal scrap business.
Mark loved all Boston sports teams, and was a big music fan. When his children were younger, he enjoyed taking them camping and fishing.
Besides his wife and mother, he is survived by his four sons, Mark Garabedian, Matthew Garabedian and his wife, Britney, Mason Garabedian, and Maxwell Garabedian; a granddaughter, Arianna Marie; a sister, Denise Garabedian of Peabody, Mass., and her children, Joseph, Corinne and Anthony Landry; and several other aunts, uncles and cousins.
ARRANGEMENTS: Mr. Garabedian’s funeral will be held on Sunday, May 4, at 3 p.m., at the Murphy Funeral Home, 85 Federal St., corner of North St., Salem, Mass. Visiting hours are from 1 to 3 p.m. Interment will be private. For his guest book, or additional information, please visit www.MurphyFuneralHome.com, or call 978-744-0497.