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Tawhida “Sophie” Parnoutsoukian
Dec. 7, 1939 – August 27, 2018
Tawhida “Sophie” Parnoutsoukian, 1939-2018 - photo by Contributed

Tawhida “Sophie” Parnoutsoukian

Dec. 7, 1939 –  August 27, 2018

Our dear Tawhida “Sophie” Parnoutsoukian, 78, passed away peacefully in her sleep on August 27, 2018 from congestive heart failure.

A funeral service will be held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018 in Heritage Chapel at Lakewood Funeral Home in Hughson. A committal service will immediately follow at Tuolumne Garden II Lakewood Memorial Park in Hughson, CA.

Sophie was a kind, loving, funny, no nonsense kind of lady. We will always love and miss her.

Sophie is survived by her son John Parnoutsoukian and wife Lillian, son Roy, daughter Helen; grandsons Jack (Hagop) and Nick, granddaughter Sonia; her brother, Saad Tadros and wife Odette; sisters-in-law Faiga and Sapha and many other extended family members. Sophie is preceded in death by her husband of 53 years Jack Parnoutsoukian, parents Wilson and Liza Tadros, and brothers Nasr, Mortagy, Magdi, Nasif, Kameel, Morad and Nagi.

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–Ceres (Calif.) Courier

Wednesday, August 29, 2018