Aram and Arthur Shishmanian and their families are sad to announce the death of:
She passed away on Friday 18 March 2016
The funeral will be held at 11.30 a.m. on
Thursday, 31 March 2016 at
Saint Yeghiche Armenian Church
Cranley Gardens, London SW7 3BB
Followed by the internment at 1:20 p.m. at
Kew Meadow Path, Townmead Road, Richmond TW9 4EN
Margaret, better known as Peggy, was born in London on 18 November 1924 to Arthur Cane, a British diplomat, and Mariam Haratounian. Her father passed away early on in her life and she was brought her up by her step-father, Yeprem Sarkissian, as his own. She is survived by two stepbrothers, Rouben and George, whom she loved dearly. Peggy married Edward Shishmanian and they had three sons – Arthur, Alfred and Aram. She lived in London, Tehran, Kuwait and the South of France which she was particularly fond of.
Peggy was a devoted to her Armenian identity and played an active role in the community including serving as Chairlady of the AGBU Ladies Committee for a number of years.
Peggy had a magnetic personality with an inimitable zest for life and was generous with her love. She was the proud grandmother of; Amanda, Edward, Kevala, Natasha, Nectar, Olivia, Philip, Sebastian and Theodore and also of her great grandchildren; Noah and Eli.
She will be sorely missed.
Floral tributes should be sent to:
Chelsea Funeral Directors, 260b Fulham Road, Chelsea SW10 9EL
by midday on Wednesday, 30 March 2016.