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“I enjoyed singing with Judy in the Komitas Choir. Her friendly smile and upbeat personality will be missed. Asdvadz hokeen looysavoreh. May God...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Marianne Dardarian - MI - Friend

“So sorry to hear this sad news. My condolences to all of her family and love ones ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: george Kurajian - Naples, FL

“Judy was ALWAYS a warm friendly smile and just so kind. She is a loss to our community and the world !!!!! ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Gary Gozmanian - Farmington Hills, MI

“I remember Judy's warm smile and her wonderful laugh. She was nice enough to spend time with us Vaughan kids, even though we were young (and probably...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Valerie Vaughan-Drong - MN

“I am heartbroken to hear of the passing of my dear friend Judy. This is hitting me hard. I met Judy in 1967 as a co-worker at FHA/HUD. We became...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Nancy Materna - Winter Haven, FL

“I was so sorry to read about Judy's passing. She has been a friend of our family for as long as I can remember. My mother, Wanda Stojan, worked with...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Sharon Sullivan - MI

“Judy shared space with me in the school library. She was alway gracious and kind, with a smile on her face. After I left, we saw each other a few...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Kathy Furusawa - Farmington Hills, MI

HOVNAN, Judy Kay. Died peacefully on August 16th, 2018. She was 73 years old.
Judy was born on February 27th, 1945 in Detroit, MI. She was a loving, kind woman who cherished her family and friends. After her retirement from the Federal Housing Administration, she continued to work for St. John Armenian Orthodox Church, where she was a long-time member. Judy enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and loved being around children and animals. She enjoyed photography, bingo, and singing in the church choir. Her family and friends will always remember her contagious laugh, her warm hugs and her Judy moments. Judy is survived by her sisters, Joanne (Hrach) Adjoian and Janice Bacha; her five nieces and nephews that she loved like her own; Nicole (Matthew) Pierson, Aren (Joanna) Adjoian, Alyssa Bacha, Tamar Adjoian and Christopher Bacha; her great-nephews Drew and Noah Pierson; her great-niece, Zadie Lee Adjoian; Dorothy Bacha, who was a very special second mother to Judy; and her cat, Isabella. She is also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and the other special children in her life: Jordan, Conrad, Eleanor, Lilly, Max and Rylie. She is predeceased by her mother, Viola; her father, John; her brother-in-law, Darryl; and her dogs, Buck and Heidi. Instate Saturday, September 22 from 9:30am until time of 11am funeral Liturgy at St. John Armenian Orthodox Church, 22001 Northwestern Hwy., (off of Southfield Rd., S. of 9 MIle Rd.), Southfield. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Please share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guestbook" at