Neshan Chitjian, age 86, passed away on January 15, 2019 at Midstate Medical Center in Meriden. Born in Alexandria, Egypt on April 16, 1932, he was the son of the late Krekor Chitjian & Arousiag (Kardashian) Chitjian. Neshan was predeceased by his beloved wife Mary (Hajian) Chitjian. He is survived by his sister Mary Apekian of Egypt, his brothers-in-law Berge Hajian & his wife Tamar of Gainesville, Florida, and Edward Apelian of Los Angeles, CA, and many nieces and nephews. Neshan was a resident of Hamden for many years before moving to North Haven. He was a jeweler for most of his life. A kind, hardworking man, he was a devoted husband who dearly missed his wife after her passing. He always enjoyed writing poems for her and for his many friends. Burial services were private. Arrangements are in care of Beecher & Bennett Funeral Home, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT. Memorial donations to aid Syrian Armenians may be sent to the Prelacy of the Armenian Church, 138 East 39th St., New York, NY 10016.

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