vice president, secretary
Oppie (Asadoorian) Bedrosian, 85, of Cushing Rd., Warwick, passed away January 12, 2012 at Rhode Island Hospital- Jane Brown Unit in Providence. She was the beloved wife for 61 years of Peter "Doc" Bedrosian.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Donig and Satenig (Melkonian) Asadoorian. Oppie was a 1947 graduate of Bryant College and was vice president and secretary of the former Narragansett Screw Company in Providence for 40 years, retiring in 1999. She was a member of Sts. Vartanantz Church Ladies' Guild and a member of Armenian Youth Federation of America.
She was the devoted mother of Donna E. Adam and her husband, Kenneth, of Cranston and Jean Bilzerian and her husband, Barry, of Worcester, Mass.; loving grandmother of Rachel and Peter Adam and James Bilzerian; and dear sister of the late Paul Asadoorian and Dr. Peter Asadoorian.
A funeral service was held Jan. 14 in Sts. Vartanantz Armenian Apostolic Church, Providence, followed by interment at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sts. Vartanantz Armenian Apostolic Church, 402 Broadway, Providence, RI 02909. Visit www.nardolillo.com for information and online condolences.