Charles Arthur Jaffarian, 85, of Summerfield, Fla., passed away unexpectedly on July 7, 2016. Born December 27, 1930, in Haverhill, Mass., he was the son of Charles and Edith (Marble) Jaffarian.
“Charlie” is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Carmen (Ciampi) of 63 years; his children, Michele Elliott, Carol White and Brian Jaffarian, and their spouses; his sister-in-law, Joan (Ciampi) Bartlett; his nieces, Linda (Groom) Pearson and Jane Bartlett; his nephews, Thomas Groom, William Bartlett, Stephen Bartlett and their spouses; his great-nieces and great-nephews; and lifelong friends, many who still reside in the Merrimack Valley area. He was predeceased by his sister, Jacqueline Groom, and nephew, Lt. Commander Craig Groom.
“Charlie” served his country as a Navy Veteran on the USS Saipan during the Korean Conflict. After a long career as a National Service Manager in the hospital equipment industry, he and Carmen retired to Florida in 2000. His passion for fine cars, good music, great food and his family, remained strong throughout his life.
He will be interred at a later date at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, N.H. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to Honor Flight Network, 175 Tuttle Road, Springfield OH 45505, or online at www.honorflight.org. Online condolences can be sent to www.baldwincremation.com.
Published on  July 11, 2016