Veronica Safrasian (nee Varoujean Tchiboukerian), the daughter of Taniel Varoujan, a well known writer and poet, passed away on February 25 in Purdys, N.Y. at the age of 98.
Veronica was born on June 6, 1910 in Perkenik, a village of Sepastia. After studying in Geneva, Switzerland, she came to the United States in the 1930’s. She worked as a librarian and for the Rizzoli and Doubleday bookstores in New York, as well as for the New York Library until she retired in 1982.
She was very proud of her Armenian heritage and always participated in April 24th genocide demonstrations in New York City.
She is survived by a daughter, granddaughter, great grandson, nieces, nephews, and cousins.