George Alexander Torosian Jr. 92, died Friday, December 17 following a brief decline in health. George was born on July 2, 1929 in Milford; the son of the late George and Katherine (Shangraw) Torosian Sr.
Mr. Torosian was a proud graduate of Milford High School class of 1948. He played football all through his high school years. George was voted most artistic by his classmates. After graduating, he served in the U.S. Air force. He then worked in construction and at the former Kartagener Hat Co. in Upton. He also co-owned the 495 Lounge in Milford. Mr Torosian was most known for his years owning and operating the Torosian Valley Farm, his most prized endeavor. He was involved in the family business and worked on the farm up until his final years. He was loved and adored by his loyal customers and friends who looked forward to visiting him on the farm and chatting.
Mr. Torosian, besides farming, enjoyed poker, golfing, fishing and was very artistic. He loved preparing and enjoying Armenian dishes. He was a proud grandfather and father. He played a major and meaningful role in raising and teaching his grandchildren many valuable lessons and sharing family stories.
George leaves behind a son, David F. Torosian and his wife Theresa (Barcellos) Torosian of Milford, three grandchildren, Michele Milmore and her husband Shaun of Bellingham, Alexander Torosian and his partner Amanda Redden and Eve Torosian of Milford. He was predeceased by his younger brother David Bernard Torosian who died at the age of sixteen. George also leaves behind many beloved friends.
A private ceremony will be held by the family at a later date.