TICONDEROGA - Henry H. Mouradian, D.D.S., 105, of Ticonderoga, N.Y., died on Wednesday, July 21, 2010, at Heritage Commons Residential Healthcare, after a short illness.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce (Schmeling) Mouradian, formerly of Rockford, Ill., to whom he married on Aug. 2, 1945; a son, William Mouradian, M.D. of Palos Verde, Calif.; a daughter, Wendy Mouradian Dethier, M.D. of Bellevue, Wash.; a sister, Grace Kilarjian of Freeport, N.Y.; six grandchildren, including Amanda Mouradian Darby, D.V.M. of Sugar Land, Texas; two great-grandchildren; one nephew; three nieces; and several cousins.
His two brothers, Albert Mouradian, M.D., of Key Biscayne, Fla. and James Mouradian, M.D. of White Plains, predeceased him.
Dr. Mouradian was born in Aintab, Turkey, to the parents of Armenian descent on March 12, 1905, the son of Haroutune and Mariam (Koumrian) Mouradian.
He attended the German Elementary School and the American University in Beirut, Lebanon until 1920, when the family emigrated to the United States.
Dr. Mouradian graduated from the New York University College of Dentistry in 1929. He was in active practice in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, until 1973, when he and his wife moved to Ticonderoga. He was an associate with Dr. G. Peter Cook of Ticonderoga, until his retirement in 1985.
Dr. Mouradian was a life member of the Fourth District Dental Society and the New York Dental Association.
He and his wife went on a Medical Mission to the Dominican Republic in 1970, and again to Taiwan in 1975, with the Christian Medical Society. He loved to travel, having visited 37 countries on five continents. He spoke six languages.
He was very fond of all types of music especially chorale music and he and his wife were among the founders of the Champlain Valley Chorale of Ticonderoga in 1976. He was also a member of the Kiwanis of Ticonderoga.
He was an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Ticonderoga.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given to the First United Methodist Church, Wicker Street, Ticonderoga, NY 12883 or The Armenian Missionary Association of America, Inc., 31 West Century Road, Paramus, NJ 07652.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Wilcox & Regan Funeral Home of Ticonderoga.