George A. Doorakian passed away on August 30, 2020. A research chemist with many patents to his name, Mr. Doorakian bred hybrid daylilies, winning the Stout Silver Medal for his diploid cultivar Rose. F. Kennedy. He was also a Master Rosarian with the American Rose Society and the New England Rose Society.
Calling hours will be held in the Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Thursday, September 3rd from 5 to 8 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be offered at 10 a.m. on Friday, September 4th in Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted Church, 880 Trapelo Road, Waltham. Burial in Calvary Cemetery, Waltham will follow..