Stephen Garden Moushegian

January 22, 1945 - March 22, 2019

Stephen G. Moushegian, age 74 years old, of 220 North Broad Street in Salem, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 22, 2019, at his home surrounded by his wife of 52 years, Ricki Moushegian; and his three children, Jeff Moushegian, Christie Shaps, and Suzi Moushegian.

Steve was a highly decorated officer in the Army, and a dedicated father who loved military history, taking rides in the country, and debating about life and politics with his friends and family.

He was predeceased by his father, Lt. Col. Richard Moushegian; and his mother, Dorothy Crowe.

In addition to his immediate family, he is survived by his two brothers, a sister, and six grandchildren.

A period of visitation will begin at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, 2019, in the John M. Oakey & Son Chapel in Salem. A memorial service will then begin at 2 p.m.

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