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Ripsy Moses (Mrs. Ripsy Carapiet), Death 15 May 1931, Singapore

Old Resident Passes
Sudden Death of Mrs. Ripsy Carapiet
The Straits Times, 16 May 1931, Page 12

Another old and respected resident of Singapore passed away yesterday afternoon in the person of Mrs. Ripsy Carapiet at the age of 72 at her residence at Balmoral Road. Her husband, Mr., Jacob Carapiet, predeceased her only 25 days ago and by their deaths the local Armedian community has lost two of its oldest residents.

Mrs. Carapiet was the youngest daughter and last surviving child of the late Mr. and Mrs. C. Moses, who came out to Singapore in the early eighties from Julpa, Isphan. Mr. Moses, in the old days, was senior partner in the firm of Sarkies and Moses, agents for the Apcar Line for over 50 years.

Mrs. Carapiet celebrated her golden wedding only two years ago and was one of the early pupils of the Singapore Convent. She leaves behind two daughters, a son, nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren, of whom Mr. J. Sarkies, of the G. H. Sweet Shop, is one.

The funeral leaves 13-A Balmoral Road at 4 p.m. today for the Armenian Church of St. Gregory and thence to Bidadari.


Death. Carapiet. At 2.50 p.m. on May 15th, at her residence No. 13A Balmoral Road, Singapore, Ripsy Carapiet, beloved wife of the late Jacob Carapiet, in her 72nd year. THe cortege will leave her residence for the Armedian Church of St. Gregory at 4 p.m. this afternoon and thence to Bidadari Cemetery for interment. Calcutta and Java papers please copy.

The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser (1884-1942), 16 May 1931, Page 10

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