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Dr. Mohammad Taleghani

Family and friends are invited to attend a Graveside Service on Thursday, March 24th at 1:30 p.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery, 302 Elm St. Teleghani, MohammedEverett for Dr. Mohammad Taleghani, who passed away on Tuesday, March 2nd, with his family by his side.

Born in Tehran, Iran on December 21, 1931, the oldest of nine children. Dr. Taleghani graduated from Tehran University Medical School and had a 50 year distinguished career in pulmonary medicine, retiring in 2012. Dr. Taleghani began his medical career in the United States as an intern at the Chelsea Soldiers Home, where he met his first wife, Marilyn Kelly, who was working as a nurse. Dr. Taleghani and Marilyn Kelly were married in 1961. Over the course of their marriage, they lived in Washington DC and Maryland and traveled extensively. After his retirement, Dr. Taleghani moved to Bowling Green Kentucky, where he met and married Sudebah Minou. Dr. Taleghani’s life was dedicated to caring for his beloved family and patients. He was a dynamic man of great courage and intelligence and his warmth, inspiration and laughter will be missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Soudabeh, and four children, daughters Lisa Mary Bonaiuto and her husband Steven Bonaiuto, Marilyn Shirin Taleghani and his sons, Dr. Christopher Kelly Taleghani and his twin daughters Raquel Faulkner and late Sabrina Faulkner, and Richard Abbas Taleghani and his wife Jeanne and step son Ray. He is also survived by his sisters Azam and her husband Ahmed Razaghi, Fahti Nariman and her husband Ali, and brothers, Dr. Mehdi Adham and his wife Behnaz and Dr. Abdul Adham and his wife Sahi. Dr. Taleghani was the patriarch of a large family, including many cousins, nieces and nephews. Dr. Taleghani was pre-deceased by his beloved wife Marilyn Taleghani and his sisters Mali Tehran, Nahead Adham and Masum Adham and Abdol Adham.


Services

Graveside Service

Thursday, March 24th at 1:30 p.m. in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

(Please meet directly at the cemetery at 1:15 p.m.)

In lieu of flowers, donations be made to Howard University in memory of Dr. Taleghani. Please send donations to: Howard University, Division of Development & Alumni Relations, Howard University, 2225 Georgia Avenue NW, Room 901, Washington, DC 20059

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