Manouchehr "J. J." Javaherian - 80

10/22/1937 - 2/12/2018

Rockford, Illinois

Manouchehr "J. J." Javaherian, 80, formerly of Rockford, died at 5:23 a.m., Monday, February 12, 2018 in Edward-Elmhurst Hospital, Naperville, IL. He was born on October 22, 1937 in Shiraz, Iran, the son of Mrs. Tavoos Javaharian. J. J. married Fereshteh Kohanof in Shiraz, Iran on December 28, 1973. He lived in Rockford for 37 years after coming to the United States from Iran in 1979. He was formerly employed by the Rockford School of Medicine and was a member of the Ohave Shalom Synagogue and Jewish Federation of Greater Rockford. J. J. enjoyed being with his grandchildren, tending to his large vegetable garden, and spending time at the synagogue with his wife, Fere. Everyone who knew him was touched by his kindness and generosity.

He is survived by his wife Fereshteh "Fere"; sons, Arshia (Anne) Javaherian and Arnoush (Michelle) Javaherian; grandchildren, Samuel, Jacob, Gabriel, Beatrice, Isaac, and Jade; a brother; a sister; and large extended family.

Service 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 14, 2018 in Temple Beth El, 1203 Comanche Dr., Rockford, IL, with Rabbi Binah Wing officiating.  Burial will follow in Rockford Hebrew Cemetery. Arrangements by Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd., 215 N. Sixth St., Rockford, IL 61107.


1:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 14, 2018 in Temple Beth El, 1203 Comanche Dr., Rockford, IL61107

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