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March 22, 2013

Zeynep Bakkal, 45

Rockport — Zeynep Bakkal passed away suddenly in her home on Monday, March 18, 2013. Zeynep, a resident of Rockport for 16 years, was a beautiful woman inside and out.

Born in 1968, she was a student of Theater and Design in Turkey and at the University of Iowa. Her passion, outside of her family, was a jewelry store on Bearskin Neck where she was the proprietor and designer. She leaves behind a son, a student at Rockport High School, and her sweetheart, Ilter, a teacher at Bridgewater State University and Northeastern University. She is survived by her mother and three brothers, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, brothers and sisters in law, and friends.

ARRANGEMENTS: There will be a memorial gathering for her family and friends on Friday, March 22 from 5-8 p.m. at the Community House in Rockport, 58 Broadway.