Obituary

WATERTOWN, Mass. — After a brief illness, noted journalist and Armenian activist Dr. Nubar Berberian passed away on November 23. He was 94. He was born in Cairo, Egypt, on September 25, 1922 to Kevork and Areknaz Berberian. After[...]

MOSCOW (Combined Sources) — Noted Russian-Armenian aircraft designer, co-creator of the MiG-29 fighter jet Ivan Mikoyan has died aged 89, Russian Rossiya-24 TV channel reports. “All his life Ivan Mikoyan worked at the design[...]

HAVERHILL, Mass. — Thomas M. Vartabedian, an award-winning Haverhill Gazette writer-photographer for 50 years and Armenian community activist, died Saturday, November 12, with his loving family by his side following a courageous battle[...]

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff FLUSHING, N.Y. — Artist and illustrator Paul Sagsoorian, born on March 26, 1923 in Chelsea, passed away on October 2. Alongside his professional accomplishments, he humbly served nearly all[...]

WORCESTER — H. Martin Deranian, 94, a prominent Worcester Dentist, died on September 26, at his residence. Born in Worcester on August 21, 1922, he was the son of Marderos and Varter (Bogigian) Deranian. A graduate of South High School,[...]

WORCESTER — H. Martin Deranian, 94, died on Monday, September 26 at his residence. Deranian, a dentist by profession, published a number of works pertaining to Armenian history and American Armenians. He translated his father’s memoir[...]

FORT LEE, N.J. — Lucille Aroosian died on September 16. She was 94. She was born August 19, 1922, in Paterson, New Jersey, the daughter of Bedros and Nafina Aroosian, who was an Armenian Genocide survivor and the only surviving adult of[...]

ISTANBUL — The spiritual leader of the Catholic Armenians in Turkey for 78 years, Archbishop Hovhannes Tcholakian has died, Agos reported. Archbishop Hovhannes Tcholakian, 97, had served in his post for 78 years. The funeral ceremony[...]

YEREVAN — Hrachya Tamrazyan, a poet, scholar and publisher, who had headed the Matenadaran Institute of Ancient Manuscripts for eight years, died here on Monday following a long illness. He was 63. Tamrazyan was born in Yerevan. He[...]

By Hagop Vartivarian ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. – The Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) chapter of Greater New York mourns the passing of Yeghishe Amirkhanian. The father of active TCA member Dr. Svetlana Amirkhanian, Yeghishe passed away[...]

By Tom Vartabedian CRESSKILL, N.J. — Sosy Krikorian Kadian was a true devotee of dance, feeling it, embracing it and teaching it. She loved it and loved teaching it to younger generations and imparting the joys of moving to the beat.[...]