Topic: Obituary

NEW YORK — The eminent Armenologist and Byzantinist Prof. Nina G. Garsoïan passed away on August 14. She broke a number of glass ceilings in academia, both as a woman and as a specialist in Armenian Studies. She was born in Paris in[...]

NEW YORK — Raymond Vahan Damadian, MD, died on August 3. He was 86. Dr. Damadian was a member of the Armenian American Healthcare Providers Organization (AAHPO), physician, medical practitioner, and inventor of the first MR (magnetic[...]

PHILADELPHIA — On June 21, the Armenian kef music world bid a farewell to pioneering bandleader and multi-instrumentalist Henry “Hank” Mardigian. He was 93. Born in Philadelphia on July 19, 1928, Mardigian was a bandleader and[...]

NEW YORK — Benefactor, real estate entrepreneur and public health administrator Anoush Mathevosian passed away at the end of June 2022 in New York. Mathevosian was born in New Julfa, Iran in 1926 as one of eight children of a priest. Her[...]

WELLESLEY, Mass. — Regina Anne (Vartanian) Najarian passed away on June 11, 2022 after a courageous battle with cancer. While her untimely death has left a hole in the hearts of her family and many friends, it should provide solace to[...]

NEW YORK (Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America) — For nearly 30 years she was the beautiful face that greeted visitors to the St. Vartan Cathedral complex; the sweet, Armenian voice callers would hear when they telephoned.[...]

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — Dickran Toumajan entered into eternal rest on Thursday morning, April 7, 2022 after a short battle with cancer. A loving husband, father, grandfather, son, uncle and friend, Dickran lived a fulfilling and meaningful[...]

LOS ANGELES — Like many who devote their talents to the Armenian community rather than gain fame in the wider world, Sarky Mouradian was the community’s asset. To Armenians in Los Angeles, he was something of a living legend. Others[...]

BOSTON (Combined Sources) — The state has suspended the license of the truck driver involved in the crash that killed Massachusetts State Police Trooper Tamar Bucci on March 4, WBZ reported. The Registry of Motor Vehicles on March 5[...]

By Konstantin Petrossian PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Sad news came from Yerevan. Prominent Armenian composer, public figure and pedagogue Levon Chaushyan died suddenly. He was an Honored Art Worker of the Republic of Armenia, endowed with the[...]