Topic: Obituary

BELMONT, Mass. — On September, 20, 2021, Prof. Lucy Der Manuelian passed away at her home. Dr. Der Manuelian (fondly referred to by many as “Lucy”) was the founder and first occupant of the Arthur H. Dadian and Ara T. Oztemel Chair[...]

Prominent Armenian Studies scholar and Society for Armenian Studies member Prof. George Bournoutian died on August 22, 2021 in New Jersey. He was 77. He was a retired professor of history and the author of more than 30 books, particularly[...]

DETROIT — Carl Levin (D-Michigan), one of the longest serving Senators in American history and a steadfast friend of the Armenian community, died on Thursday, July 29 from lung cancer. He was 87. Levin came from the old school of public[...]

POTSDAM, Germany — It was with sadness that we learned from the Lepsiushaus in Potsdam, Germany, that Dr. Rolf Hosfeld passed away on July 23. Hosfeld, who was 73, served as academic director of the Lepsiushaus for the last ten years.[...]

By Dylan Loeb McClain Athletes are not the only ones who need coaches. All top chess players have them too. They are often experts at particular elements of the game, or openings, that a player feels he or she needs to work on. But they[...]

WORCESTER, Mass. – Van Mihrean Aroian passed away peacefully in Worcester, MA, on July 14, 2021. Born in Boston in 1927, Van was the middle child of Mihran and Satenig Aroian, a survivor of the Armenian Genocide, and had two sisters,[...]

LEXINGTON, Mass. — Haritun Arto Shahrik died on Sunday, June 20, 2021 peacefully from complications that began with a compression fracture. He would have turned 98 within two days of his passing. He was born on June 22, 1923 in Istanbul,[...]

By Hagop Vartivarian GLENDALE, Calif. – Ara Karekin Aharonian was born in Tripoli, Lebanon on June 28, 1952 to Paylag and Mari Aharonian. He received his primary education at the Khrimian-Noubarian National School in Tripoli, but when[...]

DETROIT — Nora Azadian always wondered why nature did not fashion the life of humans as it did that of trees, which lose their foliage in the fall and are revived in the spring. This year, once again, the trees are in full bloom, but now[...]

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Penn. – Set Charles Momjian, 91, of Huntingdon Valley, well-known antiques collector and advisor to presidents, died on Monday, April 12 after a long illness. He was born in Atlantic City on April 9, 1930 to Julia and[...]