Topic: Obituary

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[...]

By Robert D. McFadden NEW YORK (New York Times) — Vartan Gregorian, the ebullient Armenian immigrant who climbed to pinnacles of academic and philanthropic achievement but took a detour in the 1980s to restore a fading New York Public[...]

FOREST HILLS, N.Y. —  Internationally renowed opera singer Anita Terzian-Titus passed away from congestive heart failure at North Shore Hospital in Forest Hills, NY, on January 20. Anita Terzian was born on October 12, 1945 in Teheran,[...]

SAN FRANCISCO (San Francisco Chronicle) —  Lucy Mirigian, who was believed to be the oldest person in San Francisco, has died. “She wasn’t really sick,” her daughter, Sonia Mirigian-Koujakian, said. “She died of being 114.”[...]

WATERTOWN — Souren Maserejian of Belmont, Mass. died on February 5, 2021 at the age of 70 after a brief illness. He was born on July 16, 1950 in Aleppo, Syria to the late Yacoub and Siranoush (Nersessian) Mahserejian. He attended[...]