Topic: Obituary

SEA CLIFF, N.Y. — Margaret “Marge” C. Tellalian-Kyrkostas, 90, of Little Neck passed away on February 15. She was an anthropologist, an Armenian activist, a wife and mother, an author, a professor, a Yaya, a museum director,[...]

BUENOS AIRES – Nahabet Nahabetian, a longtime Armenian Democratic Liberal (ADL) Party and Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) leader in Argentina, passed away on February 11 at the age of 93. Born in Athens, Greece in 1927, he settled in[...]

ISTANBUL — Garbis Zakaryan, the first boxer to represent Turkey on the professional level, passed away at the age of 90 in Istanbul on Sunday, January 26, 2020. Zakaryan, a welterweight of Armenian descent, represented Turkey around the[...]

By Bryan Marquard CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Boston Globe) — What you sense about what you wear can be more important than what others see, Charlie Davidson believed. “The lining is the most important thing,” the longtime Andover[...]

MOSCOW (Armenpress) — Soviet intelligence officer Gohar Vardanyan, the wife of the Hero of the Soviet Union Gevorg Vardanyan, died at age  93, the Armenian Embassy in Russia said in a released statement on Monday, November 25. Gohar[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia’s leaders described Jacques Chirac as a “great man,” “global political giant” and friend of the Armenian people on Monday, September 30, as France bade farewell to its former president who died last[...]

By Daniel E. Slotnik LOS ANGELES (New York Times) — Mardik Martin, a screenwriter who collaborated with Martin Scorsese on films like “Raging Bull,” “New York, New York” and particularly Mr. Scorsese’s breakthrough in gritty[...]

WEYMOUTH, Mass. — Asdghig “Starrie” Alemian, one of the last Armenian Genocide survivors in Massachusetts and a strong presence at every Genocide commemoration at the State House, died on September 5, 2019. She was 109. She was a[...]

LOS ANGELES (Combined Sources) — Renowned Armenian singer Adiss Harmandian passed away on Sunday, September 1, at the UCLA Santa Monica hospital. He had been battling cancer for 15 years. He was 74 Harmandian, a Lebanese-Armenian, born[...]

By Harry A. Kezelian III PHILADELPHIA — Eighty years ago, in 1939, three teenage Armenian-American brothers, Sam, Mike, and Joe Vosbikian, from St. Gregory’s Armenian Church in North Philadelphia, started a band with their two[...]