Topic: Obituary

LOS ANGELES – Dr. Garbis Der-Yeghiayan, president of Mashdots College, passed away on January 12 in Los Angeles due to a rapid deterioration of his health after testing COVID-19 positive. Born in Beirut, Lebanon in 1949,[...]

DETROIT – Barbara (nee Zamanigian) Haroutunian passed away peacefully on January 12. She was the wife of the late John Haroutunian and the daughter of the late Leo and Victoria Zamanigian. Barbara received her Bachelor of Science and[...]

DUBLIN, Ireland (Combined Sources) — Robert Fisk, a veteran Middle East correspondent for The Independent and the most celebrated journalist of his era, died on October 30 after an illness. He was 74. Fisk was renowned for his courage in[...]

NEW YORK – Susan Baidzar Arkun passed away on October 23 at the age of 57 after a four-and-one-half year struggle with lung cancer. Susan was born in Forest Hills, New York, in 1962. After graduating Stuyvesant High School, she went to[...]

WATERTOWN — Hagop Sarkissian of Watertown died on September 14, 2020, at Seasons Hospice in Milton. He was 87. He is survived by daughter Sharon Hekimian and her husband Gregory Hekimian; son Robert Sarkissian and his wife Audrey Dow;[...]

By Armen Der Kiureghian YEREVAN — On August 2, 2020, Armenia lost one of its most distinguished scholars. Dr. Gregory Areshian, Professor of History and Archaeology at the American University of Armenia (AUA), succumbed to the COVID-19[...]

With the passing of Karen Vardanyan, Armenia has lost a dedicated citizen, a creative engineer, an indefatigable organizer and passionate educator, a fine human being. He died on July 10 in Yerevan at age 57. Karen Vardanyan was a pioneer[...]

By Bill Parry BAYSIDE, New York (https://qns.com/) – He fought cancer valiantly for more than two decades, but on the eve of a new round of chemotherapy was about to begin, Edward D. Jamie Jr. lost his battle due to complications,[...]

WATERTOWN – Evelyn Astorian of Watertown, Mass., born on March 27, 1930, daughter to her late parents George and Agnes Nason of Malden, Mass., passed away on May 8, 2020. She was the caring sister of her late brother Harry G. Nason, CPA[...]

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Torgom Aftandil Kocharians died of heart failure at home on May 6, 2020. He was 94. He was born in Tehran, Iran, to Abraham and Mariam (Jerrahian) Kocharians. After graduating from high school in Iran, he attended the[...]