Topic: Obituary

WATERTOWN — Fr. Dajad Davidian, the former pastor of St. James Armenian Church, died on July 14. He was 84. He had served the church from 1969 to 1999 and was succeeded by Rev. Arakel Aljalian. Aljalian, speaking on Monday, July 16,[...]

  LOS ANGELES (Variety) — Russ Regan, a music industry veteran who worked with Elton John, Neil Diamond, Olivia Newton John and Smokey Robinson, died at his home in Palm Springs on Sunday, May 27. He was 89. Among his accolades:[...]

LOS ANGELES — Former Governor of California George Deukmejian died on May 8. He was 89. George Deukmejian, a two-term California governor who was admired by Republicans and Democrats alike for his willingness to cross party boundaries,[...]

WILMINGTON, Mass. (Combined Sources) — Democratic State Rep. James R. Miceli, the second-longest serving member of the Massachusetts Legislature, collapsed during opening Little League ceremonies in his hometown of Wilmington Saturday,[...]

WYNNEWOOD, Penn. – Antoine S. Bazarbashian passed away peacefully in his sleep on January 23. Born in Beirut, Lebanon, to Hester and Sarkis Bazarbashian, Antoine came to the United States in 1960. His career as a lithographer began[...]

RIDGEFIELD, N.J. – Dr. Haikaz Martiros Grigorian, distinguished physician, and psychiatrist, Armenian-American community leader, and expert on the psychosocial effects of the Armenian Genocide, passed away peacefully at home on January[...]

WATERTOWN – Papken V. Janjigian, known as “Pappy” to his friends, passed away on January 16. He was born on January 1, 1929 in Beirut, Lebanon to Vahan and Loussia (née Yacoubian) who were originally from Arabkir and Palu,[...]

NEW YORK – Araxe Cherishian, born in New York, NY on February 28, 1930 to John and Nazenig Cherishian, passed away on December 19, 2017 in Oradell, NJ. Araxie lived in Manhattan’s Murray Hill neighborhood for decades, and, as the[...]

WYNNEWOOD, Penn. — Papken Megerian, vice chairman of the Armenian Democratic Liberal Party (Ramgavar) District Committee of the Eastern United States and Canada, publisher of the Armenian Mirror-Spectator and member of the Central Board[...]

PORTER RANCH, Calif. – Sarkis Yacoub Karayan, 89, born on November 28, 1928 in Aleppo, Syria passed away on December 9, 2017. He resided in Porter Ranch, California at the time of his passing. Dr. Karayan was the son of Yacoub and[...]