Topic: Obituary

WINCHESTER, Mass. — Jack Marshall Medzorian, the former Sbarabed of Ararat Lodge No. 1 in Boston, passed away on April 2, 2020 at the age of 93. Medzorian was born in Boston on November 15, 1926. He was the son of Marshall Hagop[...]

PARIS (Deutsche Welle/Daily Mail) — A French former cabinet minister and former president of the Parisian Haut-de-Seine administrative district has become one of the first high-profile politicians to die of COVID-19 on Sunday, March 29.[...]

By Daniel Lewis KRAKOW, Poland (New York Times) — Krzysztof Penderecki, a Polish composer and conductor whose modernist works jumped from the concert hall to popular culture, turning up in soundtracks for films like “The Exorcist”[...]

BURLINGTON, Mass. — Richard Martin “Dick” Kazanjian died peacefully at his home surrounded by his family and friends on February 29. Born on September 8, 1935, in Stoneham, to John and Victoria (Derderian) Kazanjian, he spent his[...]

YEREVAN (Public Radio of Armenia) — Historian, researcher and author Samvel Karapetyan, 58, passed away on February 27. Born in 1961, Samvel Karapetyan was an expert in medieval architecture, specializing in the study of the historical[...]

MOSCOW (Armenpress) — The chief designer of Russia’s multifunctional fighter-bomber Sukhoi-34, Rollan Martirosov, died at 84, on February 28, a source in the aircraft building industry told TASS. Martirosov was born in Moscow on[...]

DEARBORN, Mich. — Longtime journalist and regular contributor to the Mirror-Spectator Mitchell “Mitch” Kehetian died on February 22, at the age of 89 at Beaumont Hospital. Born in Detroit on October 20, 1930, the son of the late[...]

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[...]