Topic: Obituary

By David Stout GRANGER, Ind. (New York Times) — Ara Parseghian, a Presbyterian of Armenian descent who might have seemed an unlikely savior of Notre Dame football but became just that, coaching the Fighting Irish out of the wilderness[...]

By Steve Marble LOS ANGELES (LA Times) — Tenny Tatusian, a deputy editor who helped expand the Los Angeles Times’ digital footprint and underscored her zest for living by working, cooking, traveling and laughing her way through an[...]

WASHINGTON — Rosalie V. Chorbajian, 89, of Bowie, MD, a dedicated advocate for the Armenian community, passed away on March 19, surrounded by family. Born in Worcester, to Sarkis and Maritza (Babolian) Gazoorian, she graduated from North[...]

LOS ANGELES — Hagop Arshagouni, husband of the late Marilyn Altoon Arshagouni and father of Robert, Mary (Papazian), Michael, and Paul Arshagouni, passed away peacefully early Monday morning, June 5. He was 85. Born in Piraeus, Greece[...]

By Bryan Marquard BOSTON (Boston Globe) — Soft-spoken and discreet, impeccably dressed on the job and off, Norman Pashoian opened the door of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel to politicians and powerbrokers, actors and musicians, Brahmins and[...]

DETROIT (Combined Sources) — As music fans everywhere mourn the sudden loss of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell, his family is raising questions about the circumstances behind his death. Cornell, 52, was found dead On May 17 after a[...]

By Carl Nolte SAN FRANCISCO (Chronicle) — It is not the big and famous things that give San Francisco its special flavor. It’s not the thousand-foot-tall buildings, or even the glorious Golden Gate Bridge. It’s the people, the San[...]

By G. Clay Whittaker ORLANDO, Fla. (Men’s Journal) — Pianist and songwriter Avo Uvezian passed away on Friday, March 24, at 91, leaving behind over seven decades of musical history, and a legacy of cigars. He built a name for[...]

BOSTON (Combined Sources) — Sib Hashian, a former member of the rock group Boston, died after collapsing onstage on March 22. Hashian’s wife, Suzanne, said the 67-year-old drummer collapsed while performing during the Legends of[...]

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. — Ira Stepanian died suddenly on February 13. He is survived by the family he loved — his wife Jacquie, his son Philip, daughter Alisa, son Steven and his wife Kate, and his three granddaughters: Sophie, Charlotte[...]