Topic: Obituary

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[...]

By Eric Grode LOS ANGELES (Los Angeles Times) — Mike Connors, born Krekor Ohanian, who broke free of years of supporting roles when he found stardom in the late 1960s as a maverick private investigator on the CBS series “Mannix,”[...]

By David W. Dunlap WILDER, Vt. (New York Times) — In a career that spanned four tumultuous decades, Farnsworth Fowle witnessed World War II at battlefronts from North Africa to the Balkans, the creation of the state of Israel and the[...]

VIENNA — Archbishop Mesrob Krikorian, a leader of the Church of Armenia, a scholar of Armenology, and a pioneer representing the Church of Armenia in interdenominational relations, died on January 14 in Vienna, Austria. He was 84.[...]

LONGBOAT KEY, Fla. — Joyce (Juskalian) Kolligian, executive director of the Simmons Leadership Conference for the past 14 years, died on June 11 at the age of 76. She was the daughter of the late Mehran and Queenie (Tekmejian) Juskalian.[...]

WATERTOWN — Areka (Janikian) Der Kazarian of Watertown, survivor of the Armenian Genocide, passed away on May 18, 2013 at the age of 101. She was the wife of the late Harry Der Kazarian. She leaves her children Dr. Alan K. Der Kazarian[...]

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Helen Sahagian died on March 28. Born in Boston, in 1920, Helen Anahid was the youngest child of Nevart Artemis Zartarian and Sahag Krikor Sahagian of Sebastia, Historic Armenia. After graduating from Arlington High[...]