Topic: Obituary

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[...]

By Tom Hawthorn TORONTO, Canada (Globe and Mail) – While playing for the Soviet Union in the gold-medal basketball game at the 1964 Olympics, point guard Armenak Alajajian contested a loose ball, only to have a much larger American land[...]

PHILADELPHIA — The Armenian Catholic Eparchy of Our Lady of Nareg and St. Mark Armenian Catholic Church of Wynnewood, Penn. announced that the Very Rev. Thomas Garabedian, pastor of St. Mark since 2015, passed away on Sunday, October 1,[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — Haig K. Deranian, of Belmont, formerly of Worcester and Watertown, died on October 2. He was 75. Deranian served as commander of Ararat Lodge No. 1, Boston in 1984 and 1985 and served as Grand Commander of the[...]

GREENWICH, Conn. – Dr. Robert A. Aslanian, oral surgeon, mentor and artist, passed away on September 11, surrounded by his loved ones. He was 74 years old. A medical professional in the Greenwich community for 45 years, Bob, as he was[...]

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[...]