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Kenneth Earl Najarian, MD, FSIR,

Ken Najarian (1955-2015)

Kenneth Earl Najarian, MD, FSIR, 60, of Charlotte, Vt., and of “Shore Acres” North Kingstown, R.I., an interventional radiologist and a professor of radiology at the University of Vermont College of Medicine, was tragically killed by a drunk driver in Ferrisburgh, Vt., on Wednesday afternoon, [more...]

July 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

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Zarry Sahagian Sarkisian (1925-2015)

Zarry Sahagian Sarkisian died in her sleep in the early afternoon on Fri., June 26, succumbing to a weakened heart, failing kidneys, and eventually cancer. Son George was at her side as she drew her last breath along with loving cousin Diane Masropian Mercuri. George had been at the hospice and the [more...]

July 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

Armine M. Saryan (1921-2015)

Armine M. Saryan (1921-2015)

Armine Manoukian Saryan was born on Feb. 11, 1921, in Talas, Asia Minor, and passed away on May 13, 2015, at her home in Thousand Oaks, Calif., with her children by her side. She was the fourth child of Ohannes Manoukian and Guluzar Ohanian of Gesaria (Caesarea). Her father was a teacher and school [more...]

June 9, 2015 // 4 Comments

Unger Ara Caprielian

In Memory of Unger Ara Caprielian

On Sun. May 31, a 40-day Requiem Service (Karasunk) in memory of Dr. Ara Caprielian will be held at the St. Illuminator’s Armenian Cathedral in Manhattan, N.Y. Unger Ara Caprielian An active and dedicated member of the Armenian community, Dr. Caprielian passed away on April 14 in New York. He is [more...]

May 29, 2015 // 3 Comments

Berjouhi Kailian

Berjouhi Kailian (1914-2014)

By Sahag Dakesian Born on Oct. 25, 1914, in Kghi, Western Armenia, Berjouhi (Berj) and her mother, Alem Alemian Siroonian, escaped the Armenian Genocide and immigrated to the United States in 1919. On one of the forced marches and deportations from Kghi through Erzerum, through the desert, on [more...]

May 21, 2015 // 4 Comments

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Dr. Jacob S. Nakshian, Jr.: An Appreciation

By Sonia I. Ketchian Dr. Jacob Sarkis Nakshian, Jr., of Attleboro, Mass., who died on Jan. 4, 2015, was the younger son born on June 17, 1927, in Providence, R.I., to Jacob Nakshian, Sr., who founded a chapter of the Armenian General Benevolent Union in Rhode Island early in the 20th century, and [more...]

April 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Dr. Ara Caprielian

Ara Caprielian Lived the Golden Armenian Life

NEW YORK—Dr. Ara Caprielian didn’t have to mine for gold in the hills and streams of California to discover his richness. He was born with it! Dr. Ara Caprielian Those who knew him would tend to agree. He was the man behind the voice and it always came across strong and distinct. Aboard the [more...]

April 20, 2015 // 1 Comment

Arevik and Ara Caprielian in Yerevan

Dr. Ara Caprielian (1943-2015)

Arevik and Ara Caprielian in Yerevan Dr. Ara Caprielian, 72, passed away on Tues., April 14, in New York. He was an active and dedicated member of the Armenian community. Unger Caprielian was a former member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Eastern Region Central Committee, and a [more...]

April 15, 2015 // 5 Comments

Zareh Gregorian

Zareh Gregorian

Born in Tabriz, Iran, to Levon and Nektar Gregorian, Zareh Gregorian was the youngest of five brothers, Hrach, Rouben, Asik, and his surviving brother Henry. Zareh Gregorian Zareh received his early education in Tabriz and then attended Tehran University where he met the love of his life and future [more...]

April 15, 2015 // 4 Comments

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