Megerdich ‘Mike’ Megerdichian (1957-2015)

  Megerdich “Mike” Megerdichian was born on June 23, 1957, in Springfield, Mass., to the late Antranig and Mariam Mkrtschjan. The second of three siblings, he followed sister Varteni and was later joined by younger brother John. Megerdich ‘Mike’ Megerdichian (1957-2015) The Mkrtschjan [more...]

July 15, 2015 // 0 Comments


Rose DerSahakian, 103

Rose DerSahakian, 103, of Westborough, Mass., passed away peacefully on July 7 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her daughter Teresa and her husband Timothy O’Day of Westborough, with whom she lived for the past 30 years; her loving grandchildren Michael [more...]

July 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

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


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

The Vanda Miss Joaquim  (photo by AJC1/Creative Commons)

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

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