Obituary: Daniel K. Dorian

Daniel K. Dorian of Belmont, Mass., and Boca Raton, Fla., on Jan. 11 passed away peacefully at home with his loving family at his side.

He was the beloved husband of Helene A. Dorian. The devoted son of the late Daniel K. and Satenig Kachadorian. The treasured father of Daniel K. Dorian IV and his wife Lisa (Kolligian), Janice Dorian, Lois Malconian and her husband Ronald, and Barbara Dorian. The cherished grandfather of Ashley and Amanda Dorian, Sarah, Ronald, and Danielle Malconian. The brother of Edward S. and his wife Ethel of Purchase, N.Y.; Dr. Robert V. and his wife Mary of Livingston, N.J.; Seth and his wife Betty of Alpharetta, Ga.; Nancy D. Kasarjian and her husband Dr. Parnag H. of Newton, Mass; and brother-in-law of the late Rose G. and Dr. Harry Samourian, and the late Leon and Dorothy Garabedian. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and close friends.

Daniel was a Master Sargent serving in World War II. He was the owner and president of Mansfield Beauty Schools and Lakes Region Cinemas.

He was active his entire life in the Armenian Church. He was the first Diocesan Delegate from Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church to serve on the Diocesan Council of the Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church (Eastern). He was the recipient of the St. Nerses Shnorali Medal; member of the Diocesan Board of Trustees; founder and liaison of the Woman’s Central Council; member of the Holy Trinity Parish Council; and the first Parish Council chairman of St. Mary’s Armenian Church in Irvington, N.J. He was a recipient of the Man of the Year Award of Holy Trinity Armenian Church of Greater Boston.

Daniel was also president of the Oakley Country Club in Watertown, of the Council of Armenian Executives, and of the American Association of Cosmetology Schools; was a past member of the Warrant Committee of Belmont; and was the recipient of the Man of the Year Award and the N.F. Cimaglia Award.

Funeral Services were held at Holy Trinity Armenian Church, Cambridge, on Jan. 15. Interment was at the Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge.

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  1. I remember Mr Dan from my days at Mansfield beauty.We didnt see him much since he spent most of his time at oakley country club golfing.

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