Obituary: Mark Alashaian

Mark Alashaian

Mark Alashaian, 52, of Emerson, on July 1. He was born in New York City and was a recruiter for Star Point Solutions.

Beloved husband of Nicole (née Stepanian). Devoted father of Armen and Shant. Cherished son of Rosemary (née Merjanian) and the late Avedis Alashaian. Dear brother of Richard Alashaian and Avedis Alashaian. Brother-in-law of Vana Alashaian and Meganoush Alashaian.

Family will receive their friends July 5 at 5-9 p.m. at Sts. Vartanantz Armenian Apostolic Church at 461 Bergen Boulevard in Ridgefield, N.J. All are asked to assemble July 6 10:30 a.m. for his religious service. Burial following in George Washington Memorial Park. For condolences, directions, or information call (201) 944-0100 or visit



The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Eastern United States Central Committee;
The ARF New Jersey Dro gomideyutiun;
The Homenetmen Eastern U.S. Regional Executive;
The Armenian Relief Society of Eastern U.S. Regional Executive;
The Armenian Youth Federation-Youth Organization of the ARF (AYF-YOARF) Eastern U.S. Central Executive;
The Homenetmen New Jersey chapter;
The AYF-YOARF New Jersey “Arsen” chapter;
And the Camp Haiastan of the AYF Inc. Board of Directors and staff, mourn the death of longtime community member and leader, unger Mark Alashaian, and extend their deepest condolences to the Alashaian family and their loved ones.

7 Comments on Obituary: Mark Alashaian

  1. avatar Stephen Swaim // July 4, 2017 at 7:15 am // Reply

    So sorry to hear of Marks passing, I graduated high school with him in Leonia. Our prayers are with is family, his wife and kids.

  2. avatar Tsoghig Hekimian // July 4, 2017 at 8:29 am // Reply

    Even though I didn’t know Mark, I knew he was a legendary basketball coach with a beautiful family. My deep condolences to his loved ones.

  3. avatar George Casen // July 4, 2017 at 4:26 pm // Reply

    Frank Patti Funeral Home photoshopped out Mark Alashaian’s relative’s hand from his shoulder on their website. Your editors should do the same as a respect to his memory.

  4. avatar Raffi Der Sarkissian, Boston // July 5, 2017 at 8:20 pm // Reply

    Dear Alashaian Family,

    Will always remember Mark as that fun loving guy at AYF Olympics, at the Cape, at dances or anywhere there was “kef” to be found. Beyond this, his commitment to Armenian causes was exemplary and will mark his legacy. I am so sorry for your loss.

  5. Sorry to hear about Mark-He was always full of life & kindness..he will be Missed.Thanks for all the great memories.

  6. Our sympathies to his Family, He was always so kind & full of life.

  7. We were sorry to hear of the loss of Mark whom was a dedicated worker for the A.Y.F., & Camp Hayasdan,etc. He will be sorely missed. Also missed is his father Avo. God Bless him for & Mark for the years of dedication he gave to the Organization.

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