Obituary: Very Reverend Thomas Garabedian (1973-2017)

The Armenian Catholic Eparchy of Our Lady of Nareg and Saint Marks Armenian Catholic Church (Wynnewood, Penn.) is saddened to announce the untimely demise of Very Reverend Thomas Garabedian, pastor of Saint Marks since 2015, which happened on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017.

Very Reverend Thomas Garabedian

Father Thomas was born in Lebanon on July 26, 1973, and is survived by his parents Abraham and Adele, and siblings.

Funeral arrangements are currently being arranged and will be announced very soon. May the perpetual light shine upon him, and may his soul rest in peace.

7 Comments on Obituary: Very Reverend Thomas Garabedian (1973-2017)

  1. avatar Jon and Regina Najarian // October 5, 2017 at 5:07 pm // Reply

    Our condolences to Fr. Thomas’ family as well as his church family. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.
    Jon and Regina Najarian
    North Haven, Connecticut

  2. avatar Fr. Bedros Kadehjian // October 5, 2017 at 8:24 pm // Reply

    May you find peace in the safety of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ dear Hayr Tovmas.

  3. avatar Margaret Azarian // October 6, 2017 at 6:48 pm // Reply

    Fr. Thomas was a truly humble clergyman who gave his whole heart, mind and soul in service to our Lord and his church. My deepest sympathy to Fr. Thomas’s family and his church family. May his soul rest in peace.

  4. avatar Steve Berian // October 7, 2017 at 10:02 am // Reply

    To the Family & Friends of Fr Thomas – rest assured that he is in Our Lord’s embrace!

  5. avatar Chshe kasparian // October 7, 2017 at 2:58 pm // Reply

    Our condolences and sympathy. father Thomas will never be replaced .
    big loss for Armenian Catholic Community may God bless his soul

  6. avatar Roy Stepanian // October 9, 2017 at 11:30 am // Reply

    I am deeply saddened and pray that his soul is illuminated.

  7. avatar Mrs. Deborah Nuzzo // October 26, 2017 at 11:45 pm // Reply

    A beautiful, holy and compassionate priest! How sad for this world that his time was cut short. God was impatient to have him back! I will remember his kindness towards me always and will pray for his speedy entrance into heaven.

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