Obituary: Felice Takakjian-Bedrossian, Noted Pianist and Teacher

Takakjian-Bedrossian, Felice, concert pianist and pedagogue with a long and distinguished career, died peacefully on Feb. 11 at age 91. Successful debut performances at Weill Hall in 1949 and Town Hall in 1953 launched her on a concert career that took her through North America, Central America, [more...]

February 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

Obituary: Nigol Melkonian

Melkonian, Nigol, of Waltham, Mass., on Feb. 9. Nigol Melkonian Beloved son of Garo and Vartoug Melkonian. Also survived by many loving uncles, aunts and cousins. Loving nephew of Archbishop Khajag Hagopian of Montreal, Yeprem and Mayda Melkonian and family, Asdghig and Abraham Tashjian and family, [more...]

February 13, 2018 // 2 Comments

Obituary: Janet (Tevekelian) Jeghelian

Jeghelian, Janet (Tevekelian) of Walpole, formerly of Westwood, Mass. Feb. 3, 2018. Janet (Tevekelian) Jeghelian Beloved wife of the late Haig Jeghelian. Devoted mother of Armen and Tina Jeghelian and the late Robin Theriault. Loving grandmother of Emily. Sister of Claire Kushigian and her husband [more...]

February 6, 2018 // 4 Comments

Obituary: Dr. Haikaz Martiros Grigorian

Dr. Haikaz Martiros Grigorian Dr. Haikaz Martiros Grigorian, distinguished physician and psychiatrist, Armenian-American community leader, and expert on the psychosocial effects of the Armenian Genocide, passed away peacefully at home on Jan. 17. Beloved husband, cherished father, grandfather, [more...]

January 24, 2018 // 1 Comment

Obituary: Alice Aghavni (Hamparian) Kasbarian

Alice Aghavni (Hamparian) Kasbarian – Dec. 20, 1927 – Jan. 17, 2018 Alice Aghavni (Hamparian) Kasbarian Alice Aghavni (Hamparian) Kasbarian, 90, of Teaneck, N.J., died Jan. 17, surrounded by family. Born in New York City in 1927 to Armenian Genocide survivors from Sepastia, Western Armenia, [more...]

January 19, 2018 // 4 Comments

Ungerouhi Mary Rose Mooradian: The Legacy of an AYF Pioneer

Last week, we lost ungerouhi Mary Mooradian, an exemplary member and lifelong supporter of the Armenian Youth Federation—Eastern U.S. (AYF-YOARF). Ungerouhi Mary was a member of the junior and senior chapters of the Merrimack Valley AYF. She was also a member of Armenian Relief Society (ARS) [more...]

December 22, 2017 // 5 Comments

In Memory of Armenag Topouzian, an Exemplary ARF Leader

By Ned Apigian, on behalf of the Detroit ARF Azadamard Gomideh Armenag Topouzian The Detroit Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Azadamard gomideyutiun (ARF branch) and the community lost Armenag Topouzian—one of our most influential members of the last half century—on Aug. 24. At 88, [more...]

November 28, 2017 // 3 Comments

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 [more...]

October 4, 2017 // 7 Comments

Archpriest Nareg Shrikian Passes Away

  Archpriest Father Nareg Shrikian Western Prelate Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, members of the clergy, and the Religious and Executive Councils are mourning the death of Archpriest Father Nareg Shrikian, who passed away on Sept. 12. Father Nareg was born in 1926, in Musa Ler. He enrolled [more...]

September 14, 2017 // 1 Comment

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