Obituary: Ida Evranian-Cecchini

  Genocide survivor Ida Evranian-Cecchini (Rahanian), age 96 of Grand Haven, Mich. passed away Saturday April 1.  Ida was born Jan. 1, 1921 in Armenia, to war hero Koran Rahanian. Ida Evranian-Cecchini (Rahanian) As a baby, Ida was concealed in a saddle bag as the family fled by night to [more...]

May 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Obituary: Berjouhie Betty Nersessian

NERSESSIAN, Berjouhie Betty (Maranjian) of Chestnut Hill on May 17, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Kevork George Nersessian. Exceptional mother of Sonya Nersessian and Seta Nersessian and mother-in-law of Richard K. Babayan and Gregory A. Jundanian. Loving grandmother of Julie S, Babayan and [more...]

May 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

Obituary: Dr. Jacob C. Baboian

Nov. 25, 1924 – May 2, 2017 BABOIAN, Dr. Jacob C of Watertown, Mass., on May 2, 2017. Beloved husband of Ruby (Chorebanian) Baboian. Devoted father of John Baboian and his wife Lisa of Belmont, and June Baboian of Watertown.  Loving grandfather of Alex, Jonathan, and Christina Baboian.  [more...]

May 20, 2017 // 1 Comment

Final Farewell for Andrew Kevorkian, Keeper of the Armenian Flame

  Special for the Armenian Weekly I met Andrew (Andy) Kevorkian a few years ago at a gathering of writers and theater critics, organized by the Broad Street Review, one of the most sophisticated theatre arts websites on the East coast. Andrew (Andy) Kevorkian Andrew looked a little like an [more...]

April 27, 2017 // 6 Comments

Obituary: Alice Derderian

  A long time Hairenik supporter and dedicated member of the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) Chicago “Zabelle” chapter for over 40 years, Alice Derderian passed away Jan. 19. Alice Derderian Born in Jerusalem to Armenian Genocide survivors Simpad and Armenouhi Kassardjian from Marash, Alice [more...]

February 22, 2017 // 1 Comment

Vahé Baladouni: 1925-2017

Vahé Baladouni Vahé Baladouni, loving husband, father, and grandfather passed away in his 92nd year at home in Falls Church, Va. on Jan. 20.  After raising his family in New Orleans, La., he moved to the D.C. area following hurricane Katrina. He is survived by wife, Billie Salisbury Baladouni; [more...]

February 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Obituary: Andrew Hagopian (1923-2016)

  Andrew Hagopian, 93, of Granite City, Ill. passed away at 5:15 a.m. on Dec. 6, at Meridian Village in Glen Carbon. He was born Jan. 24, 1923 in Granite City, the son of the late Sooren “Sam” and Nevart “Rose” (Baroutjian) Hagopian. He married Angeline (Manoogian) [more...]

December 8, 2016 // 4 Comments

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