Longtime ARF Activist Tigran Sarkuni Passes Away

The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Western United States Central Committee announced the passing of one of its devoted members, unger Tigran Sarkuni, which occurred on Nov. 26 in Los Angeles. Tigran Sarkuni The late Sarukuni held leadership roles in the party on both the Western and [more...]

November 29, 2016 // 1 Comment

Philanthropist Hasmig Hovnanian Passes Away in Yerevan

YEREVAN—Benefactor and philanthropist Hasmig Paris Hovnanian, the wife of the late businessman and benefactor Vahakn Hovnanian, passed away on Nov. 20, in Yerevan. Hasmig Hovnanian (Photo: Over the years, Mr. and Mrs. Hovnanian dedicated themselves to supporting and preserving [more...]

November 21, 2016 // 4 Comments

ARF Bureau Executive Director Ara Demirdjian Passes Away

YEREVAN (Asbarez)–The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Bureau announced the passing of longtime member and ARF Bureau’s executive director unger Ara Demirdjian on Nov. 16, who passed away after a short illness. On behalf of the ARF rank and file, the Bureau offered its condolences to [more...]

November 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

ARF Bureau Mourns the Passing of Ara Demirdjian

YEREVAN (A.W.)—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Bureau mourns the passing of longtime member and head of the ARF Bureau staff unger Ara Demirdjian, who passed away on Nov. 16 after a short illness. The ARF Bureau extends its deepest condolences to the family, friends, and loved ones of [more...]

November 16, 2016 // 1 Comment

Thomas (Tom) M. Vartabedian (1940-2016)

Longtime Haverhill Journalist, Armenian Activist Passes Away at 76 Thomas (Tom) M. Vartabedian, an award-winning Haverhill Gazette writer-photographer for 50 years and Armenian community activist, died Sat., Nov. 12, with his loving family by his side following a courageous battle with cancer. He [more...]

November 15, 2016 // 4 Comments

Ardashes (Arthur) Avedis Aykanian (1923-2016)

Ardashes (Arthur) Avedis Aykanian of Laguna Hills, formerly of Wilbraham, Mass., passed away in his home on Sept. 10. Ardashes (Arthur) Avedis Aykanian (1923-2016) Ardashes was born in Whitinsville, Mass. on July 1, 1923 to Armenian Genocide survivors Avedis and Gadar (Mangassarian) Aykanian of [more...]

October 31, 2016 // 2 Comments

Obituary: Murad A. Meneshian (1936-2016)

Murad A. Meneshian, 80, of Glenview, Ill. passed away Oct. 11. Murad A. Meneshian Meneshian was the husband of Knarik O. Meneshian; loving father of Raffi Meneshian (Natacha Samedi), Hasmik Dombalagian (Vahe Dombalagian), and Sevan Meneshian (Anna Sek Meneshian); proud grandfather of Sevana [more...]

October 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

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