Ararat Armenian Cemetery &
Masis Ararat Armenian Cemetery

Grounds are open daily from dawn to dusk
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am to 3:30pm

Phone: (559) 292-2415 | Location Maps | icon facebook

November 3, 1929 - September 15, 2016
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Avis Chilingerian passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2016.  He was 
born on November 3, 1929 to parents, Mihran and Edwanda (Hopelian)
Chilingerian.  They named him Avedis meaning “good news”.   Avedis grew
up in his parents ... Read more


February 12, 1947 - September 9, 2016
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Sandra was born on February 12, 1947 in Fresno, California to parents, Craig and Alice (Garabedian) Tatosian.

She passed away on September 9, 2016 in Clovis, California.

Sandra is survived by her husband, William Everett Weil; and her daugh ... Read more


April 20, 1928 - September 13, 2016

Mari was born in Lebanon on April 20, 1928 to parents Ohannes and Aghavni (Demirjian) Chabekerian.

She passed away on September 13, 2016 in Fresno, California.

Mari was a caregiver for twelve years.

She is survived by her sons, ... Read more


May 16, 1937 - September 12, 2016
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Jack Arthur Rustigan was born in Fresno on May 16, 1937 to Arthur & Rose (Garabedian) Rustigan. 

During his years at Fresno High he was class president, and formed the Jack Rustigan Band. He graduated from Fresno State University with degrees i ... Read more


December 22, 1926 - August 22, 2016
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Our wonderful mother, Marion Chesnut, passed away on Monday, August 22, 2016. She was born on December 22, 1926 to Jacob and Mary Mosesian of Selma, California.

Mom worked as a teacher for the Fresno Unified School District. She also was a pioneer for the He ... Read more


August 6, 1946 - August 21, 2016
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The life of Alan Arthur Memley was lived to the fullest. His family has invited you here today to include you in the celebration ... Read more


September 9, 1929 - August 9, 2016
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Sahrad “Kirk” Kerkochian, Jr. was born in Evanston, Illinois on September 9, 1929 and died on August 9, 2016 at 86 years of age.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Bernice.

Kirk is survived by his daughter, Julie Kerkochian; son, Marc ... Read more


February 16, 1930 - July 30, 2016
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Petros was born on February 16, 1930 in Greece, to parents Arshak and Yergine (Papazian) Petrosyan. 

He passed away on July 30, 2016 in Madera, California.

Mr. Petrosyan was a shoemaker for fifty years.

He was preceded in ... Read more