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

December 20, 1928 - April 7, 2016

Helen Mary Mardigian Kaye (“Herminé”) was born on December 20, 1928, in Boston, MA to Vartan and Mary Mardigian. She moved with her family to Fresno, California in 1936.

Growing up, her family’s homes included “Little Armenia” in downtown Fresno before settl ... Read more


January 11, 1936 - March 27, 2016


October 14, 1942 - March 24, 2016

Varduhi Petrosyan was born on October 14, 1942 in Greece, to parents, Petros and Maro (Frangulyan) Yerkanyan. She passed away on March 24, 2016 in Clovis, California.

Varduhi was a co-owner of a restaurant for fifteen years.

She is survived ... Read more


May 7, 1940 - March 21, 2016

Angel Orchanian was born on May 7, 1940 in Beirut, Lebanon to parents Khacher and Gadar Bardakjian. She was the wife of the late Hovannes "John" Orchanian, (deceased September 17, 2015) for 53 years, and sister to Garo and George Bardakjian, both also deceased.
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March 1, 1919 - March 17, 2016

Peter Bournazian was born on March 1, 1919 in Worcester, Massachusetts and passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 17, 2016 at the age of 97 in Fresno, California.

Peter lived in Fresno since he was two years old, graduated from Fresno Tech High School, at ... Read more


February 15, 1932 - February 23, 2016


June 14, 1932 - March 5, 2016


July 26, 1932 - February 23, 2016