Ararat Armenian Cemetery &
Masis Ararat Armenian Cemetery

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Sahrad "Kirk" Kerkochian

September 9, 1929 - August 9, 2016

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Birthdate: September 9, 1929

Place of Birth: Evanston, IL

Date of Death: August 9, 2016

Hometown: Fresno

Age:

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 Kerkochian and wife Jodi Fitzpatrick; sister, Eileen Harikian and husband Varkas of Sanger; sister, Lillian Kerkochian of Monrovia; brother in law, Andrew Harautuneian of Dana Point, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Kirk graduated from Inglewood High School in 1947 and served in the US Navy as a chief petty officer aboard the aircraft carrier USS Boxer.

He founded United Carpet Company in Fresno in 1957. 

A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Paul Armenian Church in Fresno.

A Graveside Service with Military Honors will follow at Ararat Armenian Cemetery, 1925 W. Belmont Ave., Fresno, CA 93728.

Remembrances may be made to Infant of Prague Adoption Agency, 6059 N. Palm Ave., Fresno, CA 93704.

Interment Information

Ararat Armenian Cemetery, 1925 W. Belmont Ave., Fresno, CA 93728.

Funeral Service Information

A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Paul Armenian Church in Fresno.


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