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

September 1, 1924 - August 13, 2015

Eunice was born on July 27, 1924 in Aleppo, Syria to parents Najib and Arousiag (Ketenjian) Shirikjian. She passed away on August 13, 2015 in Clovis, California.

Eunice was a Special Education Teacher, and Founder of Lori Ann Infant Program.

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April 24, 1924 - October 13, 2015


December 22, 1926 - August 22, 2016

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


November 3, 1929 - September 15, 2016

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


May 14, 1952 - July 1, 2016

Svetlana Chobanyan was born on May 14, 1952 in Yerevan, Armenia to parents Simon and Sofia (Alaverdova) Chobanyan. 

She passed away on July 1, 2016 in Fresno, California.

Svetlana was a cardiologist for 32 years. 

She ... Read more


January 7, 1923 - June 9, 2015