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

June 5, 1933 - September 16, 2015

Vasken was born on June 5, 1933 in Beirut, Lebanon to parents, Alexander and Azniv (Asadourian) Kalebjian.

He passed away on September 16, 2015 in Fresno, California.

Vasken was a Church Custodian for sixteen years.

He is survi ... Read more


November 4, 1923 - November 18, 2015

Rose was born on November 4, 1923 in Fresno, California to parents, Ohan and Jouhar (Giragosian) Keyahian.

She passed away on November 18, 2015 in Rancho Mirage, California.

Rose was a school secretary for twenty years.

She was ... Read more


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


September 4, 1925 - October 21, 2015

Mary was born on September 4, 1925 in New York to parents, Phillip and Eughaper (Minasian) Lazarian.

She passe ... Read more


September 9, 1929 - August 9, 2016

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


May 20, 1935 - April 24, 2016

Suren Kledjian was born on May 20, 1935 in Aintab, Turkey.

He passed away on April 24, 2016 in Fresno, California.

Suren was a bus driver for thirty years.

A Graveside Service will be held on Thursday, ... Read more


February 18, 1922 - January 8, 2016


September 24, 1920 - September 13, 2015

Isabelle Kojigian was born on September 24, 1920 in Selma, California, and passed away with her family by her side, on September 13, 2015. 

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Isabelle will be forever loved and missed ... Read more