Edvin E. Minassian, Esq. (1963 – 2021) Funeral Announcement

Edvin E. Minassian, Esq. (1963 – 2021)
 Funeral Announcement

E Minassian

 Edvin E. Minassian, Esq.
(Istanbul 1963 – Los Angeles 2021)

Chairman,  OIA Board of Trustees
Member,  Pan Armenian  Council  Western  USA

Member, Board of Directors  ACNIS
Frequent  Columnist,  Agos  Newspaper  (Istanbul)
Former  Chairman,  Armenian  Bar  Association
Former  Member, Board  of  Trustees  of
Ararat  Home  of  Los  Angeles

Recipient,  St. Nerses Shnorhali Medal
from H.H. Karekin II Catholicos And  Supreme  Patriarch
of  All  Armenians

Survived by 

His mother, Mrs. Aysel Minassian

His brother, Mr. & Mrs. Bertan (Former YGIA Committee Member) and Tilda (Former Scholarship & YGIA Committee Member) Minassian 

 His nephews, Adrian Hayg and Andrew Hagop

His girlfriend, Ms. Hasmik Keyribarian

 His aunt, Mrs. Ayten Sarafoglu

His uncle, Mr. Aydin Bedikoglu

 His cousin, Mr. & Mrs. Edi (Vice Chairman of OIA) and Talin (Former Chairlady of OIA Ladies Auxiliary) Sarafoglu 

and their son, Mr. & Mrs. Chris and Pateil Sarafoglu

 His cousin, Mrs. Edna Akpulat

and her son, Mr. & Mrs. Alan and Tagouhi Akpulat

 Extended Family

Mr. & Mrs. Simon (Former President of OIA Board of Directors) and Hilda (Former OIA Esayan Alumni Chairlady) Acilacoglu

Mr. & Mrs. Arman and Pelo Murat
Mr. & Mrs. Badrig and Arlet Gunter (Muratyan) (Istanbul)

 Mr. & Mrs. Tonis and Lukia Kapsambelis (Athens)

Ms. Anzelika Kapsambelis (Athens)
Mr. Andreas  Kapsambelis (Athens)

Mrs. Vicky Zadenia (Athens)
Mrs. Fifi  Haralambof (Lausanne)


Funeral Services will be held 

On Thursday, September 30, 2021 at  10:00 a.m.

17231 Sherman Way, Van Nuys, CA 91406


Followed by Interment Services 
at Oakwood Memorial Park
22601 Lassen St. Chatsworth, CA 91311

Please wear masks and keep social distancing

( State and LA County Health Regulations

to be strictly enforced )


It is the wish of the family that in Lieu of Flowers,

Donations in his memory be  made to:

“OIA Edvin Minassian Scholarship Fund”

(pay online) to OIA


Contact:  Mrs. Tilda Minassian  (818) 439 – 9925


On behalf of the Organization of Istanbul Armenians Board of Trustees,
Executive,  and all the committees, we convey our heartfelt condolences to:

Mrs. Aysel Minassian

Mr. & Mrs. Bertan and Tilda Minassian

Mrs. Ayten Sarafoglu

                                  Mr. Aydin Bedikoglu

                   Mr. & Mrs. Edi and Talin Sarafoglu 

                                    Mrs. Edna Akpulat

                      His  family, relatives and  friends

                          Praying for his departed soul




  1. Reply
    Suzan Ohanian says

    Our Dear Edvin, l don’t know what to say, you orphaned our community and your loved ones. You left us to early, rest in peace! We will live in our hearts forever. Say hi to our Hrant Dink. Tell him also what happened since he went to heaven. ✝️🙏

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