Mr.  Simon Sarafian (1927-2024)  Funeral Announcement..

Mr.  Simon Sarafian (1927-2024)
 Funeral Announcement.


Mr.  Simon Sarafian 
(Muncusun/Gesaria 1927-Los Angeles 2024)



Survived By:

His Children:

M/M. Krikor & Seta Kocar

Ms. Anita Baltayan

M/M. Sevan & Vilma Sarafian


His Grandchildren:

M/M. Susan & Mgo Sahagian
Mr. Gulbenk Greg Kocar
Miss. Melissa Mazman
Tiffany and Emily Sarafian


His Great grandchildren:

Ariana, Aren and Chris Sahagian


His  Nephews:

M/M. Garbis & Rita Sarafian
Mr. Nazar Sarafian 
Mr. Onnik Sarafian 

His Brother in-laws:

M/M. Migirdic & Silva Arslan and Family (Toronto)
M/M. Sahak & Isabelle Arslan and Family (Istanbul)


Also Extended Relatives:

Aslan , Kocar,  Kestekyan , Sahagian and Saganda  Families


    Dear friends and extended families



Funeral Services will be held 

On , Wednesday  January 31, 2024 at 10:30 AM
at St. Peter Armenian Apostolic Church

17231 Sherman Way, Van Nuys, CA 91406

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



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

Donations in his memory be made to:

Organization of Istanbul Armenians

also  (pay online) to OIA.
St. Peter Armenian Church
Friends of Armenia


Mrs. Seta Kocar  (818) 421 3210
Ms. Anita Baltayan (818)  518 80 99




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

M/M.  Kirkor & Seta Kocar and Family

Ms.  Anita  Baltayan and Family

M/M. Sevan & Vilma Sarafian and Family

M/M. Garbis & Rita Sarafian

His  family, relatives and friends.
Praying for his departed soul.



  1. Reply
    varujan saganda says

    We mourn the loss of our oldest member of the generation. Mom and Simon Aghparig grew up in Muncusun. Whenever we went to Los Angeles, we made a point of visiting Simon and Aygul. They were very gracious and very hospitable. We miss them dearly. Asdvaz hokin lusavore.

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