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Armen Varzhabedian

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Armen Varzhabedian Obituary
Armen "Ray" Varzhabedian, 88, passed away on August 21, 2014 at his home with his wife Charlotte at his side. Married for 62 glorious years. Armen was a WWII vet who served in the 7th Army 935th Field Artillery as a heavy machine gunner and rifleman. He received various medals including 2 Bronze Stars. He served honestly and faithfully. He graduated the University of Illinois Pharmacy & Northwestern Liberal Arts Schools and had his own pharmacy. He was the son of Dr. Myron A. & Helen Varzhabedian of Chicago. Beloved husband of Charlotte, loving father of Frances Rae (Mike) Perlman, Raymond M. & the late Richard Allen. His greatest joys were travel with his family and gardening. His peace rose was a work of art. Memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 2 P.M. until 4 P.M. at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S. State St., Elgin, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, Cancer Research. 847-741-8800 or
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Aug. 31, 2014
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