Ermen was born on June 4, 1929, in Tehran, Iran. She passed away at her home in La Jolla on December 13, 2013, at the age of 84.
She came to the U.S. in 1962 to complete her Music degree at the University of Southern California. She taught music for over 18 years after graduating from the University.
Shortly after coming to the U.S., she met her beloved husband, Fred, on August 11, 1962, and was married two years later. They have been inseparable since.
Ermen had a strong faith in God and prayed daily for others.
She is survived by her sister, Elar Hacopian; nephew, Jores Grigorian; and niece, Anahit Sarisaya.
Services were held on Thursday, December 19, 2013, at All Hallows Catholic Church, La Jolla.
She will be missed.