Sarkine Vartigian Akullian

WATERVLIET Sarkine Vartigian Akullian (1920-2005) died September 27. Beloved and devoted mother of Charleen Akullian and the late John Paul Akullian; widow of John Akullian, who died in 1980. A lifelong resident of Watervliet, she was the daughter of the late Alice and Sarkis Vartigian; the sister of Ralph and Ann Vartigian of North Greenbush and the late Paul Vartigian and Lucy V. Kasparian; the aunt of Deborah Erlandson, David Vartigian, Daniel Vartigian and their families. In addition to being a homemaker, she worked outside the home; first, in the dress department of the old Denby's Department Store in Troy and then in the auditing department of the Troy Savings Bank, from which she retired in 1984. Funeral service, to which all are invited, will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. in St. Peter Armenian Apostolic Church, 100 Troy-Schenectady Road, Watervliet. A private interment will be held in the Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands. Family and friends are also invited to call at the Parker Brothers Memorial, 2013 Broadway, Watervliet on Thursday from 6 until 8 p.m., during which time the evening service will be held at 7:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Peter Armenian Apostolic Church in memory of Sarkine Vartigian Akullian.

Funeral Home

Parker Bros. Memorial Funeral Home, Inc.
2013 Broadway Watervliet, NY 12189-2225
(518) 273-3223

Published in Albany Times Union from Sept. 28 to Sept. 29, 2005