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Carl G. Marderosian


1930 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Carl G. Marderosian Obituary
January 22, 1930 - November 15, 2016 Carl Marderosian, loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, passed away this week after a brief battle with cancer. He was nearly 87 years old. Carl was born in Los Angeles in 1930. As a teenager he helped his father in the family trash business and while a teen started his own trash company. He met his future wife Jeannette Takakjian at a wedding, fell in love with her, and soon thereafter drove 3 thousand miles to her home in New York to ask for her hand in marriage. They were married in 1952. Twin boys, Chris and Jeff followed in 1954. At age 24 and with two children, he was drafted into the army. Months later he was released on a financial hardship discharge. His family continued to grow and in 1958 daughter, Nicolette (Nicki) was born. He worked hard to support his family and as the years went by his trash business prospered and he moved his family from Pasadena to Sherman Oaks. He lived there with his wife Jeannette till his passing. Over the years, he was blessed with 8 grandchildren and one great grandchild that he loved deeply. He was a member of several Armenian service organizations, including the Knights of Vartan where he was a member for 50 years. Other organizations included Triple X where he enjoyed playing cards and golfing with his fraternity brothers. Carl was well liked for his friendship, loyalty and his avid storytelling ability. He is survived by his wife Jeannette, sons Chris and Jeff, daughter Nicki, daughter in law Nancy, son in law Dan Laporta , sister Margaret, and eight grandchildren. and numerous relatives and friends. A memorial service will be held Monday, November 21st , 11am at Saint Peter's Armenian Church . 17231 Sherman Way, Van Nuys, CA 91406
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Nov. 18, 2016
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