George-Deukmejian-Obituary

George Deukmejian

Jun 6, 1928 – May 8, 2018 (Age 89)

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Governor George Deukmejian Governor George Deukmejian, loving husband of 61 years, father and grandfather, passed away from natural causes on May 8, 2018. His family was at his side. Born June 6, 1928 in Menands, New York, he died at home in his adopted city of Long Beach, California,...

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Gloria, may your heart be filled with wonderful memories of

joyful times together as you celebrate a life so well lived.

Paul and Kathy Robinson Long Bach, Ca.

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

A genuinely great person and partner. A humble man without pretense.

The finest Public Servant I have ever known! And I have known thousands. He is an example of what elected officials should be!

Ex California Assemblyman, Attorney Gerneral and Governor George Deukmejian's wife noticed a surprising number of her physicians in Long Beach, California were from "Northern Ireland". Those Catholic doctors could not get admitting privileges to hospitals in the English ruled six northeast Ireland counties. This made it difficult to maintain a practice. So those doctors were forced to emigrate.

Mr. Deukmejian's Armenian parents also suffered state sponsored...

My late mother Nevart Sarkessian loved talking about Aunt Alice, George who she called "Corky", Anna, Cousin Steve, and all our Ayjian relatives who lived in the Albany area of New York. Felt sad to hear of Corky's passing. We extend our condolences to Gloria and the children.
With sincere sympathy, Elizabeth & Robert Barone & Family

Grief is hard to cope with but, memories of George accomplishments can bring comfort to ease the pain. Remember you'll are not along because the true God feels your pain because he cares 1 Peter 5:6, 7. My condolences!