✝ In Memoriam: Rev. Emmanuel Darakjian

It is with deep sorrow that we share the sad news of the passing of Rev. Emmanuel Darakjian, father of Dr. Nazareth Darakjian, AMAA President, on Monday evening, August 22, 2016 at his home in Chicago, IL.

Rev. Emmanuel Darakjian has served the Lord for many decades as an educator and minister in Syria and Lebanon.  He moved to the United States with his family in 1975 and settled in Chicago.  Rev. Darakjian was featured in the “Meet our Veteran Pastors” segment of the Jan-Feb-March 2016 AMAA News. (Click here to View Article – page 5)

Those who wish to convey their condolences to the Darakjian family in person are welcome to do so at one of the following services:
Visitation, 9:00 am on Friday, August 26, 2016 followed by the
Funeral service, 10:00 am on Friday, August 26, 2016

Chicago Armenian Evangelical Church

905 West Golf Road
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Rev. Emmanuel Darakjian is survived by his children:

Mr. Curtis and Mrs. Arpy Sahakian, Skokie, IL

Drs. Nazareth and Ani Darakjian, La Canada, IL

(Click here to send Dr. Nazareth Darakjian a message)

-Drs. Hrair and Nadia Darakjian, Tarzana, CA
-Ms. Suzy Darakjian, Chicago, IL

and by his brother and his wife: Rev. & Mrs. Barkev and Agnes Darakjian of Glendale, CA

As we mourn the passing of Rev. Emmanuel Darakjian, we rejoice in his life and find consolation in the Hope of the Resurrection.