It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of
Vartanouche (Merdjanian) Kazandjian
Born in Cairo, Egypt on May 21rd, 1928
Died in Toronto, Ontario on August 20, 2023
Third child born to Hripsimé (from Anteb) and Haroutoun (from Marash)
Sister to Peniameen and Hagop
Loving wife to Nubar Kazandjian (d. 1970)
Devoted mother to Hovhannes Kazandjian (Louisa), Aurora (Kazandjian) Kashkarian (Bedros), and Hagop Kazandjian (Rose)
Proud grandmother to Amanda (Kazandjian) Maleganovski and Kristina Kazandjian
Cherished by her great grandchildren Alivia and Luke Maleganovski
A true hokevor who lived by the bible, she emigrated with her family to Toronto in 1967, lost her husband in 1970, and worked making police hats for 38 years to provide for her family. She will be deeply missed and held in the hearts of her family, relatives and dear friends.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church.
Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Cremation & Funeral Centres