It is with a deep sorrow that the community of 
St. Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church
announces the passing of
age 85, who passed away on December 7, 2021.
On this sad occasion, the Pastor, Board of Trustees, and all the auxiliary bodies of St. Sarkis Church, extend their heartfelt sympathy to Joseph's family members.

Beloved husband of Doris (Sarafian).  Loving father of Zachary. Predeceased by his dear brothers Edward, James, Tofic, and Ralph. Dear Brother-in-law of the late Meran & Amo Sarafian and the late Don & Ani Sarafian. Joseph will also be missed by his many nieces, nephews, cousins, great nieces, great nephews, and friends.

Funeral service will take place on Monday, December 13, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. in St. Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church, 19300 Ford Road, Dearborn, MI 48128, with visitation starting at 10:00 a.m.
U.S. Military Honors to follow at Church. 
Entombment to follow at Glen Eden Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in his memory will be made to St. Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church or C.S. Mott Children Hospital. To make an online donation, please click here.

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May God Rest His Soul in Peace.
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