It is with a deep sorrow that the community of 
St. Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church
announces the passing of
age 89, who passed away on December 21, 2021.
On this sad occasion, the Pastor, Board of Trustees, and all the auxiliary bodies of St. Sarkis Church, extend their heartfelt sympathy to Doris's family members.

Beloved wife of the late Joseph (Joe) Zakem. Loving mother of Zachary Zakem. Predeceased by her loving parents Armen and Marie Sarafian, dear brothers Meran (Amo) Sarafian and Don (Ani) Sarafian and brother-in laws Edward Zakem, James Zakem, Tofic Zakem and Ralph Zakem. Doris will also be missed by his many nieces, nephews, cousins, great nieces, great nephews, and friends.

Funeral service will take place on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. in St. Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church, 19300 Ford Road, Dearborn, MI 48128, with visitation starting at 10:00 a.m.
Entombment to follow at Glen Eden Cemetery.

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

To send a loving message and view Doris’s obituary, please go to

May God Rest Her Soul in Peace.
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