It is with a deep sorrow that the community of 
St. Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church
announces the passing of
age 91, who passed away on March 30, 2021.
On this sad occasion, the Pastor, Board of Trustees, and all the auxiliary bodies of St. Sarkis Church, extend their heartfelt sympathy to Rose's family members.

Rose was born in Detroit, Michigan, on August 1, 1929 to Hagop and Margaret (Mardirosian) Aprahamian. Rose was the youngest of five children with four older brothers; Abraham Polly), Edward, George (Randy), and Mike (Emma).  Edward Aprahamian is 97 and now resides in Tucson, Arizona.

Rose was also the “Favorite Aunt” to her three nieces and eight nephews; Lucille Sprague, Randine Rafferty, Margaret Tremont, Jack, Don, Ron, Mike, Greg, Gary, Eddie and John. 

A burial service will be held at Evergreen Cemetery in Detroit on Monday, April 12, at 2:00 PM, where COVID rules will be observed, wearing masks and social distancing.

Rose's family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations in her memory be made to St. Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church. To make an online donation, please click here.

To send a loving message and view Rose's obituary, please go to

May God Rest Her Soul in Peace.
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