It is with a deep sorrow that the community of 
St. Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church
´╗┐announces the passing of
Known to most simply as "Auntie"
Age 95, who passed away on April 24, 2021.
On this sad occasion, the Pastor, Board of Trustees, and all the auxiliary bodies of St. Sarkis Church, extend their heartfelt sympathy to Sally's family members.

Daughter of the late Shmavon and Aznive Tarpinian. Dear sister to the late Mourad (the late Arpi) Tarpinian, Zovart (the late Walter) Dakesian, and Krikor (the late Helen) Tarpinian. Loving aunt to Robert (Nanette) Tarpinian, William (Lillian) Tarpinian, Michael (Shelley) Tarpinian, Susan (James) Gadbow, Richard (Darla) Tarpinian, Jack (Maureen) Dakesian, Nancy (Alan) Soave, and Harry (Laurie) Dakesian. Cherished great-aunt to 11 and great-great-aunt to 3. Will also be missed by many other relatives and friends.

A private family funeral was held with Reverend Father Hrant Kevorkian officiating. Interment will follow in Massena, NY.

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

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

May God Rest Her Soul in Peace.
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