It is with a deep sorrow that the community of 

St. Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church joins St. John Armenian Church in

announcing the passing of

Tacque Derbabian
Age 94, passed away on November 10, 2023

On this sad occasion, the Pastor, Board of Trustees, and all the auxiliary bodies of St. Sarkis Church, extend their heartfelt sympathy to Tacque's family members.


Loving wife of 55 years to the late Dick Derbabian. Cherished mother of Paula Derbabian and Susan (Gary) Reizian. Adored grandmother of Lauren (Jeremy) Gershonowicz, Nikki (Alex) Calderone, Matthew (Talene) Derbabian, and Brandon (Tiffany) Maake. Great-grandmother to Grant and Gina Gershonowicz; Vinnie, Calvin, and Celine Calderone; Duke and Ophelia Derbabian; and Jackson and Emma Maake. Dear sister of the late Lucia (the late Moe) Cholmakjian; the late Peggy (the late Nino) DeMario and sister-in-law to the late Alice (the late Aris) Hoplamazian. Tacque will also be missed by Esther Javezian and Family and her nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.


Visitation will take place on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at St. John Armenian Apostolic Church. Funeral Service to begin at 11:00 a.m. Her Earthly resting place is Pine Lake Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to St. John Armenian Church or St. Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church (click here to make an online donation)


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

May God rest her soul in eternal peace.

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