It is with deep sorrow that the community of 

St. Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church

announces the passing of

Hmayag Palanjian

Age 97, passed away on April 16, 2024

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


Beloved Husband of the late Lucia. Loving Father of Mardig (Sosi), Hagop (Ani) and Nishan (Caroline). Cherished Medz of Shant, Lucig (Shahe), Anto (Chrissy), Simon (Gwen), Haig (Fiance Megan), Tavit and Daniel and Great-Grandfather of Mila and Sophie. Dear brother of Dikranouhi (the late Mourad) Atamian and the late Tarvez (the late Avedis) Donoian.

Hmayag will also be missed by the Atamian, Engeian and Darakdjian families.


Visitation will take place on Thursday, April 18, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Saint Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church. Funeral service to begin at 11:00a.m. Burial Service to follow at 1:00 p.m. at Oakland Hills Memorial Gardens, Novi.


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


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

May God rest his soul in eternal peace.

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