It is with a deep sorrow that the community of 

St. Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church

announces the passing of

Michael Baghdoian M.D.

Age 80, passed away on March 4, 2024

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

Michael Baghdoian M.D., 80, of Grosse Ile, Michigan, we was born in Detroit in 1943 to Antranik and Rosalie Baghdoian and wanted to be a doctor at a very young age and never wavered. Michael obtained his medical degree from the University of Michigan in 1968, following his graduation he served in the Army, training the Green Beret Medical Corps. He left the service as a Major and was devoted to serving the downriver community as an exceptional orthopedic surgeon over four decades.


Michael is preceded in death by his wife Mary Lou and brother Andrew (Marie), and is survived by son Michael II, daughter Julie (Matthew), beloved life-partner Margaret and her son Gregory (Rebecca), brother Arthur, sister Mary, grandchildren Iris, Wolfgang, Veda, nieces and nephews, as well as great nieces and nephews.


Visitation will take place on Friday, March 8, 2024, from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Czopek Funeral Home, 2157 Oak St, Wyandotte, MI 48192.  Visitations will continue at Saint Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church on Saturday, March 9, 2024 starting at 12:30 p.m. with Funeral Service at 1:00 p.m.


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


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May God rest his soul in eternal peace.

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