It is with deep sorrow that the community of 

St. Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church

announces the passing of

Սոնա Ատաճեան Մալգճեան


Age 54, passed away on July 2, 2024

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


Beloved wife of Ohannes. Loving mother of Sanan and Talar. Cherished daughter of Sima and the late Mardiros. Dear sister of Maro (Karekin) Mardirian, Seta Adajian, Yessayi (Garin) Adajian, Knar (Vasco) Kaloshian, Garo (Maral) Adajian, Garine (Hratch) Geokjian and the late Setrak (Ani) Adajian and sister-in-law of Apraham (Suzy) Malkadjian and Ani (Vartan) Vartanian.  

Loving aunt of Arpee (Hovig) Shannakian, Nayree Mardirian, Serge (Arina) Kaloshian, Annie Kaloshian, Shantal Adajian, Mardig Adajian, Alex Adajian, Shant Adajian, Aso (Shogher) Malkadjian, Azadig Malkadjian, Sako Vartanian and Nareh Vartanian and great-aunt of Hrag Shannakian, Alin Shannakian, Apo Malkadjian, Hovan Malkadjian and Kami Malkadjian.  

Sona will also be missed by all members of the Adajian, Malkadjian, Vartanian, Ghougassian, Havatian, Andonian, Papissian, Batouzian, and Kassamanian families, as well as God-Children, Cousins and many Friends. 


Visitation will take place on Friday, July 12, 2024, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Saint Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church. Funeral service to begin at 12:00 p.m. Burial Service to follow at Glen Eden Memorial Park 35667 Eight Mile Road, Livonia.


In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church, click here to make an online donation, or Mousaler Association of Greater Detroit.


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May God rest her soul in eternal peace.

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