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Gloria I. (Adishian) Semonian

June 10, 1932 ~ March 16, 2022 (age 89)

Obituary

Gloria Semonian passed away on March 16, 2022 at the age of 89.  She was the only child of Belgazur and Garabed Adishian. 

Loving mother of Carol (Steve) Palaian, Alan Semonian and Gary Semonian. 

Cherished “GG” (Grandma Gloria) of Lisa (Chris) Michetti, Maria Palaian, Angela Palaian and Julia Palaian. 

Gloria will also be missed by her treasured friends, Pat, Beverly, Phyl and Elsie.

Visitation is on Sunday, March 20, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a 7:30 p.m. Prayer Service at the Edward Korkoian Funeral Home 836 N. Main Street, Royal Oak (248) 541-8325.

Visitation Monday, March 21, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. until the time of her funeral service at 11:00 a.m. at the Auxiliary Sanctuary of St. John Armenian Church, located in the Veterans’ Building on the church campus.

Daughters of Vartan Service to follow at 11:45 a.m.

A 3:00 p.m. Graveside Burial Service to take place at Oakland Hills Memorial Gardens 43300 W 12 Mile Rd, Novi.   

In lieu of flowers memorial donations are to St. John Armenian Church or Society For Orphaned Armenian Relief - Detroit (SOAR)  https://www.soar-us.org/detroit. (If writing a check, please make payable to SOAR). 

The Society for Orphaned Armenian Relief (SOAR) provides humanitarian relief to orphaned Armenian children and adults with disabilities throughout the world. Working with a trusted network of in-country Partners and a cadre of global volunteers, SOAR strives to provide this institutionalized population with the same educational and social opportunities as their non-institutionalized counterparts while simultaneously facilitating family empowerment, deinstitutionalization, and reunification.  

To send flowers to Gloria's family, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Sunday
March 20, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Edward Korkoian Funeral Home
836 North Main Street
Royal Oak, MI 48067

Prayer Service
Sunday
March 20, 2022

7:30 PM
Edward Korkoian Funeral Home
836 North Main Street
Royal Oak, MI 48067

Visitation
Monday
March 21, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. John Armenian Church
22001 Northwestern Highway
Southfield, MI 48075

Funeral Service
Monday
March 21, 2022

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
St. John Armenian Church
22001 Northwestern Highway
Southfield, MI 48075

Daughters of Vartan
Monday
March 21, 2022

11:45 AM
St. John Armenian Church
22001 Northwestern Highway
Southfield, MI 48075

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday
March 21, 2022

3:00 PM
Oakland Hills Memorial Gardens
43300 Twelve Mile Road
Novi, MI 48377

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