Official Obituary of

Rochelle Apkarian- Grandon

March 28, 1953 ~ March 22, 2024 (age 70) 70 Years Old

Rochelle Grandon Obituary

Beloved Wife of Murray. Loving Daughter of the late Edward and late Violet Apkarian. Loving Daughter-in-Law of the late Mildred Grandon. Dear Niece of the late Harry and the late Susie Amirkanian. Dear Sister-in-Law of Lori & Bob Dyja and Niece Lindsay (Norman) Eichner.  Aunt of Julie & Chris Mison, Steven & Carey Grandon. Loving Sister/Cousin Renee (Mark) Sutherland and children Michael (Lexie) Cooper, Suzanne Cooper & Ryan Cooper.

Visitation Monday, April 1, 2024 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Edward Korkoian Funeral Home, 836 N. Main Street, Royal Oak.  

In state on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 from 11 am until time of Service at 12 noon at St. Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church, 19300 Ford Road, Dearborn.  

A 1:00 p.m. Graveside Burial Service to follow at Woodmere Cemetery at Woodmere Cemetery, 9400 W. Fort Street, Detroit. 

In lieu of flowers memorial donations are to her family.  If writing a check, please make payable to: Murray Grandon.

Rochelle was a Type 1 Diabetic, who became a lifetime advocate for Juvenile Diabetes lecturing and training young diabetics at schools, churches, etc. She participated in the AYF Armenian Olympics for many years. Her life path led her through many career choices. But her love of beauty, fashion and people led her to a lifetime career as a Hair Stylist and Beauty and Fragrance Ambassador.  Rochelle had over 40 years of experience building line image, sales, developing and maintaining personal clientele as a product specialist, make-up artist and cosmetologist. Her education in this field took place in New York City, Chicago, and California.

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April 1, 2024

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Edward Korkoian Funeral Home
836 North Main Street
Royal Oak, MI 48067

April 2, 2024

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
St. Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church (Dearborn)

Funeral Service
April 2, 2024

12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
St. Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church (Dearborn)

Burial Service
April 2, 2024

1:00 PM
Woodmere Cemetery
9400 W. Fort St.
Detroit, MI 48209


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