Official Obituary of

Serge Zarekh Chanelian

November 27, 1981 ~ March 14, 2024 (age 42) 42 Years Old

Serge Chanelian Obituary

Beloved son of Zarekh and the late Anahid.

Loving brother of Serena Chanelian, Christina (Alex) Hagopian and Shant Chanelian.

Serge will also be missed by other loving family members.  

Visitation Thursday, March 21, 2024 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at St. Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church.

The funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m.

Burial Service to follow at 12:15 p.m. at Oakland Hills Memorial Gardens, Novi.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations are to the family.  To make a donations, go to:

If writing a check, please make payable to Christina Hagopian.


In Loving Memory of Serge Chanelian

Serge Chanelian, beloved brother, son, and friend, passed away unexpectedly on March 14. Despite facing the challenges of schizophrenia and battling lymphedema, Serge's spirit remained high, his wit sharp, and his laughter contagious.

Born on November 27th, Serge brought joy and laughter to all who knew him. His sense of humor was unparalleled. He cherished his family deeply, always advocating for togetherness and unity.

Despite his struggles, he maintained an unwavering optimism and a heart full of love. His presence enriched the lives of those around him, leaving an indelible mark on all who had the privilege of knowing him.

Serge is survived by his loving family & friends who will forever cherish his memory. Though he may be gone, his laughter will echo in our hearts eternally.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations to assist with funeral expenses. Your generosity during this difficult time would be greatly appreciated.

A memorial service to celebrate Serge's life will be held the date is to be determined.

Forever in our hearts, Serge will be deeply missed but never forgotten.


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March 21, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church (Dearborn)

Funeral Service
March 21, 2024

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
St. Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church (Dearborn)

Burial Service
March 21, 2024

12:15 PM
Oakland Hills Memorial Gardens
43300 Twelve Mile Road
Novi, MI 48377


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