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Hirant Torunyan

Published January 24, 2023

Dear Parishoners, Community Members and Friends,

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Hirant Torunyan on January 22, 2023 at the age of 93.


Hirant is survived by his devoted wife of 67 years Araksi Torunyan, loving daughter Beatrice Torunian Buchanan (Andy), son Vahe Torunian (Mary Beth), and adoring grandchildren JT and Alanna. Hirant is predeceased by his older sisters Nivart Ayvatyan of Montreal and Suzan Antilian. He is also survived by his nieces Anahid, Rita and nephews Kevork, Nurhan and Bogos.


Visitation and Funeral Services will be held at
St. Sahag & St. Mesrob Armenian Apostolic Church
Friday, January 27, 2023

Visitation: 10:30; Funeral Service: 11:00 am

Internment at Calvary Cemetery


Memorial Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to:
St. Sahag & St. Mesrob Armenian Apostolic Church


The Parish Council extends their deepest sympathies to the Torunian, Buchanan, Ayvatyan, Kalanyan, Antilian and Mihranian families.

May the Lord number her soul in His eternal Kingdom,
and grant peace to the surviving members of her family.

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