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Margaret Sarkissian
May 1922-July 2019

On Friday July 19, 2019, Margaret Sarkissian loving, caring mother passed away at age 97, at

Doctors Hospital in Modesto.

Margaret was born on May 23rd, 1922 to Pera and Marosa Alexan in Urmia, Iran.  At age seven, Margaret attended a school, which was established by American Missionairies in Urmia.  Margaret at age 13, moved to Hamadan City and continued her education in Acbatan School in Hamadan, Iran.

On July 10, 1941 Margaret married Isaac Sarkissian.  Then she moved with her beloved husband to Abadan City.  Margaret and her family came to the U.S. in 1978, from Tehran, Iran and has been a resident of Turlock since 1979.

Margaret was a member of St. John’s Assyrian Presbyterian Church in Turlock.  Most of her time Margaret enjoyed reading the Bible, history books, newpapers and the Assyrian Magazines.  In fact, reading was a hobby for her.

Margaret is survived by three daughters, Rosette and husband Paul Scheib of New York, Rosalin Sarkissian of Turlock, Greenet and husband Edison Cannon of San Jose, son Benjamine and wife Helen Sarkissian of San Jose and two grandchildren, Branden Sarkissian of San Jose and Brenda Sarkissian of San Jose.  And her sister, Mary Daniels of San Jose.