Edward A. BelemjianSeptember 2, 1929 ~ February 26, 2015 (age 85)
Loudonville - Edward A. Belemjian, 85, of Orchard Grove died Thursday, February 26, 2015, at Eddy Village Green Cohoes after a brief illness.
Born in Troy, he was son of the late Jacob Belemjian and Mary Ishkanian Belemjian and husband of the late Virginia Chekijian Belemjian. He was raised in Troy and resided in Loudonville since 1972 and was a a graduate of Troy High School, class of 1947 and a graduate of the Albany College of Pharmacy.
Ed was an investigator for 14 years for New York State Medicaid Fraud and Abuse, a pharmacist at Pawling Pharmacy on the East Side of Troy for many years and a pharmacist for Van Rensselaer Manor.
Gardening was his passion and he was a New York State Master Gardener, Head Gardener for the Ten Broeck Mansion. An active member of St. Peter Armenian Apostolic Church. He was a Parish Council Chairman, a Diocesan Delegate, a member of the church choir and a 60 year member of the Knights of Vartan. Ed was an Army veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include two sons, Dr. Mark E. (Rhoda) Belemjian, Wilbraham, MA and David P. Belemjian, Loudonville; two grandchildren, Jacob E. and Madeline V. Belemjian, a brother, John Belemjian, Ocala, FL; a sister, Lucille Dolab, Moraga, CA and several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may call at the St. Peter Armenian Apostolic Church 100 Troy-Schenectady Road Watervliet on Sunday, March 1, 2015 from 4-7 PM.
Funeral service will be held Monday at 11 AM at the CHURCH with Rev. Stepanos Doudoukjian, Pastor, officiating.
Interment will be in Albany Rural Cemetery Menands.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Edward A. Belemjian to St. Peter Armenian Apostolic Church PO BOX 196 Watervliet, NY 12189.
St. Peter Armenian Apostolic Church
100 Troy-Schenectady Road, PO Box 196, Watervliet NY 12189