Wednesday, April 9, 2014

We mourn the passing of Father Raphael Andonian, Holy Cross Armenian Catholic Church, Belmont, Mass.

Photo by Marash Girl

Father Raphael Andonian, Pastor Priest of Holy Cross Armenian Catholic Church (center) enjoying his daily visit to the Armenian Starbucks in Watertown, Massachusetts, with  Charles Mosesian (right) and other members of the Watertown Armenian community.   This photo was taken on March 26, 2007; Father Raphael passed away on Sunday, April 6, 2014. We mourn his passing.         


  1. how old was father andonian?
    isn't that marashgirl's father to the right of the priest?

    1. Father Andonian was 72 years old; he died after a battle with cancer.

  2. Oh, I am so sad to hear this. He always had such stories of his friend Charles Aznavour. I am sure he will be missed tremendously in Boston.