Funeral arrangements have been made public for Allen Yekikian and his wife, Sosé Thomassian-Yekikian, who tragically perished in a car accident on May 10 in Georgia, the late couple’s families announced Tuesday.
A funeral Mass will be said on Saturday, May 25 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Armenian Apostolic Church, 500 S. Central Avenue, Glendale. Burial will follow immediately at Forest Lawn-Hollywood Hills, 6300 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles.
A memorial gathering will take place at the Forest Lawn Hall of Liberty following the burial to remember Sosé & Allen and to celebrate their lives and accomplishments.
In lieu of any flowers, contributions may be made to “Sosé & Allen’s Legacy Fund” which will continue Sosé & Allen’s vision by establishing programs and supporting existing programs aimed at bridging the gap between Armenia and its Diaspora, through emphasis on education, repatriation, and volunteerism within the homeland.