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In Memory of

Eleanor Markarian

September 14, 1932 - October 2, 2017

Obituary


Eleanor Markarian, 85 years old, died Monday, October 2nd, 2017.

Born in 1932 and raised in Dearborn, MI, Eleanor was the first daughter, as well as first generation American, born to Armenian immigrants. Proud to be Americans, it only seemed fitting that she began her career working for Ford Motor Company in Detroit, MI. A career that would span nearly 50 years beginning in Detroit, and continuing on after she moved to California working for the legendary Edsel Ford. Eleanor retired from Ford at the age of 73 in 2005. She enjoyed spending most...

Eleanor Markarian, 85 years old, died Monday, October 2nd, 2017.

Born in 1932 and raised in Dearborn, MI, Eleanor was the first daughter, as well as first generation American, born to Armenian immigrants. Proud to be Americans, it only seemed fitting that she began her career working for Ford Motor Company in Detroit, MI. A career that would span nearly 50 years beginning in Detroit, and continuing on after she moved to California working for the legendary Edsel Ford. Eleanor retired from Ford at the age of 73 in 2005. She enjoyed spending most of her free time with family, and close friends. After retirement she became more active in her church, St. Mary's Apostolic Armenian Church, and enjoyed traveling to European countries.

Eleanor is survived by her sisters, Liberty and Dorothy, brother, Harry, niece, Stephanie, nephew, Michael, and great-nephew, Luke.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, October 7th, 2017 at Pacific View Memorial Park and Mortuary in Corona del Mar, CA.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate a donation to the Alzheimer's Association. Link below to tribute page:

http://act.alz.org/site/TR?pxfid=444432&pg=fund&fr_id=1060



Arrangements under the direction of Pacific View Memorial Park and Mortuary FD1176, Corona Del Mar, CA.