Richard Garabed Balian

July 31, 1928 ~ June 30, 2018 (age 89)


Richard Garabed Balian, born on Tuesday, July 31, 1928 in Methuen, Massachusetts, passed away on June 30th at his home in Doyle, TN.

He was a remarkable man; Generous, thoughtful and loving. He will be missed deeply.

Richard is survived by his sons Allan, Steven, and David, and his daughter-in-law Katherine.


Gifts may be made to Salvation Army or the Armenian General Benevolent Union, 247 Mt Auburn St, Watertown, MA 02472.

A graveside service will take place on Saturday, July 7th, 2018 at 11:00 AM in Bellevue Cemetery, 170 May St, Lawrence, MA 01841. A Celebration of Life gathering will be held following the services. For directions or to leave an online condolence, please visit


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