Nazareth B. Aposhian

March 28, 1942 – Nov. 27, 2020

Nazareth B. Aposhian, 78, Tipton, died Friday at his home.

He was born in Aleppo, Syria, a son of the late Beshir and Loucin Aposhian. On Sept. 21, 1968, he married Elizabeth M. Serkhoshian in New Jersey.

Surviving are his wife; three sons: Ara N. (Julie A.) of Avondale, Eric P. (Regina) of Dunmore and Shant J. (Jennifer) of Irmo, S.C., seven grandchildren: Benjamin, Jordan, Adam, Grace, Henry, Madison and Halle; and a great-granddaughter, Myla.

He was preceded in death by three siblings: Charlie and Jacqueline Aposhian and Emily Chalian.

Nazareth was a graduate of Finlay Engineering College, Kansas City, Mo., and had also attended Southern Methodist University. He retired as an electrical engineer at PPG Industries, Tipton. He was a member of Tipton Baptist Church and was an avid golfer.

A private family gathering will be held at the convenience of his family. A celebration of Nazareth’s life will be held at a later date. Interment will be at Logan Valley Cemetery, Bellwood.

Arrangements are by Jon C. Russin Funeral Home Inc., Bellwood.