Arshaelus Geragosian Obituary

Arshaelus   Geragosian
Arshaelus Geragosian

September 15, 1923 - September 24, 2017
Born in East St. Louis, Illinois
Resided in Granite City, Illinois
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Arshaelus Geragosian, 94 of Granite City, Illinois passed away on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at Rosewood Care Center in Edwardsville, Illinois.

Arshaelus was born on September 15, 1923 in East St. Louis, Illinois; a daughter of the late Kaloust and Hatoong Anaid (Krekorian) Geragosian. Arshaelus owned and operated Ready Cleaners in St. Louis and was a member of St. Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church where she was a choir member and a member of the Ladies Guild. Arshaelus will be remembered for her dedication to her family and for all the special times she shared with her family and friends.

Arshaelus is survived by and will be missed by her nephews; Casper Nighohossian of Granite City, Illinois, Sarkis Nighohossian of Granite City, Illinois, Haig Nighohossian of Granite City, Illinois, Leo (Barb) Nighohossian of Granite City, Illinois, Greg (Vicki) Nighohossian of Granite City, Illinois; great-nieces and nephews; Julie Nighohossian, Darrick Nighohossian, Cassie (Andy) Downer, Kyla Nighohossian, Cara (Mike) Nold, Jeremy Nighohossian.

In addition to her parents, Arshaelus was preceded in death by her sister; Annid “Ann” Nighohossian; her brother, Leo Geragosian; her nephew, Samson Nighohossian; and her special family friend, Kathy Nighohossian.

Friends may call on Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. In celebration of her life, services will be held on Friday, September 29, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. with Reverend Father Torkum Chorbajian officiating at St. Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church, 3501 Century Drive in Granite City. Burial will follow at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon. Memorials are suggested to St. Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church.

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Irwin Chapel
3960 Maryville Road
Granite City, IL US 62040
Thursday, September 28, 2017
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
St. Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church
3501 Century Drive
Granite City, IL US 62040
Friday, September 29, 2017
10:00 AM


St. Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church
3501 Century Drive
Granite City, IL 62040
591 Glen Crossing Road | Glen Carbon, IL 62034 | Phone: 618-288-9500
3960 Maryville Road | Granite City, IL 62040 | Phone: 618-931-8000
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