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“John,My condolences to your family. Your parents were blessed when you were born. Your kindness and thoughtfulness towards others will be greatly...Read More »
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“May you rest in peace John. You were always one of my favorite bank customers and then one of my favorite taxpayers at the City of Stamford. It was...Read More »
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“Sincere sympathy to John's survivors. May he rest in peace. ”
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John (“Johnny”) K. Saradjian, a resident of Stamford, CT, passed away on Friday, January 5th at his home in Stamford. He was 89 years old. Born on August 25, 1928 in Beijing, China, he was the son of Nerses and Zarouhi Saradjian. Mr. Saradjian demonstrated his entrepreneurial spirit early in his life, as he joined his mother in operating the family Oriental rug business in downtown Stamford while he was still in high school. Mr. Saradjian graduated from Stamford High School, class of 1946, and continued to successfully run the business after his mother’s death and until its closing in 2004. In addition to running the family business, Mr. Saradjian had a passion for antiques and artwork, and was an avid collector and dealer. Known throughout the antique community for his knowledge of antique rugs and fine porcelains, he ran a prosperous gallery in Stamford for many years and continued to pursue this passion until his death. His love of antiques extended to an appreciation of history, and Mr. Saradjian was an active member of the Stamford Historical Society for many years. His dedication to the Society was demonstrated through various special projects and committees he headed, as well as having served briefly as President in the 1960's. A long-time member of First United Methodist Church of Stamford, Mr. Saradjian was active in the choir for many years. He also enjoyed spending time at his second home in Plymouth, VT where he pursued his love of gardening. Mr. Saradjian’s appreciation for gardening was ever present at his primary residence, as well, his specialty being Dahlias, which he stored away in his basement each winter for replanting in the spring, proudly displaying a rainbow of colors in his home’s front yard. Mr. Saradjian is survived by his brother, Martin, (Marge) of Lexington, MA and his nephews Peter and Matthew; his nephews John Vorperian (Milder) of White Plains, NY and step-nephew Juan; Richard Vorperian (Kate) of Somers, NY. Mr. Saradjian was predeceased by his loving sister, Martha (Vorperian); his first partner Harold Kendrick of 15 years and his second partner of 26 years, Peter Baner. A funeral service will be held for Mr. Saradjian at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at First United Methodist Church in Stamford. Burial will follow at Fairfield Memorial Park in Stamford.