December 21, 2019
Resided in Tannersville, NY
Karekin Carl Markarian passed away on December 21, 2019 from heart failure. Carl was born on June 1, 1936 in New York City to Mirhan and Mairenie Markarian. He graduated from WC Bryant High School, served two years in the US Army stationed in Germany and upon discharge, lived in Astoria, NY until 1972 when he moved to Tannersville, NY. He was a long time employee at the Hunter Mountain Ski Slopes, a job he loved.
Carl was predeceased by his parents, his sisters Rose Simonian Howard and Elizabeth Jenkins, his brother, Markar Markarian, his niece, Irene Nahabedian and his great nephew, Alex Nahabedian. He is survived by his nephew, Sarkis Simonian, his nieces Constance Simonian, Arlene Markarian, and Morgan Jenkins, and great nephews Sarkis Simonian III and Vahan Nahabedian.
Carl was a gentle and generous person who loved his family and friends. He loved country music, especially Hank Williams, and would play his guitar at family gatherings, where he would sing his favorite songs in his soulful voice.
There will be a gathering of family and friends on Thursday, January 2, 2020 from 1:00 - 3:00 pm at Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home, 139 Jefferson Hgts., Catskill. Interment will follow in the spring.
Catskill, NY USA 12414