March 12, 1939 - December 28, 2019
On December 28, 2019, Gloria Felisa Arzumanian (née Djivelekian) passed away at Bridgepoint Active Healthcare at the age of 80 with her beloved children by her side. Gloria, known as Phyllis to many, will forever be remembered as a loving mother and mother in-law to Parunag (Natasha), Talin and Nadine (Alberto), and Grandma and ‘Mimi’ to grandsons Leo, Alex and Brando. Gloria was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina to Hayk and Lucine Djivelekian and was a sister to Mary (Eduardo) Hairabedian. At the age of 27, Gloria moved to Canada where she met her husband, the late Ohannes Arzumanian. Gloria was a devoted wife, mother and homemaker and supported her family in all of their activities. She enjoyed swimming in the ocean during her Florida vacations. Being a teacher before marriage, Gloria taught English to newcomers in her later years and had a life-long love of learning, which she instilled in her children and grandchildren. Gloria will be greatly missed. Visitation at the Holy Trinity Armenian Church, 920 Progress Avenue, on Friday, January 3, at 10:30 a.m., followed by the Service at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Those who wish, may make donations to Holy Trinity Armenian Church in memory of Gloria.