On Saturday, the 17th of March 2007, at 11:00 am, Requiem Mass was held in honor of the deceased Mrs. Sira Aharonian, in Our Lady Of Annunciation Church, in Ashrafieh, Beirut.
Mrs. Aharonian has served for many years in St. Gregory the Illuminator- St. Elie Church and is the mother of Ara Aharonian who's a devoted benefactor to the Armenian Catholic Church and
a member of " Fondation Alliance Armenienne".
The Mass was presided by His Beatitude Nerses Bedros XIX, Catholicos Patriarch of Cilicia for the Armenian Catholics.
The memorial service for Mrs. Aharonian was also attended by the General Representative of the Patriarchal Eparchy, His Excellency Msgr. Vartan Ashkarian, the Eparchy assistant Bishop, His
Excellency Mgr. Hovhannes Teyrouzian, Father Kevork Yeghiayan, High Priest of the Patriarchal Clergy Institute of Bzommar, Father Kevork Asadourian, Father Nareg Louisian and Lebanese