On May 20, 2019, Jacques Guerguerian died peacefully in his home in Mission Viejo, CA. Jacques was born in Giza, Egypt on March 17,1932 to Soraya Hamaoui and Bedros Guerguerian, who were Syrian and Armenian immigrants. In 1965, he married Mary Minas in Cairo and immediately immigrated to Montreal, Canada where they had two children.
Jacques was a sales and marketing engineer for the German electronics company Siemens for 40 years. He enjoyed connecting with people, traveling, learning different languages, and telling jokes. He was a lover of art and supported his children in their artistic careers. He collected pieces throughout his many decades of travel, and spent time painting and sculpting in his retirement.
He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Mary; two children, Paul “River” Guerguerian and Claudine Guerguerian Mansour; five grandchildren, Amba, Cecilia, Mark, Eloise, and Grace; daughter-in-law Holly; and son-in-law Farid. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday May 28, 2019 at St. Kilian’s Church at 26872 Estanciero Dr, Mission Viejo, CA 92691.
- Date & Time: May 28, 2019 (11:30 AM)
- Venue: St. Kilian Catholic Church - Hughes Hall
- Location: 26872 Estanciero Drive Mission Viejo, CA 92691 - (Get Directions)