WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) mourns the loss of long-time trustee and Assembly Board Solicitor Albert Momjian, who passed away yesterday. Albert was an Assembly Fellow Trustee for over 25 years and served on the Assembly’s Board of Trustees as Solicitor from 1990-2015, until his son Mark Momjian took over his position.
“Albert Momjian’s dedication and invaluable counsel to the Armenian Assembly will be deeply missed. He served the legal profession and the Armenian American community with merit and grace, setting standards for exceptional leadership,” stated Armenian Assembly Board of Trustees Co-Chairs Anthony Barsamian and Van Krikorian. “His spirit and character have helped shape many of our successes, inspired by his ongoing commitment and tireless efforts. Our hearts and prayers go out to his wonderful family,” they added.
In addition to the Assembly, Albert Momjian was President of the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA) from 1993-1997 and sat on the Board of Directors as the Solicitor for both AMAA and the Armenian Sisters Academy. He was also active in the Armenian Evangelical World Council, where he served as Treasurer.
A nationally renowned family law attorney, Albert Momjian’s was a retired Partner at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP. In 2015, he was honored by the American Jewish Community as the recipient of the Judge Learned Hand Award, meant for “outstanding leaders in the legal profession who exemplify the high principles for which Judge Learned Hand was renowned.” He also served as Honorary Consul to the Republic of Haiti.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. (visiting hours 9:30-11:00 a.m.) on Saturday, July 16th at Armenian Martyrs’ Congregational Church, located at 100 N. Edmonds Avenue, Havertown, PA 19083.
Established in 1972, the Armenian Assembly of America is the largest Washington-based nationwide organization promoting public understanding and awareness of Armenian issues. The Assembly is a non-partisan, 501©(3) tax-exempt membership organization.
Photo Caption (L-R): Joseph Stein, Armenian Assembly of America Board Member Joyce Stein, Esther Momjian, and the late Albert Momjian at the 2001 Armenian Assembly Board of Trustees Meeting at Boca Raton, Florida.