Barkev Kevranian, 82, of South San Francisco, died April 17, 2013.
He was born in Aleppo, Syria on May 5, 1930. He was the son of the late Nourijan and Azniv Kevranian (Araradian).
He emigrated to the United States in 1976 with his family. He worked for Dianda’s Italian American Bakery in San Francisco. From 1980 to 1998, he had his own business on Broadway in Burlingame, Harold’s Shoe Repair.
Husband, father and grandfather, he is survived by his wife Vartouhi Kevranian, son Nourijan “John” Kevranian (Nora), daughter Shoghig “Shirley” Andriopoulos (Pantelis). He is also survived by six grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to The KZV Armenian school, San Francisco in memory of Barkev Kevranian.
Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Saint Gregory Armenian Church, 51 Commonwealth Ave., San Francisco.