Harry Charles Torosian passed away June 16, 2021, in Canton, MI. Born in Detroit on November 2, 1925, he was the son of Hagop "Jack" Torossian and Vartanoush (Nee Kouragian) Torossian. Growing up in the Armenian community of Delray, he graduated from Southwestern High School, where, as an accomplished drummer, he was in the percussion section of the orchestra. Following graduation, he enlisted in the US Army to serve his country in WWII. Attaining the rank of Technician Fifth Grade in the Paratrooper Field Artililary Batallics, Harry was in the occupational forces in Japan.
Returning back home to civilian life in 1947, he married the love of his life, Arshalouis Mary Kaladjian in 1948. The happy couple was blessed with the birth of their daughter and son, Janis and Thomas. Through the ensuing years, the family enjoyed the many vacation trips together, from Michigan to Boston to Florida to California. Their cottage in Caseville, MI holds many memories as does the numerous Winters they spent in Sanibel Island, Florida.
Harry was a hard working man who prepared himself for the future by attending Electronics School. Utilizing that knowledge, he established his own company, Crestwood TV, and served a vast clientele with expert television and electronics repair services for many years, until his retirement.
In his leisure time, Harry proved himself to be an avid hunter and fisherman. He was noted for going on hunting and fishing trips with his brothers and cousins - and later with his son. He was also an exceptional photographer, winning numerous awards for his fine prints. He was a member of the Oakwood Camera Club, where he was awarded the coveted "Photo of the Year", which featured an artistic shot of a Greek Sailor in Tarpon Springs, Florida.
Harry was also a proud contributing member of the community with his many years of membership in the Ararat Lodge Masonic Fraternity.
As he departs from this life of many accomplishments, Harry leaves a legacy of love and friendship.
His beloved wife, Mary; Dearest children, Janis (David) Hayes, Thomas (Lynn) Torossian; Loving Grandchildren, Jason (*Nicole) Hayes, Lindsay (Robert) Lehrer, Michael (Brianne) Torossian, Lauren Torossian & Kie Ahn; 5 Cherished Great-grandchildren; Dear brother, Patrick (Rose) Torossian; And many other relatives, friends and neighbors.
His private funeral service with Military Honors will take place in VA Great Lakes National Cemetery.
The family suggests that memorial donations may be sent to the charity of your choice.
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