Armen Renjilian ’52 passed away December 22, 2017, of natural causes at the age of 88.33333. He always wanted credit for the months after his last birthday.
Armen was a member of the first pledge class of Sigma Chi. He worked in the Albany/Troy area most of his life and was the manager of Material Sciences at Albany International Corporation retiring at 81 having been a consultant to Albany International for many years after his official retirement. He was an expert in water chemistry related to paper making processes and did some of the original work to covert the industry from wool to nylon industrial fabrics (and other polymers). He holds 6 patents in this area. Armen met Lois (his wife) at a party held at 58 Pinewoods Ave. Their son, Rick Renjilian, is a member of the class of 1981 and lives in Port Washington, NY.
His wake will be on January 11 and funeral services on January 12 in Latham.