Myron Konjoyan 1931-2018

Lamorinda business owner Myron Konjoyan.

    Myron Seamone Konjoyan passed on Sept. 13, 2018 after a short illness. Myron was born May 7, 1931 in Oakland and was raised in Glendale, CA. Nicknamed “Rocky,” he was a basketball star at Hoover High School and attended Glendale College. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War, After his discharge, he married Arax Tulanian in 1955, and would go on to found two successful businesses: The Rheem Patio in Moraga and later Konjoyan’s Oriental Rugs in Lafayette.
    Myron was an active member of the Armenian Triple X Fraternity, in which he held leadership positions in his chapter, and he was a faithful member of St. Vartan’s Apostolic Church in Oakland and a former chairman of its trustees.
    He will be missed by his wife, Arax, sons Jon and David, daughter Nancy Kurkjian, daughter-in-law Pamela Madieros, son-in-law Rick Kurkjian, grandchildren, Karly and Adam Kurkjian and brother, Norman Konjoyan.
    His family would like to thank his many Orinda customers for their support over the years.

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