Obituary of Arthur Sarkis Satian
On Tuesday, Dec 8, 2020, Arthur Sarkis Satian, loving son, devoted husband and supportive father of three girls passed away at age 55, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.
He was born on October 26,1965 in Fairfax,Virginia to Sarkis and Margie Satian. He was an accomplished entrepreneur and a successful local builder and developer.
Arto had a passion for his family, sports cars, all kinds of music and many other pursuits. One of his greatest gifts was his ability to build and create and draw beauty out of everything he touched. He was known for his quick wit, his infectious smile, and his kind and compassionate spirit. With his awesome sense of humor and talent for accents, he kept his friends and family smiling.
He was proud of his Armenian heritage and served his community from youth through his entire life. He was a member of The Knights of Vartan, a brotherhood which he loved and cherished.
He is survived by his wife Suleima Satian, former wife, Sylva Satian, his three daughters, Taleen, Nicole, and Allison, his mother, Margie Satian, father, Sarkis Satian, his step-mother Mary Satian, his sister, Rosemary, and his brother (from another mother) Varouj, his step-siblings Heather, Holly and Heath, along with many loving cousins, nephews and nieces . Due to the current Covid Pandemic, a private funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at St. Mary Armenian Church at 11:00 A.M.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to:
The Arto Satian Charitable Fund
c/o Varoujan Varoujanian
46412 Esterbrook Circle
Sterling, VA 20165
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network at www.pancan.org/donate. (reference Arthur Satian)