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Planned Giving

In addition to one-time and recurring pledge donations, many faithful of St. Hagop, including those recognized below, have contributed to the future of our church by making a legacy gift in their wills. Legacy gifts through bequests and other gift provisions are vitally important to building for the future of St. Hagop Armenian Church. Legacy gifts are either outright gifts (i.e. gifts of appreciated securities, real property, personal property, etc.) or deferred gifts (i.e. bequests, charitable gift annuities, charitable trusts). For more information on including St. Hagop in your planned giving, or to notify the church of a bequest you have already planned, please contact committee chair Michael Shahnasarian or John K. Shamsey, Esq.at 941-586-8415.

France Frankian

France Frankian was a long-time parishioner and dedicated parish council member of St. Hagop Armenian Church who went to his eternal rest on April 5, 2012.  France left a fixed sum in his will of $3,000 for St. Hagop Armenian Church which the church received on October 5, 2012 and has added to its maintenance…

Arda Unjian

Arda Unjian, long time faithful member of St. Hagop Armenian Church, went to his eternal rest on Sunday, February 9, 2014. Arda was a beloved member of our community from very early on. Arda left two gifts to St. Hagop.  The proceeds of the sale of his condominium, which was $70,279.97 as well as a fixed…

Alice Plyler

Alice P. Plyler lived in Lake Alfred, FL and passed away at age 92 Saturday, November 19, 2016. Alice was unable to ever attend St. Hagop, but she kept the church in her heart, even at a distance. She left $5,000 in her will to St. Hagop, designated to aiding Armenian orphans.  The Parish council…

Anonymous Couple

An Anonymous Couple set up a charitable remainder trust naming St. Hagop as 1 of 3 beneficiaries upon their deaths.  The couple’s estate lawyer advised them of the advantages of distributing the money while they are living, rather than through their wills.  In the summer of 2010, the couple presented St. Hagop with a check…