Abraham Toros Apidgian

December 22, 1923March 15, 2014
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Longtime Downey resident, Abraham (A.T.) Jerry Apidgian, of Huntington Beach, California, passed away at age 90 on Saturday, March 15, 2014, peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loving family.

Jerry was born in Fresno, California on December 22, 1923. He graduated from Fresno Technical High School before serving his country in World War II, in the Ninth Air Force, 468th Fighting Group.

Jerry married his beautiful bride Jeanne in 1949. They had three children: Lynda, Michael, and Cynthia.

For over 40 years, Jerry worked as a successul general building contractor, establishing Apidgian Construction Company in 1964. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, traveling, ballroom dancing, and old time gospel music.

Jerry is survived by Jeanne, his wife of 65 years; sister Margaret Whalen, daughters Lynda Rutherford (Gary) and Cynthia Lee (Sid), son Michael; his grandchildren, Lyndsy, Gina, Bryanne, Sasha, Larisa; and his great-grandson Brody Seth.

Services will be held on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at Westminster Memorial Park, Westmister, California. Viewing will begin at 11:15 a.m., followed by memorial service at 12:00 noon.

Memorial donations may be given to the American Kidney Foundation.

Arrangements under the direction of Westminster Memorial Park Mortuary ~FD1030, Westminster, CA.



  • Visitation Saturday, March 22, 2014
  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 22, 2014


  • Graveside Service

Abraham Toros Apidgian

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Cindi Lee

April 15, 2014

Sleep in heavenly peace dad~

March 30, 2014

Our love to all of you

lynda rutherford

March 29, 2014

My dad

MY grief is overwhelming

Lola Turner

March 28, 2014

So sorry for your loss. Wish we lived closer to you all. We love you all. Prayers for you all.

Dan & Kathi Waldron

March 18, 2014

In Loving Memory of, Jerry, a true Patriarch of a loving and blessed family.
We lift you up in prayer during this sad time. Our love to you all,

Doris Anderson

March 18, 2014

Dear Lynda, it's so hard to say goodbye to our dads! I pray that your heart will be full of great memories of him. I know he's probably playing a round of golf with my dad right now. May the love and peace of Jesus surround you and your family during this difficult time.
Love you, my friend.

Pat Flores

March 17, 2014

"Cindi ~ You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers."

Pat Flores

March 17, 2014

"Cindi ~ you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time." If you need anything at all...I'm right here.

Janet Worley

March 17, 2014

I'm so sorry for your loss, my heart goes out to you and your family. I hope that the wonderful memories of your father will help to get you all through this difficult time.

March 17, 2014

Cindi, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Louella Fink