Obituary for Miranda L Dermanelian

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Miranda L Dermanelian

February 9, 1989 - March 14, 2014

Miranda L. Dermanelian, age 25 passed away all too soon on Friday afternoon, March 14, 2014 at the IU Health – Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was a resident of Indianapolis and a former resident of Morgantown.

Miranda was born in Lubbock, TX on February 9, 1989 to her parents: Michael D. and Margie M. (McGuire) Dermanelian. She was a 2007 graduate of Indian Creek High School in Trafalgar. During high school she participated in varsity cheerleading and softball. Miranda went on to serve as a Private with the United States Army. After the service she graduated from Empire Cosmetology School in Indianapolis and has worked as a self-employed Cosmetologist for the past five years.

She was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church in Nashville and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, especially her children.

Miranda is survived by her children: Jalynne M. Dunn of Princes Lakes & Cameron A. Evans of Indianapolis; father: Michael D. (Ann) Dermanelian of Scottsdale, AZ; and her three sisters: Michaela A. Dermanelian of Alpha, IL, McKenzie E. Dermanelian of Camby, and Marissa L. Dermanelian of Phoenix, AZ. She will be remembered by her paternal grandfather: Dave H.T. Dermanelian of Phoenix, AZ; and a niece: Payten Krause of Alpha, IL.

She was preceded in death by her mother Margie, on December 5, 2006 and her maternal grandparents: Frank & Pauline McGuire; and paternal grandmother: Shirley J. Dermanelian.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Agnes Catholic Church, 1008 McLary Road in Nashville. Friends may call from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown with graveside military rites presented by the Martinsville American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars Honor Guards.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Miranda to the Jalynne & Cameron College Education Trust Fund, PO Box 308 Morgantown, IN 46160.

Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Dermanelian family at

Information: (812) 597-4670


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Born: February 9, 1989
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Condolences for Miranda Dermanelian

Pam Shelburne posted on 1/1/00

Hi Michael~ You may not remember me, I was your librarian in Morgantown (I'm still there). I was horrified to learn of Miranda's death. Please know that I pray for you and your family in your hour of despair. I know there is nothing anyone can say or do to really console you. Although I often got the girls mixed up, I can still see Peggy clear as day in my mind's eye. You have had too much heartbreak, more than one should have to bear. Go with God, Pam~


Jay Leon posted on 1/1/00

Please accept our deepest sympathy. There are no words that run deep enough to take away your sorrow at present but please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. And know that God soon will turn your mourning into dancing. God bless you


Lisa Miller posted on 1/1/00

My prayers are with each of you at this time. I never met Miranda, but was at the scene last Friday. I have two daughters, one just turned 26. I am in shock at her passing, but I know she is with our Lord. My sincere condolences and blessings to her family and children. May she rest in peace and the perpetual light of God shine upon her. Amen


Kenneth Watkins posted on 1/1/00

I send my deepest Condolences to the entire Dermanelian family regarding the sudden passing of Miranda on March 14, 2014. I am confident she is now with her loving savior, Jesus Christ, Son of God, and am confident also that we shall see her again one fine day. - KRW


Sarah Melone posted on 1/1/00

My heart breaks for the family and my thoughts and prayers are with you!! Miranda went to school with my daughter, Emily Downey! Please know we are thinking of you during this difficult time!


Amanda Roth posted on 1/1/00

So sad and tragic to hear of Miranda's death. Along with the rest of the St. Agnes Parish family, I will be praying for Miranda's children, family, and friends.


Julie Baade posted on 1/1/00

I loved Miranda's smile! It could light up a room. She always gave us hugs at Lincoln Square Pancake House when we were in there for breakfast. She will be dearly missed by everyone who knew her! May the family find peace with the beautiful memories of Miranda! May God Bless your soul Miranda!


Jeffrey Gerholt posted on 1/1/00

Praying for the family for comfort.I met Miranda at IGA when her mother would bring the girls in for there weekly shopping..


Gary Campbell posted on 1/1/00

I was so sad to hear about Miranda. You have my deepest prayers. As a former teacher of all you girls, I will never forget you.


Jim Markland posted on 1/1/00

Michael, in the short time we worked together I came to know you as a man that cherished his family. I am so sorry. Praying...


Victor Guerrero posted on 1/1/00

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family through this heartbreaking time. There's nothing I can say that will ease your pain but I just wanted you to know I am thinking of you. My deepest condolences.


Tina Mitchell posted on 1/1/00

Sending prayers to the family.


Sharon & Don Roth posted on 1/1/00

So tragic to hear of Miranda's young life taken so soon! Prayers for all her family especially her children, sisters & father. She had a wonderful smile. Family has been through too much in their young lifes. You have a lot of love, support & prayers from your St. Agnes family.


michael mitchell posted on 1/1/00

Thoughts and Prayers to the family.


Theresa Hayes (Malone) posted on 1/1/00

Thoughts and prayers being sent to all the Dermanelian family during this most tragic and heartbreaking loss. Miranda was in my Sunday School class at St. Agnes MANY years ago--she had such an outgoing, captivating personality. She was beautiful, charming and always brought a smile! My heart goes out to you all, God Bless.