John Haywood Abraham, Sr.|
October 21, 1928
February 21, 2013
Resident of Fremont
Entered into rest on February 21, 2013 in Redwood City, CA at the age of 84. Devoted husband of 61 years to Shirley M. Abraham. Beloved father of John (Brenda) Abraham, Jr., Ricky Abraham, Sr., and Susan Ingebretsen. Cherished grandfather of Becky, Michael, Ricky, Jr., Lindsay, David, and Brian. Great-grandfather of 9. Treasured brother of Bob (Julie) Abraham, and Gary (Ann) Bridge.
Born October 21, 1928 in Oakland, CA, John was a U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII and the Korean War. Upon his return he worked as a traffic supervisor for General Motors for 35 years. He was a member of Acacia Lodge #243, past master of Gemini Lodge in Fremont, and past patron of Orient Chapter of Eastern Star in Fremont. He loved fishing, and spending time with his family especially his grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held for John on Saturday, March 2, 1pm at Fremont Chapel of the Roses, 1940 Peralta Blvd., Fremont, CA 94536. Inurnment at Grass Valley Foresters Cemetery in Grass Valley, CA.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of John to Shriners Hospitals for Children#174; #8212; Northern California, 2425 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95817.
Published in Inside Bay Area on Feb. 24, 2013