Family-Placed Death Notice
ARTHUR B. ABELING Arthur "Art" Abeling, age 74, of Kennesaw, GA went home to be with the Lord suddenly on Monday, January 15, 2007. He was born in Ilion, NY on January 12, 1933. He received his Masters degree at Georgia Tech after his stint in the US Navy. He was a retired mathematics professor having taught at Dekalb College (Perimeter College) and later at Emory University. Art was a founding member and long time Treasurer of The Church of Jesus Our Shepherd as well as a member of the Board of The Vineyards of Kennesaw where he lived. Art was participating in an IPF study at Emory at the time of his death. His first wife Marlene, his children's mother, preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Virginia; adult children David Abeling, Leigh Eschaveria, Lynn Hayes, Sharon Bush, Carol Hornsby; stepchildren Lynne Saunders and Michael Forney, and 12 grandchildren. The memorial service will be held on Sunday, January 21 beginning at 10:30 am at The Church of Jesus Our Shepherd. The church meets at the Hilton Hotel, 5993 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, Norcross. Rev. Tom Belt officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be sent to Papa's Pantry, 6551 Commerce Pkwy, Suite 200, Woodstock GA 30189, or online at papaspantry.org. Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home in Kennesaw is in charge of arrangements.