Obituaries
Home
Services
Jobe Funeral Home-Monroeville
445 Beatty Road
Monroeville, PA 15146
(412) 856-4747
Resources
ABELSON Pages (100+)
See More >
ABELSON Mentions
See More >

MICHAEL A. ABELSON

Obituary Condolences Gallery

MICHAEL A. ABELSON Obituary
ABELSON MICHAEL A.
Age 68, of Pittsburgh, passed away peacefully on July 22, 2014. Beloved son of the late Robert and Evelyn (Frankel) Abelson; brother of the late Barbara (surviving spouse Mel) Hackman and Dennis (surviving spouse Lu Ann) Abelson; dear uncle of Jennifer (Raymond) Dunlap, James (Melissa) Hackman, Jill Wilson and Elizabeth (John Paul) Reed; great-uncle to Bryan and Eric Wilson, and Justin and Samantha Hackman. He will be missed by his special friend, Rosa Lee Lewis. After graduating from Taylor Alderice High School and Carnegie Mellon's School of Music, Mike began his labor of love teaching music in the Pittsburgh Public Schools. His students were the joy of his life. Michael was a musical genius, piano accompanist, prolific arranger for horn choir, and composer. His last composition was performed May 6, 2013. Michael was best known for his kindness, generosity and prodigious memory. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday 10 a.m. at the Mt. Lebanon Cemetery. Arrangements by the JOBE FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, INC. (MONROEVILLE / PLUM CHAPEL), Monroeville (412- 856-4747). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the Pittsburgh Promise, 1901 Centre Ave., Suite 204, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.
www.jobefuneralhome.com
Send condolences at post-gazette.com/gb
Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from July 24 to July 25, 2014
+
Read More
Please add or record a video for the family of MICHAEL ABELSON Add a video +
Photos
View All
Add +