Passed away in his home on November 14, 2012 after a brave battle with bladder cancer. He was born in New York on September 22, 1931. After his parents died, both he and his brother were then sent to Istanbul where they were raised by their grandmother. He found his way to San Francisco and worked for Local Union 44 and retired as secretary/treasurer.
Abraham is survived by his wife, Regina; his three children, Tessie Arenas (spouse, Christopher Ormsby), Peter (Christine)
Arenas, and Carol (Frank)
Medina. He is also survived by his grandchildren, John (his wife, Michelle), Rachelle, Brendan, Lano and Julian; his great-grandchildren, Jeremy, Jade and Mikayla, and his brother, Tom (wife, Sabahat) He is loved by all and will be missed by a multitude of friends and family.
Friends and family may visit Monday, November 19, 2012 from 3-9pm and are invited to attend the Vigil Service at 7:30pm at Duggan's Serra Mortuary, 500 Westlake Ave, Daly City. The Funeral Service will held on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 12pm also at Duggan's Serra Mortuary, followed by the interment at Cypress Lawn Cemetery, Colma. Reception to follow burial.
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