Abe Grabia was born on Dec. 22, 1925, and passed away on Jan. 15, 2024. He was born in Brzesko-Nowe, Poland, to Zelik and Perla of blessed memory. Abe emigrated to the United States in the late 1940s and lived in the New York metro area.
He was a concentration camp survivor. Despite many hardships during years of forced labor and bearing witness to horrible acts he managed to move on. Abe married the love of his life, Selma, and raised a family. He worked for many years with Atlanta Suburbia, a residential developer, with his good friends and fellow survivors, Alex and Ben Gross. Abe is survived by his two sons, Leonard and Steven, his daughters-in-law, Joanne and Cheryl, and his two maternal grandchildren, Josh (Susanna) and Brian.
The funeral was on Wednesday, Jan. 17, graveside at Arlington Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Eternal Life Hemshech for restorative work on the memorial to the six million at Greenwood Cemetery.