Obituary: Leon Abramson

Obituary: Leon Abramson

He was married for 76 years and lived to the age of 102.

Leon Abramson of Atlanta, formerly of Shreveport, La., passed away Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, at the amazing age of 102.

He was predeceased by his wife of 76 years, Libbie Bliss Abramson, and is survived by his daughter and her husband, Marcia A. and Larry D. Spielberger of Atlanta; his granddaughter, Julie Korotkin, and her husband, Stephen Laughlin; and great-grandsons Syrus and Liam Laughlin of Denver. Leon also is survived by his extended Atlanta family: Lori, Robert, Carly, Julia and Marc Silverman; Lee, David, Sarah and Adam Spielberger; Lynne Spielberger; David and Daniel Maslia; and many nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank very special caregivers Rose Flowers, Eloise Levine, Simone Loyd, Nekeisha Miles and Sharon Stevens for their loving and tender care. Leon will be greatly missed by all who knew him and remembered for his devotion to his family and his religion and for his love of life, his wit, “Jeopardy!” and the Dallas Cowboys.

Sign the online guestbook at Graveside services were held Sunday, Dec. 24, at Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs with Rabbi Neil Sandler officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Ahavath Achim Synagogue, Temple Sinai, Weinstein Hospice or the charity of your choice. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.

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