Gilbert W. Abrams, 79, of Bloomsburg, formally of Sykesville, passed away Sunday, May 26, 2013 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA.
Born on March 20, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pa, the son of the late Gilbert and Margert(Gilpin) Abrams. On November 10, 1956 he married Jane(Fox) Abrams, who passed away on August 27, 2004.
He was a graduate of Dobbins Vocational Tech School and enlisted in the United States Army Reserves. He was the owner of Daria Metal Chassis and Box Company from 1958-1992. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Mason Philadelphia-Potter Lodge #72, Harrisville Trap and Skeet, All Seasons Trap and Skeet, Lions Club, Salvation Army and lifetime member of NRA.
Gilbert is survived by two children: Gilbert Abrams of Bloomsburg, PA and Joanna Abrams Histand of Killen, AL; two grandchildren: Laura Schofield and Justin Schofield both of Perkasie, PA; a brother Rowland Abrams of MO.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and brother, Jack Abrams.
A funeral service will be held at 4:00pm on Friday, May 31, 2013 at the Mohney Yargar Funeral Chapel, Inc. with Rev Dawn Karishart Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 1:00pm until 4:00pm on Friday, May 31 at the Mohney Yargar Funeral Chapel, Inc. A Masonic Memorial Service will be held at 2:00PM, by the Garfield Lodge #559 F + AM.
Memorial contributions can be made to: Philadelphia-Potter Lodge #72: 7816 Summerdale Ave Philadelphia, PA 19111 or Grace United Methodist Church: 32 E Main St Sykesville, PA 15865.