Mr. Abram “Abe” Unger late of Abbotsford, BC passed away very peacefully on December 30, 2011 at the age of 91 at Abbotsford Regional Hospital. He is survived by his loving wife, Leona; 4 children, Rick (Sandi), Bob (Eva), Kathy (Eric) Janzen, Jim (Sylvia); 12 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; and other relatives. He was predeceased by his son, Shelby in 1981; and 6 siblings.
Born in Russia on April 26, 1920, Abe came to Canada with his family at the age of 3. He met and married Leona in Herbert, SK and they moved to Abbotsford in 1949. Abe was very proud of his work as a carpenter and home builder. He and Leona enjoyed a long and healthy retirement being together at home, traveling and spending time with family.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 2:00 pm at Henderson’s Funeral Home, 34537 Marshall Road, Abbotsford, BC, with Pastor Lyle Magnus officiating. Donations may be made to the Cardiac Care Unit at Abbotsford Regional Hospital. The family would like to thank the staff at Abbotsford Regional Hospital, specifically the Cardiac Care Unit, Dr. Sayeh and the Emergency Department for their exceptional care. Tributes and condolences may be left at www.hendersonsabbotsfordfunerals.com
Henderson’s Funeral Home 604-854-5534