|Birth: ||Jan. 14, 1939|
|Death: ||Mar. 16, 1966, Vietnam|
The 27-year-old private first class served in the Army from 1960 to 1963 after graduating from Springfield High School and spending two years at Ithaca (NY) College. Before reenlisting in November 1965, Abey worked at the Southern Home for Children on S. Broad Street and at an employment agency. He was sent to Viet Nam, where he was a company clerk with the 25th Administrative Company of the 25th Infantry Division. Abey died at Tan Son Nhut, near Saigon, on March 16, 1966. He was survived by his parents and a brother.
The Philadelphia Daily News, special supplement entitled 'SIX HUNDRED AND THIRTY,' October 26, 1987.
George Washington Memorial Park Cemetery
Created by: Dolores Maxwell
Record added: Feb 15, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24647593
Forget Me Nots for a family war hero. My Mom, Joyce, has always made sure I knew you were her cousin...our family. I'm honored and humbled by your sacrifice for our freedoms. Thank you. Rest easy in the hands of our Lord my cousin.|
Added: Jan. 18, 2015
Freedom isn't Free, some paid for it|
Added: Jan. 5, 2013
Thank you for your great sacrifice in preserving our country's freedoms. I will honor you in the only way that I can . . . by remembering you always. May you rest in peace.|
Charles A. Lewis
Added: Jun. 14, 2012
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