In Remembrance of Edwin J. Abeloff

Edwin J. Abeloff

Edwin J. Abeloff

Dickson City, PA August 10, 1949 ~ December 17, 2014 Date of Service: December 22, 2014

Edwin J. Abeloff, 65, of Dickson City, died Wednesday morning in the Commonwealth Hospice of Northeast PA.  He and his wife, the former Ann Marie Warner, were married on August 14, 1988.

Born in Scranton, son of the late Maynard and Serena Glantz Abeloff, he was a graduate of Scranton Central High School and had been employed by Racusin’s and Screiber’s stores in Scranton, and later at Kelly Volkswagen for many years.  He was an automobile and music enthusiast who truly loved his family, children, friends and all people he met.  In turn, Edwin was beloved and treasured by his family and his host of friends.  He was unfailingly kind and compassionate, to people and animals alike.  He will be deeply missed by all.

Also surviving is a daughter, Amy Abeloff of Concord, NH; a son, Andrew William Abeloff and fiancée Melissa Mihalich of Throop; his sister Emily Adler and husband David of Dalton; as well as nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

The funeral will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with services by Rabbi Daniel Swartz.  Interment to follow in SS. Cyril and Methodius Cemetery, Peckville.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

Shiva will be observed at the home of his sister and brother-in-law, 202 Woodlea Road, Dalton, on Monday evening from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday afternoon from 2-4 p.m.

Memorial contributions in Edwin’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society, 712 S. Keyser Ave., Taylor, 18517.

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Maritza Adonis
Posts: 6
To the Abeloff Family, esp. Amy
Reply #3 on : Sun December 21, 2014, 09:48:50
Greetings Abeloff Family:

Although I did not have an opportunity to meet the man who made my friend half as great as she is, I had the opportunity to meet her--Amy Abeloff. Amy is a wonderful, genuine, and overall fun-spirited young lady. These attributes of which I'm had everything to do with having a father like Mr. Abeloff. During this tough time, I wish Amy and the Abeloff family, strength and peace.


Maritza T. Adonis
David and Lucia Peregrim
Posts: 6
Our Condolences
Reply #2 on : Sat December 20, 2014, 11:33:22
Words can not express how deeply saddened we are to hear the passing of Edwin. Dave was a long time co worker of his and will always remember the best times with him. He was great to work with and great to be around. May you continue to shine in the heavens and entertain them with your love of music. You were the one of many sincere people we have ever met. You will be truly missed and the memories will never be forgotten. Prayers to the family at this difficult time.
Ellen Smertz Strichartz
Posts: 6
Edwin Abeloff
Reply #1 on : Fri December 19, 2014, 20:58:20
Eddie and I were friends as children, teenagers and young adults. He never failed to make me laugh. The two of us used to love to dance together and shared many good times (a few not so good ones as well). Every time I reminisced about my younger days in Scranton, Eddie's name always came up and it always brought a smile to my face.
MAy he rest in peace.