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DECEASED:
Geoff Abraham

DATE OF DEATH:
Tuesday, January 7, 2020


DATE OF FUNERAL:
Monday, January 13, 2020


TIME OF FUNERAL:
12:00 PM


PLACE OF FUNERAL:
Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church


PLACE OF BURIAL:


VISITATION INFORMATION:
Visitation will begin 11:00 AM at the church.

DONATIONS:
  • St. Elizabeth Catholic School 150 Florence Avenue, Clarksdale, MS, 38614
  • Seasons Hospice Foundation 8537 Solutions Center, Chicago, IL, 60677

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    OBITUARY:
    It is with great sadness that the family of Geoff Abraham announces his passing on January 7, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Josephine Abraham. Geoff is survived by his wife of 47 years, Joan; daughters Brooke (Mike) Harris, Amanda Abraham (Brian Kee), Janna (Charles) Charoenlap; grandchildren Grace, Elijah, Stella, Alice, and Cece; siblings Betty Jo “BJ” Abraham, Georgia Wilson, and George Abraham Jr. (Shirley); and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Funeral Mass will be held Monday, January 13, at 12 noon, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 2855 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta, GA, 30329. Visitation will be held at 11am at the church, and reception at the church will immediately follow Mass. Interment will be at a later date at Honey Creek Woodlands in Conyers, GA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Elizabeth Catholic School, 150 Florence Avenue, Clarksdale, MS, 38614; Seasons Hospice Foundation, 8537 Solutions Center, Chicago, IL, 60677; or donor’s favorite charity. Sign online guest book at www.fischerfuneralcare.com. Arrangements by Fischer Funeral Care; (678) 514-1000. Geoff was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi on April 29, 1948. For his early education, he attended St. Elizabeth Catholic School, where he enjoyed serving as an altar boy. He had the great advantage of spending his youth surrounded by the supportive Lebanese community in the Mississippi Delta, living close to many aunts, uncles, cousins, and close family friends. He earned both his Bachelors and Masters degrees at Delta State University. During his college years, he enjoyed going on motorcycle rides and working summers at Glacier National Park, where he met his lifelong friend, Dick Bethel. After living in Mississippi and Tennessee, Geoff and Joan settled in the Atlanta area where they raised three beautiful daughters. He loved spending time with his family and particularly cherished serving in the role of “Giddy” to his five grandchildren. While he began his career as an accountant, his true passion was information technology and working with computers, which he continued to enjoy after retirement. In recent years, he returned to his accounting roots to work part time with Jackson Hewitt Tax Service. In retirement, he enjoyed making new friends, helping people, and tinkering with electronic gadgets. Geoff was dedicated to his Catholic faith. He and his friend from church, Andy Hoeckele, met for breakfast every Saturday for many years. Among his favorite treats were ice cream, iced tea, and Kibbie, his favorite Lebanese dish. Geoff will be fondly remembered by his friends and family as a loyal and loving man of faith.


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    The Fischer Family would like to extend their sincere condolences and sympathies during this difficult time.
    Abbie MansourJan 11 2020 12:43 am
    BJ, just wanted you to know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. May God hold you in His mighty arms and give you comfort and fill your minds with great memories. Love you, Abbie and Jon
    Diana and David MooreJan 10 2020 08:49 pm
    Dear Family, We are so deeply saddened to hear the passing of loved ones. We are neighbors to Mr. Geoff brother, Mr. George and Ms. Shirley. We love them dearly. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers and we will make a donation in Mr. Geoff's memory. God Bless, Diana and David Moore
    Rosalie FranksJan 10 2020 12:12 pm
    Joan, You and family are in my thoughts and prayers during these difficult days. Take care and know that time does heal heal.
    Kathy and David KeeJan 9 2020 10:40 am
    We are so sorry for your loss and send comfort and our love to all. Kathy and David
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