Abraham Zimmerman

by | May 4, 2012 | Obituaries

Virginia Beach—Abraham Zimmerman,
92, passed away Monday, April 16, 2012 at Sentara Leigh Hospital.
He had been a resident of Beth Sholom in Virginia Beach before his death.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Helen.
He is survived by two sons and daughter- in-laws, Leonard and Lynne Zimmerman of Cortlandt Manor, N.Y. and Solomon and Lynn Zimmerman of Virginia Beach. He had three grandchildren, Michael Zimmerman of Virginia Beach, Rebecca Williamson and her husband Charles of New York City and Lori Zimmerman of Cortlandt Manor, N.Y. He is also survived by one Great Granddaughter, Harper Lee Williamson and his loving and devoted caregiver Michele Paciello.
Mr. Zimmerman was born on Jan. 21, 1920 in Pabianice, Poland. He was a Holocaust survivor, having been an inmate in the Auchwitz Concentration Camp during World War II. He immigrated to the United States in 1951. He lived in Brooklyn and the Bronx, N.Y. and in his later years in Boca Raton, Fla. After his wife’s death, he moved to Virginia Beach.
Mr. Zimmerman was laid to rest next to his wife at the Mount Moriah Cemetery in Fairview, N.J.