Fred "Freddie" Abramson

Fred was born March 6, 1925 in Harrisburg, PA. He is predeceased by his parents: Harry and Sarah (Wolf) Abramson and five of his siblings, Ike, Jean and Charles Abramson, Freda Caplan and Beatrice Seidner.

He is survived by his sister, Rose (Peany) Sherman of Lewistown, PA as well as many nephews and nieces.

Freddie served in the United States Army in WWII in Patton's 3rd Army, tank division.

He was in the Normandy invasion after "D" day. Later after landing, his unit was attacked in the Battle of the Bulge. Later stationed in Europe, he saw some of the Jewish internment camps being liberated in Czechoslovakia.

He dropped out of State College High School in his junior year to fight for his country. Subsequently, many years later State College High School awarded him his high school diploma for his service to his country. He was very proud of this honor.

After the war, Freddie became an owner of Abramson Auto Wrecking in State College and Lamar until he retired.

He was of the Jewish faith. He was a member of the VFW of Pleasant Gap, PA, the Nittany Lion Club, PARTS. He was an avid Penn State football fan and enjoyed hosting pre-game tailgates. He enjoyed attending auto races at the Port Royal Speedway.

Graveside service with full military honors will be Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at 12:30 pm at Centre County Memorial Park.

Memorial Contributions may be directed to the charity of the donor's choice.