ABRAHA SalemPosted: May 22nd, 2013
1974 ~ 2013
It is with deep sadness that the family of SALEM ABRAHA announce his passing on Saturday, May 18, 2013 with his wife by his side, after a courageous battle with cancer.
He leaves behind his loving wife and partner of 5 years Gail McKenzie Abraha of Lethbridge, AB; mother Tsehai Abraha of Lethbridge, AB; father Dr. Berhane Abraha of Toronto, ON; brother Lewi of Edmonton, AB; grandmother Hiwet of Seattle,WA and many aunts, uncles and cousins in both the United States and Ethiopia; father and mother-in-law Owen and Paula McKenzie of Portage la Prairie, MB; brother-in-law Adam (Carie) McKenzie of Saskatoon, SK and the extended McKenzie and Chapman relatives in Alberta; as well as many friends across Canada and the globe that he made through his 38 year life journey.
Viewing will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2013 from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm at THE GATE, 522-3rd Ave South Lethbridge.
Funeral will be on Friday, May 24, 2013 at 10:30 am at VICTORY CHURCH, 1 Mile East of Lethbridge on Highway 3. Interment to follow in the Mountain View Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Salem’s Mother’s mission in Ethiopia “Ethio-World Mission of Canada” P.O. Box 2062, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 4K6.
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