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Abraham FriedmanAbraham Friedman, a former examiner at the New York Stock Exchange, passed away Oct. 1, 2012, in Denver. Rabbi Bernard Gerson officiated at the Oct. 3 graveside service at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.

“He was an accomplished man who led a long and bountiful life,” the family said.

Mr. Friedman was born July 22, 1917, in Manhattan, NY. He went to New Utrecht High School and graduated from the City College of New York in 1939.

A captain in the US Army Air Corps from 1943-1945, Mr. Friedman served in the 77th carrier squadron in the European Theater during WW II.

He was married to Helen Blynn from 1945 until 1970, when she passed away.

A CPA, Mr. Friedman was head of the US Dept. of Treasury’s investigation bureau in Brooklyn, 1945-1970; and an examiner at the New York Stock Exchange, 1970-1990.

Mr. Friedman married Selma G. Friedman on Feb. 25, 1975.

The couple moved to Denver in 1995.

A member of the Jewish War Veterans, Mr. Friedman belonged to numerous CPA organizations.

Mr. Friedman is survived by his wife Selma Gilson Friedman; sons Charles Friedman and Miles (Lainie) Friedman; stepdaughter Della (Jeff) Levy; grandchildren Ben (Jenn), Sarah, Mark, Henry, Alex and Julia; great-grandchild Annabel; and son-in-law Carl (the late Marla Gilson) Tuvin.

Contributions may be made to JFS or Rodef Shalom.

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