Gabor Olah

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Mr. Gabor Olah, born October 4, 1928 in Egeraracsa, Hungary; late of Abbotsford, BC passed away on January 18, 2014 at the age of 85 in Maple Ridge, BC.

He is survived by children Gabor Olah, Mari Lihyaoui, and Stephen Olah (Margot), step children Andrew Kiss (Jo-Ann), Betty Grabuck (Bill) and Sophie Burkhart (Jim), sister Anne Takacs and grandchildren Kellie-Ann Nelson, Diana Hue, Sean Kisch, Will Markstrom, Alicia Sloan, Kirsten Wheatley, Crystal Sloan, Alannah Olah, Jordan Kiss, Jarek Olah and Adrian Kiss.

He was predeceased by his wife, Alice and parents Istvan & Anna Antal, brothers István and József and sisters Erzsébet & Margit.

At Gabor’s request, there will be no service nor memorial. However, there will be an internment at 2:45 pm, Friday, February 14th, 2014 at Aberdeen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers or donations, please request an auto-biography of my father’s life as a POW during WWII, titled The Price of Freedom to steveolah8@gmail.com.

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  1. Julie & Jim Marshall :

    We are very sorry to hear about the passing of Gabe. We were neighbors of his and Alice when they lived on Maple Ave in Chilliwack. He was a great neighbor and friend. We kept in touch with Gabe and Alice after they moved to Abbotsford. We had another neighbor on Maple Avenue, Helen, who Gabe looked after her husband passed away who was another dear friend. Our condolences to all of his family.

    We would like to get a copy of his book as we remember Gabe telling us about it and it would be interesting to read about his life during WWII.

    Jim & Julie Marshall
    Chilliwack, BC

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