Chuck Schumer, Senate Majority leader, announced the death of his father Abe Wednesday at the ripe old age of 98.
“In so many ways—he personified the greatest generation,” Schumer saidIn a statement about social media
Schumer described the father of his son as a strong and kind man.
Schumer stated, “He accepted whatever was presented to him, no matter how hard, did his work, never complained.” “An amazing husband, parent, grandparent, great-grandparent. We miss him and love him.
The following is an extract from the New York Daily News,Schumer revealed to reporters earlier this year that his father had been admitted to the hospital following a recent cardiac procedure.
On Veterans Day, Schumer sharedHe took a photo of his father who was in a wheelchair. Schumer thanked the father for his service in World War II.