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Dr. Ebraham "Abe" Shekarchi

May 23, 1923 December 2, 2017
Dr. Ebraham "Abe" Shekarchi
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Dr. Ebraham “Abe” Shekarchi, 94, of Bethesda, MD died on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, MD.

Ebraham was born on May 23, 1923 in Iran, a son of the late Haji and Balaja Shekarchi. He was a Geologist for the US Bureau of Mines. He was a member of the US Geologic Survey, AIME, the Sigma XI and the Bethesda/Chevy Chase United Church of Christ in Bethesda, MD. Abe was a world-wide traveler of 70 different countries, especially loved traveling to West Virginia. He was a fan of Duke basketball, was a graduate of Tennessee University and most of all, loved being with his family.

Ebraham married Isabel Christison Shekarchi on May 6, 1954 in Durham, NC. Isabel died on December 10, 2009.

Surviving are two sons: John Shekarchi of Bethesda, MD; David Shekarchi of Gaithersburg, MD; a daughter: Lamia Shekarchi of Rockville, MD; a brother: Dr. Khalil Shekarchi of Providence, RI and four grandchildren.

The family will be receiving visitors on December 6, 2017 from 6 to 8 pm at the Woman's Club of Bethesda, 5500 Sonoma Road, Bethesda MD.

A private funeral service will be conducted Thursday, December 7, 2017, at 11:30 AM, at Giffin Funeral Home in Capon Bridge, WV. Interment will be Timber Ridge Cemetery in High View, WV. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice.

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6:00 PM 12/6/2017 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/6/2017 8:00:00 PM
The Woman's Club of Bethesda

5500 Sonoma Road
Bethesda, MD 20817

The Woman's Club of Bethesda
5500 Sonoma Road Bethesda 20817 MD
United States

Private Service




11:30 AM 12/7/2017 11:30:00 AM
Giffin Funeral Home & Crematory

2807 Northwestern Pike
Capon Bridge, WV 26711

Giffin Funeral Home & Crematory
2807 Northwestern Pike Capon Bridge 26711 WV
United States

Cemetery Details


Timber Ridge Cemetery Final Resting Place

6001 Christian Church Rd
High View, WV 26808

6001 Christian Church Rd High View 26808 WV

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