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Samir Abusen, 25, passed away Monday July 1, 2019.
Born May 20, 1994 in Bridgeport, CT he is the son of Zdenka Sonnenfeld.
Sam graduated from South Glens Falls High School class of 2012. He continued his education at Clarkson University for his undergraduate and graduate programs receiving his master’s degree in mechanical engineering.
He was employed by General Dynamics Electric Boat as a mechanical engineer.
Sam was a kind, sweet, loving young man who enjoyed his hands-on mechanics, rebuilding his Mazda’s engine, working on cars, snowboarding, cooking, Formula One racing, and spending time with his friends and family. He most recently traveled to his grandmother’s home country of Croatia with his mother and sister. Sam was joyful to meet his mothers extended family and experience the roots of his heritage.
He was a member of the Auto Cross Club and Formula SAE at Clarkson.
Sam was predeceased by his grandmother, Elizabeth Sonnenfeld; grandfather, Otto Sonnenfeld Sr.; cousin, Jason Sonnenfeld.
Left to cherish his memory include his mother, Zdenka Sonnenfeld; sister, Viktoria Abusen; Uncles, Otto Sonnenfeld Jr. and his wife Coleen of Maine, John Sonnenfeld and his wife Mary of Maine; cousins, Daniel Sonnenfeld, Linda Sonnenfeld and Lisa Destefano.
Family and friends may call from 2pm to 4pm on Sunday July 7, 2019 at M.B. Kilmer Funeral Home 136 Main St. South Glens Falls, NY 12809.
A funeral mass will be conducted at 11am on Monday July 8, 2019 at St. Michaels Church 80 Saratoga Ave. South Glens Falls, NY 12803 with Rev. Guy A. Childs officiating.
Rite of Committal will be at 12noon on Tuesday July 9, 2019 at Mountain Grove Cemetery 2675 North Ave. Bridgeport, CT.
To view Sam’s Book of Memories and post online condolences please visit kilmerfuneralhome.com. Memorial donations left in Sam’s memory can be made to a charity of one’s choice.