Published on December 10th, 2014 | by LedgerOnline0
Abraham Samuel Homar, 95, of West Hartford, died Dec. 6. He was the husband of Judith Spector Homar. He grew up in Hartford, the son of the late Molly and Harry Homar. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II as a technical sergeant aerial gunner in the 91st Bomb Group, flying 30 missions over Germany before being shot down and spending 18 months as a prisoner of war. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart and the Distinguished Flying Cross, among other distinctions. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Carol Waxman and her husband Joseph of West Hartford, and Joan Beschen and her husband David of Issaquah, Wash.; his grandchildren, Will and Lauren Harrison, Corey and Megan Waxman, Emily Beschen and Megan Ellman; and his great-grandchildren, Whit, Colton and Arianna; and his brother, Benjamin Homar of Newington; and several nieces and nephews.