Alan P. Abelson, 70, of Carson Street, Greeneville, passed away Wednesday, his 70th birthday, at Life Care Center of Greeneville.

He was a former employee of Hurd Lock Corp. and a U.S. Army veteran. He was a gardener and enjoyed caring for his pets.

He is survived by his mother: Milly Abelson; three sisters and brothers-in-law: Diane and Joe Matherne, Julie and Tim Rudder, and Gail and Bert Crowell; one brother and one sister-in-law: Mark and Kim Abelson; and several nieces and nephews.

He was the son of the late Lloyd Abelson and was preceded in death by a brother, Scott Abelson.

A gathering will be held at a later date.

Condolences may be made to the Abelson family at