Senator Chuck Schumer announced the death of his father

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.

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The father of the Majority Leader in the United States Senate, Charles schumer, passed away.

The senator from New York said that his father Abe Schumer passed away on Wednesday night at the age of 98.

The senator Chuck schumer wrote a message on Twitter to announce the death of his father.

“My 98-year-old father passed away tonight. In many ways, he personified the greatest generation. He took whatever was thrown at him, no matter how hard it was; He did his job and never complained. He was an amazing husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. We love him and we will miss him, ”said Schumer.

Abe Schumer grew up in Utica, says Senator Schumer’s website. Details on a memorial service are not yet available.