Abrams, Alberta Marie 1909-2007

ABRAMS Alberta Marie (1909 – 2007)

Aug. 10, 1909
Beaver County
Pennsylvania, USA


Nov. 5, 2007
Hancock County
West Virginia, USA


East Liverpool Review, East Liverpool, Columbiana Co., OH, Wednesday, 07 Nov 2007, pg. 4-A

Alberta Marie Abrams, 98

Chester – Alberta M. Abrams, 98, of Louisiana Avenue, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2007, at the Stone Pear Pavilion of the Orchards at Foxcrest. Born in Georgetown, Pa., Aug. 10, 1909, a daughter of the late Robert Bertman and Pearl Elizabeth Abrams, she was a lifetime area resident. A retired educator, she taught school in the Chester area more than 50 years. She was a member of the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Chester, and the Chester Women’s Club, Sorocis Club, Chester Junior Women’s Club and Civic Club. After graduating in the Chester High School Class of 1926, she earned degrees in higher education at Wooster College, Kent State University, Duke University and West Virginia University. She was a gourmet cook and an experienced world traveler. Surviving is a sister, Shirley Abrams Smith and her husband Dennis. Also surviving are 10 nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Eunice M. Abrams, who died June 26, 1993, and Leona P. Abrams, who died Feb. 27, 2001; three brothers, Thomas L. Abrams, who died March 18, 1953, John C. Abrams, who died Jan. 27, 2004, and Robert B. Abrams, who died Jan. 11, 2005. Also preceding her were four nephews. Services are planned for 11 a.m. Friday at Westminster Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Katrina Lewis officiating. Friends may call Thursday at the Dawson Funeral Home where the family will be present from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Burial is to be in Mill Creek Hill Cemetery in Hookstown, Pa. Family and friends will gather at the church following the services.

Contributed by George Allison