William "Billy" Abraham

December 20, 1933December 1, 2012

William “Billy” Abraham, 78, El Paso Native passed away December 1st, 2012 with his wife by his side. Billy was a Lieutenant Colonel for the United States Army. For over thirty years he worked for Casa Carpets and the last few years of his life he worked with his great friend Miguel Diaz in the carpet business. Billy enjoyed his trips with his wife and grandson Boy to California. He was known for being the last one to arrive to a party and the last one to leave. All the boys enjoyed hanging out with him, sipping some drinks and listening to all his stories from back in his day. He is survived by his loving wife of 26 years Alida, his children; Raul, Michael (Liz), Ana (Roger). He was a loving “Pop” to his beautiful grandchildren; Dani, Boy, Lysha, Ali, Micho, Kaleb, Sammy and Jude. Last but not least his best friend and caregiver Chris Peña. Visitation will be from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at Del Angel Martin Central with 7pm rosary. Funeral mass will be at 10:00 AM Friday, December 7, 2012 at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 1050 North Clark Dr. Burial services will be private. Pallbearers will be Raul, Michael, Boy, Chris, Miguel, Leonard and Gilberto. Honorary Pallbearers will be Daniel Cosca, Sib Abraham, Mickey Esper and Nazery Abraham. A heartfelt thanks for their kind and gentle ways to Dr. Augustine Eleje and staff and to Dr. David Dobrin. Much love to Sib Abraham for being there in our time of need. “Pop, we are sure you are up in heaven right now with a cup of coffee and a crossword puzzle watching some college football. Rest in Paradise Pop, we love you, Your Grandchildren”. Reception will follow after mass at 3113 Federal Ave. everyone is welcome. Services under the direction of Del Angel Martin Central.


  • Visitation Thursday, December 6, 2012
  • Rosary Service Thursday, December 6, 2012
  • Funeral Mass Friday, December 7, 2012

William "Billy" Abraham

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Carolyn Abraham Smith

December 9, 2012

Aloha means hello, goodbye and love in Hawaiian and is offered at both the beginning and end of a journey. You will be dearly missed by many here, but my dad will be there and happy to greet you. Aloha...Uncle Billy

Irma Bennett

December 8, 2012

Mr. Abraham may you rest in
peace. You were a wonderful
neighbor.My condolences to
all your family.

Edward and Gabrielle Flores

December 7, 2012

To my best friend and her family, there are no words that can express how sorry we are about Billy's passing.He was loved by many and will truly be missed.We will never forget him and the memories we shared with him at your get togethers.
May he rest in peace.

Lily Anaya

December 6, 2012

Ana, I am so sorry for your lost. You and your family are in my prayers and thoughts.

December 6, 2012

Billy may you rest in peace. Cuz, many fond memories of playing football with, my brother mick and all the cousins.
Ronnie Esper

Karen (Barkett) Ivy

December 6, 2012

Alida, children, and grandchildren, I extend my deepest condolences at the loss of Bill, who was my uncle. I have some lovely memories of him. I am sorry for your pain.

Patsy & Dave Trandal

December 5, 2012

Alida, our sincere condolences to you and your family. RIP Billy..

Rosie Escudero

December 5, 2012

Alida, my deepest condelences to you and your family. Love you

Alex Mendoza & family

December 5, 2012

Ana, we are very sorry for your loss. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts.

Sylvia Brookins

December 5, 2012

Will always cherish memories of gatherings with you and Alida. Rest in Peace Dear Billy.