OBITUARY

Ronald C. Abrams

October 11, 1947December 5, 2013
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Mr. Ronald C. Abrams, 66, of Marblehead died suddenly at home on Thursday. He was the loving husband to Patricia (MacDonald) Abrams with whom he shared 8 wonderful years of marriage. Ron was born in Cambridge, son of the late Daniel and Mary (Collins) Abrams. He was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School in Cambridge. He went onto Boston State College where he received his degree in Business Administration. Ron also graduated from the Advance Banking Program at the University of Oklahoma. He attended Northeastern and Bunker Hill Community College. He was a resident of Marblehead for the past 13 years and previously resided in Malden and Lynn. He was a Vietnam Air force veteran and held the rank of Sergeant. He was a Certified Medical Sonographer at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital for many years. He previously was the Chief Loan Officer at the Shawmut Bank. Ron was very caring person and liked to help people. He was a long time member of the Gerry 5 and the VFW Post 2005 in Marblehead. He was an avid reader, enjoyed watching movies and riding his motorcycle. He was also a dedicated New England Patriots fan. He was a loving example of caring, kindness and compassion. He truly loved the times shared with family and friends. In addition to his loving wife Ron is survived by his brothers and sisters Daniel Abrams of Florida, Penny Abrams of Boston, Debra O’Donnell of Illinois, John Abrams and his wife Alison of Vermont and Patricia Abrams of Illinois. He is also survived by his brother in law Forrest MacDonald of Lynn and his two sisters in laws Barbara MacDonald of Marblehead and Janet MacDonald of Salem many nieces and nephews. Ron’s Funeral will be from the CUFFE-McGINN FUNERAL HOME, 157 MAPLE STREET LYNN, Wednesday at 9:30 AM. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Mary’s Church at 10:30 AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours will be Tuesday from 4-7 PM. Interment will be in Waterside Cemetery, Marblehead. Donations in Ron’s memory can be made to Disabled American Veterans P.O. Box 14301 Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, December 10, 2013
  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, December 11, 2013
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Maureen Nash-Russell

December 27, 2014

Ron was my first cousin.
Wanted to began a search in order to reconnect with Ron and other
cousins in Boston area. My search began today. I am devastated! Ron passed away a year ago. The Ron I remember had a kind and loving spirit. Patty, my sincere condolences to you.

Debbie Wilkins

December 15, 2013

Patty I just heard about your husbands passing I am so sorry and will keep you in my prayers.

janet macdonald

December 12, 2013

To A Very Special Brother in Law,
Ron, I just hope I showed you enough appreciation for all you have done for me .When I was quite sick(last 8-9 years)you could not do enough for me. From buying hats when I was bald, taking me out for dinners, driving me to Dr. appointments when I was too weak. Always asking me if you could help me out in any way. Your love and concern for me will be in my heart forever. You had a heart of gold and I was so fortunate to have such a generous kind, and caring brother in law. Although it is hard now, it is time for God to take you in his arms and care for you like you cared for so many people family and strangers alike.

Neil Lasky

December 12, 2013

I met Ron a little over 10 years ago when he interviewed me at the VA Echo Lab. I had been out of work for 3 years due to a health crisis and did not know if I had a career left. Though my skills were shot, Ron could see that I had some ability and was willing to take me under his wing and mentor me. In time I was hired -- in January it will be 10 years. He always scoffed when I told him he was my hero, but it's true. He gave me back my life as profoundly as any doctor. I will miss him terribly.

Linda Chardon

December 11, 2013

Dear Patty, My Heart goes out to you.

Kathy Wickersham

December 11, 2013

Dearest Patty: my heartfelt sympathy and prayers are for you. I cannot imagine how hard this is for you. My prayers are also for you husband, Ron. I know how much you loved him.
Love and sympathy from your cousin Kathy.

December 10, 2013

Beth Thayer

December 10, 2013

Patty, my heart bleeds for you in this saddest loss of you dear husband, Ron. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. I have to babysit my grandsons tomorrow....one of those release time days of school... but I will be thinking of you!

Scott and Kimberly Staples

December 10, 2013

Patty
You are in our thoughts during this difficult time.Remember all the wonderful times you and Ron shared.Cherish every time he made you smile and these times will pull you through.Know howmuch he truly loved you.Thinking of you

Maureen Gibney Crouse

December 9, 2013

Sending prayers for strength and courage to you. God bless with heartfelt sympathy.