OBITUARY

Elaine Estelle Abrams

Elaine Estelle Abrams passed away peacefully at her home in Stamford, CT on Friday, August 17th. She was 79 years old, just a month shy of her 80th birthday. She was surrounded by her family lovingly by her side. Elaine was born in Boston, MA, the only child of Harry & Mary Brown. She loved all from Boston, and even though married & raised her family in Yankee territory, stayed true to her beloved Red Sox. She had a real zest for life & people. She devoted herself to giving to others, and supported many charitable organizations. She retired as a Chapter 1 reading teacher for the Stamford Public Schools. Her passion was her family & friends. She was also an avid traveler, visiting all 7 continents. She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Stuart Abrams; her daughter Harlee Richmond, son-in-law Jeffrey Richmond, grandchildren Madeline & Andrew, of Laurel Hollow, NY; and her daughter Tobi Serra, son-in-law Carlos Serra, grandchildren Eva & Javier of Old Greenwich, CT. She was deeply loved and will be sorely missed.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, August 20th at 11:00am at Temple Beth El located at 350 Roxbury Road in Stamford, CT. Memorial contributions can be made in her honor to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Arrangemets handled by the Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home. Please visit http://www.leopgallagherstamford.com/

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Elaine Estelle Abrams

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September 6, 2012

Dear Stuart and Family,

We are deeply saddened to learn of Elaine's death. Being with her was always a joy and she will be missed.

Our thoughts go out to the entire Abrams Family.

May her memory be for a blessing.

With sincere condolences.

Sandy, Alvin and Jody Siegartel

Anita Shea

August 24, 2012

We extend our deepest condolences and heartfelt sympathy to Dr. Abrams and the entire family for the loss of his beloved Elaine.

Anita Shea

August 24, 2012

We extend our deepest condolences and heartfelt sympathy to Dr. Abrams and the entire family for the loss of his beloved Elaine.

August 21, 2012

Dear Tobi,

I am very sorry to hear about the loss of your mother.
I believe your strength of character will help you through this sad time.
Please accept my deepest condolences and May God bless you and your family during this hard time !

Alex lee (Cedor China)

Alex lee

August 21, 2012

Dear Tobi,

I am very sorry to hear about the loss of your mother and I believe your strength of character will help you through this sad time.
Please accept my deepest condolences and May God bless you and your family during this hard time.

Alex lee (Cedor China)

Carla Beckford

August 21, 2012

Tobi and Family, My deepest sympathy for your loss. Treasure the precious memories. Love, Peace and Blessings ~ The Beckford Family

Echo Keaney

August 20, 2012

Hi Tobi,

I'm so sorry for your loss. May you take comfort in all the loving memories. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. -Echo

August 19, 2012

Elaine will be forever in my heart
on Tuesdays.Love to all the family.
Sheila

Susan Supple

August 19, 2012

Elaine was a truly beautiful person...always upbeat, full of life, and interested in everything. She made you feel like a best friend whenever she saw you...always, always asked about you first. Smiling...Elaine. My deepest sympathy to the family.

August 19, 2012

Our deepest sympathy and thoughts are with you. Elaine was a very special and caring person and we will miss her warm smile.
Arnold and Rhoda Steiger