PLATTSBURGH — Adelaide J. Abrams, 79, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2006, at Meadowbrook Nursing Home in Plattsburgh, N.Y. Born in New York City, she was educated in NYC, later marrying Dr. Irving Abrams, a chiropractor and eventually moving to Plattsburgh.
Adelaide was employed at Plattsburgh State University for over 25 years, first in the home economics department and later in the English department. Upon retirement, she was able to devote more time to the people she loved, her family and friends. She was a very active member in the local community and was admired and loved by all who knew her. Always having a positive attitude and a zest for life, Addie devoted her time to many organizations. She was a docent at the Rockwell Kent Gallery at Plattsburgh State, a member of the Monday Bridge Club, Lioness Club, Mother's Club, Junior League, a parishioner of St. Peter's Church, an avid reader and a person who loved playing mah jongg.
Adelaide is survived by a daughter, Gail Abrams Young; two grandchildren, John and Gillian; two sisters, Lena and Irene; a brother-in-law, Dominic; as well as many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband of more than 50 years, Irving, who passed away three years ago.
Calling hours will be Sunday, Feb. 19, 2006, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home in Plattsburgh. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday, Feb. 20, 2006, at 10 a.m. from St. Peter's Church, Cornelia Street, Plattsburgh.
Donations may be made to Adirondack Humane Society, 134 Idaho Ave., Plattsburgh, NY 12903, St. Peter's Church, 114 Cornelia St., Plattsburgh, NY 12901, or a charity of one's choice.