Born March 25, 1918 in Duryea, she was a daughter of the late Nicholas and Matrona Krivetskaja Koes. She married Harold Abrams of Wilmot on July 18, 1942. They lived in Lopez until Harold’s passing in 1976. She moved to Sullivan Terrace, Dushore, and resided there until her illness required advanced care.
She was a loving spouse, mother, grandmother and greatgrandmother. She enjoyed reading, jigsaw puzzles, her “soaps” and gambling.
Surviving are three daughters, Carol L (Sam) Wells, Overton, Patricia McIlvee, Wilkes- Barre, Michelle (Mark) Finan, Germantown, IL; daughter-inlaw, Elizabeth (Jack) Hill, South Waverly; son-in-law, Paul Belanger, Austell, GA; brother and sister-in-law, John and Betty Koes, Colchester, CT; eleven grandchildren; 12 greatgrandchildren and one great greatgrandchild and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by daughter, Janet Belanger; a son, Nicholas Abrams; a grandson, Timothy Kendall; sister, Helen Koes and brother, Harry Koes.
Funeral and committal services will be held on Monday, July 2 at 11 a.m. at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, with the Rev. Robert W. Martin officiating. Interment will be in the Norconk Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
Friends may call on Sunday, July 1, 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to St. Paul’s Church, c/o Joan Rohe, 1226 Taylor Hill Road, Dushore, PA 18614 or Church of Christ, 563 Mott St., Sugar Notch, PA 18706.
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