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Lena Abrams

May 9, 2025 June 19, 2015
Lena Abrams
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Lena Abrams, 90 of Shenandoah, passed away peacefully on Friday morning in Penn Hospice at Rittenhouse, Philadelphia. Born in Pottsville on May 9, 1925 she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Sarah (Gable) Weiss. She was a graduate of Pottsville High School and a member of the former Kehillat Israel Synagogue of Shenandoah where she served on the Hadassah committee. Lena was believed to be the last Jewish resident of Shenandoah. ��Lena was an office administrator for the family business, Locustdale Meat Packing Co., where she worked alongside her husband whose father started the business. The family will long be remembered for their dedication to the business and their customers. ��In addition to her parents and her husband, Isadore Abrams, to whom she was married for 67 years, Lena was preceded in death by her brothers Louis, Max, Phil and Isadore Weiss. Lena is survived by a daughter Sheryl A., wife of Philip Gilman of Merion Station, PA and two sons; David Abrams, husband of Penny, of Mt. Lebanon, PA and Robert Abrams of Ventnor City, NJ; 10 grandchildren; Geoffrey T. Abrams, husband of Amber: Mindy, wife of Darryl Dorish; Joshua Abrams, husband of Rachel; Rachel, wife of Eliyahu Sandel; Avi, Simi, and Elana Abrams; Julia, Todd, and Blake Gilman; 5 great grandchildren: Bryce, Maddie, Ben, Rivka, and Zoe. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, June 21st, at 3:00 p.m. at Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc., 1818 Mahantongo St., Pottsville with the Rabbi Larry Kaplan officiating. ��Interment will follow Kehillat Israel Cemetery, Shenandoah, PA. Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at


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