Robert Carl Abrahamson

ABRAHAMSON, Robert Carl Of Wellesley and Cotuit, passed peacefully on November 11, 2011, at age 89. Beloved son of the late Carl Rudolph and Edith Augusta (Lawson) Abrahamson. Husband of Margaret (Wheatley) Abrahamson. Father of Lisa Louise Nagel and her husband, B. Michael of Wilmette, IL, Karl Reid Abrahamson and his wife, Francoise McAree of Providence, RI, and the late Kristen Lee Abrahamson. Grandfather of Kyle Patrick Nagel and Cory Michael Nagel, both of Wilmette, IL. Brother-in-law of John Lewis Wheatley, Jr. of Arlington and Mona Meyers Wheatley of Nantucket. Uncle of John Lewis Wheatley, III of Foxboro, Linda Ann Wheatley on Montpelier, VT, and A. Allison Wheatley Bovard of Dallas, TX. Mr. Abrahamson was born in Watertown, on June 4, 1922, and raised in Lancaster, PA. He graduated from Arlington High School, earned his AB from Harvard College, and his MA from the Harvard University School of Design. He was a WWII veteran of the United States Army Air Corps. Mr. Abrahamson practiced architecture for over 50 years with a special emphasis on library restoration and renovation. He was a 33rd Degree Scottish Rite Mason. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Wellesley at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the 32nd Degree Masonic Learning Center, 33 Marrett Rd. Lexington, MA 02421. To leave expressions of condolence for the Abrahamson Family, please visit: John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, Natick, MA (508)653-4342

Published in The Boston Globe on Nov. 13, 2011