Hope A. Abelson

Hope A. Abelson, nee Altman, 95, of Chicago, grande dame of Chicago's non-profit theatre movement, beloved wife of the late Lester S. Abelson; devoted mother of Katherine A. Abelson (Robert J. Cornell) and the late Stuart R. Abelson; loving grandmother of Jesse F. Abelson and Benjamin ''Jamie'' Abelson. Memorial Services celebrating Hope's soul and spirit will be Tuesday, Sept. 26, 5:30 p.m. at The Arts Club of Chicago, 201 E. Ontario St., Chicago, 312-787-3997. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Hope's name may be made to League of Chicago Theatres, 228 S. Wabash Ave., Suite #300, Chicago, IL 60604, would be appreciated. Info, Piser Funeral Services, 847-679-4740.

Funeral Home

Piser Funeral Services
9200 North Skokie Blvd Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 679-4740

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from Sept. 24 to Sept. 25, 2006