Shirley Abraham

Shirley Abraham
October 13, 1923 - September 17, 2013
Resident of Castro Valley

Shirley Ellen Higgins Abraham, passed into the arms of Jesus, Tuesday September 17, 2013 at the age of 90, in the loving presence of family. She was loved by many and will be deeply missed.She was a devoted wife and mother the rolls she most cherished and enjoyed in her life. Horses were her passion that she enjoyed immensely alongside of her devoted husband. As well as an avid and active member of the California State Horsemen's Association for over 45 years.Her first job was major payroll with General Electric in Schenectady, New York.She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 70 years, Jack W Abraham Jr, devoted children, Bonnie Jean (Abraham) Craig, Jack W. Abraham, III and wife Angela, Joel M. Abraham and wife Cindy. Shirley loved spending time with her 10 grandchildren at family events and watching them grow up, Julie Jeffery, Rick Jeffery, Jennifer Abraham, Joel Abraham Jr., Nicole (Abraham) Cheshire, Kimberly Abraham, Brittney Abraham, Kelsey Abraham, Jaclynn Abraham, Katelynn Abraham and 4 great grandchildren. Shirley was an active member in the Woman's Hill Toppers Group of Castro Valley. And assisted her husband in representing the California Horsemen's Association.Shirley was born in Rutland Vermont, on October 13, 1923 and was raised in Vermont and has been a resident of Castro Valley since 1955.A Viewing will be from Noon to 8:30 PM and Rosary at 7:00 PM on Tuesday September 24, 2013, at Santos Robinson Mortuary 160 Estadillo Ave., San Leandro, CA,Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church located at 3433 Somerset Ave., Castro Valley, CA beginning at 10:00 AM Wednesday September 25, 2013. Followed by a private internment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetary, Hayward, CA.Following interment a "Celebration of Life" will be held for family and friends location to be announced following the Mass


Funeral Home

Santos-Robinson Mortuary
160 Estudillo Avenue San Leandro, CA 94577
(510) 483-0123

Published in Inside Bay Area on Sept. 22, 2013