December 19, 1946 ~ June 7, 2008
Pacific Grove – Jane Abraham, age 61, passed away on Saturday, June 7, 2008 in her home. She was born on December 19, 1946 in Washington, D.C. and spent her younger years in Des Moines, Iowa. In 1962, Jane moved to Pacific Grove, graduating from Pacific Grove High School in 1964 and, later married Lyle Edward Abraham in 1965. After raising her children, she worked at the Pacific Grove School District as a cook. Jane then worked as a medical secretary for various offices, retiring in late 2004.
Jane loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She also enjoyed bowling, Stage Stompers and Strongholders Square Dancers.
Jane is survived by her husband of 43 years, Lyle E. Abraham, Sr.; son, Lyle E. Abraham, Jr.; daughter, Leisa Payne, and son-in-law, Mike Payne; mother, Jane G. Russell; two grandsons, Michael and Colby Payne.
She was preceded in death by her father, Cecil Russell.
Jane's family wishes to acknowledge and give special thanks to Monterey Bay Oncology, Dr. Hausdorff and VNA Hospice.
Visitation will be held at The Paul Mortuary on Thursday, June 12, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. till the start of the funeral service, which will begin at 1:00 p.m. To sign the online guest book for Jane, please visit www.thepaulmortuary.com.