Bernard W. Abrams died Jan. 7,2013, at the Hospice of the Western Reserve.
Born April 23, 1929, he lived in South Euclid for most of his life.
Mr. Abrams graduated from Ohio State University
and served in the United States Navy
during World War II
, providing torpedo research and experimental test.
He was employed by Clevite Corporation and Gould Inc. in senior engineering and scientific management positions on many projects, primarily directing torpedo research and development. He also provided technical direction and support for NU-Rex Products. He was recipient of the David Bushnell 1987 Award by the American Defense Preparedness Association for many years of contributions as an employee of The Naval Department, a Naval officer and industrial leader in underwater weapon design, development and production.
Mr. Abrams was the beloved husband of the late Rose; son of the late Jacob and Malvina; and dear brother of the late Jerome Abrams and Florence Salisbury.
Interment was held at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.