Jeannette E. Abraham, 88, of Shrewsbury

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Obit Jeannette E. AbrahamShrewsbury – Jeannette E. (George) Abraham, 88, of Shrewsbury, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015, in Memorial Hospital. Her loving husband of 48 years, John R. Abraham, predeceased her in 2002.

Jeannette is survived by a brother, Charles “Nunnie” A. George Jr. and his wife Joyce of Worcester; two sisters, Doris Cote and her husband Thomas of Worcester and Pauline Messenger of Beloit, Wis.; her sisters-in- law, Patricia Abraham of Shrewsbury and Cecile Lynch; and many and many nieces and nephews.

Jeannette was born in Worcester, daughter of the late Charles A. and Laura M. (Richards) George. She graduated from Commerce High School in Worcester.

She worked for many years as an executive secretary at Riley-Stoker Company. She was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, and she loved the beach, the wonder of it all, and travelling. She remained active with her fellow Commerce Alum and was an integral part of their reunions.

Calling hours for Jeannette will be on Saturday, Aug. 16, from 9-11 a.m., in Our Lady of Perpetual Church, 256 Hamilton St., Worcester, with the funeral liturgy at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery of Shrewsbury.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 256 Hamilton St., Worcester, MA 01604.

Mercadante Funeral Home & Chapel is honored to be assisting her family with personal and professional attention and commitment.