Mary Abraham


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Posted Online: Dec. 24, 2012, 12:26 am
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Mary T. Abraham, 58, of Kewanee, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at her home.
Per her wishes, cremation rites will be accorded. There will be no services. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Moline is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Mary was born Nov. 14, 1954, in Kewanee, the daughter of Earl and Sheila (Ringel) Talbot. She married Jack Hightower in Texas. She later married Dennis Abraham in Rockford.
Mary was employed as a shipping/receiving clerk for Pamida/ShopKo for 15 years, last working on April 23, 2012. She enjoyed renovating old houses and going to garage sales.
Survivors include her children, Kelly (Doug) Haradon, Oscala, Fla., Justin Abraham USN, Bremerton, Wash.; grandchildren, Elizabeth, James, Landon and Madison; siblings,Bruce (Sheila) Talbot,Bakersfield, Calif., Rebecca (Emanuel) Vallejo,Kewanee,David (Tammy) Talbot, Kewanee,Jason Otis,Kewanee; significant other, David Farrey, Hanover.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and brother Master Sgt. Stanley Talbot.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting her obituary at www.esterdahl.com.












 




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