Obituary - RUTH ABELS


August 3, 2018

Ruth Abels, age 101, of Longwood, passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018, at her residence at Brookdale Island Lake. Mrs. Abels, was born in Brooklyn on June 9, 1917, to the late Samuel and Frieda Klein Friedman. A high school graduate, she was a homemaker and was the widow of the late David Abels who passed away in 1988. She was a Life Member of Hadassah. The family owned Abel’s Luncheonettes in New York and New Jersey until 1977.

Mrs. Abels is survived by her son, Edward (Kathy) Abels of Corona del Mar, Calif .; and daughters, Flory (Robert) Kahn of Maitland and Marilyn (Ronald) Pobiner of La Jolla, Calif. She is also survived by her grandchildren—Adam (Joo Young), Heather (Seth), Jeff (Lisa), Robyn (Kevin), Evan (Sayaka), Seth, and Ellory (Andrew); and great-grandchildren—Ryan, Andrew, Ella, Ben, Dov, Batia and Tyler.

A graveside service was held at Star of David Cemetery in Pompano Beach with Rabbi Ed Bernstein officiating. In memory of Ruth Abels, the family requests contributions to the Jewish Pavilion, 421 Montgomery Road, Suite 231, Altamonte Springs 32714.

Arrangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, 640 Lee Road, Orlando 32810. 407-599-1180.


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