Nor­man Tay­lor Abra­hams

Cecil Whig - - OBITUARIES -

PORT DE­POSIT — Nor­man Tay­lor Abra­hams, 94 years, of Port De­posit, MD, passed away Sun­day, Septem­ber 6, 2020 at home. Born Au­gust 1, 1926 in Port De­posit, MD, he was the son of the late Wood­ward W. and Martha A. Cur­rier Abra­hams.

Nor­man was a vet­eran of the U.S. Air Force hav­ing served dur­ing W.W. II. He was for­merly em­ployed as a ma­chin­ist at the U.S. Navy Yard of Philadel­phia, PA. He was a mem­ber of the Tome Me­mo­rial United Methodist Church of Port De­posit, MD. He was a mem­ber of the Port De­posit Li­ons Club for many years un­til the club dis­banded.

Nor­man was a grad­u­ate of the for­mer Ja­cob Tome In­sti­tute of Port De­posit, MD, Class 1944. He was class pres­i­dent of his grad­u­at­ing class.

Nor­man is sur­vived by his son, Dr. Rod­ney Ral­ston Abra­hams of Tazewell, VA; 3 grand­chil­dren; 4 great grand­chil­dren; and sis­ter, Eleanor M. Abra­hams of Port De­posit, MD.

Nor­man had a long-time re­la­tion­ship with his dear friend Mar­garet “Peggy” Ford as both en­joyed trav­el­ing. They took many trips in his camper trav­el­ing all over the United States.

Nor­man al­ways had an in­ter­est in art. Upon re­tire­ment from the Navy Yard, he took art classes in Havre de Grace from Mrs. Mary Klunk and spent many hours work­ing on his paint­ings.

Nor­man also loved mu­sic, es­pe­cially opera. He en­joyed sing­ing and joined the Ce­cil County Cho­ral So­ci­ety. He sang with them for many years un­til dam­age to his throat pre­vent­ing him from con­tin­u­ing.

In ad­di­tion to his par­ents, Nor­man was pre­ceded in death by his broth­ers, Wood­ward Wil­son Abra­hams, Jr., and Rod­ney Rus­sel Abra­hams; and sis­ter, Au­drey C. Abra­hams.

A grave­side ser­vice was held Thurs­day, Septem­ber 10, 2020 in the Hopewell Ceme­tery of Port De­posit, MD. Pas­tor Michael A. Cald­well of the As­bury United Methodist Church of Port De­posit, MD, of­fi­ci­ated.

This can­not end with­out men­tion­ing his side kick, a stray cat he named “Tom Cat”. The two were the very best of bud­dies and Tom stayed with Nor­man un­til the very end.

Ar­range­ments By Lee A. Pat­ter­son & Son Fu­neral Home, P.A., Per­ryville, MD


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