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Jill E. Lyons Abrams
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Birth: Oct. 8, 1945
Chemung County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 16, 2013
Bradford County
Pennsylvania, USA

Jill E. Abrams, 67, of 408 Oneida Street, Sayre, passed away at home on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, following an extended illness.

Jill was born in Elmira, on Oct. 8, 1945, the daughter of the late Paul and Annette Snyder Lyons.

Jill graduated from Waverly High School in 1963, and attended Corning Community College. She was employed by Westinghouse and was later an inspector for IBM.

On Oct. 1, 1966, Jill Married Robert D. Abrams in Sayre. She loved taking care of her family and was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, which was the thrill of her life.

Jill was a talented seamstress and cook. She loved traveling, reading, music, and attending concerts and musicals. Jill was a member of the Sons of Italy Roma Madre Lodge 1432, Valley Strong Women, and was a former Girl Scout Leader.

Jill is survived by her husband Robert D. Abrams; daughter, Rosannette Abrams and husband, Arthur Agnellino of Athens; son, Robert T. Abrams of Sayre; granddaughter, Alexandria Agnellino; brothers, Jack Lyons and wife Linda and Gene Lyons and wife Dottie; half-brother, Ronald MacMillan; special cousin, Elaina Alexander; several aunts and uncles; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Jill is preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Annette Lyons; sister, Gretchen VanVraken; grandmother, Sadie MacMillan; sister-in-law, Joan Abrams; father-in-law, Samuel Abrams; and mother-in-law, Rose Abrams.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at the Alteri-Bowen Funeral Home, 314 Desmond Street, Sayre, with Rev. Vincent Langan officiating. The family will receive friends from 12 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Following the service interment will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens.

The family suggests memorial contributions may be directed to the Sayre Public Library, 122 S Elmer Ave, Sayre PA 18840, in memory of Jill E. Abrams. Memories and condolences may be shared and expressed by visiting

Published in the Sayre Morning Times. 
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  Paul M Lyons (1910 - 1991)
  Annette L Lyons (1915 - 1976)
  Jill E. Lyons Abrams (1945 - 2013)
  Gretchen Lyons VanVranken (1946 - 2006)*
*Calculated relationship
Tioga Point Cemetery
Bradford County
Pennsylvania, USA
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Originally Created by: Dianne Holton
Record added: Sep 18, 2013
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Jill E. <i>Lyons</i> Abrams
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- Dianne Holton
 Added: Sep. 18, 2013

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