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ABRAHAMS, Paul Michael

ABRAHAMS - Paul Michael Died September 28, 2016, at home in Westminster, CA. He would have been 82 on October 17th. He was preceded in death by his wife of 541/2 years, Sonia Gichtin and his daughter Rochell Miriam Abrahams. He was born in New York City on October 17, 1934. The son of the late Violet Dreishpoon and the late Dr. Elias Abrahams. He was also preceded in death by his stepfather Harry Rothenberg. A former resident of Buffalo, NY, Paul moved to Southern California in late 1974. Paul held a number of occupations while residing in Buffalo, including being the owner/operator of K&A Koins in Niagara Falls, and manager of Thruway Lanes in Cheektowaga, NY before moving to California. He was the manager of Fountain Bowl in Fountain Valley, CA, before starting Paul M. Abrahams Tax Service in which he was the owner/operator for over 30 years. He is survived by his children Elynn (Michael) Boss, Irene (Dennis) Hawes, Cheryl (Gregg) Russell, Barry (Shawn) Abrahams, Russ (Holly) Abrahams, Martin (Deanna) Abrahams and his brother Gary (Jess Webster) Abrahams and ten grandchildren: Tim and Tori Hawes, Samantha and Nick Abrahams, Casey Abrahams, William and Kylie Cassidy-Strand, Emma, Clara, and Ben Abrahams. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday 2 PM at MESNEKOFF FUNERAL HOME, 8630 Transit Rd., E. Amherst, NY 14051, with Burial to follow at Holy Order of the Living Cemetery in Cheektowaga, NY. Please share online condolences at

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