Roberta Cherry Abrams of Atlanta passed away on Monday, July 25, 2016.
Survivors include her daughters, Hillary Abrams (Atlanta) and Monica Dick, husband, Larry Dick; their children, Ryan and Scotti Elizabeth, and puppies, Cubby Jr. and Dodger (Huntington Beach, Calif.); her sister Linda Berkowitz, niece, Lisa Anzelone and nephew Steven Berkowitz (New York). Roberta raised two wonderful daughters, put them through college and worked full time until age 75.
Her career path spanned many years at Piedmont Hospital, the IRS, and Manhattan Construction Co. Roberta volunteered tirelessly with many organizations, often with hopes of helping the less fortunate. She instilled strong morals and values in her family, always emphasizing the importance of having integrity and good character. Roberta will always be an inspiration to everyone who knew her vitality for life. She was a force to be reckoned with and a true fighter for what was right. Her family will uphold her legacy of honor, truth and respect.
Our gratitude and love go out to her caregivers and dear friends: Dorothy, Regina, Marilyn and Earlene. The love they shared with Roberta, her family and each other is overwhelming. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation or the American Cancer Society. A celebration of Roberta’s life is being planned for a later date. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.