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Catherine Brown Abrams

Catherine Brown Abrams
  • September 22, 1958 - August 14, 2018
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
  • Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim Synagogue
    90 Hasell Street
    Charleston, SC 29401

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“May the God and father of Abraham be with you as we await the fulfillment of His promise Genesis 15:5,6. ”
1 of 20 | Posted by: Connie

“Donation sent to Reading Partners.org in loving memory of Catherine Abrahms.Mary Lou & Rodney Monnat, Brian Monnat, & Deborah Monnat White ”
2 of 20 | Posted by: Mary Lou & Rodney Monnat - NH

“Catherine brought her contagious smile with her at all times. We met when my children were young and she was doing book fairs in schools, then again...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Phyllis Gildea - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Donation sent to ReadingPartners.org; In Loving Memory of Catherine Abrams. In Loving Memory of a beautiful person. ”
4 of 20 | Posted by: Lawerence Brown and Linda Rogers

“So sorry for your loss of a lovely lady I wish I'd known better. ”
5 of 20 | Posted by: Doris Cassius - Memphis, TN

“The Refreshing Springs Kingdom Outreach Ministries would like to take this time extend our most heartfelt sympathies to you. We can hardly imagine...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Melissa Weeks-Richardson - Sumter, SC

“Sara, Alex, Marsh, Richard: Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Yes, it's a sad time but Cathy is no longer suffering. We all have our special...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Mary Lou & Rodney Monnat - NH

“So sorry for your loss I met this sweet lady at senior center in yoga class. ”
8 of 20 | Posted by: Betty Lizarralde - Mt Pleasant, SC

“Beautiful messages written this week about Cousin Catherine. She was passionate about her outdoor activities, independence, her children, and her...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Karen Checho - Mission Viejo, CA

“Catherine was one of those people that you meet, and never forget! I genuinely admired her positive energy and upbeat personality ; always laughing...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Stacey and Joey Donahue - SC

“Ms. Abrams was a joy to know. She brought so much energy and enthusiasm to our school. She was always willing to extend a helping hand and made even...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Vidonne Colston - Coworker

“I admired and loved Catherine for her feistiness, her spirit and her passionate commitment to causes she believed in deeply. I know she struggled to...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: Wendy Hermance - Porto, SC

“So sorry to hear about this. What a kind, generous person who always had a smile on her face. Her smile was contagious! ”
13 of 20 | Posted by: sadie (fox) barocas - boston, MA

“Catherine's mother was my sister. Catherine's illness and death is very much in the thoughts of all. Her presence in the lives of all of her...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Barbara Johnston - Canandaigua, NY

“Catherine you were a great lady who was always helping others and always upbeat about everything in life! Although I only knew you for a few short...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Susan Halverstadt - OH - Friend

“We are so very sorry to hear of Catherine's passing. We loved having her with us at family get-togethers. She was so much fun and a beautiful lady....Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Rob - Deb Bassett - Aquadale, NC

“Catherine and I tutored together in the Reading Partners program at Burns. She was a generous, enthusiastic, caring and dedicated tutor. Now I know...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: Nancy VanAst - Summerville, SC


18 of 20 | Posted by: Barbara JOHNSTON - cANANDAIGUA, NY


19 of 20 | Posted by: Barbara Johnston - CANANDAIGUA, NY

“What an energetic, fun, enthusiastic, always smiling, love for children, kind, sweet gal that I'm so honored to have known. Catherine subbed at...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Lael Byrd - Mount Pleasant, SC


Catherine Brown Abrams, 59, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, died Tuesday, August 14, 2018. Her memorial service will be held Sunday, August 19, 2018 in J. HENRY STUHR, INC., MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road at 5:00 pm. Burial will be private.

Catherine was born September 22, 1958 in Rochester, New Hampshire, daughter of the late Marshall Loren Brown and the late Winifred Norma Morrison Brown. She attended Culver Girls Academy, Culver, Indiana and graduated from The Kiski School in Saltsburg, PA. Catherine received her bachelor's degree in Russian and German languages from Allegheny College, Meadville, PA and received two master's degrees, one from The Citadel, Charleston, SC and the other from Lesley University. She spent many years visiting schools to set up book fairs for teachers before going back to school to become a teacher herself. She taught for several years, most recently at Prestige Preparatory Academy. She was an active participant in the Jewish Choral Society and sang with Koleinu at Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim Synagogue. Catherine was passionate about books and education, especially teaching children to read. She, along with her family, traveled the world.

She is survived by daughter, Sara Elizabeth Abrams of Charlotte, NC; son, Alexander J. Abrams (Emily) of Hamden, CT; two brothers, Marshall Loren Brown, Jr. (Denise) of Ferney-Voltaire, France and Richard Alan Brown (Sachiyo) of Carmel, IN; grandson, Jacob Aaron Abrams; and a niece and many nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Reading Partners, www.donate@readingpartners.org or Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim, 90 Hasell Street, Charleston, SC 29401.