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Marilyn Abramovitz

Troy-Marilyn T. Breen Abramovitz, a long-term Guilderland resident peacefully passed after a long illness on December 31st 2017. She was 82. Her last years were spent being well cared for by the wonderful staff at the Troy Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing and her sister and caretaker Sharon Breen.

Marilyn was born on December 10th, 1935 in Cohoes to the late Norman and Bernadette Breen (Larkins). She was the second of 9 children and in her teenage years worked hard to help raise her siblings.

Marilyn is a graduate of Troy High School where she met her long time best friend Lorraine Waite Wright from Cropseyville, where Marilyn resided in her teen years. She was a graduate of the class of 1953. While raising her children, she went on to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology (Magna Cum Laude) from The College of Saint Rose.

Ms. Abramovitz elected to pursue a successful career with the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, from which she retired in 2003, after twenty-five years of service.

Ms. Abramovitz is survived by her children; Michael Abramovitz of Albany, Kathleen Abramovitz of Lansingburgh, and Dan Abramovitz of Altamont. She is also survived by her siblings; Sharon Breen of Lansingburgh, Karen Breen Ayliffe of Florida, Dennis Breen of Albany and many nieces and nephews.
She is predeceased by her son Glenn Abramovitz, and brothers William, Thomas, Norman, Robert and Gordon.

Calling hours will be held from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Monday, January 8, 2017 at the McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home, corner of 109th Street and Third Avenue, Lansingburgh. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society at https://mohawkhumane.org/donate-online.html or the Alzheimer's Association at https://www.alz.org/donate.




Please visit mcloughlinmason.com.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Mohawk Hudson Humane Society
3 Oakland Avenue, Menands NY 12204
Tel: 1-518-434-8128
Web: http://www.mohawkhumane.org

Alzheimer’s Association
4 Pine West Plaza Suite 405, Albany NY 12205
Tel: 1-518-867-4999
Web: http://www.alz.org




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We were saddened to learn of the passing of your Mom. Lots of memories dating back to when you all lived next door to us in Guilderland. ... you kids were in elementary school. Please know we care and share your loss!~

Don and Jean Dean Jan 8 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Marilyn Abramovitz

Elizabeth Fitzpatrick Jan 8 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Marilyn Abramovitz

Tanya hoffay Jan 7 2018 12:00 AM

I'm sorry to hear of Marilyn's passing. I worked with her in the old Audit Group one in The NYS Tax Dept. and found her to be very nice. She was smart and always tried to help taxpayers and fellow employees. She cared about people and was a lead by example supervisor. Rest in Peace.

Tim Forbes Jan 7 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Marilyn Abramovitz

Tim Forbes Jan 7 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Marilyn Abramovitz

Doirinne Breen-Crawley Jan 6 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Marilyn Abramovitz

Erin Vaughn Jan 6 2018 12:00 AM

"God is close to the brokenhearted; He saves those who are crushed in spirit." (Psalms 34:18) My deepest condolences to the family on the loss of your loved one. And may the above words give you comfort at this difficult time.

Mary Ann Jan 5 2018 12:00 AM

Though you are no longer with us, you will always be in our hearts, love you to the moon and back! Lorraine

lorraine Jan 5 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Marilyn Abramovitz

lorraine Jan 5 2018 12:00 AM