Stanley L. Abrams, of Syosset and Tampa, FL, died on Aug. 18, 1999 after a long illness. He was born in Brooklyn, the son of Louis and Mary Abrams. He served as a Naval officer during WWII and married his high school sweetheart, Gloria Harrison, in 1944.
Mr. Abrams became a resident of Great Neck following the war. He was a member of Temple Beth-El and was active in the UJA. He was a former director of Emerson Radio and Phonograph Corp., president of the Emerson Quiet-Kool Division and chairman of Mercury Electronics Corp.
Mr. Abrams retired to Tampa in 1987 and furthered his interest in biblical archaeology and history at the University of South Florida.
He is survived by his wife Gloria; his children, Karen Walczuk (John) of Syosset, Andrew Abrams (Claudia) of Irvington, NY and Alison Okun (John) of Tampa; grandchildren, Matthew, Jesse and Alix Walczuk, Sean, Cooper and Harrison Abrams, and Lee, Max and Molly Okun.
Contributions can be made to the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee (APAC), 440 First St. NW, Washington, DC 20001.