Abbe G Stein (née Kaufman)
STEIN: Abbe G Stein (née Kaufman) passed away on October 15, 2018, at the age of 62, having bravely battled pancreatic cancer for almost two years. A resident of Akron, Ohio, for most of her life, she was born and raised in Pittsburgh, a graduate of Taylor Allderdice High School and the University of Pittsburgh. Abbe is survived by her loving husband, Cantor Stephen, to whom she was married for 41 years, children, Scott (Sarah) and Deana (Joseph), brother, Dr. Myron (Barbara) Kaufman, and two grandchildren, Shoshana Vivian and Elijah Zachary. Abbe held a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a master’s degree in secondary education. She taught math at the middle school, high school and collegiate levels, and sought to apply its principles to the various facets of daily life. Her professional career also included work in the bankruptcy and insurance sectors. She will be remembered for her strong intellect, impeccable character, and sharp wit, along with countless hours of volunteer work for Jewish organizations in the Akron community. Abbe was also an incredible cook and master baker. She departed this world far too soon and leaves a tremendous void in the lives of her loving family. Funeral services were held in Akron and interment, locally, took place at the Poale Zedeck Memorial Park Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Crossroads Hospice (Akron), Stewart’s Caring Place (Akron), or the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center.