Gilda Abramson, 88, passed away Nov. 27, 2020. Preceded in death by her husband, Samuel B. Abramson; parents, Max and Sara Auerbach; sister, Eileen (Milton) Cohen. Survived by sons, Marc Abramson, Michael (Sheila) Abramson and Marty (Lara) Abramson; sister, Lila (James) Mayer; grandchildren, Matthew, Benjamin, Derek and Rachel; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Gilda attended The Ohio State University, and was a member Congregation Tifereth Israel, Hadassah and Columbus Jewish Historical Society. She worked for the Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus then went on to work and retire from OSU Hillel where she was one of the first people new students met when arriving on campus.

A private graveside service was held Nov. 29 at New Tifereth Israel Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Congregation Tifereth Israel (, The Ohio State University Hillel ( or JCC of Greater Columbus (

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