On Aug. 17, Frances Abramson, 94, died peacefully at her home in Bethesda. She was the wife for 72 years of the late Bertram R. Abramson; mother of Barbara Bryce (the late Barry), Jeffrey F. Abramson (Janet) and Edward J. Abramson (Ariane DuBois). Also survived by five grandchildren: Marcia Newfield, Laurie Kuntz (Stuart), Michael Abramson (Catherine), Grace Johnston and Caramai Johnston; and two great-grandchildren: Michelle and Ari Kuntz. A graveside funeral service was held Aug. 19, at King David Memorial Gardens, Falls Church. The family received friends at the late residence immediately following the interment service as well as Wednesday and Thursday evenings with services held at 7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Jewish Social Service Agency, Rockville.