Born in New Haven, CT., May 6, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Henrietta (Silverstein) Botwinik.
Anita was a 1942 graduate of Northhampton School for Girls and attended Goucher College.
A Past-President of the West End Chapter of ORT in New Haven and Chairwoman of the Young Married Division of the UJA, Anita was one of the Founders of the Gan Hayeled Nursery School of Cong. B’nai Jacob, then located on George St. in New Haven, CT. She collaborated with Jean Bell on a Ladies golf line which was built-up to become a national named brand and sold in most golf shops. Anita was an original member of the Woodbridge Country Club, was it’s women’s golf champion on three different occasions, and was a Chairwoman of the Women’s Golf Association.
Anita resided at Hunter’s Run in Boynton Beach, FL for almost 30 years and served on many committees and was a member of it’s Board of Governors. She was an avid card player, a voracious reader, and loved to travel, which she did extensively.
Anita was the Beloved Wife of the late Harry S. Abrams. Loving Mother of Rick (Nancy) Abrams of Tucson, AZ and Patricia (Peter Dermer) Bray of West Haven. Cherished Grandmother of Julie (Nelson) Suriel, Tracy Bray, Lauren (Fabio) Abrams, Jessica (Kevin) Prue, and Kelly Abrams. Adoring Great-Grandmother of Joaquin, Navarro, & Haylie.