Retired bankruptcy lawyer Dennis L. Abraham, 72, of Melbourne, dies
Dennis practiced bankruptcy law until his retirement in 2019
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – On May 14, 2021, Dennis L. Abraham, a retired bankruptcy lawyer in Melbourne, Fla., Passed away with his wife, Cheryl and daughter, Aurora, by his side after complications during treatment for a rare disease.
Dennis, born September 20, 1948 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is survived by his wife, Cheryl L. Abraham, their daughter, Aurora Rae Abraham, now a student at Central Michigan University, Dennis’ sister, Judy Standley, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Suzanne Kaynor, daughter in Detroit, Michigan, and Troy E. Abraham, son in Orlando, Florida, Breanna Ratering, granddaughter in California, and Pat Standley, Mike Standley, Andy Standley, nephew in Lansing, Michigan.
In 1986, Dennis received his JD from Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan. In 1988, Dennis became an attorney for the state attorney’s office, Brevard County, Florida.
In 1992 Dennis opened his private law practice and in 1999 Dennis joined law firms with his wife, Cheryl L. Abraham (formerly Denaburg) as Abraham & Abraham, PA
As a husband, wife and legal partner, Dennis practiced bankruptcy law until his retirement in 2019, where he helped thousands of people through financially difficult times.
Dennis enjoyed long distances by bike, camping, renovating and building a log cabin. Dennis will be forever missed by his family. Donations can be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts.
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