109, died on January 28, 2017 at University Place Nursing Center Houston, TX. Predeceased by her husband, Dr. Philip Arkus. Survived by her son, Dr. Robert Arkus and his wife Bobbie Arkus, and her daughter Barbara Gollin and her husband Richard Gollin. She is survived by her grand children, Lisa Arkus and Rebecca Arkus. Sarah Velovic and husband Joe, David Gollin and wife Allison, Seth Gollin and wife Alison, Daniel Gollin and wife Jeanette. Great grandchildren, Jake, Jessica, Benjamin, Evelyn, Veda Gollin, Rachel, Joshua, Rebecca Velovic. Adele was born and raised in Bayonne, the youngest daughter of Ida and Louis Abramson. She graduated Newark Normal School and was certified as an elementary school teacher and principal in 1925 at the age of 18. She taught in the Bayonne public school system until 1941. She was married to Dr. Philip Arkus in 1937. She assisted him in his dental practice until his retirement in 1978. As well as raising her children, she was active in Hadassah and other Jewish organizations. When Philip retired they moved to Houston in 1978 and joined Congregation Beth Yeshurun. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Congregation Beth Yeshurun Hunger and Homeless fund or Houston Food Bank or the charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements by HOUSTON JEWISH FUNERALS, 5455 Dashwood St. Bellaire, TX.