Abraham Rothenberg, 80, of Westport, the husband of Barbara Rothenberg, died Aug. 28.

He was a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Princeton University in architecture. He worked for Curtis and Davis Architects in New York City and Pomerance Breines Architects in the 1960s before estasblishing his own firm in Westport in the 1970s. His local projects include additions to the Green's Farms Congregational Church, Nichols Church in Trumbull, the Westport Arts Center and private houses and office buildings in Fairfield and Westchester counties.

He was member of the Sunrise Rotary Club and served on the town's Architectural Review Board and the Zoning Board of Appeals. In 1997, he helped to preserve Jesup Green and worked with a neighbor, the late actor Paul Newman, to create the Aspetuck Land Trust's Newman-Poses Nature Preserve.

In addition to his wife of 50 years, he is survived by two sons, Daniel Rothenberg and David Rothenberg; a daughter-in-law Jaanika Peerna, and a grandson, Jaan Umru Rothenberg.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, in the Abraham L. Green Funeral Home, 88 Beach Road, Fairfield. The family will receive visitors at home, Thursday and Friday, from 4 to 7 p.m.