Conesus Lake, NY: Marie Jeanne Abbott (nee Roberts) passed away at her home in Conesus, New York with family at her side, on March 8, 2013 at the age of 88.
Marie is predeceased by her husband Royal K Abbott Jr., her brothers Edward Roberts and Monsignor Mederic Roberts, and her sister Elaine Liston.
Marie is lovingly remembered by her sons Stephen Abbott of Indianapolis Indiana, Richard (Tamara) Abbott of Conesus, New York, Robert (Susannah) Abbott of Andover, Massachusetts, her daughter Carolyn (Frank) Abbott Wasacz of Mt Horeb, Wisconsin, and her nine grandchildren, Jennifer Abbott-Cole, Amy Abbott, Kaily Abbott, Jared Abbott, Kennedy Abbott, Rachel Abbott, Jonathan Abbott, Katelyn Wasacz and Grace Wasacz.
Marie Abbott was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts in 1924. She graduated from Pittsfield High School in 1942 and went on to earn a degree from the Berkshire Business School and worked as a laboratory assistant processing patents at the General Electric plant in Pittsfield where she met her husband, Royal. After getting married, the two spent nine years living in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Marie was a loving wife and devoted mother who took great care of her family. She spent endless hours supporting her children’s activities, especially swimming, scouting and school. She also enjoyed bowling, playing bridge, and going to lunch with her girlfriends. Above all, Marie had tremendous faith, and led an exemplary life.
Her Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mathew Catholic Church, 6591 Richmond Mills Rd, Rte 20A, Livonia, NY on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Camp Stella Maris, Attn. Gift Fund, 4395 E. Lake Road, Livonia, NY 14487. Arrangements entrusted to the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Livonia – Honeoye. To send a condolence and for further information please visit: