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Samantha Norine Abbott
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Birth: Jan. 5, 1995
Death: Jan. 6, 2012
South Bend
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA

Tina Louise (McGuffin) Abbott, 41, and Samantha Norine Abbott, 17, of Buchanan, passed away at Memorial Hospital in South Bend, Indiana due to injuries from a motor vehicle accident on December 29, 2011.

Tina was born on February 25, 1970 to Dale Thomas and Dolly Norine (Rock) McGuffin in Port Huron, Michigan. She was one of six children in the McGuffin household. At the age of 21 Tina wed the love of her life, Darryl Abbott, on November 27, 1991 in Moriarty, New Mexico. Together they had three children; Sarah, Samantha and Christopher.

Samantha Norine Abbott was born on January 5, 1995. She was currently a Junior at Buchanan High School.

Tina worked at Shady Oaks Farm Kennel. She was a dog lover and helped care for the many animals that were at the kennel. Samantha was a pet lover and had her heart set on becoming a K-9 police officer after she graduated from high school.

Tina and Samantha are preceded in death by Tina's father Dale Thomas McGuffin.

Tina is survived by her loving husband Darryl Abbott, mother Dolly McGuffin of Buchanan, children Sarah and Christopher and siblings Patricia (Dan) Hosmer of Niles, Dale "Tommy" McGuffin Jr. of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Katy (Scott) Stegeman of Kimberly, Wisconsin, Lisa (Jerry) Allen of Santa Fe, New Mexico and Jenny (Chip) Wickings of Chester, South Carolina. Samantha is also survived by her half sister Ashley Abbott of Moriarty, New Mexico and Paternal Grandparents Alden "Boots" and Cindy Abbott of Moriarty.

A time of visitation will be held on Monday, January 9, 2012 from 4 7 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home in Niles. Funeral services for Tina and Samantha will be held on Tuesday at Bethel Apostolic Tabernacle (945 Chippewa Street; Buchanan) at 10:00 a.m. with a time of visitation one hour prior. Tina and Samantha will be interred at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Buchanan.

The family has asked that in lieu of flowers memorial donations be made to Brown Funeral Home or any Fifth Third Bank Location to the Tina and Samantha Abbott Memorial Fund to help the surviving family members.
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  Tina Louise McGuffin Abbott (1970 - 2012)
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Berrien County
Michigan, USA
Created by: Jackie & Ralph
Record added: Jan 08, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83150355
Samantha Norine Abbott
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