|Birth: ||Oct. 23, 1926|
|Death: ||Oct. 6, 2011|
Lucy S. Abel, 84, of Rutland, passed away Thursday, October 6, 2011, at Our House, II in Rutland.
She was born in Rutland, October 23, 1926, the daughter of Antonio and Rosa (Zingale) Sofia.
Lucy was a graduate of Mount St. Joseph Academy, Class of 1945.
Mrs. Abel was a bookkeeper at various businesses in Rutland for over 50 years, and most recently employed by her son at Harbor Pharmacy in Castleton.
She was a member of St. Peter's Church in Rutland.
Lucy was dedicated to her gardens and flowers.
Surviving are her son Richard W. Abel, Jr. and his wife Marion of Rutland; one daughter Carol Abel Berthay and her husband Jim of Manchester, Tennessee; one sister Theresa LaPlante of Meriden, CT; two step-grandchildren, Chris Rummell and Erin McGuire and her daughter, Emily; and nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her former husband Richard W. Abel, Sr. who died February 7, 1980, by a brother, Frank Sofia, and by a sister Joanna Gokey.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 8, 2011, at 11 a.m. at St. Peter's Church in Rutland.
Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, with a reception to follow.
Visiting hours will be held Saturday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland.
Contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association ., c/o Clifford Funeral Home, 2 Washington St., Rutland, VT 05701.
Published in Rutland Herald on October 7, 2011
Richard W Abel (1925 - 1980)
Created by: Carol Bestick
Record added: Oct 07, 2011
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