|Birth: ||Jul. 12, 1917|
|Death: ||Jan. 16, 1998|
Husband of Mary Hojnak.
Edward L. Abair, 80, Ludlow police captain
Sunday Republican (Springfield, MA)
January 18, 1998
Edward L. Abair, 80, of Ray Street, a 49-year captain and commander for the Ludlow Special Police Force, died Friday at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. He was a first-class steamfitter at Chapman Valve Co. for 45 years and retired in 1980. He was the former owner and operator of Abair and Cairns Oil Co. in Ludlow. He was a communicant of St. John the Baptist Church.
He was a longtime precinct member at the Ludlow Town Meetings. He served on the High School and the East Street School Building Committees.
He leaves his wife of 60 years, Mary (Hojnak) Abair; a son, Robert Abair of Agawam; a daughter, Betty Blais of Ludlow; a brother, Eugene Abair of Ludlow; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be Wednesday morning in the church.
The funeral is private and at the family's convenience. The Nowak Funeral Home of Indian Orchard is in charge.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. John the Baptist Church Memorial Fund, 181 Hubbard St., Ludlow, 01056 or to the Ludlow Special Police Association Fund, in care of Betty Blais, 92 Edgewood Road, Ludlow, 01056.
Buried in St. Aloysius Cemetery, Indian Orchard, MA
Section: R, 6th row from rear of section,
Ernest W. Abair
1893-Dec. 13, 1969
Alva A. Patrie
1895-Sept. 17, 1969
Edward L. Abair
July 12, 1917-Jan. 16. 1998
Feb. 14, 1916-2007
Ernest W Abair (1893 - 1969)
Alva A Patrie Abair (1895 - 1969)
Mary Hojnak Abair (1916 - 2007)*
Edward Louis Abair (1917 - 1998)
Rose Exilda Abair Bantis (1918 - 1997)*
Eugene Lionel Abair (1920 - 2014)*
Clarence Edmund Abair (1922 - 1944)*
Saint Aloysius Cemetery
Plot: Section: R
Created by: Roberta (Schott) Cyr
Record added: Oct 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59950271