|Death: ||Sep. 7, 2010|
DOROTHY F. ABBOTT NEEDHAM, Mass. - Dorothy F. Abbott of Needham, Mass. died on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010 at her home. She was 92 years old. Dorothy attended Columbia University and worked at University Hospital in Burlington as a cytologist and was an assistant to Dr. John Van S. Maeck, the head of Ob/Gyn for 35 years. She was highly regarded for her competence and professionalism. She also worked for a time as the assistant to the Town Clerk in Shelburne until 1987. Dorothy lived in Queen City Park in So. Burlington for many years where she had many dear friends and neighbors. She was an accomplished seamstress and a published rug hooker. Dorothy was a member of the Order of Eastern Star in Burlington. Dot was lovingly cared for by her niece, Beverly and her husband, Crandall (Randy) Huckins. She was the daughter of the late Sadie B. and George B. Abbott and sister of the late Paul D. Abbott and Jane E. Curtin. She is the dear aunt of Dorothy Story of Newburyport, Mass., Elizabeth Berger of Eagle, Colo., Beverly Huckins of Milford, Mass., Bonnie Burgess of Hopkinton, N.H., George F. Curtin of Belleview, Fla., and the late Jerome F. Curtin, III; and is also survived by several great nieces and nephews and five great, great nieces. A memorial service will be held in the Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Ave., Needham, Mass. on Monday, Sept. 13 at 2 p.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Dorothy's name may be made to the Animal Rescue League, 10 Chandler St., Boston, MA 02116.
Published in The Burlington Free Press on September 12, 2010 (bio by: Carol Bestick)
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Record added: Jul 21, 2014
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