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George Paul Abbiati
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Birth: Dec. 20, 1924
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: May 10, 2009
New London County
Connecticut, USA

Waterford, CT - George Paul Abbiati, age 84, died Sunday morning at his home.

He was born in Waterford on Dec. 20, 1924, the son of Antonio and Zoe Barsugli Abbiati. He married Linda Karasevicz Abbiati on May 20, 1950. He was a 1942 graduate of the former Bulkeley High School. He served in the Merchant Marines prior to working at the Electric Boat in Groton for 32 years, retiring as a Warehouse Supervisor in 1987. He also had been employed at the former A & P Grocery Store. He was a member of the Electric Boat Athletic Club and Management Clubs. He was also a past president of the Waterford Lions Club and loved camping and travelling. He was an avid New York Yankee fan.

In addition to his wife he is survived by two sons, George P. Abbiati, Jr. and his wife, Thecla of Quaker Hill, John Abbiati and his wife, Cheryl of Oakdale and a daughter, Laura Massad and her husband, Gerard of Oakdale. Mr. Abbiati had seven grandchildren, George III, Anthony, Cora, Daniel and Gracie Abbiati, and Christopher and Joseph Massad.

He was predeceased by two brothers, Edmondo and Anthony Abbiati, and a sister, Rosalinda Altieri.

The funeral will assemble at 9:15 a.m. on Thursday at the Thomas L. Neilan & Sons Funeral Home, 12 Ocean Ave., New London, and proceed to a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10 a.m. in St. Paul Church, Waterford. Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. Calling Hours are from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the VNA of Southeastern Connecticut, 403 North Frontage Rd., Waterford, CT 06385; The Waterford Lions Club, c/o 555 Bank St., New London; or to the Bulkeley High School Alumni Fund, P.O. Box 1, New London, CT 06320.

Please visit for directions, to view an online video tribute, or to sign his online guest book.
Published in The Day on 5/13/2009 
Saint Marys Cemetery
New London
New London County
Connecticut, USA
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Record added: May 12, 2009
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