|Birth: ||Jul. 9, 1915|
|Death: ||Feb. 13, 2010|
MENOMONIE, Wis. -- Doris T. Abbate, 94, of Menomonie, Wis., passed away Feb. 13, 2010, at the Dunn county Nursing Home in Menomonie, Wis. She was born Doris Theresa Sbarbaro on July 9, 1915, Chicago, Ill., to Augustino and Ida Marie (Devoto) Sbarbaro, immigrants from Genoa, Italy. Doris married Carl J. Abbate on June 2, 1935, at Santa Maria Addolora Catholic Church in Chicago Ill. They had six children all raised and educated in Chicago, Ill.
Doris is survived by her six children, Carl (Ann) Abbate of Aiken, Roseanne Abbate of Elgin, Ill., Dee Abbate (Fred Berchtold) of Oakwood Hills, Ill., Cliff (Sharon) Abbate of Menomonie, Wis., Elizabeth (Brad) Stromme of Kloten, N.D., and Chris (Debbie) Abbate of Strum, Wis. She is also survived by her 20 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl J. Abbate; four sisters, Mary, Florence, Elsie and Eleanor; her brother, John; and a grandson, Zach Stromme.
She was a lifelong Roman Catholic who was devoted to her faith in God and the Blessed Virgin Mary. Doris was a supporter of many Catholic charities and religious orders throughout her entire life. Her joy in life was to give to someone in need of food, clothing or money. She was a communicant of St. Joseph Church in Menomonie, Wis. She was a previous communicant of Queen of Peace in Ocala, Fla., and St. Viator Church in Chicago, Ill. A funeral mass and burial service was held Feb. 18, 2010, at St. Joseph Catholic Church and St. Joseph Cemetery in Menomonie, Wis.
Saint Josephs Cemetery
Created by: Ronald Baggott
Record added: Feb 23, 2010
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