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Bertha Mary Koob Abbott

  • Birth 13 Apr 1894 Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
  • Death 22 Jun 1999 Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
  • Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
  • Memorial ID 16144629

Bertha Mary Abbott Age 105. Of Claymont, DE, formerly of Gwinhurst. Died Tuesday, June 22, 1999 in Wilmington Hospital. Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday morning, June 25 at 10 a.m. at Holy Rosary R.C. Church, Claymont. Burial will be in Cathedral Cemetery. There will be no viewing.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening.

Mrs. Abbott's husband, William J. died in 1973. She is survived by her daughter, Bertha Mary Smith of Wilmington; 9 grandchildren and many great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

Arrangements by MCCrery Memorial Funeral Home

(Obituary originally published 24 Jun 1999 in The News Journal (Wilmington, DE). Source:

Birth information from Delaware State Birth Record.

William Mutschler is identified as Bertha's father on her birth certificate. Her parents were not married, and Bertha was given her mother's surname.

Bertha's family surname "Koob" was the original from Bavaria. Once in the USA, it morphed to Koop and then Cook.

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  • Added: 11 Oct 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 16144629
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bertha Mary Koob Abbott (13 Apr 1894–22 Jun 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16144629, citing Cathedral Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Tiny Leaf / Big Tree (contributor 48614810) .