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Sgt Matthew Thomas Abbate

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Sgt Matthew Thomas Abbate

  • Birth 10 Sep 1984 California, USA
  • Death 2 Dec 2010 Helmand, Afghanistan
  • Burial Snelling, Merced County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 62523504

Sgt. Matthew T. Abbate, 26, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died Dec. 2 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. Matt is survived by his wife, Stacie Rigall; his son Carson Abbate; parents, Karen Binion and her husband James, and Salvatore Abbate and his wife Jane Whitfield; his siblings Dominica Abbate, Elliot Abbate, Valerie Binion and Kelly Binion. He is also survived by his grandfather, Dominic Abbate and many friends, extended family members and his comrades in the USMC.


  • Created by: Elizabeth Reed
  • Added: 4 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62523504
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Matthew Thomas Abbate (10 Sep 1984–2 Dec 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62523504, citing Snelling District Cemetery, Snelling, Merced County, California, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Reed (contributor 46561848) .