Corp Roman Ovila “Totsie” Abare

Photo added by Roberta (Schott) Cyr

Corp Roman Ovila “Totsie” Abare

  • Birth 4 Feb 1909 Ludlow, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 11 Jan 1991 Holyoke, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Plot Section: E, lot# 449, grave 5
  • Memorial ID 7414734

Son of Albert C. Abair & Laura Baron.
Husband of Margaret E. Cacicio.
AKA: Tots
Died in Providence Hospital, Holyoke, MA
Formerly of 61 Avondale St, West Springfield, MA, retired employee of the Breck Shampoo Co.;He also worked at the former Springfield Plant of Westinghouse (Electric) Corp., until it's closing. Born in Ludlow, he lived in West Springfield most of his life and was a communicant of Immaculate Conception Church. He was a veteran of the Navy and had been a member of the West Springfield Senior Center.His wife, the former Lena Cacissio, died in 1975.
He leaves two nephews, George & Ronald Patnode, both of Keene, NH; three nieces, Dorothy Golab of Velrico, Fla., Vivian Fleechia of Manchester, NH, and Barbara Casassa of South Hadley; and a friend Ann Doig of Conn. His daughter, Donna Lee Abare died in 1949. Funeral held at the Curren-Jones West Springfield Funeral Home and in the church, and burial in St. Aloysius Cemetery in the Indian Orchard section of Springfield.

Cpl. US Marine Corps, World War II

From Donna Koss Dickey;
Godfather to: Donna Lee Koss, daughter of his nephew, Norman Koss.
Donna Lee Koss was named after Totsie and Lena's daughter that died at 18 months old of Epilepsy.


Family Members


Inscription

Abare-Roman Abare CPL US MARINE CORPS, WW II, Feb.4,1909-Jan.11,1991

Gravesite Details Buried with his wife Margaret, and some family members

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  • Created by: Roberta (Schott) Cyr
  • Added: 4 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7414734
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Corp Roman Ovila “Totsie” Abare (4 Feb 1909–11 Jan 1991), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7414734, citing Saint Aloysius Cemetery, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Roberta (Schott) Cyr (contributor 38703014) .