John Frank “Sonny” Abbott Jr.

John Frank “Sonny” Abbott Jr.

Birth
Norfolk City, Virginia, USA
Death 15 Jul 1991 (aged 64)
Gulf Breeze, Santa Rosa County, Florida, USA
Burial Suffolk, Suffolk City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 83937841 · View Source
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Virginian-Pilot, The (Norfolk, VA) - July 18, 1991

JOHN F. ABBOTT JR.
John Frank Abbott Jr., 64, a retired design engineer, died July 15, 1991. Mr. Abbott was born in Norfolk. He had been employed at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth for 22 years. He was the widower of Jewell Virginia Hart Abbott and was a member of Concord Presbyterian Church. Survivors include a daughter, Marie E. Strople of Suffolk; five sons, John F. Abbott III of North Potomac, Md., Leslie W. Abbott of Honolulu, David L. Abbott of Gulf Breeze, William E. Abbott of Suffolk and Christopher H....
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"This is a double headstone for my mother & father. She predeceased him by 20 years and his last request was to be buried next to my mother. To accommodate his request, Mom's remains were disinterred from Olive Branch Cemetery in Portsmouth, VA (adjacent to the City Park) and re-interred next to him at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens, not far from where I reside. The distance between the cemeteries was just a few miles as Suffolk & Portsmouth are a part of the greater metropolitan area known as "Tidewater" or "Hampton Roads"...both historic nicknames for the area." submitted by child of John and Jewell Abbott


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  • Created by: Anonymous
  • Added: 24 Jan 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 83937841
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Frank “Sonny” Abbott Jr. (5 Aug 1926–15 Jul 1991), Find a Grave Memorial no. 83937841, citing Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens, Suffolk, Suffolk City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Anonymous (contributor 46862836) .