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Dr. Rev. William Abernethy

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ABERNETHY, Rev. Dr. William Of Beverly, Jan. 4, age 70. Beloved husband of the Rev. Ann Cornell (Greenawalt) Abernethy, Pastor of Protestant Ministries at Brooksby Village, died peacefully after living with Parkinson's Disease for twenty-seven years. He is survived by his children, Mark Abernethy & his wife Kristin of South Windsor, CT, Sarah Abernethy Oo & her husband Thein Oo of Hamilton, Jonathan Abernethy & his wife Joyce of New York, New York & Laura Abernethy Gronberg & her husband Fred of West Boxford; his beloved grandchildren, Micaela, Joshua & Hannah Abernethy, Christopher and Nicholas Oo, Tyler & Lena Abernethy & Matthew & Rachel Gronberg; his sister, Barbara Petersmeyer of California and David Abernethy and several nieces and nephews. Retired pastor of the North Bennington Congregational Church, North Bennington, VT, the South Congregational Church of Middletown, CT & the Wellesley Congregational Church in Wellesley, MA. His funeral service will be held Saturday in the Chapel at Brooksby Village, Brooksby Village Drive, Peabody, Saturday at 2 P.M. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours in the Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home, 167 Maple St., (Rte 62) DANVERS, Friday from 4 to 8 P.M. On line guestbook at www.legacy.com. Expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to Heifer Project International, 1 World Ave., Little Rock, Ark, 72202 or to the Union Theological Seminary, 3041 Broadway, NY, NY 10027. O'Donnell Funeral Service Danvers & Salem 978-774-6600

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