William C. Abbott, "Bill", 77, a 40-year resident of Glen Burnie and previously of Pasadena, died February 1 at Baltimore Washington Medical Center after a brief illness. He was born June 13, 1936, in Baltimore to the late Mary Theresa and William Samuel Abbott. After graduating from Southern High School, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps, serving during the early 1950's. He worked for most of his life as a structural steel fabricator. A member of American Legion Post 40, he enjoyed watching old movies and reading his Bible. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 38 years, Shirley M. Evans; and his brother-in-law, Henry L. Evans. Bill is survived by his sister, Kimberly K. Link of Glen Burnie; and many other relatives and friends. Family invites friends to visit from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m., today, Wednesday, at the Gregory J. Gonce Funeral Home, PA, 169 Riviera Drive, Pasadena, where funeral service will commence at 11 a.m., Thursday. Those who wish may contribute to the Hospice of the Chesapeake at www.hospicechesapeake.org. Feel free to express your condolences at gjgoncefuneralhome.com
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Gregory J Gonce Funeral Home Pa
169 Riviera Drive
Pasadena, MD 21122
Published in the Maryland Gazette on Feb. 5, 2014