John T. (Jack) Abbett
Oct 17, 1925- Dec 16, 2012
Resident of Diablo
Jack passed away after suffering from bone cancer for the past several months. He was a trooper until the end. Born in St. Paul Minnesota, he attended Roosevelt High School and McAlaster College. He was in the Coast Guard during World War II, serving in the Aleutian Islands. He had a lifetime career with General Motors and was an avid golfer. He leaves Betty, his companion of many years, a sister, children, grand children and great grand children. There will be no service as per Jack's wishes. Thanks to Trinity Care Homes for the wonderful, loving care they provided and Hope Hospice.
Published in Contra Costa Times on Dec. 18, 2012