Douglass Edgerley & Bessom Funeral Home
25 Sanborn Street
Reading, MA 01867
(781) 944-0284

Ralph F. Abbott Sr.

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Of Reading, April 23, age 90. Husband of the late Alice M. (Ross) Abbott. Father of Mary Capozzi and her husband Dominic of Wakefield, Sandra Nuttall and her husband Thomas of Navarre, FL, Ralph F. "Chip" Abbott, Jr. and his wife Patricia of Wilmington, and Gail Merrill and her husband Edward of Reading; and step father of Diane Merisotis of Reading. Brother of Bertha Brown of Framingham, Robert Abbott of Franklin, the late Nina Whitney, the late Russell Abbott, the late Doris Lyden, the late Mildred Abbott, and the late Marjorie Tingy. Also survived by 11 grandchildren and many nieces & nephews. A Funeral Service will be held at the Douglass, Edgerley & Bessom Funeral Home, 25 Sanborn St. (Cor. of Woburn St.) READING on Tuesday, April 29 at 11:00 AM. Visiting hours at the funeral home on Monday Evening from 4-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Care Alternatives Hospice, 181 Cedar Hill Rd., Marlborough, MA 01752 Late U.S. Coast Guard & U.S. Navy Veteran, WWII & Korea. For info, directions and register book visit
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