Claire A. Abate(1923 - 2011)

Claire A. Abate

AGE: 87 • Clementon

Claire A. Abate (nee Angelaccio), on June 12, 2011, of Clementon, formerly of South Philadelphia. Age 87. Beloved wife of the late Michael B. Devoted mother of Bruce A. (Valerie) and Joann Custodio (Joseph). Loving grandmother of Jillian Shadis (Thomas), Joseph Custodio (Maggie) and Michael B. Abate. Dear sister of Emilia Rubolina. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. There will be a viewing from 10 to 10:45am Wednesday morning at Our Lady of Hope Chapel, 701 Little Gloucester Rd., Blackwood. Funeral Mass 11am in the church. Entombment New St. Mary's Mausoleum, Bellmawr. Family requests in lieu of flowers donations be made in Mrs. Abate's memory to Our Lady of Hope Parish, 701 Little Gloucester Rd., Blackwood, NJ 08012. Family and friends may share memories at


Funeral Home

Gardner Funeral Home
126 S. Black Horse Pike Runnemede, NJ 08078

Published in Courier-Post on June 14, 2011