TERESA A. "TERRY" ABBETT, 71, of Fort Wayne, passed away Friday Aug. 16, 2013 at Visiting Nurse Hospice Home, Fort Wayne. She was a daughter of the late William and Guyla "Pat" Mc-Caffrey, a member of St. Therese Catholic Church, Fort Wayne, a 1959 graduate of Marion Bennett High School, and received her nursing degree from Ivy Tech. She worked at Lutheran Home, and Visiting Nurse Hospice Home. "She was a kind caring, compassionate, woman who loved working with the elderly, and those in the final stages of their lives." She is survived by her husband, Dan A. Abbett; children, Stephanie Kearby of Fort Wayne, and Michael Ember of Clearwater Beach, Fla.; brothers, Larry (Carol) McCaffrey, of Houston, Texas, and Kevin (Vonda Albertson) McCaffrey, of Tipp City, Ohio; step-daughter, Jennifer Abbett; and mother-in-law, Bernice Abbett, both of Roanoke; as well as grandchildren, Carlie, and Mindy; four great-grandchildren; and four nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial is 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at St. Therese Catholic Church, 2304 Lower Huntington Road, Fort Wayne. Visitation is from 2 to 4 and 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Homes, Winchester Road Chapel, 6424 Winchester Road, Fort Wayne, with a Rosary service at 7:30 p.m. Memorial donations may be given to St. Therese Catholic Church, Fort Wayne, or Visiting Nurse Hospice Home. For online condolences please visit klaehnfahlmeltonfunerals.com


Funeral Home

Klaehn, Fahl, Melton Funeral Home
6424 Winchester Road Fort Wayne, IN 46819
(260) 424-1525

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Aug. 18, 2013