Katherine Abbott

HAMPTON — Katherine M. (Koop) Abbott, 99, of Hampton, and formerly of Portsmouth, died Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011, at the Oceanside Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation in Hampton.

She was born in Lunstead, Germany, on April 1, 1912, the daughter of the late Henry B. and Katherine M. (Kellmer) Koop.

Survivors include her son, Albert Abbott and his wife, Rita, of North Hampton; two granddaughters, Catherine and Lindsey Abbott; two great-grandchildren, Madison and Joshua Abbott; and several nieces and nephews.

Katherine was predeceased by her husband, Harold W. Abbott.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 2, at the J. Verne Wood Funeral Home ¿ Buckminster Chapel, 84 Broad St., Portsmouth. Friends are invited. There will be no visiting hours.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Crotched Mountain, 1 Verney Drive, Greenfield, NH 03047. Please visit: www.jvwoodfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest book, send a private condolence and/or a sympathy card.

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Funeral Home

J. Verne Wood Funeral Home
84 Broad Street  Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 436-1702

Published in Fosters from Sept. 1 to Sept. 2, 2011