Robert H. Abel Jr. (1941 - 2017)

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  • "No one I've ever known had a more profound sense of the..."
    - David Lyon
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    - Christopher Howell
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    - Ann
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    - John Bracey
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    - Michel Spitzer
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HADLEY – Robert H. Abel, Jr. died Friday, April 14, 2017, at his home in Hadley.

He worked for many years as a writer and journalist. Beloved husband of Joyce K. Abel for 52 years, father to Charles R. Abel of Holyoke and Sarah Ardila of Westin.

A memorial gathering will be held Thursday, April 20, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Williamsburg Funeral Home of Haydenville. 3 S. Main St., Haydenville, MA 01030.

Memorial donations may be made to the Cooley Dickinson VNA and Hospice 169 Industrial Dr. Northampton, MA.

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Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette on Apr. 18, 2017