Patricia A. Abel

Patricia Ann Abel

81, of Beech Grove passed away on September 14, 2012 surrounded by her family. Pat was born in Indianapolis and graduated from St. Mary's Academy. She retired from South Grove Elementary. Pat was a former member of Holy Rosary Church and a current and longtime member of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church. Pat was married to Edmund W. Abel who preceded her in death in 1999. Pat and Ed made their home and raised their children in Beech Grove. Pat was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend.

She is survived by her children Pat (Vince) Massimini, Ed (Carol) Abel, Steve (Jill) Abel, Pam (Chuck) Everitt, Donna (Kevin) DiSano, and Joan (Tim) Showalter; 17 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at Little & Sons Funeral Home Beech Grove Chapel from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Monday September 17th, with a Rosary at 7:30 p.m. that evening. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 18th at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, with burial immediately following in St. Joseph's Cemetery.

The family would like to acknowledge the wonderful care given to Pat by St. Francis Hospice and by the caregivers of Senior Helpers. Thanks to each of you for the tremendous love and care you showed to our beloved mom. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to St. Francis Hospice.

Funeral Home

Little & Sons Funeral Home
1301 Main Street Beech Grove, IN 46107
(317) 786-1476

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Sept. 16, 2012