Jim "Abe" Hitchcock, 71, of Stamford, New York, died Nov. 10, 2011.
The U.S. Navy
veteran was the first and charter member of the Association of Abraham Lincoln Presenters. His final performance as "Abe" was delivering the Gettysburg Address at the American Embassy in Ottawa, Canada.
He is survived by his wife, Mary; two sons, Fred Hitchcock and Frank Hitchcock; and a daughter, Mary Jo Hitchcock.
MacArthur Funeral Home, Hobart, New York, handled arrangements.