FRANCES HALE ABEGG Frances Hale Abegg, age 89, of Wilmington passed away February 28, 2014 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. She was born October 18, 1924 in Wilmington, North Carolina the daughter of the late Jonah Hale and Nezzie Williams Hale. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 28 years, Charles William Abegg; six sisters and one brother. Frances was one of eight children and is survived by her one remaining sister, Rosalie Hook whom now resides in Trenton, NJ with her daughter. She is also survived by her daughter, Linda Clark and husband George F. Clark, Jr. and a grandson, David Clark. She was married to Charles William Abegg whom she met during WWII when Charles moved to Wilmington to work in the shipyard from North Platte, Nebraska. After meeting and getting married they moved back to Nebraska where they lived for over twenty years. Charles passed away in 1970 and Frances returned to Wilmington until her passing on February 28, 2014. A private family service will be held March 23rd at the home of her niece Celia Coleman and her husband Louis Coleman of Wilmington. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation, 1401 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401. Please share memories and condolences with the family at www.wilmingtoncares.com. Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st St., Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099
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Published in the Wilmington Star-News on Mar. 23, 2014