Mildred Rivers Abate
Memorial services for Mildred Rivers Abate will be held at 4:00 p.m., Saturday, June 15, 2013 in the Chapel of Hixson Brothers, Pineville with Reverend Danny George officiating.
The family requests that visitation be observed Saturday at Hixson Brothers, Pineville from 3:00 p.m. until time of service.
Mrs. Abate, 64, of Pollock, a native of Pineville passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at her residence.
She was a retired licensed Practical Nurse and artist. She loved her pets and enjoyed life to the fullest. She was a loving mother, grandmother and sister.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Victor C. Abate; parents, Andrew and Irene Rivers; sisters, Shirley Mikkelson, Barbara Craig, Norma G. Vanantwerpen, Sally Collins, Rachael Rivers; brother, Thurman Rivers.
Those left to cherish her memory include her son, Kenneth Abate and wife, Holly; grandchildren, Kayleigh Ann, Hannah Lynn and Sarah Kathryn Abate; brother, Robert E. Rivers and Andrew W. Rivers; sisters, Anna Collins, Donna Gayle O'Mealey, Linda Sue Rivers.
To extend online condolences to the Abate family, please visit us at www.hixsonbrothers.com