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Thomas Anthony Abbott

Jun 17, 1922 - Oct 15, 2012

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Mike I'm so sorry for the loss of your father and a truley great man. Roanoke will miss him.

Mike I'm so sorry for the loss of your father. Kathy E Peters

My thoughts and prayers are with the Abbott family, I am sorry for the family's loss, prayers to the entire family. Barb Fisher

Mr. Abbott was a man who made a tremendous difference in my life over a three year period when I studied and lived in Roanoke (VA.) I was just 18 years old when I met Mr. Abbott. Today, I'm 52. Thornton and Creasy Drugstore was where I worked. I made many deliveries in many parts of the Roanoke Valley for his pharmacy, ate regularly at the counter and received sage advice from Mr. Abbott daily (as he knew I needed it!.) :-) I am fortunate to have spoken with him in recent years. I got the...

I worked with Tom in the Super x days and then was lucky enough to work with him again at National Diabetic Pharmacy. He was one in a million and my life was enriched by knowing him. Prayers to the family.

Tom was a great mentor to me at National Diabetic Pharmacies, he will be missed by so many people. It was an honor to have known and worked with him, such a joy to see his smiling face in the mornings to start our day. He would give me a peppermint patty and say "here, looks like you could use this" knowing I was having a tough day. Bless the entire family and I am truly sorry for your loss. Kathy McDaniel

Carol, Michael and Aunt Josephine,

What a beautiful tribute for Uncle Tommy. It was so wonderful to have him for 90 years. I have so many fond memories of him when I was a child and through the years. I was so glad to see him as recently as this past May. Our prayers are with you and your family. Carlisle and I will be in Roanoke Friday afternoon and will call you when we arrive. I hope Aunt Josephine is okay.

Love,

Linda

So Sorry for the families lost. I was blessed to have known Mr. Abbott and his family while I worked at the Roanoke such a great man. Sending my deepest condolences. Kathy H.

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Thomas Anthony Abbott, 90 years old, of Roanoke, VA passed away on October 15, 2012.Tom Abbott was born in Geneva, New York on June 17, 1922. He graduated from Elmira HS in 1940 and enlisted in the US Navy. He was honorably discharged from the US Navy in 1946. He graduated in 1949 with honors...

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