Edward C. Abbey II
1969 - 2012
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Abbey II, Edward C.

Edward C. Abbey II, age 42 of Dryden, NY died unexpectedly on Wednesday, October 10, 2012. Born December 18, 1969 in Ithaca, NY, he was the son of Patricia Harrington Abbey and the late Paul "Skip" Abbey. Ed attended Dryden Schools. On October 18, 2003 he married the former Krystal Dawson at Dryden, NY. Ed was the manager of Squeaky Clean Car Wash on Triphammer Road for the past 15 years. In addition to his mother, Patricia Abbey of Dryden, NY; Ed is survived by his wife, Krystal Abbey of Dryden, NY; sisters, Sandy Abbey of Dryden, NY, Pam Abbey of FL, and Cathy (Guy) Abbey Salsburg of FL; brother, Ronald Abbey of Newfield, NY; nephews, Justin and Eric Salsburg of FL, Patrick Abbey of Freeville, NY, Josh Beckman of Newfield, NY and Aaron Abbey of Dryden, NY; nieces, Amber Salsburg Hollenden of FL, Alicia Abbey of Newfield, NY and Nicole Abbey of Ithaca, NY; great nephew, Ian Salsburg of FL; his mother-in-law, Roberta Dawson of Binghamton, NY; sister-in-law, Tammy (Carl) Cahill of Binghamton, NY; brother-in-law, Mike Dawson, Jr. of Groton, NY; nephew-in-law, Mike E. (Bonnie) Dawson; and great nephew-in-law, Sawyer Dawson. In addition, he is survived by special friends, Colin "Rocky" Rockwell, Sheila Wiiki, Frank, Edie and Bella Alo and Kevin Freedline of Freeville, NY, Gary and Matt Sloan and many aunts, uncles, and cousins in both the Abbey-Cook family and the Harrington family of PA. Friends may call from 7-9 pm, Monday, October 15, 2012 at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 W. Main St., Dryden, NY. At Ed's request, there will be no formal service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to ALS Association CNY Chapter, 890 7th North St., Suite 108, Liverpool, NY 13088, for Lou Gehrig's research. www.perkinsfuneralhome.com


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Published in Ithaca Journal on Oct. 11, 2012.
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October 15, 2012
Krystal,
So sorry to hear of your husband's death. We are praying for you. If I can be of help, please feel free to contact me.
Pastor Wm & Jeanne Calabretta
October 14, 2012
Krystal, Look to the heavens and say a little prayer. May this light guide Ed home. Amanda Jones
October 14, 2012
Krystal, Sorry for your loss. I'll keep you in my prayers. Be strong and god will help ease your pain. Ed will always be with you in your heart and thoughts. Amanda Jones
October 13, 2012
Krystal you are in my thoughts and prayers. Hugs and I am so sorry for your loss of Ed. He was a great person and will be missed by so many.
Melissa Foster
October 12, 2012
We want everyone to know that we'd like to celebrate Eddie's life together with friends and family.. With a dish to pass BBQ on Sunday, October 15th from 4:00pm till whenever at 456 Midline Road, Freeville. Asking if you would please bring your own drinks and a chair for a bonfire. We hope all will feel welcome to come share stories of how Eddie touched your life.
Pam Abbey
October 12, 2012
Krystal,
We are so sorry to hear of your loss..You are in our thoughts and prayers
Tim and Ronda Park
October 12, 2012
Krystal,
My thoughts are with you and your family. So very sorry.
Amy Cusimano
October 12, 2012
So sorry to hear of your loss. Ed used to call me up and make sure I was doing a good job running the downtown location while I was the manager. Even if I were having a bad day, he could always make me laugh. You'll be missed.
Christopher Miller
October 12, 2012
Krystal,
We are all thinking of you and your family. Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you , From all of us at North Star and Cornell Dining .
Murray La Londe
October 12, 2012
Krystal and Sandy,
So sorry to hear of the loss of Ed. He will be deeply missed. Ou thoughts and prayers are with both of you and your familys at this sad and difficult time of sorrow. God bless.
Mary and Reggie Blomfield-Brown
October 11, 2012
Riffy we love you and are greatly sadden by the loss of a great man. Our love and thoughts are with you in your time of sorrow.
Michelle, Mike, Mikie, DJ, & Aaron Johnson
October 11, 2012
Krystal, Ed touched the hearts and souls of many. I know how much love and friendship is felt from Frank, Edie and Bella and that the absence of Ed will be felt for a long time. The memories are what will pull all of us through. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.
Debbie Alo and Mark Brown
October 11, 2012
We love you and miss you sooo much.You will always be in our hearts...No worries we will keep krystal safe..Love you big guy
Edith Alo
October 11, 2012
My thoughts and prayers go out to all of the Abbey and Dawson family members as they mourn the loss of such a wonderful man. I was blessed to have know Eddie for the past 23 years and will hold dear in my heart the memories of all the great times past and his vibrant smile, as he watches from heaven over all of us everyday. May you rest in peace Eddie and may your family find peace during this unsettling time. Love ya my pilsbury dough boy! *God Speed*
Tonya Slater
October 11, 2012
Krystal, my prayers go out to you in your time of sadness. I could never find the right words to say how I feel for you.
Donna Rogers
October 11, 2012
I am so sorry for your sudden loss Krystal. Eddie was a great man he will be missed by many.
Kathy Strickland
October 11, 2012
Eddie was a good man. He left his smile , his good humor and his kindness in all our lives. Met Eddie long time passing, he had a special part in my grandchildrens lives,so young a soul. My heart aches for you, his family and friends. The world will miss him...but a gain for the heavens...
Mindy & Christian Dahl
October 11, 2012
I can't find words to express how sad I am to hear of Eddie's death. He was a big man with a big heart, a generous spirit and a wonderful sense of humor. He will be missed by many.
Jan Stevens-Klempa
October 11, 2012
Krystal and Family...so sorry for your tragic loss. Holding you in our thoughts and prayers. Heaven has another angel to watch over us all.
October 11, 2012
Hey buddy ill miss you so much. Ill never for get the times we had together..
Joe Edwards
October 11, 2012
Krystal,
I am so sorry about Eddie. He will forever be your guardian angel. He will always be with you in spirit. I am thinking about you and your whole family. If you need anything at all, we are all here for you. <3
Sue Watkins
October 11, 2012
There are not words I can find to say that express how sad I feel. Ed had a big heart, a generous soul, and a wonderful sense of humor. A big man in every way, and I'll miss knowing he's there when a friend needs him.
Jan Stevens-Klempa
October 11, 2012
We are SO sorry for your loss. I'm so dearly going to miss him. If you need anything, please call.
Heather, Forrestt, Brandon & Erich Marshall
October 11, 2012
My thoughts are with you all. We are so sorry.
Ellen & George Shank
October 11, 2012
Sandy I am so sorry to hear about your brother. Thinking about you and your family <3
Laura Capogrossi
October 11, 2012
Sandy,Pam, and Ron.... I am so sorry for your loss...Keep the memories close.
Julie Ink - Kemp
October 11, 2012
Pat ,Sandy ,Ronnie ,Pam ,Cathy , And family . I was really set back hearing of Eddies passing so sudden .I know there are no words to ease to pain but it is always heart felt to see them and knowing we care . He is with with the rest of the Family that has passed before him . I will always be here if anyone just wants to chat .
Bernie & Carol Cook
October 11, 2012
Krystal ,Sandy ,Pam ,Ronnie ,Pat and the rest of the family .My heart goes out to you all in the tragic loss of Eddie so sudden .We never know when we will be called home .He will be missed by many I am sure .he lived a good life . I am and will always be here if anyone just wants to chat .
Bernie & Carol Cook
October 11, 2012
Thoughts and prayers for you and your family. Sorry for your loss.
Sue Wagner
October 11, 2012
To the entire family, you have my sincere condolences at this time of loss. Sandy, I am heartsick for you, you and your family are in my prayers.
Wendy Yager
October 11, 2012
Krystal I'm sorry my prayers are with u an the family
Tammie Chavez
October 10, 2012
my thoughts and prayers are with you all in this difficult time. eddie will be missed by many! if you guys need anything-let me know..love you all
dawn shriner-williams
October 10, 2012
Aunt Pat sorry for your loss no words can ease your pain. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Love Sheila
October 10, 2012
Sorry for your loss Krystal, Cathy, Sandy, Ronnie and Pam~~Eddie will be deeply missed by many. If you need anything I'm here for you. My thoughts and prayers are with you all as always.

Love Sheila
Sheila VanDeWeert
October 10, 2012
my thoughts and prayers and memories are with you Krystal, Sandy, Pam, Cathy, Ronnie and Pat and the rest of the family, he will be greatly missed by many
October 10, 2012
LOVE YOU!! <333 Taylor Freedline )':
October 10, 2012
You will be missed by many Uncle Eddie
Eric Salsburg
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