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Robert Lee Abercrombie


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Robert Lee Abercrombie Obituary
ROBERT LEE ABERCROMBIE, born February 7, 1940 to George and Bernice Abercrombie, passed away on March 3, 2015. He was one of three children and is survived by his brother Donald Abercrombie, and his twin sister, Shirley Sutton (Lee). Bob was born in Carroll, Michigan, grew up in Corona, CA, and for the past 30 years, he lived and worked in Anaheim, CA. He attended St. Edwards Catholic School in Corona, and graduated high school in 1957 from St. Francis Catholic High School in Riverside. Bob then graduated from California Mortuary College and worked as a mortician and funeral director for over 50 years. His calm and reassuring demeanor helped thousands of families deal with sadness of death. He is preceded in death by his son Paul. He is survived by his wife Joyce, of 23 years; his three children, Troy Abercrombie (Annette), Susan Rex (Steve), and Robin Abercrombie, and Joyce's two children, Barbara Pearson and Robert Quinn and ten grandchildren. Bob was an avid Los Angeles Dodgers fan. Strong in his faith and devoted to family and friends, Bob was always happy and spread cheer to so many. He will be lovingly remembered for his big heart and sense of humor. To know him was to love him, he will be greatly missed. A funeral mass to celebrate the life of Bob Abercrombie will be held at St. Anthony Claret Catholic Church, 1450 E. La Palma, Anaheim, CA on March 14, 2015 at 11:30am. Reception will follow the service.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Mar. 10, 2015
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