James Rabbett
1940 - 2021
Burnett & White Funeral Home
7461 South Broadway
Red Hook, NY
James Rabbett

Red Hook - James F. Rabbett, 80, a longtime resident of Red Hook, passed away on Friday, June 18th, 2021 at Ferncliff Nursing Home in Rhinebeck, NY.

Born on August 29, 1940, in Rhinebeck, NY, he was the son of the late Francis and Ethel Rabbett. Jim was a graduate of Red Hook High School - Class of 1958.

He served in the United States Army from 1964 to 1966.

For many years, Jim worked with Rock City Sand & Gravel based in Rock City, NY. He also formerly worked at Western Printing in Poughkeepsie.

He is survived by a daughter Shannon Rabbett of Albany, NY; his siblings, Patricia Schultz of Red Hook, NY, Eileen (David) Mitchell of Rhinebeck, NY, and Timothy Rabbett of Rhinecliff, NY; his uncle, Keith (Nancy) Denegar of Red Hook, NY; his sister in law, Shirley Rabbett of Red Hook, NY; along with numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

In addition to his parents, a sister, Nancy Wunderlich, a brother, Thomas Rabbett, his sister in law, Bonnie Rabbett, and his brother in law, Donald Schultz predecease him.

Graveside services and interment will be private at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery in Red Hook, NY.

Memorial donations may be made in James's memory to the Catskill Animal Sanctuary, online at https://casanctuary.org/support-us-2/donate/.

Arrangements are under the direction of Burnett & White Funeral Homes 7461 S. Broadway, Red Hook, NY.

To sign the online guest book, please visit www.Burnett-White.com.

Published by Poughkeepsie Journal from Jun. 21 to Jun. 22, 2021.
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Dear Rabbett Family, My sincere condolences to you all at the recent passing of Jim and Nancy. I have fond memories of both as well as your Mom and Dad. As seniors, Jim and I were always up for one or another caper. Nan and my sister, Donna also had such good times. I especially remember a Sunday afternoon when your father took us bowling. He was so kind and encouraging, even though I was a terrible bowler, leading only in gutter balls. I hope you will find comfort in your good memories of Jim & Nan. In deepest sympathy, Sue Crane
Sue Crane
June 26, 2021
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