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Chesley Abbott

Obituary of Chesley Raymond Abbott

After a long and healthy life Chesley Raymond Abbott passed away at Blue Crest Retirement Home, Grand Bank on August 28, 2019 at the age of 95 years.

Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Linda (Brown) Abbott and her children; nieces Sheila Pardy (Charles-deceased), Hester Pardy (deceased) (Ephriam), Clara Moulton (Dale Strickland), Sherry Power (Karl), Linda Mackinnon; nephews Donald and David Manning, Cecil Matthews (Lucy) and his brothers and sisters of the Hiram Masonic Lodge, Burin and many other relatives and friends.

Predeceased by his first wife Susanna; sisters Minnie Manning, Winnie Jorgensen and Marina Clarke and nephew Perry Pardy.

In keeping with Chesley’s wishes cremation has taken place.

Celebration of his life will be held on Tuesday, September 3rd at 2PM from St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, Port au Bras with inurnment to follow at Anglican Cemetery, Port au Bras.

Donations in his memory may be made to St. Andrew’s Anglican Church Cemetery or flowers gratefully accepted.

I haven’t had a lot of riches and sometimes the going has been tough. But I have love ones all around me and that makes me rich enough. I thank God for his blessings and the mercies he has bestowed me. If Good gives me the strength and courage when the way gets steep and rough, I’ll not ask for other blessings, I’m already blessed enough.


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