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ABBOTT, Elsa - nee Fabian

Published:Aug 19, 2014

Event Date:Aug 03, 2014

 

Elsa ABBOTT

ABBOTT, Elsa - nee Fabian May 19, 1925 - August 3, 2014, Elsa passed away peacefully in her residence, the Royale of Kingston. She is predeceased by her husband Roy Abbott in 2008. She will be sadly missed by her brother Jim (Chris) Fabian of Las Vegas, Nevada and children, Ron (Teresa), David (Jeannie), Patti and Pamela (Todd), her 8 grandchildren; Tracey, Julia, Stephanie, Jessica, Carly, Melanie, Nicholas and Andrew along with her 12 great grandchildren. Elsa contributed to the WWII war effort by working in an artillery factory. She was an accomplished artist, creating acrylic paintings, copper tooling, aluminum sketching's, knitting and rug hooking. Later she enjoyed a successful career with the Toronto Star when she and Roy formed their own business, Kawartha Star Distributing. In her retirement years Elsa spent winters in Florida and enjoyed fishing, golf and gardening in the summer months. She was known as having a "green thumb" because she was so successful with her outdoor and indoor plants, especially her care of orchids. Elsa was known for her kind, sweet manner and will be remembered for her big smile, her hearty laugh and ever positive attitude. Interment will take place at the Little Lake cemetery in Peterborough, Ontario at a later date. Memorial donations can be made to the charity of your choice.

 

Category: Obituaries & Death Notices

Newspaper(s): Kawartha Lakes This Week, Peterborough This Week

Location: Kingston

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