Betty Carol Abbott - age: 79
(March 10, 1937 to June 01, 2016
In lieu of a family service, please join us for celebration of life and karaoke party at 75 Beech Plains Rd, Buxton, ME 04093 on Friday June 17th 2016 starting at 6pm.
Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral home and Cremation 13 Portland Rd, Buxton are in charge of the arrangements.
Gorham, Betty Carol Abbott, 79, of Abbott Farm Rd, passed away Wednesday June 1, 2016 at the Maine Medical Center.
She was born in Phillips, Maine March 10, 1937 the daughter of Clyde and Hildred Dunham Abbott.
She graduated from New Sharon schools.
She did a number of factory jobs, attended and graduated from Una's Beauty School in Skowhegan, but when her back and joint pain prevented her from doing those jobs she would continue to work as a companion for many years. Her last job was as a Courier for Fisc.
Betty lived in the Lewiston/Auburn area first with her two sons and then with her good friend Charlotte Varney. After Charlotte's passing she purchased a trailer in Turner and then spent her last years living with her daughter in law and grandchildren in Gorham.
Betty's joys included Karaoke, playing cards and various games with family and friends, trying her luck with horses, scratch/lottery tickets, and slots. She loved to make handcrafted gifts and cuddling with her two fur babies Sadie and bugsy.
Betty was a kind, sweet, and loving person who worked hard, laughed harder, and made the most out of life. She never had a lot in life, but she always gave more than she had.
She is predeceased by a son Rodney “ Rocky” Abbott in 1992, and her two sisters Glenda and Margie. She is survived by a son Ronald Abbott of Lisbon and a brother Rodger Lee Abbott of New Sharon, and her favorite Aunt Ella Wilbur of Avon, 6 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.