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“Peter, So very for your loss. I always enjoyed visiting with your dad when I came to see Kathy & Alan at camp. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Sue Kaupelis - Gloversville, NY

“Paul (Mr. Abbey) was one of those memorable Father figures from my formative years (K-12 and beyond). He was easy to respect and he was someone you...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Charlie & Betsy Kille - IN

“Dear Faith and family, I remember your older brother Paul. He was a wonderful person and I'm sorry. My sincere sympathy is sent to you and your...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Nancy Tracy - Burlington, VT

“Our hearts and thoughts go out to my cousin's family. Sincerest condolences from Carol Adams and family. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Carol Adams - Shelburne, VT

“My Father. The calmest guy I ever knew. Amidst the tumult, you were always there to shield us from the worst of the storm and take the load upon...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Peter D. Abbey & Family - Tucson, AZ

Wedding 2006 “Love and miss you, Paul! ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Cindi Abbey - Tucson, AZ

Paul L. Abbey, age 84, passed away in Tucson, AZ, on December 18th, 2013.
The son of Donald and Lillian Abbey of Burlington, VT, he was a graduate of Burlington High School and the University of Vermont with a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering. Upon graduation he served as a 2nd Lieutenant in the US Army during the Korean War. He worked for the General Electric Company in various locations, retiring from Gas Turbine Controls in Schenectady, NY.

He was married to Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Helzer Abbey who predeceased him.
He is survived by his son, Peter D. Abbey of Tucson, his sister Faith N. Abbey, of Philadelphia, and a brother Bruce J. Abbey of Syracuse, as well as three loving granddaughters, Laura, Sarah and Brooke, of Tucson, and numerous nephews and nieces.

He was an avid skier, sailor and outdoorsman, a good friend to all and an honorable man.

Visitation will be from 10 AM till Noon, Monday the 23rd of Dec at the Jones Funeral Home in Schenectady and interment will follow at 1:30 PM at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery.