Richard Hale Abbot
Richard Hale “Dick” Abbot passed away peacefully on August 13, 2022 at Beneva Lakes SNF.
He is survived by his son, James Abbot, daughter-in-law Anne Abbot; daughter Rebecca Abbot; daughter-in-law Amy Abbot; step-son Daniel Blaquier, step-daughter-in-law Karin Blaquier; grandchildren Michael McGurer (wife Samantha), Angie Abbot, Dennis Abbot (wife Samantha), Joanie Abbot, Tim Abbot (partner Mariah Willis); several nieces and nephews, and many great and great, great children. Dick was preceded in death by his wife Terry Abbot and sons Dennis and Michael Abbot.
Dick was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on September 28, 1927 to the late Howard and Edith Abbot. Dick grew up in Wilton, New Hampshire where he met and married Phyllis Iotte in 1951. They moved to Florida in 1959.
Dick worked as a trusted TV repairman for many years as well as a MUZAK technician.
After divorcing Phyllis, Dick married Terry Blaquier in 1969 and raised his step-son Daniel Blaquier. Dick was a scout leader in the Boy Scouts of America. He has been an active member of Showfolks of Sarasota and Windjammers Club for many years.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Alzheimer's Foundation of America.
There will be a private internment for Dick and a celebration of life at a later date.
Condolences can be left at www.rtsfunerals.com