Winnifred "Winnie" M. Abbott

November 1, 1944November 1, 2020

Winnifred M. "Winnie" Abbott, 76 of North Swanzey, passed away in the comfort of her home with family by her side on November 1, 2020 following a period of declining health.

She was born on November 1, 1944 in Alexandria, NH to the late Chester W. Clement and Catherine E. (Wixon) Rivets. She grew up in Laconia, NH where she attended area schools and furthered her education at a vocational college.

Following 18 years of companionship, Winnie married John K. "Jack" Abbott, Jr. on March 27, 1993.

Winnie had been employed by Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services as a purchasing agent and maintenance and repair supervisor for over 20 years prior to her retirement.

Winnie participated in hunting, canoeing, target shooting and archery. Her favorite pastime was taking her Jeep Cherokee out 4-wheeling in the woods. At home, Winnie enjoyed crocheting and made many pairs of slippers and mittens and beautiful afghans.

Winnie Leaves behind her children: Gregory Vaudreuil and his significant other Johanna Barden of North Swanzey, NH and Tammy Gilbeau of Homosassa, FL; granddaughter: Nichole Lengel of Marlow, NH; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

She was predeceased by her husband: Jack Abbott, Jr.; siblings: Richard Clement and Anita Clement; and son-in-law: Michael Gilbeau.

Family and friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Monday, November 9, 2020 at 1:00 pm at St. Joseph Cemetery, Main Street, Keene, NH.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Winnifred M. Abbotts name to Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services, 312 Marlboro Street, Keene, NH 03431 (



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Nicole Lengle

November 8, 2020

I'm so sad to hear of Winnie's passing:( I have such fond memories of her when I was a child! I'm so sorry we lost touch and we weren't able to reconnect later on in lifeπŸ’” I will always love you Gramma and I hope you're in heaven with Noah!!! And I know Nana was there with open arms❀❀❀❀

Terri Bermudez

November 4, 2020

RIP Aunt Winnie, my three favorite ladies are togather, until we meet again ,I have coffee and donuts in your memory at least once a week.πŸ™πŸŒπŸŒπŸ’ž

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