Stephen "Mike" Abbott

December 27, 1949April 14, 2021

Stephen “Mike” Abbott, 71 years of age, passed away Wednesday, April 14th 2021 peacefully at his home. He was born December 27, 1949 to Herb and Deloris Abbott in New Albany, IN.

Mike was a painter by trade and former employee of Howell & Howell Inc. and Whitehouse & Sons painting contractors. He was a member of Local Union 118.

He was preceded in death by his father, Herb Abbott, brother, Ronald Abbott, son, Bradley Abbott, and a grandson, Joshua Abbott.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years Rita Mosson Abbott, two daughters, Krista Abbott, and Michelle Cook both of Marengo, IN, mother, Deloris Abbott of New Albany, IN, sister, Linda Andres of Floyds Knobs, IN, 2 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Monday, April 19th from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at Kraft Funeral Service, 2776 Charlestown Road, New Albany. His Funeral Service will be held Monday, April 19th at 1:00 pm in the Kraft Funeral Service Chapel with private entombment to follow in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions can be made to Kindred Hospice, 391 Quartermaster Ct. Jeffersonville, IN 47130.

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  • Visitation

    Monday, April 19, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Monday, April 19, 2021


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Penny Hammond

April 17, 2021

We were just talking today about the pontoon ride at Branson . Remember the storm that come up? Also when we took the mystery train in florida. Fun times!