Dr. George Hewlett Abbot
August 9, 1930 – May 27, 2018
Dr. George H. Abbot, age 87, of Dartmouth, MA. died on Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Hathaway Manor. He was the husband of Marjorie (Horgan) Abbot, to whom he had been happily married for 57 years.
Born in Boston, he was the son of George Ezra Abbot and Anglesea (Hewlett) Abbot. He attended the Dexter Southfield School and was a graduate of Noble and Greenough School and Harvard University, Class of 1952. George served in the United States Navy during the Korean War, receiving the National Defense Service Medal. He then attended Boston University School of Medicine, graduating in 1960. He entered the VA Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Program and pursued that career for 30 years.
He is survived by his wife and daughters; Laurence M. Carr and her husband William of Belmont, ME., and Amy E. Abbot, M.D. of Providence, RI and NYC and grandchildren Zachary Abbot Carr and Caroline E. Carr. He was the brother of the late Sarah Willets Abbot.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 10 A.M. In St. Mary's Church, 783 Dartmouth Street, Dartmouth. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Dr. Abbot's name may be made to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements are in the care of Waring-Sullivan Home, 230 Russells Mills Road, Dartmouth, MA 02748. Note of condolence at www.waring-sullivan.com.
St. Mary's Church
783 Dartmouth Street