Edele Maria Abercrombie

August 15, 1931July 6, 2018

Edeltraut Maria Mellein Abercrombie (Edele) 86, passed away July 6th, 2018 in Odessa Florida. Edele, a former resident of Staten Island, NY was born in Sondernheim, Rheinland Pfalz Germany to Konrad Mellein and Maria Barbara Muller. She grew up in the town of Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, Pfälzerwald, Germany. Edele married the love of her life in 1954, George D. Abercrombie, a Tuskegee Airman. They loved to dance and they danced together for 55 years until his death in December of 2009. Edele made a career at Chase Manhattan Bank and attained an associate’s degree at Suny Empire State College. Edele is survived by her son and caregiver Jules C. Abercrombie, her daughter Gabriele J. Haffner, son-in-law Heinz D. Haffner, granddaughter Nicole J Yargeau with husband Tim, and great-granddaughters Emma and Leah, along with numerous friends, family, and other relatives. Funeral services and internment will be held at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.


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Edele Maria Abercrombie

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William and Gwen Hodges

July 14, 2018

We know you are now resting comfortable in Heaven. We love you and will miss you. Thank you for being a part of our life here on earth. So for now it's not good bye, but we will see you again in the future.
Willie and Gwen

Jules, you are a great son and caregiver to you mom. You can know that over the last nine years your caring and attentive to your mom went a long way to her comfort. May your sorrow be filled with joyful memories of your mom.
Willie and Gwen