November 26, 1950 – May 6, 2022
Thomas Abbenante of Washington, DC, passed away peacefully on May 6, 2022. He was born in New Haven, CT to Liberatto and Josephine Abbenante on November 26, 1950. A graduate of both American University (1972) and Howard Law School (1975), he spent his career as a criminal defense attorney. Tom was a member of the DC Bar, Virginia Bar, US Supreme Court Bar, US District Court Bar, US Court of Appeals (DC Circuit), US Tax Court and the American College of Trial Lawyers. He practiced law for over 45 years. In his personal time, Tom loved to travel and spend time at his house in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Tom is survived by his wife, Donna Marie Lord Abbenante, his sons Anthony (Michelle) Abbenante of Mill Valley, CA and Michael Abbenante of Washington, DC, his grandchildren Nina, Vinny, Colette and James, his brother Robert (Linda) Abbenante of Punte Vedra, FL, and his nephew, Alex. Tom loved his family, and he will be deeply missed. Private services will be held at a later date.See more See Less
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