Elizabeth Christine (Horn) Abbott

Elizabeth Christine (Horn) Abbott, 86
BELFAST -- Elizabeth Christine (Horn) Abbott, 86, died Friday March 23, 2012 at Tallpines in Belfast. She was born in Bridgeport, Conn. August 3, 1925 to Julius Henry and Christine Bessie (Howe) Horn. The family moved to Stratford, Conn. in 1926, graduating from Stratford High in 1943. She graduated with a degree in education from the University of Connecticut. After teaching in Stratford, she continued at Bedford Junior High in Westport, Conn., during this time she earned her M.A. at Bridgeport University and a fellowship at Yale University. In 1956 she married William Abbott of Verona settling in Belfast.
She was a member of the First Church in Belfast, UCC, serving on numerous committees, the Northport Golf Club, on the board of the Rainbow Girls, the Waldo Hospital Aid, Sweetser Board, American Red Cross, a volunteer at the Penobscot Marine Museum and a longtime member of the P.E.O. Sisterhood. She is survived by her husband William of Belfast; a daughter Beth Place and her husband Timothy of Naples; two grandchildren, Amanda Place and Daniel Place both of Naples.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday March 30, 2012 at The First Church in Belfast, UCC 104 Church St., Belfast with Rev. Dr. Kate Winters and Rev. Joel Krueger officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Young Funeral Home and Cremation Services 31 West Main St., Searsport, ME 04974
In lieu of flowers memorial
contributions in Betty's
memory may be made to:
The First Church in Belfast, UCC
8 Court St.
Belfast, ME 04915
Elizabeth Abbott

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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Mar. 25, 2012