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1175 South State Street
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 734-2281
Fax: (302) 678-1176
John Abbrescia

John D Abbrescia

Tuesday, November 16th, 1943 - Friday, December 28th, 2018
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ARNOLD, Md. — John D. Abbrescia died Dec. 28, 2018 at Bay Health Medical Center in Dover.
Born in New York, N.Y., he was the son of the late John A. and Elizabeth Mollicone Abbrescia. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran and had served as Re- gional Vice President of Bankers Life and Casualty Co. A lover of animals he enjoyed Wine Making and could often be found reading Military History. Mr. Abbrescia was a dedicated husband and father who treasured the time spent with his grandchildren as he adored hearing them play music and sing. He especially enjoyed Christmas Eve as it was set aside for the Tradi- tional Italian Fish Feast where family and friends would congregate. He was a boating enthusiast who looked for- ward to the many family outings on the Chesapeake. Mr. Abbrescia was one of those people who truly made a difference and will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him He leaves his loving wife, Gloria K. Abbrescia; and his two sons and their spouses, Vincent Dominick and wife Kelly Abbrescia, John Michael and wife Emily Abbrescia; grandchildren, Ariana, Isabella, Gianna, Dominique and John Michael Abbrescia; along with two great grandchildren. A Visitation will be held on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019 from 10:30 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the Funeral Home of Michael J. Ambruso, 1175 S. State St. Dover, DE 19901. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 12:30 p.m. at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 631 S. State St., Dover. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Dover. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to St. Jude’s Hospital for Children, as it was John’s favorite charity. Condolences may be made via www. ambruso.com
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  • Visitation

    Friday, January 4th, 2019 | 10:30am - 12:00pm
    When
    Friday, January 4th, 2019 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Location
    Michael J. Ambruso Funeral Director, Inc.
    Address
    1175 S. State Street
    Dover, Delaware 19901
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  • Service

    Friday, January 4th, 2019 | 12:30pm
    When
    Friday, January 4th, 2019 12:30pm
    Location
    Holy Cross Church
    Address
    631 S. State Street
    Dover, Delaware 19901
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    Officiant
    Fr. Idongesit Etim

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Annette

Posted at 10:55am
 My deepest sympathy to each of you for your loss. When death overtake our loved ones, we feel helpless. We can take comfort in knowing that our heavenly Father is there to help us during this difficult time. He is close to the brokenhearted. Psalms 34:18  
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We would like to express our deepest sympathy. May those precious memories be foremost in your hearts and minds during this difficult time. Isaiah 25:8
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Amy Doyle

Posted at 08:48am
In our loving memory of Uncle John. We loved him and will miss him so much.
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Scott Watson, Lexx Healthcare

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To the family of Mr. Abbrescia, My thoughts and prayers are with you during this extremely difficult time.
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Kathy McCoy

Posted at 12:22pm
Gloria & Family, deepest sympathy - for John was such a good, good man. Sadden that I only had a couple of years to share his time. Prayers & love.
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