Lucy Abbatine
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Visitation at Funeral Home

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, December 7, 2018
Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Homes
117 Maple Avenue
Monroe, New York, United States


10:00 am
Saturday, December 8, 2018
St. Anastasia Parish Church
Route 17M
Harriman, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Orange County Veterans Memorial Cemetery
111 Craigville Road
Goshen, New York, United States

Obituary of Lucy T. Abbatine

Lucy Sicari Abbatine "Mrs. A"

July 28, 1934-December 4, 2018

Monroe, NY

Lucy Abbatine passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at home surrounded by loved ones after her final battle with cancer.

Lucy was born in the Bronx, NY and married her childhood sweetheart Anthony while he served in the Korean War with the U.S. Navy. They moved to Monroe in 1970. Lucy and Tony owned and operated Abbatine Printing in Monroe. Together they were very active in the community at St. Anastasia Church, Monroe-Woodbury Little League, American Legion Mulligan Eden Post and Lake Region Italian-American Association. After Tony's sudden death at a very early age, Lucy worked at Harriman Heights School and Pine Tree School where she adored the children and they adored her. She was a volunteer at Arden Hill Hospital in Goshen, NY and a dispatcher for Monroe Volunteer Ambulance. The past 15 years she was a very popular figure at Frozen Ropes in Chester, where she was loved by young and old alike. Always pleasant and helpful, she was affectionately called "The Matriarch of Frozen Ropes". She will be greatly missed.

Lucy adored her children and their beautiful families. She is survived by her children: Donna Vitolo and her husband Ralph of Monroe, NY, Anthony Abbatine and his wife Tammy of Warwick, NY, Christine Franklin and her husband Matt of Wooster, OH, Steven Abbatine and his wife Dora of Ashland, MA. In addition to her children, she is survived by her eight grandchildren: Anthony and Michael Vitolo, Micaela and Anthony Abbatine, Carter and Courtney Franklin, Nicole and Gianna Abbatine, and her great-granddaughter, Jordyn Vitolo. She is also survived by her sisters, Gloria daCunha and her husband Manny, Lidia Watrud and many nieces and nephews. Lucy was predeceased by her parents Serafina and Giuseppe Sicari and her sister Connie Tuccillo.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, December 7th at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Avenue, Monroe, NY 10950. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 8th at St. Anastasia Parish Church, Route 17M, Harriman, NY. Cremation will take place at Cedar Hill Crematory, Middle Hope, NY with interment in Orange County Veteran's Memorial Cemetery at a later date.

A special THANK YOU to Vanessa Brown and Evett Wisdom who lovingly cared for mom during her final days.

In lieu of flowers the family has asked for memorial donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.

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