Robert Michael Abel
Robert Michael Abel, 62, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away suddenly at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, Friday, June 15, 2012. He was born in Niagara Falls, NY on June 21, 1949 to Betty (nee Williams) and the late Frank Abel. A lifelong resident of Niagara Falls, Robert was a graduate of Niagara Falls High School.
During the Vietnam Era Robert served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1968 until his discharge in 1974. For several years he worked as a line inspector for General Motors Harrison Radiator Division in Lockport. Mr. Abel was very patriotic and was proud of his military service. He was a member of American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Marine Corps League. His greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by a son, Eric S. (Traci) Abel; a daughter, Jennifer (nee Bozek) (Brian) Dumm; three grandchildren, Cameron, Haley and Ryan Abel and Alivia T. Dumm; his mother, Betty (nee Williams) Abel; two siblings, Peter Abel and Carol (Carl) Heinz; and a brother-in-law, Duane Robinson. Robert was predeceased by his father, the late Frank Abel; and a sister, the late Bonnie Robinson.
The family will be present to receive friends Wednesday evening 6-7 PM at the SPALLINO-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 1300 Pine Avenue Niagara Falls, NY, where Funeral Services will follow at 7:00 PM. Rev. Patrick Fleming officiating. Friends invited. Burial will be private. Share your condolences at www.AMIGONE.com
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