I can not begin to say what a wonderful person she was . Such a good friend and I miss you so much . My heart breaks as the lord took a good person too soon .
I miss and love you !
Margaret Edith “Teny” Abbott, 78, died and went home to be with her Lord and Savior on December 29, 2009 after a long illness. Born June 29, 1931 in Columbus, she was the daughter of the late Louis Albert Denner and Edith Mae Denner. She retired from Therm-O-Disc where she worked for 34 years in the Disc Department. Margaret was an active member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church for 52 years. She taught all ages of children Sunday School classes for 15 years. She was loved and cherished by all her children in her class. Margaret loved teaching the children and attending church. She was actively involved in quilting at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church and made some beautiful quilts for the church and her family. Her other hobbies included working crossword puzzles and putting puzzles together. She was also involved with the Seniors Group at the Friendly House. On June 21, 1953 she married Robert Dana Abbott in Columbus and they were married for 56 years. Margaret had a generous personality and impacted everyone she met. She always had a kind word to say about people. A very positive and strong person, she never let her illness with cancer get her down. Margaret continued living her life to the fullest until she passed away. She was a wonderful daughter, sister, wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend to all.
She is survived by her husband, Robert Dana Abbott; one son and daughter-in-law, Michael D. and Deborah S. Abbott of Mansfield; one daughter, Deborah K. Martin of West Palm Beach, Florida; four grandchildren, Ashley and Aaron Abbott of Mansfield, Brent Martin and his wife, Tara, of Stuart, Florida, and Bree Martin of West Balm Beach, Florida; two great-grandsons, Chase Martin of Stuart, Florida and Haydon Gaines of Mansfield; one sister and brother-in-law, Rebecca A. and Herbert Coon of Shelby; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Betty L. Stephenson; two brothers, Louis “Buddy” Denner, and Richard Denner. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends, and all who knew and loved her. She was a unique woman!
Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday, January 1, 2010, at the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, 98 S. Diamond St., Mansfield, OH 44902. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 2, 2010, at the funeral home conducted by Rev. Jon Steingass. Burial will occur at Mansfield Memorial Park on Monday, January 4, 2010, at 10:30 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1050 Dauch Dr., Ashland, Ohio 44805, Catholic Charities, 35 N. Park, Mansfield, Ohio 44902 or St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 541 Springmill Road, Mansfield, OH. For online guest registry, please click on the link above.