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Ann Doble Abbey

April 24, 2022

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Ann Sterns Doble Abbey age 96 died peacefully at the home of her daughter Diane A Elliott on April 24, 2022 surrounded by love. She was the daughter of the late William H Doble and Elizabeth Gilman Doble of Hingham. She was the sister to the late Mary Elizabeth Canterbury and Sally McKinney. Ann was born in Milton and grew up in Hingham. She was married to the late Peter Burr Abbey (May 3, 2017) also of Hingham. They lived in Jackson Mississippi, Oklahoma City Oklahoma, Lubbock and Arlington, Texas and Denver, Colorado. She lived in Georgetown Colorado for 30 years and was the proprietor of the Antique Emporium and was a town character. Ann was a homemaker, an enthusiastic Girl Scout leader, candy striper and volunteer for the VA hospital. She was a lover of nature and believed the Great Spirit was Love, Compassion and above all Life. She spent the last 5 years of her life gardening, bird watching and being with her family. She leaves behind her 4 daughters: Karen Abbey Banks of Oakland, CA, Meredith Janet Abbey of Ft Collins, Colorado, Susan Elizabeth Abbey of Ft. Collins Colorado and Diane Abbey Elliott of Hingham. She also leaves 7 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. The family would like to thank the Norwell VNA Hospice for their incredible support, loving care and competent attention which was give to the entire family. A celebration of Ann’s life will be determined at a later date. Donations can be made to the NVNA/Hospice or Earthjustice who uses environmental laws and regulations like the Endangered Species Act, the Clean Air Act, and the Clean Water Act to fight for plants and animals in court.

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