D. Jean Abbott, 91, of Cambridge passed away on Monday, June 1, 2020 at Mallard Bay Care Center. She was born in Laurel, DE on February 16, 1929 and was a daughter of the late Richard W. Dunn and Nannie Cusick Dunn.
Mrs. Abbott graduated from Cambridge High School class of 1947. On October 2, 1947, she married Paul W. Abbott, who passed away on October 18, 1997. She worked for Cambridge Scientific Industries for 28 years and retired in 1990. Mrs. Abbott also picked crabs for I.F. Cannon and Son.
She is survived by two sons Douglas W. Abbott of Crocheron and Steven W. Abbott of Linkwood, two daughters Sandra Travis of Cambridge and Elizabeth Bloodsworth of Cambridge, three grandchildren Marty Travis, Amy Swafford and Mike Bloodsworth, three great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, and her husband, Mrs. Abbott is preceded in death by two sons Wayne T. Abbott and Gene C. Abbott, a brother and four sisters.
A private graveside service will be held at Dorchester Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Lakes-Straits Volunteer Fire Company, 2103 Farm Creek Road, Wingate, MD 21675 or to Zion United Methodist Church, c/o Betsy Hughes, 2533 Toddville Road, Toddville, MD 21672. Arrangements are in the care of the Thomas Funeral Home, P.A. in Cambridge.
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