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Doris Grace Abbott-VanWagner

September 4, 1929 July 17, 2019
Doris Grace Abbott-VanWagner
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Obituary for Doris Grace Abbott-VanWagner

Hyde Park, NY 

Doris Grace Abbott-VanWagner, 89, a longtime Hyde Park resident died on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at the Baptist Home in Rhinebeck. 

Born September 4, 1929 in Kingston, she was the daughter of the late James and Helen MacMullen Abbott.  

A graduate of Kingston High School and then the Vassar Brothers School of Nursing, she worked for Vassar Brothers Hospital as a Registered Nurse for many years until her retirement in 1989 from South Circle 3.  

On December 3, 1950 in St. John's Church, Kingston, she married James G. VanWagner.  Mr. VanWagner predeceased her in 2010. 

Survivors include her son, Larry VanWagner, and wife, Virginia; son, Brian VanWagner; daughter, Sharon VanWagner-Sautter, and husband, Eric; grandchildren, John (Heather), Ryan, and Andrew (Kimberly) VanWagner, Crystal VanWagner, Jessica (Corey) Cubito, and Erica and Christopher Sautter. Three great grandchildren, Caterina VanWagner, Rocky Cubito and Landon VanWagner.  

Doris was predeceased by a brother, James Abbott.

The family would like to thank the caring staff at The Baptist Home for all their love, support and efforts these last few months. You are truly amazing people.  

A period of visitation will be held from 9am to 11am on Friday, July 26, 2019.  Funeral services will begin at 11am. Burial will be in the family plot at Union Cemetery of Hyde Park. Doris's family respectfully requests memorial donations to The Baptist Home at  Brookmeade, 46 Brookmeade Drive, Rhinebeck, NY 12572 or The Foundation at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, 45 Reade Place, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 or online at https://www.healthquest.org/poughkeepsie/ways-to-give-vbmc.aspx

Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc., Rte. 9, Hyde Park. To send an online condolence, or for directions, please visit www.sweetsfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Friday

26

Jul

9:00 AM 7/26/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 7/26/2019 11:00:00 AM
Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.

4365 Albany Post Rd.
(Route 9)
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.
4365 Albany Post Rd. Hyde Park 12538 NY
United States

Service

Friday

26

Jul

11:00 AM 7/26/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 7/26/2019 12:00:00 PM
Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.

4365 Albany Post Rd.
(Route 9)
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.
4365 Albany Post Rd. Hyde Park 12538 NY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Union Cemetery Final Resting Place

1076 Violet Ave.
Hyde Park, NY 12538

1076 Violet Ave. Hyde Park 12538 NY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Vassar Brothers Medical Center Foundation

45 Reade Place
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

The Baptist Home at Brookmeade

46 Brookmeade Drive Rhinebeck, NY 12572
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