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Adeline Tifft Abel

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“J'apprends tardivement, avec la plus grande peine, qu'Adeline nous a quitté. Après avoir entretenu une correspondance avec Marguerite de...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Jean-André FRESNEAU

“Mark and family, I thoroughly enjoyed reading your mother's obituary. What a beautiful person she was even up until her departure from this life. I...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Christine Eppard - Palmyra, VA

“Dear family and friends I am sincerely sorry for the loss of your loved one May you find comfort in knowing that God keeps those who pass away in his...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Lee Family

“I am sorry to hear about the loss of your loved one.May the love and compassion of God be with the Abel family and friends, during and these...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“Offering my heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your Beloved Mother. May your Treasured Memories shine through your sorrow. May the God of All Comfort...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“My prayers are with your family at this sad time, may God ALMIGHTY be your strength and support. Psalms 83: 18 ”
6 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
7 of 19 | Posted by: JF

“I first met Mme Abel as a freshman at CCSU, muddling my way through a graduate level French class. She was so kind to me, but always expected high...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Dorothy Raviele - Farmington, CT

“So sorry for your loss. I have such fond memories of your family from your days on Cherrydale. ”
9 of 19 | Posted by: Mary Broders Strain - Baton Rouge, LA

“Sorry for your loss, my condolences are with you and your family. ”
10 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“Please accept my heartfelt condolences on the loss of your loved one may God give you strength and comfort during this difficult time. Ps 46 : 1 ”
11 of 19 | Posted by: - NC

“I always enjoyed Adeline's company, and getting to know her "boys", and about her interesting life.She was proud of all her ...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Judy Lawes - West Hartford, CT

“Madame Abel was an exceptional teacher and a beautiful woman inside and out. I loved her French classes. Jane Honeycutt, Baton Rouge ”
13 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“What a tremendous loss to anyone who had the pleasure of knowing Adeline Abel. My memories of her date to the spring of 1977, French 225,...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Anthony P. Capobianco - FL

“Ms. Adel was a beautiful person and will be remembered by our Creator. ”
15 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“The prayers and sympathy of my family are with those of Madame Abel. Some 18 years ago I met her while working at the Main Library. She was...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: L Paul Aucoin - Baton Rouge, LA

“Mme Abel was a wonderful teacher. She guided me as I studied for my MS at CCSU and she was so patient and kind with a wonderful sense of humor. ...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Pat Berrill - Glastonbury, CT

“My Sympathy goes out to the family during your time of grief. May God's loving kindness comfort you and help you through this difficult time Psalm...Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: A. Morgan - NC

“Mark and Charlie,We extend our deepest sympathies to you and your family. John and Carol (Wilder) Dobson ”
19 of 19 | Posted by: Carol Dobson - Ellington, CT

Adeline was born on June 26, 1931 and passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2016.

Adeline was a resident of Charlottesville, Virginia at the time of passing.

She earned her doctorate from Louisiana State University in 1966.

A memorial service in her honor will be planned later in Connecticut.

In lieu of flowers offerings in her memory can be made to either the St. Aloysius Church in Baton Rouge or the University of Virginia Palliative Care Department.