Teresa A. "Terry" Abbett, 71, of Fort Wayne, IN, and having family members in Roanoke, IN, died Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at Visiting Nurse Hospice Home, Fort Wayne.
Mrs. Abbett graduated from Marion Bennett High School in 1959 and earned a nursing degree from Ivy Tech. She had worked at Lutheran Home and Visiting Nurse Hospice Home. She was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church, Fort Wayne.
She was the daughter of William and Guyla "Pat" McCaffrey. She married Dan A. Abbett, who survives.
Additional survivors include a daughter, Stephanie Kearby, of Fort Wayne; a son, Michael Ember, of Clearwater Beach, FL; a stepdaughter, Jennifer Abbett, of Roanoke; two brothers, Larry (Carol) McCaffrey, of Houston, TX, and Kevin (Vonda Albertson) McCaffrey, of Tipp City, OH; two grandchildren, Carlie and Mindy; four great-grandchildren; and her mother-in-law, Bernice Abbett, of Roanoke.
Calling is Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., with a rosary service at 7:30 p.m., at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Homes, Winchester Road Chapel, 6424 Winchester Rd., Fort Wayne. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at 11 a.m. at St. Therese Catholic Church, 2304 Lower Huntington Rd., Fort Wayne.
Memorial gifts may be made to St. Therese Catholic Church, Fort Wayne, or Visiting Nurse Hospice Home.
Online condolences may be made at www.klaehnfahlmeltonfunerals.com .