Richard F. Abbott Sr.

December 23, 1930 - April 22, 2021

Visitation: Sunday, April 25, 2021, 12-4 pm; Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry

Service: Monday, April 26, 2021, 11 am; Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry

Richard F. Abbott Sr.
Age 90, of Adams Twp., formerly of West View, passed away on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at his home with his loved ones at his bedside. Born December 23, 1930, son of the late Domenic and Lucille (Frascato) Abbott. Beloved husband of Shirley McMarlin-Abbott, and the late Rita (Falvo) Abbott; loving father of Sandy Cotton, Richard (the late Leslie) Abbott Jr., Sue (Brad) Kuhlber, Ron (Mary) Abbott, Will (Caryn) McMarlin, Carole McMarlin, Darryl (Darlene) McMarlin, and Darlene (Joe) Smith; dear pappy of Derek, Brittany, Julie, Kandace, Troy, Eric, Grace, Ali, Zach, Justin, Colin, Kerry, Jake, Zach and Mitchell.

He was a Korean War veteran and served in the Army’s 7th Infantry, Cub Master for Pack 249 and West View Youth Football Coach & President.

Family and friends are welcome on Sunday from 12-4 pm at Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry, 2678 Rochester Road, Cranberry Twp. A Blessing Service will be held Monday at 11 am at the funeral home. Military Honors will follow the service. Private Entombment in Allegheny County Memorial Park.

The family would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation to Brie from the Butler VA, and Amy from Amedisys Hospice for their loving and compassionate care of Dick.

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Guest Book Signatures

  • Polly (Hummel) Moyles

    Sandy, Rick, Sue and Ron, I’m thinking of you all with love at this sorrowful time. I have fond memories of your dear Dad. With sincere sympathy, Polly xo

  • Glenora & Warren Carr

    Ronnie and family; we were so sad to hear the passing of your father. He was such a kind and sweet man. He always had a warm smile for everyone. May God give you and your family His peace that passes all understanding. Thoughts, prayers, and love.

  • Carol J. Feeguson

    My deepest sympathy on the death of your Father. I worked at NHSH with Rita for years and so respected both Rita and your Dad.

  • Betty and Benny Cicillini

    I have so many memories of my cousin, that we lovingly called Dickey. He always had a great smile. Benny and I send our thoughts and prayers.

  • Mr and Mrs James Solek

    Dear Shirley,sending healing prayers and comforting hugs to you and your family. Dick Was a wonderful man we will miss him. Holding you close in our thoughts at this difficult time. Affectionately, Jim and Florine

  • Bonnie Massucci Corrado

    Rick, Sandy, Sue & Ron,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Your dad was such a nice guy. We have so many wonderful memories growing up. Good people, great family.

    Bonnie Massucci Corrado

  • Patty and John Rind

    Sue, Brad, and family! We were so sorry to hear about your dad! Please know all of you are in our thoughts and prayers!

  • Marjorie (Sweitzer) Hodges

    Deepest sympathies on the loss of your sweet Dad; his smile never changed.

  • Elizabeth Yarnell

    Tom and I are so sad to hear of the passing of your Dad. We have such wonderful memories of him when we were neighbors on Ridgewood Ave. He was so kind, and so nice to us when we were kids. He even put up with our dog Tammy, licking the bricks of your front porch for hours! My love of a clean car, even to this day is something I learned from your Dad. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
    Our deepest sympathies,
    Elizabeth (Beth) and Tom Yarnell
    Westerville, Ohio

  • Ana Jankovic

    Dear Sandy I know words cannot take away the hurt you’re feeling, but I want you to know that I am here for you. Sending you love and strength in this time of loss.


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