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Barbara A. (L'Heureux) Abel

November 3, 1938 ~ August 29, 2017 (age 78)

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September 2, 2017

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Potter Funeral Home
456 Jackson St.
Willimantic, CT 06226

Graveside Service
September 2, 2017

11:00 AM
New Lebanon Cemetery
174 Waterman Rd.
Lebanon, CT 06249

Barbara A. Abel, 78, beloved widowed wife of Eugene W. Abel of Lebanon, CT, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday morning, 8/29/2017.  Lifelong resident of Lebanon, CT, Barbara enjoyed being a homemaker, an administrative assistant and bookkeeper. She was a talented artist specializing in watercolor, and an avid baker.  Survived by her children, Cheryl A. O’Connor, wife of Dan O’Connor of Limerick, PA and Eugene A. Abel of Colchester, CT; grandchildren, Abigail O’Connor, John Luchon, Paul Luchon and his wife, Alexandria Luchon and great granddaughter, Alette Luchon. She also leaves her beloved sisters-in-law, Calista Gingras of Chaplin, CT and Alice Cynthia Beers of Townsend, TN; nieces and nephews, Alice and Shane Kuzel of Lebanon, CT, Valorie Beers of Townsend, TN, Deborah Franklin of Sevierville, TN and Jeffrey Beers of Sevierville, TN.  Her family will receive relatives and friends Saturday, September 2, 2017 from 10:00am to 10:30am at Potter Funeral Home, 456 Jackson Street (Rte. 195) Willimantic, followed by a graveside service at 11:00am at New Lebanon Cemetery, Waterman Rd., Lebanon, CT.  For an online memorial guestbook please visit 

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