John K. "Jack" Abely
April 1, 1934 ~ April 16, 2012
John K. “Jack” Abely, Husband of the late Ellen Clark Abely, of Norwalk, passed away on Monday, April 16, 2012, at Norwalk Hospital.
Born on April 1, 1934, in Boston, Massachusetts, he was the son of the late Joseph and Nora Coffey Abely.
John is survived by his son, John K. Abely Jr. and his wife Susan, of Basking Ridge, NJ, his daughter Kristin A. Dolan and her husband Thomas, of New Canaan, CT, his four grandchildren, Brian and Claire Abely and Mary Ellen and Brendan Dolan. He is also survived by his brother Joseph F. Abely, Jr. of Sea Island, GA.
In addition to his wife, John, was predeceased by his daughter Maryellen on May14, 1995.
Mr. Abely graduated from Boston College class of 1956. He spent many successful years as a magazine publishing executive and retired as president of Technical Publishing Company, a division of Dun and Bradstreet. He was a longtime member of Shorehaven Golf Club.
A wake will be held Friday, April 20th, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, April 21st, at 10:00 AM in St. Matthew Church, 216 Scribner Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06854. Burial will follow in Assumption-Greens Farms Cemetery, Westport, CT 06880.
In addition to flowers friends may make a donation in John’s name to; Sanctuary for Families, PO Box 1406, Wall Street Station, New York, NY 10268.