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Mary E. Abbott

Mary E. LaDuke Abbott, 74, Elizabeth, died Monday morning, April 29, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services in New Albany.
A native of Elizabeth, born Oct. 20, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Effie Bour Conlee.
She was a retired school teacher at Lillian Emery Elementary School in New Albany, Glenn Elementary School in Covington, Ky., and Erlanger (Ky.) Elementary School. She was a member of Kentucky Retired Teachers Association and Bethesda United Methodist Church in Elizabeth.
Survivors include her husband, Garland Abbott of Elizabeth; a son, Jerry LaDuke of Covington, Ky.; a daughter, Dee LaDuke of San Francisco; a brother, James Conlee of Elizabeth; and a grandchild.
The funeral was Thursday, May 2, at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery in Elizabeth. The Rev. Robin Norris officiated.
Pallbearers were Tom, Kevin and Shawn Piers, Gary Farnsley, James Conlee, Rick Abbott and Pete Murphy.
The family suggests memorial gifts to Elizabeth EMS or to Jewish Hospital Critical Care Unit.