Abbe J. Cormier

Abbe CormierAbbe J. Cormier, 75, of Danbury, husband of Mary (Gulla) Cormier, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 7, 2016, at Regional Hospice Center for Comfort Care and Healing, Danbury.

Mr. Cormier was born in Barachois, New Brunswick, Canada, April 7, 1941, a son of the late Aurele and Odila (Caissie) Cormier. He attended schools in Canada and was a veteran of the Royal Canadian Navy.

Abbe emigrated to the United States from Canada in 1962 and eventually established his own hardwood flooring business; Abbe’s Floors. He then became a partner and owner of Kent Floors for twenty-two years.

He was a member of St. Gregory the Great Parish of Danbury.

In addition to his wife Mary of fifty years, Abbe is survived by two sons, Michael Cormier and his wife, Jennifer and Philip Cormier and his wife, Shannon; five grandchildren, Christina, Brittany, Alyssa, Cassie and Meghan; seven siblings, Gary, Leo, Josette, Rosario, Guy, Frank and Roland and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will take place on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. in the Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, 9-11 Granville Ave., Danbury with Deacon William Murphy of St. Gregory the Great Church officiating.

Interment will be private and at the direction of the family in Wooster Cemetery, Danbury.

The family will receive friends in the Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home on Thursday, April 14, 2016 from 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Contributions in Mr. Cormier’s memory may be made to Regional Hospice and Home care of Western CT, 30 Milestone Rd., Danbury, CT 06810.

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