John R.Z. Abela, Active Faculty, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, died on June 18, 2010. Professor Abela was a member of the Psychology Department, SAS.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 10:00am at Our Lady of Mercy Church, Fourth Ave., E. Greenwich. Burial will be in Quidnessett Memorial Cemetery, N. Kingstown. Calling hours Wednesday 5-8pm at the Hill Funeral Home, 822 Main St., E. Greenwich.
ABELA, JOHN R. Z., PhD, 39, of Manhattan and formerly of E. Greenwich, died suddenly June 18, 2010 in New York.
He was the son of Kathleen P. Abela-Steimle and the late John P. Abela and step-son of Karl Steimle. He is also survived by his life partner Hubert Comtois, a sister Stephanie Hansen, a brother Michael Abela, a step-sister Michelle Steimle (Barry Wood, Jr.), a step-brother Brian Steimle (Nicole Llomas) and nieces and nephews Matthew, Caitlyn, J.P., Mikey, Mallory and Brea Mae.
In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to NARSAD, 60 Cutter Mill Rd., Suite #44, Great Neck, NY 110
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