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Donna M. Abbott

July 4, 1947 - January 27, 2024

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Donna Maureen Abbott 

BARRE, VT – Donna Maureen Abbott born July 4, 1947 in Ashland, Oregon died on January 27, 2024, peacefully in her sleep.

She leaves her brother and sister-in-law Richard and Marion Abbott of Orange, VT; her son John Richard Baker of Plainfield, VT; her son and daughter-in-law Alan and Charlene Baker of Broad Brook, CT; her daughter and son-in-law Barbara and John Kulinski of Savannah, GA.

She also leaves her granddaughter Alison Baker of Warehouse Point, CT; and grandson and grand-daughter-in-law Ed and Chelsey Baker of Broad Brook, CT; as well as three great-granddaughters Lizbeth, Addalyn and Emilia Baker.

She also leaves many cousins, a niece and nephew and many friends.

Donna worked many jobs over the years, eventually earning two masters degrees. She taught at Burlington College until it closed. Teaching was immensely fulfilling for her.

In retirement Donna spent much of her time knitting and weaving items for her family and friends, as well as cooking wonderful meals. Her passions were love of her family, creativity, love of animals and care of the environment.

Donna was laid to rest in the Vermont Forest Cemetery in Roxbury, VT. In lieu of flowers, donations in her honor can be made to Kitty Corner Café in Barre, VT (www.kittykornercafe.com/donate).  The Day Funeral Home in Randolph is assisting the family with arrangements.

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