James M. Abell, 58, of Southington, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, November 25, 2021.
James was born on May 11, 1963 in Meriden to the late Warren and Marion (Backman) Abell and had been a longtime Southington resident.
Jim loved his family and friends unconditionally and always found forgiveness in his heart. He was kind, generous and non-judgmental. Even through his struggles, Jim was always optimistic and tried his best. Jim was adventurous and loved fishing, hiking and being outdoors. He was an avid Cleveland sports fan. Most of all, he loved his family and spending time with his son.
Jim is survived by his son, Joseph James Abell of Kensington, former wife Kathleen Abell of Kensington, his brother, Warren “Bud” R. Abell Jr. and his wife Lori of Southington, 2 sisters, Maureen Orlando and her husband Frank of Bristol and Phyllis Mirasola and her husband Anthony of FL, and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Jim’s memory may be made to further his son’s education in c/o Kathleen Abell, 658 Southington Rd, Kensington, CT 06037.
Funeral services will be celebrated privately. Plantsville Funeral Home has been entrusted with handling the arrangements. For online condolences, please visit www.plantsvillefuneralhome.com.