Camden Courier-Post – February 8, 1939
Retired Sergeant, 73, Stricken With Pneumonia at Seashore Home
Robert T. “Bobby” Abbott, 73, retired Camden police sergeant and brother of William S. Abbott, former member of the Board of Education, died yesterday at West Jersey Hospital after a week’s illness of pneumonia. He had been retired since 1921.
Mr. Abbott became ill at his Summer home at Wildwood Villas and brought to the home of a daughter, Mrs. Edna Dunn, 2891 Tuckahoe road, where he made his home. He was removed to the hospital last Wednesday.
He is also survived by another daughter, Mabel Abbott, of the Tuckahoe road address; another brother James, who is custodian of Woodrow Wilson High School, and two sisters, Mrs. Emma Jakaway and Mrs. Florence Pennock, also of this city.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Sudler Funeral Home, 60 South Twenty-seventh street. Burial will be in Arlington Cemetery.