Bernard Abbate, 82, of Indialantic, passed away on Saturday, March 15, 2014. He was born in Roccasecca, Italy and came to Brevard County in 1994 from Enfield, Connecticut. He worked for United Technologies and Otis Elevator Company.
Bernard is survived by his wife, Giovanna Rossi Abbate; sons, Frank (Rita), Thomas (Elise), and Gregory (Angela); sisters, Filomena and Anna; grandchildren, Michael, Anthony, Daniella, Christopher, Melissa, Giuliana, Adison, and Giana; and great-grandchildren, Julian, Aviana, and Mason.
Bernard was a devoted husband, father, and grandpa. A visitation will be held on Thursday, March 20, 2014 from 11-12, with a funeral service following at 12pm at the Life Event Center at Florida Memorial. Interment will take place at Florida Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to either the Hospice of St. Francis or the