Abbie L. (Walcott) Hartington


Abbie L. (Walcott) Hartington, age 89, of Oakland Beach Avenue, Warwick, died on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at Kent County Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of the late Arthur Hartington.

Born in Charlestown, New Hampshire, a daughter of the late Ross D. and Hazel L. (Bundy) Walcott, she lived in Warwick since 1948. Mrs. Hartington was a member of St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Warwick.

She is survived by three sons, Arthur Hartington and his wife Nancy of Lancaster, CA, Robert W. Hartington and his wife Susan of Warwick, and Ross D. Hartington and his wife Dawn of Warwick; a daughter, Lori A. Pulskamp and her husband Ray of Cincinatti, OH; a daughter-in-law, Maryellyn Hartington of Midwest City, OK; twelve grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was the mother of the late David E. Hartington, Sr., and the sister of the late Ross T. Walcott and Barbara J. Costigan.

Her funeral service will be held on Monday, September 25, at 10 a.m. in the Barrett & Cotter Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Avenue, Spring Green, Warwick. Visiting hours will be on Sunday from 3-6 p.m. Burial will be in the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the American Heart Association.


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