Carmen was born in Akron, Ohio to the late Nicola and Anna Rose Palumbo. Carmen was preceded in death by her husband, David Abbott, her siblings, Esther Swansick, Constance Vega, Michael Palumbo, and Frank Palumbo. She leaves behind one son, Nicholas Rego Sr. and wife Suzette. And two grandsons, Nicholas Jr and Mason Rego. She is also survived by sister in laws, Leona Palumbo, Marlene Palumbo, and brother in law Don Swansick, and many nieces and nephews.
Carmen retired from Department of Motor Vehicles in 1996. She has been an avid volunteer at Doctors Hospital of Manteca, The Manteca Senior Center, & most recently was proud of becoming a member of the Citizen’s Police Academy. She was a member of the Red Hat Society and various other organizations. With each group Carmen made very special friends and will be missed. Her presence will also be missed by her loving neighbors.
Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation on Monday, April 1st at Holy Angels Funeral Center, 1051 Harder Rd., Hayward from the hours of 9:30 am – 11:30 am with a Funeral Service at 11:30 am. Burial to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Saturday, March 30,2013