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Obituaries » Daniel Abbate

Daniel “Dan” Abbate, 72, Forest Grove, NJ passed away on Sunday December 7, 2014 in the University of Pennsylvania after being seriously ill since June. Dan was born & raised in Vineland and was a longtime Forest Grove resident. Before his health failed, Dan owned & operated DAS Automotive garage in Malaga for the past 31 yrs. He had previously operated Danny’s American Service garage in Vineland from 1962-1983. Dan enjoyed fishing, decoy collecting and was an avid NASCAR racing fan. He is survived by his wife of 53 yrs; Connie (Fabrizio).   Son & daughter in-law; Michael & Tracey Abbate, Wyndmoor, PA   Daughter & son in-law; Christine A. & John Powers, Hammonton, NJ. 2 grandchildren; Daniel & Elizabeth Powers. 1 sister; Lucille Darpino. 2 brothers; Robert & Lawrence Abbate as well as several nieces & nephews. Relatives & friends will be received on Monday 12/15/14 from 10:00-12 Noon at the Pancoast Funeral Home, 676 S. Main Rd., Vineland, NJ where his memorial funeral service will be conducted at 12 Noon. Cremation & Inurnment was private. To e-mail condolences & or tributes, please visit