NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Matthew Abbott Abercrombie, 27, died June 28, 2004, in Worcester, Mass, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born Sept. 15, 1976, in Camden, the son of Anne (Tangie) Tarbell Abercrombie and the late Thomas Tyler Abercrombie. He was graduated from Belfast Area High School in 1994 and from Rochester Institute of Technology in 1999 with a degree in mechanical engineering. He was employed by Sikorsky Aircraft in Stratford, Conn. Matthew is survived by his mother, Anne Abercrombie of Northport; brother, Thomas Gridley Abercrombie, Meagan White and his nephew, Gridley Duncan Abercrombie of Portland; his love, Molly Barker of New Haven, Conn.; his aunt, Caroline “Vicki” Tarbell Smith of Belfast; and his cousin, Caroline Cooper Torres of Belfast. In lieu of flowers, friends may contribute to MADD, 511 E. John Carpenter Freeway, Suite 700, Irving, Texas 75062, or to the Maine Island Trail Association, PO Box C, Rockland, ME 04841. A memorial gathering will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, July 17, at the Abercrombie home in Northport.
MATTHEW ABBOTT Abercrombie
Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:17 p.m.