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Emma A. (D’Abbraccio) Poindexter

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, on Saturday, May 10th, 2014 from 9 – 11 a.m. for Emma A. (D’Abbraccio) Poindexter, who died on March 13th at the Concord Health Care Center following a long illness, at 93 years.  The funeral service will follow the visitation in the funeral home at 11:15 a.m., with interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Arlington.  Born & raised in Providence, Rhode Island, she was educated there & came to live in Arlington 60 years ago.  Mrs. Poindexter worked for over 46 years for Cambridge City Hospital, rising to the rank of Chief of the X-Ray Department, a post she held until retirement in the late 1980’s.  Her late husband, John H. Poindexter, died in July of 1980.  She is the beloved mother of Howard J. Poindexter of South Carolina, & the late Dana M. Poindexter.  She is survived by her devoted daughter-in-law, Doris J. Poindexter, of Townsend.  She is the devoted grandmother of: Renee J. Poindexter-Polonsky & her husband Eric of Roda, Spain, Brett N. Poindexter & his wife Bethany of Townsend, MA, Paul, Amy, Daniel, & Sara Poindexter, & the late Jonathan Poindexter.  She was the sister of the late Frederick D’Abbraccio, Dorothy Gibbs, Etta, Ciccolo, & Louise Geswaldo.  She is also lovingly survived by 9 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews.


Visiting Hours

Saturday, May 10th, 2014 from 9 – 11 a.m.

Funeral Service

Saturday, May 10th, 2014 at 11:15 a.m. in the Funeral Home.


Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Arlington.

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