Mackenzie Lynn Abbott

November 9, 2005 ~ May 19, 2019 (age 13)


CASTORLAND- Mackenzie L. Abbott, 13, of Old State Road passed away Sunday, May 19, 2019 at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral services will be said at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 24, 2019 at Croghan Mennonite Church, Croghan.  Burial will be at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, May 24, 2019 at Woodside Cemetery, Belleville.  Calling hours will be Thursday May 23, 2019 from 2 – 4 p.m. and 6 - 8 p.m. at Croghan Mennonite Church.  Contributions may be made to BRCS Booster Club 9508 Artz Road, Beaver Falls, NY 13305; Children’s Miracle Network of 830 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601, or Golisano Children’s Hospital, 1 Children’s Circle; Syracuse NY13210.  Arrangements are with the Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc.  

Mackenzie is survived by her parents, Shawn and Heather Abbott of Castorland; a brother, Mason Abbott, a sister Madison Abbott, both of Castorland; maternal grandparents Cheryl Barker of Sandy Creek, David Bates, of Mexico, NY;  paternal grandparents, Brian and Deborah Hopper of Stanley, Beverly Abbott of Mannsville;. She is also survived by many aunts and uncles, Rachel and Chad Zehr, Joshua and Kirstin Abbott, Erin and Justin Wagschal, Jenny and Daniel Webster, Amanda Hopper, Kaitlyn Hopper, great aunts and uncles, and many cousins. She is predeceased by her paternal grandfather Michael J. Abbott.

Mackenzie was born on November 9, 2005 in Watertown, NY, a beloved daughter of Shawn and Heather Barker Abbott. Mackenzie was known to her family as “Kenzie Lou” and “Little Red”.  She was a 7th grade student at Beaver River Central School. Mackenzie was very athletic and was a member of the modified track, volleyball, and swim teams. She was loving, caring, and spunky and enjoyed the outdoors and animals, running and dancing. She loved little ones, especially babies.   Mackenzie always put other people first and touched many people’s lives with her smile.  She always told everyone to: “Be Yourself”. 

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