Theophilus died in Skowhegan, Maine on October 26, 1960 and is buried in the Village Cemetery in Smithfield, Maine.
Here is his obituary:
OBITUARY - Waterville Morning Sentinel, 27 October 1960 NORRIDGEWOCK - Theophilus G. Abbott, 77, died at a Skowhegan hospital Wednesday morning following a long illness.He was born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Oct. 31, 1882, the son ofTheophilus and Mary Jane Abbott.
He was married to the former Bessie M. Russ in August 1908 and had been a resident of Norridgewock for the past 50 years.He had been engaged in farming, retiring a year ago.
Mr. Abbott was a member of Pomona Grange and was a past master, also a member of the Norridgewock Betterment Society.
He is survived by his widow, eight daughters, Mary Florence Abbott and Mrs. Blanche Kinney both of Norridgewock; Mrs. Alta Oby, Pearl W. Abbott and Doris A. Abbott of Skowhegan; Mrs. Ruth Wilson, Rochester, N.H. and Mrs. Marion Bickford, Waterville; Mrs. Esther Adams, Madison; three sons, Charles, Norridgewock; Clarence , Davis, California; and Frank of Skowhegan; one brother, Frank Abbott, Plainfield, N.J.; one sister, Mrs. Esther Pound, New Westminster, British Columbia, 16 grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
The body is at the Nelson J. Smart Funeral Home, Norridgewock, where friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm Thursday.Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Friday at the Smithfield Baptist Church.Burial will be in the Village Cemetery.