The Metal Trades Department, AFL-CIO is sad to report the passing of Bremerton Naval Shipyard representative Patrick Abbott.

Pat was a pipe fitter who started his career at Bremerton in 1982 and a vice president of the Bremerton Metal Trades Council.

“Pat reflected the standard of excellence that is characteristic of the Bremerton Council. Our prayers and condolences go out to his family,” said Metal Trades Department President Ron Ault. Similarly, Bremerton Commander Capt. Mark Whitney paid tribute to Pat. “He was a strong advocate for the workforce and a great partner to work with on the issues,” Capt. Whitney said.

The graveside services for Patrick Abbott will be held at the Valley View Memorial Park in Soap Lake Washington on Friday January 13th at 1:00 pm.  The location of the event is, 20174 Road A NE, Soap Lake, WA 98851 the  phone number (509) 754-4150.

Driving direction to the graveside from Bremerton are:

Depart WA-304 / Burwell St toward Pacific Ave

Turn left onto Pacific Ave, and then immediately turn left onto 4TH St.

Turn left onto Park Ave, and then immediately turn right onto WA-304 / Burwell St

Turn left to stay on WA-304 / N Callow Ave

Keep straight to stay on WA-304 South / S Charleston Blvd

Take ramp left for WA-3 South toward Shelton

Keep straight onto WA-16 East

Pass 76 in 0.1 mi

Take ramp for I-5 North toward Seattle

Take ramp right for WA-18 East

Take ramp right for I-90 East toward Spokane

At exit 151, take ramp right toward Ephrata / Soap Lake

Keep straight onto WA-281

Turn right onto WA-283 / State Route 283 N / WA-283 N

Keep straight onto WA-28

Pass Safeway in 4.7 mi

Turn left onto High Hill Rd / Road a NE

Arrive at 20174 Road A NE, Soap Lake, WA 98851

There will be a wake and memorial event at the Bremerton Eagles, Aerie 192 located in downtown Bremerton at 205 6th Street, on Thursday, January 12th at 4:30 until closing. This is a potluck event:  a celebration of Patrick’s life and everyone is encouraged to come and share you remembrances on Patrick’s life.