Kenneth Shawn Abell

December 19, 1972 ~ January 7, 2024 (age 51) 51 Years Old

Kenneth Shawn Abell Obituary

Kenneth Shawn Abell 51 of LaPlata, MD passed away on Sunday January 7, 2024.

Shawn was born on December 19, 1972 in LaPlata, MD to Kathy Abell Lee and the late Ronald Stephen Abell.

Shawn is survived by his half-brother, Wade and his half-sister, Barbara Jean; Aunt, Karen Ayers (Roger) and uncle, Mike Abell.

He was known for being an excellent welder. He loved crabbing, fishing, hunting and hanging out with his friends. He was always there when help was needed.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday January 23, 2024 from 10 AM until Funeral Service at 11:30 AM at the Arehart-Echols Funeral Home (211 St. Mary’s Ave. LaPlata, MD 20646. Interment to follow at the St. Ignatius Hilltop Church Cemetery (6455 Port Tobacco Rd. LaPlata, MD 20646).

In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Humane Society of Charles County (71 Industrial Park Dr. Waldorf, MD 20602).

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January 23, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, P.A.
211 St. Mary's Ave.
LA PLATA, Maryland 20646

Funeral Service
January 23, 2024

11:30 AM
Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, P.A.
211 St. Mary's Ave.
LA PLATA, Maryland 20646

Interment following funeral service
January 23, 2024

St. Ignatius (Hilltop) Church Cemetery


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