Joseph Frank SaboOctober 1, 1924 ~ July 6, 2017 (age 92)
CANAL FULTON---Joseph Frank Sabo, 92, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on July 6, 2017. He was born on October 1, 1924 in Murray City, OH.
After a tour of duty as a sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corp during WWII and earning a purple heart, he met and married his wife Rosemary, to whom he would have been married to 70 years in November. He retired from Botzum Bros. and was a member of the former St. George Catholic Church.
Before his declining health, he loved to attend auctions and was widely known by a number of local auctioneers. He loved to tend to his garden, tinker on anything mechanical and play cards.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents Frank and Mary; his sons Joseph Frank Jr., Charles Frank and Michael John; his brothers Steve and John; and sisters Theresa Struckel, Margaret Willimack and Agnes Sabo. He is survived by his wife Rosemary; daughters Elizabeth (Dennis) Ford and Susan (Richard) Sidelinker; daughter-in-law Judy Sabo; grandchildren Brian (Melissa) Sabo, Tracy Sabo, Jennifer (Derek) Heavilin, Tina (Jim) Hughes, Jeff Ford, Melissa (Jarrod) Raber and Dave (Brittany) Ford; great-grandchildren Dominic and Kaitlyn Hughes, Sebastian Carter, Cayden and Paisley Sabo, Caden and Savanna Raber and Hailey and Rose Marie Ford; brother Ted (Judy) Sabo; sister-in-law’s Mary Ann and Marge Sabo; and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the SILVA-HOSTETLER FUNERAL HOME, 1199 Wooster Rd. West, Barberton, on Monday July 10, 2017 from 5-8 P.M. Funeral Service on Tuesday at 10:00 A.M. at the Funeral Home followed by burial at Clinton Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association or the Alzheimer’s Assoc. To share a memory or send a condolence, please visit www.silva-hostetler.com (330-825-8700)