In Loving Memory of Peter A. Sabato
Peter A. SabatoDunmore, PA March 23, 1928 ~ April 15, 2016 Date of Service: April 18, 2016
Peter A. Sabato, 88, of Dunmore, died Friday morning at Geisinger-Community Medical Center, Scranton. He and his wife, the former Theresa Paoline, would have celebrated 65 years of marriage this upcoming April 28th.
Born in Dunmore, son of the late Donato and Catherine Ciaglia Sabato, he was a graduate of Dunmore High School and Temple University and was a member of SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish in Dunmore and its Holy Name Society. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served during World War II. For many years, he owned and operated Sack’s Tailor Shop located on South Blakely Street in Dunmore, and additionally taught courses in the fashion industry at the Lackawanna County Vo-Tech School. He also served several terms as the Dunmore Borough Controller. Peter was a member of the Rotary Club of Dunmore, the Veterans of Foreign Wars McHugh-Bushweller Post 3474, and the Monsignor Crotti Council of the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed gardening, golfing, spending time with his family, and having his Friday nights at Junior’s.
Surviving are three sons, Peter A. Sabato Jr. and wife Kathleen of Olyphant, Richard A. Sabato and wife Sandra of Dunmore, and Arthur W. Sabato of Washington, D.C.; daughter Patricia Irwin and husband Robert of Slatington, PA; six grandsons, Christopher Sabato, Mark Sabato and wife Jessica, Richard Sabato, Cory Sabato, Matthew Irwin and Stephen Irwin; a great-granddaughter Victoria; a brother, Salvatore Sabato and wife Ann of Binghamton, NY; as well as nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Vito and Frank; and sisters Isabel Arinaldo, Ann Ross, Carmella Danzo, and Mary Alu.
The funeral will be Monday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in the St. Anthony of Padua Church, Smith St., Dunmore. Interment to follow in the Mount Carmel Cemetery, Dunmore.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday evening from 5-8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family kindly asks that contributions in Peter’s memory be made to SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish, 303 Smith St., Dunmore, 18512; or to St. Joseph’s Center, 2010 Adams Ave., Scranton, 18509.