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William Franklin Sabo
July 26, 1939 ~ February 16, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old
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William Franklin Sabo ( Gentleman and Cabinet Maker ) age 83 of Brownsville, Pa, passed away February 16, 2023. He was born July 26, 1939, a son of the late James and Julia (Semonsky) Sabo. He was a veteran of the United States Army. Upon returning home from the service, he honed his skill as a trap (skeet) shooter, winning many competitions. He was a member of the Nixon Gun Club, Roscoe Gun Club and the VFW of Hopwood, Pa.
He was self employed as a skilled wood worker. His moniker was stamped with his name and "Gentleman and Cabinet Maker" on all his handy work. Along with his profession as a cabinet maker, he developed unique and intricate items which included toys, crafts, furniture and many other items.
He also loved to fish. Having lived in New Jersey a few years, he had the opportunity to fish the ocean. His favorite time was trout fishing.
Deceased are his twelve siblings. BROTHERS: Emery, Bertram, Steve, George, Zoltan, Albert, Julius and Eugene. Also a brother deceased at birth. SISTERS: Julia Frazier, Elizabeth Hoffstot, Marian Neel, Gizella Baker and Marjorie Kurshak-Burris.
He is survived by his brother-in-law Harley Baker of New Jersey. Several nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews. He was the last remaining member of his family.
As per his request, his funeral will be private under the direction of Skirpan's Funeral Home in Brownsville, Pa. Interment will be in the Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville, Pa.
Many thanks to his niece Melissa Neel for her care and companionship during his latter years. Service Details. Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event Ongoing Online Event About this event In Loving Memory Of William Sabo July 26, 1939 - February 16, 2023 Look inside to read what others have shared Family and friends are coming together online to create a special keepsake. Every memory left on the online obituary will be automatically included in this book. View Tribute Book