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Patricia Swift Sabo

December 26, 1934 — February 16, 2012

Memorial services will be held on Friday, February 24, 2012 at 2:00 pm at St. James Episcopal Church, 7640 Glenwood Avenue in Boardman, for Patricia Swift Sabo, 77 of Canfield, who died early Thursday morning at home. Pat was born December 26, 1934 in Youngstown, the daughter of the late Harold and Anna Ribar Swift and was a lifelong area resident. She graduated from Austintown Fitch High School in 1952 and received her B.S. in Education from Kent State University in 1956. She taught Physical Education at Poland High School from 1956 until 1961. Pat then began teaching Physical Education and Health Education at Youngstown State University until 1986. She began a second career in 1984 as an Interior Designer at Ethan Allen in Boardman until she retried in 2005. Pat was a member of St. Andrews Episcopal Church and St. James Episcopal Church. She was an active member of the Canfield Historical Society, where she held several offices. Pat was instrumental in researching, submitting the applications and the dedications of the Canfield Historical Markers. She was also a member of the State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio and Delta Gamma Sorority. Pat is survived by her husband, James L. Sabo, whom she married on June 16, 1956; two sons, Kevin James Sabo (fiance Rebecca Lynn Mundorff) of Bedford, Pennsylvania, Curtis Harold (Deborah Ann) Sabo of Canfield; her daughter, Halle Sabo (Scott Alan) Kraus of Washington, D.C., and her grandson, Eric Richard Sabo. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her grandson, Gregory Paul Sopher. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made in the memory and honor of Pat to the Canfield Historical Society, P.O. Box 3, Canfield, Ohio 44406 or Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market Street, Youngstown, Ohio 44512.

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Friday, February 24, 2012

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lane Funeral Home Canfield Chapel

65 North Broad Street, Canfield, OH 44406

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