In Loving Memory of Peter A. Sabato

Peter A. Sabato

Peter A. Sabato

Dunmore, 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.

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Larry Magee & Vanessal Gibbs
Posts: 3
Reply #3 on : Mon April 18, 2016, 13:22:13
Dear Arthur & Family: Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of bereavement. With love and sympathy. Vanessa Gibbs & Larry Magee
Joe Loughman
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Re: In Loving Memory of Peter A. Sabato
Reply #2 on : Sun April 17, 2016, 15:07:02
One of the familiar faces you look for when visiting the Dunmore club. A good man---he'll be missed. God bless.
Mary Ann Mistysyn
Posts: 3
Reply #1 on : Sat April 16, 2016, 10:56:08
Dear Rick, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. Your dad was a wonderful man. RIP Peter.