CANFIELD - Joseph R. “Joe” Sabo, Jr., 83, passed away peacefully early Thursday morning, Oct. 8, 2020, at his home.
Joe was born July 19, 1937, in Youngstown, a son of the late Joseph Sr. and Margaret Sabo, and lived his life in the Mahoning Valley.
He was a 1955 graduate of Chaney High School, and served in the United States Navy Reserves with the Seabees for more than 23 years, retiring as First Class Petty Officer in the Construction Battalion.
Joe worked professionally as a carpenter with the Carpenters’ Union in both Youngstown and Cleveland.
Mr. Sabo enjoyed fishing, woodworking, and watching football, and he was a member of the U.S. Navy Seabees of America, Island X-8.
He is survived by his wife of over 40 years, Stephanie “Tootsie” Bevilacqua Sabo, whom he married March 1, 1980, and a son, Marco Cittadini of Columbus.
Private committal services with military honors were held at Resurrection Cemetery in Austintown.
Arrangements were entrusted to Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Rd., Youngstown.
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