Joe Sabol, 86, formerly of Fort Edward, NY and Ludlow, VT, passed away peacefully Monday, December 30, 2019 at his Surfside Beach, SC residence surrounded by his loving family.
Born in West Rutland, VT, Joe was the son of the late George J. Sabol and Mary (Gurdak) Sabol. A proud Navy Veteran, Joe enjoyed square dancing, walking as well as hiking and biking, art exhibits and dining out with friends. He loved traveling to see family, tent camping with his boys and taking them to visit new places and spending his days on the beach. Joe especially enjoyed his trips to Maine and Florida with his wife Becky. He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, Burroughs/Chapin Art Museum, Brookgreen Gardens, a former member of the American Legion in Vermont, Men’s Newcomers Myrtle Beach and Anytime Fitness. In addition to his parents, Joe is predeceased by his brother Thomas Sabol.
Survivors include his loving wife of 61 years, Rebecca (Merrill) Sabol; sons, Keith J. Sabol and his wife Julie F. Sabol of Albuquerque, NM; Colin R. Sabol and his wife Julie A. Sabol of Lake Wylie, SC; grandchildren, Lauren E. Sabol, Gavin W. Sabol and twins Karen N. Sabol and Ryan K. Sabol; brothers, George J. Sabol and his wife Geraldine Sabol of Rutland, VT; Jerome J. Sabol of Ludlow, VT; several nieces and nephews.
A memorial mass will be held 2:00 PM Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at St. Michael Catholic Church in Garden City, SC with interment following in the church columbarium with military honors. The family will receive friends 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM Monday January 6, 2020 at Burroughs Funeral Home in Murrells Inlet, SC.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made in Joe’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or online at www.stjude.org or to Regency Hospice, 600 Garden City Connector, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576 or online at www.regencysoutherncarehospice.com
The family would like to express a special Thank You to the staff of Regency Hospice for the loving care and support given to Joe and his family.
Burroughs Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet, SC (843.651.1440) is assisting the family.