The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

Obituaries

August 27, 2013

Joel Sabella

Farrell native had career in food, grocery industry

Joel Sabella, Hubbard, passed away Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, in St. Elizabeth Health Center, Youngstown. He was 83.

Mr. Sabella was born March 21, 1930, in Farrell, a son of the Rev. Anthony Sabella and Rita Stigliano Sabella.

He was a 1948 graduate of Sharon High School.

Mr. Sabella was a salesman in the food industry for 33 years and later served as merchandise director for seven years for Giant Eagle Stores of Ohio, retiring in 1988.

He was a member of First Christian Assembly of Liberty, where he taught Sunday school for 55 years.

Joel was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan.

As a veteran of the U.S. Army, he served during the Korean conflict.

He will be sadly missed by his family: his wife, the former Nancy Venditti, whom he married July 7, 1951; his children, Tom Sabella and his wife Patty, Nashville, Tenn.; Mark Sabella and his wife Jean, Olean, N.Y.; the Rev. James Sabella and his wife Sherry, Springfield, Mo.; and the Rev. Randy Sabella and his wife Dorey, Malaga, N.J.; eight grandchildren, Tony Sabella, Gina and her husband Kent Murawski, Joel Sabella, Philip Sabella and his wife Maria, Jon Sabella, Joseph Sabella, Lindsey Sabella and Niki Martello; and four great-grandchildren, Kole, Ava, Jon and Jakey.

He also leaves his brother, the Rev. Ty Sabella, Sharon; his sister-in-law, JoAnne Sabella, Largo, Fla.; and a host of family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Daniel Sabella; and his sister-in-law, Antoinette “Ann” Sabella.

Memorial contributions may be made to Europe’s Heart Assembly of God World Missions, 1445 N. Boonville Ave., Springfield, MO 65802; or First Christian Assembly, 3243 Cardinal Drive, Youngstown, OH 44505.

 

SABELLA

Joel, 83, Hubbard.

Calling hours: 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday (8-29-13) in STEWART-KYLE FUNERAL HOME, 407 W. Liberty St., Hubbard; and 10 a.m. to time of service Friday (8-30-13) in First Christian Assembly, Liberty Township, Trumbull County. Family and friends are invited to visit the funeral home’s website at www.stewart-kyle.com to share memories and condolences.

Service: Funeral services at 11 a.m. Friday (8-30-13) in the church.

Laid to rest: Hubbard Union Cemetery.

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