Katherine E. “Kay” Sabatina, 86 of Shadyside, Ohio died Monday, October 23, 2017 at the Country Club Retirement Campus in Bellaire, Ohio.
She was born November 9, 1930 in Webb, Ohio a daughter of the late Sylvester and Theresa Valentovic Slezak.
Kay was retired from the Shadyside Local School District and a member of the St. Mary Catholic Church in Shadyside. She was an active member and former trustee of the Shadyside Alumni Association.
In addition to her parents, Kay was preceded in death by her husband, Frank D. Sabatina on December 9, 1999; two brothers, Steve and Sylvester Slezak and two sisters, Mary Krupa and Julia Kipp.
Surviving are her children, Stephen (Shirley) Sabatina of Bellaire, Ohio, Philip (Donatella) Sabatina of Akron, Ohio and Kathy Ann Sabatina of Westerville, Ohio; her brother, Michael Slezak of San Antonio, Texas and her sisters, Agnes Snyder and Theresa Manley both of Shadyside, Ohio. Also four grandchildren, Daniel Sabatina of Shadyside, Ohio, Nicole (Dave) Sabatina of Lyndhurst, Ohio, Isabella Sabatina of Akron, Ohio, Leonardo Sabatina of Akron, Ohio and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside on Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm. Funeral liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 11 am at the St. Mary Catholic Church in Shadyside, Ohio with Fr. Samuel R. Saprano, as Celebrant. Interment in the Mt Calvary Cemetery in Bellaire, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Shadyside Alumni Scholarship Fund or the Shadyside School Assistance Program by going to “TMCFunding.com”.
Share your thoughts and memories with Kay’s family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer. com.
Steve, Phil & Kathy,
So saddened to hear of your Mom’s passing. She was one of the pillars in my life for sure.
Take solace in the fact that she’s now reunited with your Dad. Prayers & love your way. Trust in the Lord! Heidel & Joy
Katherine I miss u dearly. I am so glad we met u were a great patient and I will forever love u my friend
I am so sad to hear Momma Sabo has passed. There are people that come into your life and leave a mark on your heart and she was most definitely one of those special people. I adored her from the minute I met her and treasure the time I was able to spend with her. Love and prayers to the entire Sabatina family. To my dearest friend Kathy, my heart is with you and I am here for you whenever you need me…day or night. xoxo
Dear Steve, Phil and Kathy: We are so sorry about the passing of Aunt Kay, she will definitely be missed. I haven’t seen her for a while but did keep in phone contact with her, she was so proud of all of you and her grandchildren, I won’t be able to attend the service (health reasons) but will be with you in spirit, thoughts and prayers. Love to all of you and God Bless.
Thoughts and prayers to the Sabatina Family. My you find comfort in your faith and peace in the memories you shared. Know that you will have a guarding Angel watching of you. God Bless you all †