Dorothy B. Sbabo
Dorothy Sbabo Dorothy Belle Sbabo, 88, of Granite City, Ill., born on July 4, 1928 in Van Buren, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 at Gateway Regional Medical Center, Granite City, Ill. Dorothy was a daughter of the late Orville Lowe and Julia, nee Parkhill, Lowe. On March 5, 1948, Dorothy married Louie Sbabo, the love of her life. She had retired from First National Bank in Madison, Ill., as a bank officer after forty-seven years of dedicated service. Dorothy enjoyed working, reading and in her younger years she loved to go dancing, especially polka dancing. Her greatest joy was spending time with son, Rick and granddaughter, Erica. Dorothy will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. She was preceded by her late husband, Louie, who passed away on May 23, 2015. She is survived by her loving son and daughter-in-law, Richard (Toni) Sbabo of Granite City, Ill.; dear sister, Elsie Marlette of Granite City, Ill.; granddaughter Erica (Matt) Harper of St. Jacob, Ill.; dear great-granddaughters, Mallory and Abigail Harper; many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Memorial donations may be given to Hospice of Southern Illinois and donations will be accepted at the funeral chapel. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.irwinchapel.com . Visitation: Visitation will be at 5 until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2016 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, Ill. Services: In celebration of her life, funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 at Irwin Chapel, with Rev. Charles West officiating. Dorothy will be laid to rest next to Louie at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates, Glen Carbon, Ill. IRWIN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Granite City, Ill.
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