Funeral services for 87 year old Katherine C. Sabad of the United Helpers Maplewood Campus, Canton, and formerly of Norfolk, will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Church of the Visitation in Norfolk with Rev. Andrew Amyot presiding. Burial will be held in Visitation Cemetery, Norfolk. Family and friends may call at the Buck Funeral Home in Norfolk on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mrs. Sabad passed away Saturday afternoon at Maplewood.
Katherine is survived by her son, Frank Sabad and Kristi Meints, LaQuinta, CA; her daughter, Dianne and David LaBare, Deland, FL; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ida Claffey, Massena and Laura and Kenneth LaVigne, Norfolk; and several nieces and nephews.
She was pre-deceased by her brothers, Dominic Zappia, Frank Zappia and Antonio Zappia Jr.
She was born in Norfolk on April 25, 1924 to the late Antonio and Ida Hewitt Zappia. She married Frank Sabad on November 25, 1942. He passed away on August 19, 2001. Katherine worked at Norwood-Norfolk Central School for 31 years as a secretary, retiring in 1984.
Katherine was a member of the Church of the Visitation, the Altar and Rosary Society, the Norfolk American Legion Auxiliary, the Jolly Agers, AARP, the Higley Flow Association and the St. Lawrence County Secretaries Association.
Memorial Donations can be made to the Church of the Visitation or to the United Helpers Maplewood Campus. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.buckfuneralhome.com .
The Buck Funeral Home in Norfolk is serving the family of Katherine C. Sabad.