Stephen M. Sobol
Stephen M. Sobol, 77, of Philipsburg, PA passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at Windy Hill Village in Philipsburg, PA.
He was the son of the late Andrew & Pauline (Ballock) Sobol, born on May 8, 1935 in Morrisdale, PA. He was preceded in death by Dorothy Jean (Stover) McTigue, his companion of many years. She passed away on December 2, 2011.
Mr. Sobol was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church in Morrisdale, PA and had served in the U.S. Army from 1958 – 1962. He was a former member of the Fraternal Order of Police, Bald Eagle Lodge #51 and enjoyed vegetable gardening.
He had worked as a drag-line operator in the strip mines for 10 years and then was employed at the Piper plant in Quehanna for the next 15 years. Lastly he worked for the Centre County Transportation Authority as a driver until retiring.
Stephen was a 1954 graduate of the Morris Township High School.
In addition to his parents and companion, Mr. Sobol was preceded in death by: a sister Mary Fenush; and two brothers, Joseph and Leo Sobol.
He is survived by: a son, Stephen M. McTigue of Philipsburg, PA; two brothers, John Sobol & his wife Ann of Buffalo, NY and Michael Sobol & his wife Lovie of Pleasant Hill, RD Philipsburg, PA; and several nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at St Agnes Catholic Church in Morrisdale, PA, with Rev. Robert J. Horgas, celebrant. Burial will be at the Philipsburg Cemetery in Philipsburg, PA.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home, 719 E. Spruce St. in Philipsburg.
The rosary will be recited at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Friends may sign the guestbook at: beezerheathfh.com.