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Patricia (Zappa) Sabatino, of Sharpsville, passed away Saturday afternoon (Feb. 10, 2018) in St. Paul Homes, Greenville. She was 82.
Patricia was born Feb. 19, 1935, in Sharon, a daughter of Edmund and Dolphine (Smith) Zappa.
She was a 1953 graduate of Farrell High School and a 1956 graduate of Sharon General Hospital School of Nursing. Patricia was employed as a registered nurse at the former, Ashcom Convalescent and Nursing Home, Hermitage.
She was of the Catholic faith and a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, Post 6404; and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Post 162, both of Sharpsville.
Patricia enjoyed playing bingo, getting together with fellow nursing friends, and spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by: two daughters, Karla Murphy and her husband Ken, Norton Shores, Mich., and Cheryl Morris and her husband Joe, Sharpsville; two sisters, Eleanor Manning, Sharon, and Virginia "Ginger" Shufflebarger and her husband Earl, Mentor, Ohio; two brothers, Patrick "Punkin" Zappa and his wife Nancy, Sharpsville, and Louis "Butch" Zappa and his wife Elaine, Hermitage; a sister-in-law, Bernie Zappa, Hermitage; and four grandchildren, Karly and Kendall Murphy, Mack (Natalie) Morris, and Tanner Morris.
Patricia was preceded in death by: her parents; a son, Charles David Sarvas, Jr.; and a brother, Edward "Dempsey" Zappa.
The family suggest memorial contributions be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Patricia (Zappa) Sabatino, 82, of Sharpsville.
Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday (2-14-18) in J. BRADLEY MCGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, INC., 1090 E. State St., Sharon. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com
Service: 10 a.m. Thursday (2-15-18) in the funeral home with Rev. Matthew Strickenberger, pastor of St. Bartholomew Church, Sharpsville, officiating.
Burial: St. Anthony's Cemetery, Hermitage.
Published on February 12, 2018
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