Blanche Sabol

November 5, 2019


Blanche (Whitecavage) Sabol, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother passed away to be with her Savior, on Tuesday November 5, 2019 with her family by her side. Blanche was born on July 23, 1935 at home in Mahanoy City. The tenth child of Stanley and Sophia (Sweedok) Whitecavage, she was raised and spent the majority of her life in Mahanoy City. Blanche married her high school sweetheart, George Sabol, in 1953. Together they raised a family of seven children. He preceded her in death in 1990. Artistically talented, Blanche enjoyed drawing, painting, and sketching. She was an avid reader and competitive player at card, word, and board games. She found contentment in the beauty of the outdoors and wildlife, especially feeding birds, chipmunks and squirrels. Blanche is survived by her children: Barbara Sabol of Pittsboro, NC; Rosemary (and Gary) Kohan of Franklinton, NC; George (and Lesley Brown) Sabol of Hammond, OR; Stanley (and Lisa Oliva) Sabol of Mahanoy City; Theodore (and Deborah Herring) Sabol of Durham ,NC; Claire (and Thomas) Collins of Salisbury, NC; and Candida (and Thomas) Wirtz of Pittsboro, NC. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, 5 step grandchildren and 4 step great grandchildren. The Sabol family offers a sincere Thank You to the entire staff of the Gardens at York Terrace in Pottsville for the professional and personal care provided to their mom. A memorial service and interment will be held at a future date. David D. Jarrett Funeral Home of Mahanoy City is entrusted with arrangements. Please visit for more information.

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