Anthony John Sabatello “AJ”, 96, of Rotterdam Junction, passed away on April 7, 2018.
Anthony served in the Navy during World War II from June of 1940 to June of 1944 when he was then honorable discharged. During his service he received the Victory Medal, American Theatre Medal, and Asiatic Pacific Medal. After serving in the war he went on to become a Lathe Operator, working for General Electric for 42 years. Anthony was a member of St. Joseph Church in Scotia, New York, where he was a member for 75 years.
Anthony had many hobbies that included, Bowling, Golfing, horseshoes, poker and camping in the Adirondack Mountains. Anthony’s proudest accomplishment was being the owner and manager of Tony’s Delicatessen, in Scotia, New York.
Anthony is preceded in death by his wife and the love of his life; Carmen Sabatello, Frank Sabatello, Michael Sabatello, Rose Knapp, Daniel Sabatello, and Mary Sabatello. He is survived by his daughters, Roberta (Frank A.) Parillo and Jan (Scott L.) Rutland; grandchildren, Todd Parillo, Frank (Lisa) Parillo, Shannon Ritter(Chuck), Corey (Ryan) Needham, Justin Rutland; great-grandchildren, Chloe, John and Baylor Ritter,Bryce, Nolan, Maddison & Sawyer Needham and Emily, Frank and Josie Parillo; and his dear friend from Colonial Inn Dot Davis.
Memorial Contributions may be made in Anthony’s name to the American Cancer Society.