The Obit For Art Sabulsky


Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on August 23, 2010

SABULSKY ARTHUR Age 84, of Harwick, passed away Sunday, August 22, 2010 at UPMC St. Margaret's Hospital.

He was born October 18,1925 in New Kensington and has been a lifelong resident of this area. During WWII, Art served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Rodman as a radio operator.

He played professional baseball for the Philadelphia Phillies Farm team in 1953-54 then know as the Philadelphia Athletics. He was a member of the Pgh. Carpenters Union, worked as a Harwick Coal Miner and had attended the University of Pgh.

He was an Allegheny County Detective for 8 years and served as District Magistrate for 22 years in the Springdale area before retiring in 1993.

Art enjoyed playing golf, bowling, hunting, fishing and spending time at his camp in Ridgeway and the last few years watching his relative Jim Furyk play on the PGA Tour. He especially enjoyed spending time with his kids, grand-kids and great-grand kids, also spending time on his back porch enjoying the view, the neighbors and visiting with his caregivers who were more like family. He loved to have visitors and especially when the children came to visit him.

Survivors are: 2 Daughters, Cynthia (Clifford) Medred of Ford City, Sandy Sabulsky (Tony Clark) of Cheswick, Son, William Sabulsky of Harwick; Grandchildren, Tracy (Ken) Mannka of NY, Amanda (John) Lentz of Trafford, Clint Medred of Ford City; Great-grandchildren, Morgan, Madison, Mya, Maddox Mannka. Preceded by wife Edith Bott Sabulsky, son David Arthur Sabulsky and a sister, Vivian.

Friends will be received Tuesday 1-4 & 6-9 p.m. in CHESWICK at the CHARLES B. JARVIE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1607 Pittsburgh St., where Services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. with Burial to follow at Deer Creek Cemetery, Harmar Twp.

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