Richard Sabol

April 20, 1938 ~ July 8, 2022 (age 84)


Madison - Richard “Dick” B Sabol 84 of Madison, passed away peacefully on July 8, 2022 in Madison at the Maplecrest Rehabilitation Center where he had been a resident for the past two months. Richard was born in Anson, Maine on April 20, 1938. A Son of Andrew J and Annie “Labun “Sabol. He grew up in Anson and was a graduate of Madison High School class of 1956. He married Claudette “Dugas “Sabol on September 19, 1959. Together they had two daughters. Shelley Sabol and Catherine “Cathi “ Sabol Worster. Richard worked for Sampson’s Grocery Store in Madison before getting into carpentry, then moving onto to start his own Construction Business that he continued to run well into his 70’s. Doing small projects for local people. He could not bring himself to fully retire. Always wanting to be out and about and on the road. He loved going to auctions with his buddies especially Danny Brown, Dick Farina, Gene St Pete, and Marty Leblanc to name a few. You never knew what you would see in the back of his old pickup truck riding around town or parked at Dunkin Donuts. He kept all of his treasures that he bought and what people gave him. He truly believed one day he would need it. He was a proud member of the Madison Dunkin Donuts gang, that met daily at 4pm. Many laughs and great conversations were had. Solving the world’s problems with friends Jim and Linda Garland, Larry and Cindy Dunphy, Ray Tuscan and Pam Godine. A special mention to Ara Kemezys for many years always calling Richard faithfully every Wednesday night at 9pm just to talk. By the end of each of Richard’s so called “Busy Day” He could always be found every evening for 22 years, sitting and holding his special needs daughter Shelley’s hand while they watched tv together at the Maplecrest Rehabilitation Center until her passing in 2018. Richard was a lifelong member of St Sebastian Church in Madison. Richard was predeceased by both his parents. His daughter Shelley Sabol; 3 sisters, Helen Sabol, Evelyn Sabol, and Theresa Sabol Belanye. 4 brothers, Andrew Sabol Jr, Stephen Sabol, Francis Sabol, Bernard Sabol, and a nephew Michael Belanye. He is survived by his wife Claudette Sabol of Madison, his daughter Cathi and her husband Charles “Chuck “ Worster of Madison, sister in-laws, Dornia M Cloutier of Somersworth NH, and Mary Lou Sabol of Anson. A brother in-law Norman Polycarpo of Sebastian Fla., cousin Joepete Labun of Madison, and several nieces and nephews and cousins. His 2 cats Poppy and Pepper who brought him such joy and comfort. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Gibbersons Funeral Home in Madison. The family wishes to extend their sincere appreciation to all staff at Maplecrest and Maine General Hospice for the care and comfort they provided. A graveside service will be held for the family at the St Sebastian Cemetery August 1, 2022 at 1pm. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in Richard’s memory to the Somerset Humane Society 123 Middle Road PO Box 453 Skowhegan Maine 04976.

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