Christina Marie Sabo, 37, of Glen Carbon, Illinois passed away at 4:58 a.m. on Monday, August 28, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia, Illinois.
She was born May 13, 1980 in Maryville, a daughter of John F. and Sherrill C. (Lippincott) Sabo Jr. of Glen Carbon.
Christina was always happy and had beautiful brown curly hair and a beautiful smile that will forever be remembered. She enjoyed being active in Special Olympics and attending Challenge Unlimitied. She had a love for holidays and birthdays and cherished the Christmas and Halloween seasons the most. She loved going to the zoo and always enjoyed dancing and singing.
In addition to her beloved parents, she is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Elizabeth and Scott Leitschuh of Troy, Illinois; nieces and nephews, Xavier Roland, Gage Clifford, Chelsea Leitschuh, Dylan Leitschuh, Ethan Leithschuh and Bryce Leitschuh; aunt and uncle, Melodie and Lonnie Bettis of Granite City; cousins, Christopher Lippincott, Melissa Lippinchott, Lonnie Bettis II and Dana Bettis; other extended family and friends.
She was preceded in death by grandparents, John and Wanda Sabo Sr. and Maxine Lippincott and Charles Lippincott.
In celebration of her life, memorial visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 591 Glen Crossing Road in Glen Carbon on Thursday, August 31, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. until time of memorial service at 7:00 p.m. with Reverend Robert Sabo officiating.
In lieu of floral tributes, memorials may be made to Autism Speaks or to a charity of one’s choice and may be accepted at the funeral home.
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