Alan N. Tabellion
85 of North Lawrence, passed away March 10, 2014. He was born in Massillon to Nick and Hattie (Morsheiser) Tabellion. He graduated from Jackson High School and was a member of SS. Philip and James church in Canal Fulton. He served in the Army during the Korean Conflict. He was also a member of the Laborers Local Union #1015. He worked for many years with Gibbons and Grable and then with Gaetano Contractors from which he retired from in 1991.
He is survived by his wife Jennie (Dudewach) Tabellion whom he married in 1953, his children Michael (Wanda) Tabellion of Severna Park Md., Stephen (Angel) Tabellion of Massillon, Diane (Scott) Barnes of North Lawrence and Gayle Tabellion of Massillon, and seven grandchildren and two great-granddaughters.
He enjoyed going to auctions, hunting, beekeeping, growing fruits and vegetables and sharing the harvest with family and friends. For many years he raised and sold pumpkins in the fall and Christmas trees in the winter. He continued gardening until his last year of his life. Work and family are what kept him happy. His family would like to thank Rose Lane and Sprenger Hospice for their kind and compassionate care of Alan.
Mass of Christian Burial THURSDAY, 10:00 a.m. at Sts. Philip & James Catholic Church, 412 High Street North, Canal Fulton with Fr. Kevin McCaffrey officiating. Friends may call WEDNESDAY from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Swigart- Easterling Funeral Home, 624 E. Cherry St. (Rt. 93, Canal Fulton). Burial Sunset Hills Burial Park, Jackson Twp. Memorial Donations may be made to: Catholic Charities of Stark County.
Swigart-Easterling Funeral Home
624 East Cherry Street Canal Fulton, OH 44614
Published in The Repository on Mar. 12, 2014