Daniel Edward Zabo
March 2, 1935 – July 1, 2021
Daniel Edward Zabo passed away at Concordia of the South Hills on July 1, 2021. Dan was born in Crucible, PA, lived in Rices Landing, PA, Waynesburg, PA and most recently Mt Lebanon, PA. He was the son of the late Anna (Kostichak) Zabo and Frank Zabo, was predeceased by siblings, Mary Girrard, Joseph Zabo and Anna Zabo. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Margaret (Nichol), his children, Daniel (Noellene) of Marshall Township, Carol Lanneau (Dan) of St. Petersburg, FL and Mary Nicoloff (Rick) of Medina, OH, and grandchildren Jordan (Leisel) of Fairview, PA, Victoria and Brandon of Marshall Township. Dan graduated from Jefferson Morgan High School and immediately joined the US Navy. He spent 4 years in active service during the Korean Conflict, mostly on the USS Perry on the Atlantic Ocean. Following his Navy service, he graduated from West Virginia University with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. He holds Master’s degrees from Wayne State University and St. Francis of Loretto. During his life Dan was active in rehabilitation services, acting as Director of a Sheltered Workshop in Rochester, PA, Multiple Sclerosis Society, and Beaver County Cancer and Heart Association. He was also involved in programs for the Aging in Indiana County and Westmoreland County. Dan was an active member of Bower Hill Community Church serving as elder several times. Dan spent his last 10 years as a resident of Concordia of the South Hills. Dan and Margaret were ushers at Pittsburgh Public Theater for 25 years. Dan enjoyed watching the Pittsburgh sports teams, reading the Post Gazette, gardening and spending time with his family. The family wishes to thank all the employees of Concordia for their care and attention in his final days and to Good Samaritan Hospice for their concern for Dan and his family. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Dan’s memory to Concordia of the South Hills Staff Appreciation Fund, 1300 Bower Hill Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15243 or to Bower Hill Community Church, 70 Moffett St., Pittsburgh, PA 15243.