Sandy DeBacco, 80

Sandy DeBacco

HOOKSTOWN — Sandy DeBacco, 80, of Hookstown (Greene Twp.) died unexpectedly Saturday afternoon July 6, 2019 in the comfort of his home.

Born Oct. 18, 1938 in West Aliquippa, he was a son of the late Frank & Virginia (Mancini) DeBacco.

He was a retired steel worker of 46 years having worked at LTV Steel Aliquippa, a coach and former president of Hanover Youth Baseball he was also a member of Frankfort Springs Council. Sandy was so very proud of his 46 years at LTV Steel and the friendships he made there…most important to him was his family, his strong love for all of them was evident in how he lived.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years Linda M. (Erwin) DeBacco whom he married April 27, 1961, his children and their spouses Danny and Sandy DeBacco of Georgetown, Frank and Tracey DeBacco of Hanover Twp., Mike DeBacco & Karla Lamp of East Liverpool and Michelle and Rich Shannon of Georgetown. Beloved grandfather of eight Staci (Corey) Checkan, Kaylene DeBacco, Lindsay DeBacco, Scott DeBacco & his fiance Kristen DeClaudio, Alyssa DeBacco and her boy friend Billy Geary, Matthew DeBacco, Polina Shannon and the late Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ DeBacco; great grandfather of Rylee and Maddox Checkan. Also, special niece and newphews Phil and Virginia Furlong, Anthony DeBacco and Frank DeBacco.

Family and friends are welcome to call at the McConnell Funeral Home, 447 Pine St. Hookstown, PA. 15050 on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. where his services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. His friend the Rev. Wilmer J. Olszewski of the Hookstown Free Methodist Church will officiate.