Joann "Jody" Eileen Sabato (nee Staib): Born September 15, 1928, passed away Monday, April 29, 2013. A devoted Christian, long time member of Covenant First Presbyterian Church, dedicated thirty year Cincinnati Zoo volunteer. A lover of nature and critters large and small. Preceded in death by her beloved husband, Hugo. She is survived by her brother Neil Staib, sons, Steven (Sandra Lee), Thomas (Kathy) and Mark Sabato. Grandchildren, Hugo, Joseph, Joanna, Matthew, Leah, Hugo and Ava Sabato and great granddaughter, Taylor Sabato. Visitation will be at the Busse & Borgmann Funeral Home, 3464 Central Parkway at Clifton Hills Ave. (Clifton) on Thursday, May 2 from 4:00 until 7:00 PM. Funeral services will be held at the Covenant First Presbyterian Church, 717 Elm St. Cincinnati, OH 45202 on Friday at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to the Cincinnati Zoo.
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