Markle E. Sabla
July 7, 1938 – November 12, 2013
Markle E. Sabla, age 75, of Elkton, MD passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, November 12, 2013, while surrounded by his family.
Born in Terre Haute, Indiana on July 7, 1938, Mr. Sabla was a son of the late Edward Sabla and Mariam Elston Sabla. He earned his undergraduate degree from Indiana State University and went on to receive his master’s degree in chemistry from the University of Toledo. Mr. Sabla made his career as a chemist with the DuPont Company, retiring after 25 years of service.
In his leisure time, he enjoyed watching old movies, doing crossword puzzles, and using his computer. Most of all, he was happiest in the company of his beloved family, spending time with those he loved.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Stephen Sabla. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Tonya K. Green Sabla; son, Mark Sabla and fiancé, Michelle Bass of Elkton, MD; daughter, Amy Wolfe and husband, Marc of Media, PA; brothers, Paul Sabla and wife, Sharon of Cinncinatti, OH and Don Sabla and wife, Deborah of Oaktown, IN; cousin, Bob Chappelle of Louisville, KY; and granddaughters, Amber and Addison.
A funeral service will be held at 12 Noon on Monday, November 25, 2013, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where friends may call from 11 am until 12 Noon. Interment will follow in Head of Christiana Cemetery, Nottingham Road, Newark, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Amedisys Hospice, #5015, 107 Chesapeake Boulevard, Suite 134, Elkton, MD 21921.