302-478-7100 Wilmington & Hockessin, DE

Leonard Phillip (Phil) Sabato

Leonard Phillip Sabato (aka. Phil), age 78, passed away peacefully on March 8, 2019, surrounded by his family after a short illness.

Born in 1940, in Bishop, WV to the late Leo & Nancy (Payne) Sabato. The family relocated to South Philadelphia where Phil finished his schooling.

He served in the United States Army in Korea. After serving his country, Phil attended & graduated from the McCarrie School of Mechanical Dentistry, Philadelphia, PA in 1963.

Phil started his dental career at Dodd Dental Lab.and later opened Sabato Dental Lab which he operated for over 45 years.

Phil loved spending time with family and friends, hosting pool parties, playing chess, watching the History channel, assembling models, and collecting trains.

He is survived by his three sons, David (Denise), Stephen (Sharon) and Leo. His grandsons Nicholas, Shawn and Jacob. His sister Bertha Brittingham and brothers Joseph (Regina), and Dennis (Joann).

In lieu of flowers, please send contributions for Homeless Vets to Troubadour Ministry, P.O. Box 13201, Wilmington, DE 19850 or at troubadourministry.org.

Funeral Services

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Chandler Funeral Home, 2506 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803. Viewing will be from 2-4pm, followed immediately by a short service. Burial will be private.


    lisa sabato lit a candle and writes,
    i’m very sorry to hear of the passing of cousin phil. sending love to his sons and grandchildren.
    03/14/2019 09:28 am
    Rosa and Ernie Sabsto lit a candle and writes,
    We are sorry to hear about Phil’s passing. And we will remember him in our prayers.
    03/15/2019 01:16 pm
    Charlene Saunders & Ceil Stegura lit a candle and writes,
    We are so sorry for your loss, losing your dad is never easy. I am so sorry I can not be there today due to work but my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family ..
    03/16/2019 08:47 am

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