<strong><img class=" wp-image-36429 alignleft" src="https:\/\/mountainmedianews.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/13\/2019\/03\/KATHLEEN-SABOL-obit.jpg" alt="" width="170" height="294" \/>Lewisburg<\/strong>-Kathleen Marie Sabol, 72, passed away Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2019, at UVA Medical Center in Charlottesville, VA.\r\n\r\nMs. Sabol was born on Oct. 1, 1946, in Wheeling. She attended Central Catholic High School and received her Bachelor\u2019s Degree at West Liberty University in West Liberty.\r\n\r\nShe resided in Lewisburg for 35+ years.\u00a0 Prior to retirement, Kathleen was a Medical Technologist and the Supervisor of the Laboratory at the Greenbrier Clinic in White Sulphur Springs. She was a lover of the outdoors, frequently going on kayak and bike trips up and down the Greenbrier River, and never missed the opportunity to sit on the water and bask in the sunshine. She will be remembered for her independence and optimism, incredibly generous heart, loyalty and love for friends and family, and her ability to find the best deals during any shopping trip.\r\n\r\nShe was preceded in death by her father, Herbert P. Hess (d. 1949); her brother, Herbert \u201cHerbie\u201d Hess (d. 2002); and her mother, Bernice \u201cBB\u201d Snider (d. 2007).\r\n\r\nKathleen is survived by a son, Sean William Sabol (Candace Sabol) of Union and a daughter, Erica Sabol Piper (Christopher Piper) of Richmond, VA; four grandchildren, Sterling Bryce Sabol and Seana Rayne Sabol of Union and Daniel Lawrence Piper and Johanna Elizabeth Piper of Richmond, VA; beloved stepfather, William \u201cBill\u201d Snider of Wheeling; beloved niece, Julie Hess Johnson of Triadelphia; beloved sister-in-law, Kim Hess of Benwood;\u00a0 extended family in Morgantown and Orlando, FL; and so many dear friends she treated like family.\r\n\r\nKathleen\u2019s family respects her wishes for cremation, and will hold a celebratory memorial service in Lewisburg in the coming weeks.\r\n\r\nIn Kathleen\u2019s memory, friends and family are invited to make donations to Lions Club International, of which she was an active member (https:\/\/www.lionsclubs.org\/en), or Shepherd\u2019s Center of Greenbrier Valley (greenbriershepherdscenter.com).\r\n\r\nOnline condolences may be made by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com. Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.