Albert H. Sasko

September 15, 1921July 22, 2013

Albert H. Sasko, (Big Al) born September 15, 1921 in Akron Ohio to Alfred & Dana Sasko departed this Earth on Jul 22, 2013. He was orphaned at age 10. He retired from Adamson Machine Company, as a general foreman, where he worked from 1939-1970. He moved to Orlando Florida in 1971, where he became one of the original 50 employed by Walt Disney World. He retired from Disney in 1984, as supervisor of Security/ Key Control. He moved to Spring Hill, Florida in 1992. He went to work for the Hernando County Sheriff's Office in 2001 and retired for the last time in 2004. He served in the U.S. Army, 78th Division from 1944-1946 in Central Europe during WW II, where he earned 3 Purple Hearts and 1 Bronze Star. He was a Raised Master Mason since 1956, Post Commander of two V.F.W. posts and a life member of D.A.V. Married wife Alma 1940-1964 and they had 3 daughters. He married wife Dorothy in 1967-2005 when she passed away. He is survived by his two loving step-daughters Linda (Ron) Aliff of Spring Hill, and Beverly (Clark) Bateman of Orlando and by his three daughters Debbie, Sharon and Beverly in Ohio.He is also survived by one granddaughter Tracy King of Spring Hill and one grandson Michael Bateman of Orlando and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A visitation will be held on Thursday July 25, 2013 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. with a service to follow at 3:00 p.m. at Woodlawn Funeral Home in Gotha, Florida. Internment will take place following the service at Woodlawn Memorial Park, where he will once again be reunited with the love of his life Dorothy (Dot).In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to VITAS Community Connection c/o VITAS Innovative Hospice Care. 2201 Lucien Way Suite 100 Maitland, Fl 32751 (407-691-4541). Woodlawn Memorial Park & Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be offered at


  • Visitation Thursday, July 25, 2013
  • Funeral Service Thursday, July 25, 2013

Albert H. Sasko

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Bob Slater

July 27, 2013

Bev, Sorry to hear about "Big Al" passing, I remember him from Key Control and never knew you were related. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.

Malinda Bolton

July 24, 2013

Bev - Thoughts and prayers for you and your family.

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted." Matthew 5:4

Bob Patterson

July 24, 2013

Sorry to hear about Al's passing. I worked with him at Adamson back in the 60's. I'm glad to know he led a long and productive life after moving to Florida.

Thanks for putting his obituary in the Akron paper.


July 24, 2013

Wish we were there to support you but know that you are in our prayers.