October 1, 1923August 15, 2012

SABA, Paul G., 88, of Largo, Florida, passed away on August 15, 2012. Paul was born in Cleveland, Ohio on October 1, 1923 to Gabriel and Pauline (Asha) Saba. Paul was a salesman in the jewely industry before retiring. He was a veteran of the US Air Force; member of the Order of St. Ignatius Orthodox Church; founding member of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, St. Petersburg, FL and was currently attending Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, Safety Harbor. He was very active in the Orthodox Church and was president of the SOYO club several times. He was an avid tennis fan and enjoyed playing at the Seminole Lake Raquet Club with the "Grumpy Old Men” league. Paul was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Gloria. Paul is survived by his devoted and loving wife, Molly; step children, Shelia (Chuck) Jacobs, Louisville, KY, Debra (Scott) Vifquain, Danville, KY and Chuck (Elizabeth) Ray, Atlanta, GA; grandchildren, Jonathan and Rebecca Rupp, Louisville, Charlie Vifquain, Katie Canada and Diane Estes, Danville and Chase and Molly Ruth Ray, Atlanta; sister, Georgette Abikoore, Betty (Richard) Ganin and Norma Abdullah, all of Cleveland and Mabel Wragg, Seminole, FL and 16 nieces and nephews. Paul's family would like to thank the staff of Suncoast Hospice for the loving care they gave him and Molly in his last days.



  • Viewing Saturday, August 18, 2012
  • Funeral Service Sunday, August 19, 2012


  • Entombment


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Christian Wragg

September 26, 2012

God Bless your soul Paul - I will never forget the good times that we shared together. Seeing you always put such a huge smile on my face - Love you always and forever!

Kitty Bierbaum

September 9, 2012

Oh dear friend Molly, what do I say, you and Paul were my dearest friends,we all laughed and cried together many times. What a great smile he always had on his sweet face. I feel so bad that i wasn't able to be there. Can't wait for you to get back to Louisville so we can spend time together...I will visit Pauls grave to say goodbye this winter....Love Kitty

September 8, 2012

I am deeply saddened to hear that my long time friend from teen years and SOYO conventions, dear Paul Saba, has fallen asleep in the Lord. He even lived with my wife and I when he first moved to Louisville, KY while I was a priest there. May God comfort you Molly and family. MEMORY ETERNAL!
Father George S. Corey, unworthy priest

Laila Abud

September 8, 2012

May His soul rest in Peace & His Memory be Eternal.
Molly, Norma and all the Saba Family,
We shall all remember his laughter and smile and his dedication to his church and friends.
All my love,
Laila Abud Grosse Pointe, Mi

Anthony Albert

September 8, 2012

Thank you so much for your noble work for the Archdiocese and good deeds for Orthodox Christianity ! May Your Memory Be Eternal !!!

August 30, 2012

Dear Uncle Paul and Molly,
Uncle Paul 's smile, laugh and love of family and friends will be remembered for a long time. Rest in Peace. Lots of love.
Susan, Chris, Sylvie and Robbie

Shirley & J.T. Gentry

August 28, 2012

Paul,you and Molly were the best neighbors that anyone could ask for.
We always had a good time when you all would come back to Kentucky.
We would either grill steaks here at home or we would go out to eat.We really enjoyed that time together.May you rest in Peace. God love you


August 25, 2012

Dear Brother,
You have been a joy and a treasure in my life. We enjoyed many wounderfull days together. You were so loved and apperciated by so many of your friends. Your life will be remembered for many many years to come. I will miss you much. Rest in peace. Lots of love.

August 24, 2012

Dear Molly: I was happy to be with you to say our last farewell to your husband and my brother. He was one of a kind and we will not see the likes of him for a very long time. His constant smile, laugh, and devotion to you was something to behold.

Love always, Sister Norma, Rocky River, Ohio

Alan Wragg

August 23, 2012

Dear Molly and Saba Family,
Paul was a wonderful brother in law and a fine friend. He was genuine, with exemplary character and a deep love for family. You will be missed Brother Paul. May the eternal peace of our Lord be with you. Thank you thank you for all that you did for Mae, Tom, Christian and me. You meant the world to us all. Rest in Peace.