Becky S. Sabin, 56, a North Ft. Myers resident since 1986, formerly of Ravenna, Ohio passed away Thursday, November 7, 2013 in Cape Coral. She was born April 16, 1957 in Ravenna. She was preceded in death by her parents Art Lopez and Jeanette (Lopez) Booth .
While growing up in Ohio Becky was active in 4H which help foster her love for sewing and her love of animals, especially dogs, cats and horses. She previously owned four Labrador retrievers that she enjoyed competing with in obedience and retrieving competitions. She took first place in obedience with her dog Major.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 36 years, Robert G. Sabin of North Ft. Myers; two loving sons, Jason Sabin and wife Marla and Andrew Sabin, all of North Ft. Myers; a sister, Bonnie Strong and husband Wally of Maryland; a brother, Steve Lopez and wife Cindy of Ravenna, OH; one grandson, Wyatt Sabin also of North Ft. Myers; Charlie Booth step-father of Ravenna ; nephews and niece; three special friends, Anita Finnigan whom she met saving feral cats 22 years go here in N. Fort Myers, Peach Schilmiller whom she met through 4H and Linda Berlin whom Becky met while training dogs; as well as her current pets Max and Annie the dogs and Lexus, Pork Chops, Nettie, Peaches and Cali the cats.
Memorial services will be held 5:30 PM Friday, November 15, 2013 at the Hope Hospice Chapel, 2430 Diplomat Parkway East, Cape Coral, FL 33909 with Dr. Charles A. Peal officiating. A reception will immediately follow in the Hospice Community Room.
Memorial services in Ohio will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, December 7, 2013 at the First Congregational Church, 266 S. Chestnut Street, Ravenna. Committal services will immediately follow at the Maple Grove Cemetery, Ravenna, OH.
Memorial contributions in memory of Becky Sabin are suggested to Hope Hospice, 9470 Healthpark Circle, Ft. Myers, FL 33908 or the Animal Refuge Center (ARC) 18011 Old Bayshore Rd., Fort Myers, FL 33917.
Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at www.MullinsMemorial.com.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.
(Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 239-242-0909, RC 11-12-13)