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Bill Szabo, 94

June 16, 1928 — March 3, 2023

Bill Szabo, 94

William "Bill" Szabo, 94, of Rutherfordton, died Friday, March 3, 2023.

He was the son of the late Joseph and Maria Volschitz Szabo. Bill was also preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Ruth Norville Szabo. He was a US Army Veteran and a member of Brittain Presbyterian Church.

He is survived by his niece, Brenda Ritch and her husband Robert, of Granite Falls; his great nephew Christopher Ritch of Granite Falls; his great niece Leslie Powell and her husband Evan, of Goose Creek, SC; a great great nephew, Drew Powell; an adopted niece, Nadine Jenkins of Granite Falls; his sister-in-law, Jean Pittillo of Bostic; his special friend, Lucy Kiser; his caregivers Lynn Ledford and Pam Walker; and his beloved cat Piggy.

A Graveside Service will be conducted at 4:00 pm Thursday, March 9, 2023 at Brittain Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The Rev. Scott Huffine will officiate. The Rutherford County Honor Guard will render Military Rites.

The Visitation will be from 2 pm until 3:30 pm Thursday at Washburn & Dorsey Funeral Home.  

Memorials may be made to Heart Of The Foothills Animal Rescue, 380 US 221 North, Rutherfordton, NC 28139 or Hospice Of The Carolina Foothills, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.

Washburn & Dorsey Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.  

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