Meet Our Team
The first thing you'll notice when you walk into our facility is our caring and compassionate staff, all who will work with you during this troubling time. Members of our staff have been hand-picked to provide you the best possible experience during your visit. Learn more about our team below.
Owner & President
David Ian Saba
Owner, SVP & Operations
Owner & Vice President
Philip W. Skeeles
Director of Operations
Philip W. Skeeles has been with the company since day one, over 35 years. Phil came up with the name Pet Care Crematory. He graduated from Lincoln High School and holds a bachelor’s degree in Urban Geography from The Ohio State University. Phil is also a Certified Crematory Operator through the Ohio Cremator Operator Association. Pet Care Crematory couldn't ask for a more loyal and dedicated team member. When Phil is not at Pet Care, he enjoys spending time and traveling with his wife Crystal.
Sarah joined the Pet Care team in June 2023. Prior to working here, she was a veterinary assistant at Canton Veterinary Hospital alongside with her father, Dr. Richard Wade, for over 13 years. Sarah graduated from Jackson High School and studied Business Management and Marketing at Stark State College. Sarah is a huge animal lover and has 3 cats at home and a dog. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family.
Pet Aftercare Specialist & Retort Operator
Chris came to Pet Care Crematory in 2020 after working at U-Haul for 4 years. Chris is also a GlenOak high school graduate and lifelong friend of David. Chris joined the Marines out of high school and during those years traveled the world and lived in places such as Hawaii and Japan. Chris found his niche at Pet Care very quickly and is the creator of the paw prints you may take home to memorialize your beloved pet. When Chris is not working you could probably find him in his garden or spending time with his family.
Retort Operator & Driver
Lucas Conway joined Pet Care Crematory in February of 2023. Lucas was born and raised here in Canton, Ohio. Lucas graduated from GlenOak High School in 2017 and is currently attending Kent State University for a bachelor’s degree in Earth Science. With this degree, Lucas hopes to make a positive change in a variety of the environmental issues we face today. Lucas worked in the restaurant industry from the age of 14 to 24. Throughout the previous 10 years, he has acquired skills such as teamwork, verbal communication, attention to detail, and customer service. In which helps him thrive here at Pet Care Crematory. Lucas is ecstatic to be a part of making a difference in families’ lives during times of adversity. Lucas enjoys traveling, hiking, camping, and exploring everything that the world has to offer! Lucas has always been an animal lover. He currently cares for 4 adorable cats with his soon to be fiancé, Katherine.
CC & Frank
Therapy Support & Greeters
CC is Pet Care’s resident support cat. Loving and friendly, here for you during the loss of your pet. Frank comes to work with his Dad, David every day and will often greet you in the parking lot upon your arrival.