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James S. Salamony
September 29, 2023
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James S. Salamony passed away in the Altoona Hospital at the age of 98 on September 29, 2023. He was born to Esio and Anna (Lencofsky) Salamony on April 21, 1925, in Bridgeville, PA. Proceeded in death by his loving wife of 67 years, Margaret (Steedle), his parent and his siblings: Edward (Egle), Mary Ellen (Herbert) Nussbaum, Paul (Evelyn), Lillian (Peter) Calgaro, Violet (John) Dernorsek, and Gloria (Robert) Barr and brother-in-law Chester Rambo. Survived by his sister Elizabeth (Chester) Rambo; his children: Keith (Kathleen Vrabel) Salamony (Jefferson Hills, PA), Loraine (Steve) Shedlock (Nolder) (Portage, PA), Ruth (C. James) Jorgensen (Parish, FL), Thomas Salamony (Brentwood), Sharon (Steven) Duffin (Mokena, IL); his grandchildren: Timothy (Brittany) Nolder (Lower Burrell, PA), Kelly Nolder (Shane) Walsh (Friendens, PA), Kim Salamony (David) Warzinski (Bethal Park, PA), Kristin Salamony (Jefferson Hills, PA), Aaron and Tyler Jorgensen (Somerset, PA), and Sean (Mokena, IL) and Dr. Kevin Duffin (Round Lake, IL); his great grandchildren: Logan and Scarlett Walsh, Clara and Erica Warzinski. Jim will be greatly missed by his many nieces and nephews, his family, and friends.
Jim spent his youth in Scott Township. He made his home in Baldwin with his wife and children for 67 years. He worked in a Bakery (he could eat all the chocolate cake he wanted). He worked in construction, was a mechanic, drove a cab, was a real estate agent and retired as an insurance agent. He served 8 years in the US Army. Jim was a Boy Scout leader for many years.
Jim loved to skate, dance, the Pirates, the Penguins, the Steelers, the casino, and he golfed until he was 95 years old. He traveled all over the world with his wife, Margaret. He was most impressed with New Zealand. He enjoyed his Lyonel trains. He was an active member of St. Albert the Great that (The Blessed Trinity Parish) since its founding.
Visitations on Friday 5-8 PM at the Boron Funeral Home Inc. 1719 Brownsville Road. Funeral Prayers Saturday at 9:45 AM. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Albert the Great Church of Blessed Trinity Parish at 10:30 AM. Interment in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.