Salvatore's Story

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Salvatore F. Scarpelli, 93, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at Northgate Manor under Hospice care. Born in Rovito, Italy, he was the son of the late Antonio and Filomena (Bruno) Scarpelli.
Salvatore moved to Canada in 1951 and married his loving wife, Janet R. (Granieri) Scarpelli, on September 20, 1952 at St. Anne's Church in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Following their marriage, they immigrated to the United States and settled in Niagara Falls, NY, where they spent 64 loving years together. Mrs. Scarpelli predeceased him on September 28, 2016.
Mr. Scarpelli was employed at the former Kimberly Clark and Nytek as a laborer for 30 years until his retirement in the mid-1980's. In his leisure time, he enjoyed working on his home, as well as creating and building things.
Salvatore is survived by his children, Anthony P. (MaryGrace) Scarpelli, Phyllis (Rene) Mueses and Mary Scarpelli; grandchildren, Franco (Krystal) Scarpelli, Justina (Michael) Freedman, Toni Elizabeth (Christopher) Tierney; great-grandchildren, Matteo, Gianna, Sofia, Angelina, Brady and Finley, as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by one sister.
Visitation will be held on Friday, July 7th from 2-5 PM at M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 10:00 AM in Holy Family Parish at St. Joseph Church, 1413 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls. Entombment in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Memorial offerings may be made to Jeanne's Hospice House Unit at Northgate Manor, 7264 Nash Road, N. Tonawanda, NY, 14120.
Visit mjcoluccifuneralchapel.com for register.
Published on July 5, 2017
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