Leonardo Salvato

Leonardo A. Salvato

1931 - 2019

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Obituary of Leonardo A. Salvato

March 17, 1931 - September 10, 2019

 

Leonardo A. Salvato.  Age 88 of Riverview.

 

Born in Cariati, Italy, Leo loved to be outside, ride horses, and work around the house with his Grandfather growing up. He emigrated to the US when he was 15 and later served in the US Army in support of the Korean War from 1952 to 1954. Leo went onto marry Joan Pizzimenti of Wyandotte, building a house in Riverview, spending 54 years together. Later, based on his love of family and summer, they bought a cottage in Houghton Lake. Leo worked along side his brother, Tom, at Hoover Steel Treating in Warren for 38 years, working with his hands was in his DNA. Leo and Joan created a beautiful life for their two kids, Sue and John, providing tremendous experiences, wonderful vacations, and lasting memories.

 

Leo was a beloved husband of the late Joan Salvato. He was a loving father of John (Marie) Salvato and Susan Keating. A dearest grandfather of Madison and Alaina Salvato, Eric, Jacob and Zachary Watson. Leo was also a dear brother of Tom (the late Emily) Salvato, Mary (Alfred) Tartaglia and the late Gelsomina Salvati (Luigi Perillo). 

 

Friday
13
September

Visitation

2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday, September 13, 2019
Molnar Funeral Home - Nixon Chapel
2544 Biddle Avenue
Wyandotte, Michigan, United States
Friday
13
September

Wake Service

7:00 pm
Friday, September 13, 2019
Molnar Funeral Homes - Nixon Chapel
2544 Biddle Avenue
Wyandotte, Michigan, United States
Saturday
14
September

Instate

12:00 pm
Saturday, September 14, 2019
St. Cyprian Catholic Church
13249 Pennsylvania Road
Riverview, Michigan, United States
Saturday
14
September

Mass

12:30 pm
Saturday, September 14, 2019
St. Cyprian Catholic Church
13249 Pennsylvania Road
Riverview, Michigan, United States

Interment

Our Lady of Hope Cemetery
18303 Allen Road
Brownstown, Michigan, United States

Celebrant

Rev. Dr. William Promesso