Paul F. Salerno, 77, formerly of 6 Morris Lane in Jamestown, died Tuesday, April 23, 2013, in Lake Winnebago, Mo., where he had resided since September 2011.
He was born Dec. 26, 1935, in Buffalo and served in the 101st Airborne Division of the army during the Korean War.
Paul married Marie "Pinky" Alvarez on June 11, 1955, and enjoyed 52 years of marriage, raising their family together in Ma-ple Springs on Chautauqua Lake. She passed away on Jan. 4, 2007.
Paul F. Salerno
Prior to his retirement, Paul was employed by Otis Elevator for 36 years.
Always very devoted to his family, he is survived by two children: Vince (Laurie) Salerno of Lake Winnebago, Mo., and Bev-erly Olson of New Lennox, Ill.; 10 grandchildren: Anthony Salerno, Timothy (Megan) Salerno, Tara Salerno, Rachel Salerno, Tiffany Salerno, Amarah Salerno, Brooke Salerno, Lindsey Olson (Sam) Mul-tack, Aaron (Aimee) Olson and Kris Olson; three great-grandchildren: Kelsey Multack, Caleb Multack and Vincent Timothy Salerno II; a sister, Madelyn Gau of Buffalo; and a brother, Tom (Pat) Salerno of Springville.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by a sister, Eleanor Baldelli and a brother, David Salerno.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated at noon on Saturday, May 11 in Holy Apostles Parish, St. John Church. The Rev. Dennis W. Mende will be celebrant. Inurnment will be in Lake View Cemetery. Visitation will not be observed.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Memorials Center, 6725 Lyons St., E. Syracuse, NY 13057.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Paul at www.lindfuneralhome.com.