Ferdinand Salvatore
Friday
30
September

Visitation at Funeral Home

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday, September 30, 2022
Matthew Funeral Home And Cremation Services, Inc.
2508 Victory Blvd.
Staten Island, New York, United States
Friday
30
September

Visitation

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, September 30, 2022
Matthew Funeral Home And Cremation Services, Inc.
2508 Victory Blvd.
Staten Island, New York, United States
Saturday
1
October

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Saturday, October 1, 2022
Matthew Funeral Home And Cremation Services, Inc.
2508 Victory Blvd.
Staten Island, New York, United States
Saturday
1
October

Final Resting Place

11:00 am
Saturday, October 1, 2022
Ocean View Cemetery
3315 Amboy Road
Staten Island, New York, United States

Obituary of Ferdinand J. Salvatore

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Ferdinand Salvatore, 97, of Meiers Corners, passed away peacefully on September 27, 2022. Beloved husband of the late Daisy (2000) for over 50 years; loving father of Larry and his wife Deena, David and Paul; cherished grandfather of Matthew and Phillip, their wives Elizabeth and Samantha, and great grandfather of Grace, Paige and Rosie. He was pre-deceased by his loving siblings Marie, Frank, Lillian and Joseph. Born in Brooklyn, Mr. Salvatore moved to Staten Island at an early age and grew up in Westerleigh. He graduated from Port Richmond High School in 1943 and immediately after graduation served in the U.S Navy Submarine Service during World War II. After the war, he attended Wagner College, where he was a member of their football team, and graduated with a BS in Chemistry in 1951. He worked as a Contract Specialist with the Western Electric Company for over 30 years. He was a longtime member of American Legion Kells - Grennie Post 316, New Dorp, where he served as Post Commander, Richmond County Commander and 2nd District Commander. For over 30 years he was active with Boy Scout Troop 24, New Dorp, serving as a Scoutmaster, and was a President of a Group of Citizens of New Dorp. He was a President of the Westerleigh Chapter of the AARP, belonged to the Staten Island Ballroom Dancers, was a member of the Todt Hill Friendship Club, the Submarine Veterans of WW II and the USS Clamagore Veterans Association. He had a profound love for family; spending many years camping with his young family, then later on travelling the world with his wife, and even travelling with his grandchildren, including a visit to the submarine he served on. He loved social dancing, golfing, and had a passion for all sports, especially attending Giants games with his brother Joe. Viewing will be at the Matthew Funeral Home, 2508 Victory Boulevard, on Friday, September 30, 2022, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Funeral will be from Matthew Funeral Home on Saturday, October 1, 2022, with a service at 10:00 am with Interment to follow at Ocean View Cemetery in Oakwood.
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