The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

March 2, 2013

Salvatore Terrizzi


The Tribune-Democrat

ROCHESTER, MICH. — TERRIZZI – Salvatore,  95, formerly of Bakerton, Pa., died Feb. 26, 2013, in Rochester, Mich. Born March 21, 1917, in Johnstown, son of Antonino and Grazia (Bongiavonni) Terrizzi. He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 65 years, Carmela (Dominick). Salvatore was raised in San Pier Niceto in the province of Messina, Sicily, from the age of 5 to 18. Upon returning to the U.S., Salvatore worked for the Sterling Coal Co. in Bakerton. He moved to Detroit in 1941, became a barber and owned Sammy’s Barber Shop for more than 30 years. He joined General Dynamics, Warren, Mich., in 1976 as an inspector and retired in 1983. Salvatore is survived by nieces, Sarah (Terrizzi) Kingman and Grace (Terrizzi) Stella, both of California; his cousins, Ann (Maimone) Busunis and Katherine (Maimone) Berzonsky, both of Bakerton; and  Patricia (Maimone) Bodenski, Ohio; his brother-in-law, Jack Dominick, Carrolltown; and sisters-in- law, Josephine Dominick, Carrolltown; Teresa (Dominick) Leonard, Harrisburg; and Angela (Dominick) Raffa, Washington Township, Mich. Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, Carrolltown, where interment will be held.


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