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Posted - 04/22/2016 : 22:03:05
| CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Joseph A. Sallurday Sr., 74, of 1850 Edgar Ave., died Saturday, Oct. 10, 1998, at his home.
Born July 20, 1924, in Hawk Run, Pa., he was the son of the late Alphonse and Sarah Vallelli Sallurday.
His wife, Winifred Lockley Sallurday, died in 1973. They were married June 6, 1945.
He was a 1942 graduate of Central High School in Scranton, Pa.
In 1970, he moved from Scranton to Chambersburg, where he was employed by Logistics Support Systems Analyst at Letterkenny Army Depot, and where he retired in 1979. He also was employed by Tobyhanna Army Depot in Tobyhanna, Pa. After retiring from the U.S. government, and prior to his illness, he worked in quality assurance with Computer Science Corp. in Mechanicsburg, Pa.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army in the Rhinelands, Ardennes and Central Europe with Company C 315th Engineering Battalion 90th Division. He was awarded the Purple Heart, three Bronze Stars and Victory Medal.
He was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Chambersburg.
He was a fourth-degree knight, and a member of Knights of Columbus Council 1426, Charles M. Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW, Tarquino-Washington Catholic War Veterans Post 1930, Hume-McNeil-Byers AMVETS Post 224, all in Chambersburg; American Ukranian Veterans Association of Lackawana County, Pa., Seventy-Eighth Division Veterans Association, and Fraternal Order of Police.