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Edith Scibetta Salva


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Edith Scibetta Salva Obituary
Edith Scibetta Salva

AGE: 104 • Allenhurst

Edith Scibetta Salva, 104, died on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. Mrs. Salva was born Gaetana Scibetta on September 27, 1912, in New York, New York, the daughter of Andrea and Gaetana (Martorella) Scibetta who both emigrated from Sicily. She graduated from the New Jersey State Normal School at Paterson (now William Paterson University) in 1931, and subsequently received bachelor's and master's degrees at Montclair State University. She taught various grades over the years and served as Dean of Girls at Lodi High School. In 1941, she married Edo Joseph Salva. Dr. Salva passed away in 1998 after more than 60 years as a family physician. Mrs. Salva was a beloved mother, grandmother and great¬-grandmother who lived a long and full life. In 2012, she celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by family and friends. She is survived by her daughters, Edith Townsend and husband James and Elaine Salva and husband Vincent Troniec, as well as two granddaughters and four great-grandchildren.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Nov. 25, 2016
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