VALENTI - Salvatore J., 83, of Moriches, New York, and The Villages, Florida, passed away Friday, July 26, in his home. He was surrounded by loving family. He was born and raised in Brooklyn, the youngest of seven children, to Francesco Valenti and Maria (Monaco) Valenti of Calabria, Italy. "Sal" was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a police officer with Suffolk County from 1958 to 1983. He served as PBA President from 1964 through 1966. He graduated from New York Tech with a degree in Police Science and also taught at the Police Academy. Sal enjoyed skiing, traveling and tennis, but mostly he loved cooking meals for family and friends. Surviving are his wife, Kathleen Timmins; his three sons with the late Catherine Valenti, Robert, John and Donald, eighteen grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Visiting hours will be at Sinnickson's Funeral Home in Center Moriches on Monday frm 2pm to 6pm. A memorial Mass will be held at a later date.
Published in Newsday on July 28, 2013