BARBERTON -- Salvatore V. Frascello, 88, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on February 9, 1925, he was a graduate Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute in June 1952 with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. Sal worked for Babcock and Wilcox for 29 years, retiring as a Project Manager in November 1981. He then joined Ohio Edison for five years as a Production Test Engineer. He was a licensed Professional Engineer. Sal was a veteran, serving in World War II
, 75th Division. He received three battle stars and a Purple Heart
and was a member of the 75th Division Veterans Association. He was also a member of the K of C #1617, Battle of the Bulge Ohio Chapter, #1, American Legion Doylestown Post #407, Kenmore Italian Civic Club as Financial Secretary, Firestone Primetimers, Ohio Edison Men's Club, past usher at St. Augustine Catholic Church and a 13-year volunteer at Summa Barberton Hospital.
Preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Mary; son, Vincent; brothers, Vincent and Dominick; and sister, Mary; he is survived by his children, Stephen (Karen) of N. Canton, Ohio; Mariann (Tim) Boeckman of Amarillo, Texas and John of Barberton; grandchildren, Vincent, Jeanette and Michael Frascello, Erica and Amanda Boeckman; sisters, Rose Marino and Fanny Frascello; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, 10 a.m. at St. Augustine Catholic Church, 204 6th St. N.W., Barberton. Burial at Holy Cross Cemetery, with military honors conducted by Firestone Memorial Post #449. Calling hours Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Campfield-Hickman-Collier Funeral Home, 566 W. Park Ave., Barberton 44203, where prayers will be said on Saturday at 9:30 a.m., where procession will form to the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the
, 1690 W. Market Street, Akron, Ohio 44313. 330-745-3161