Joseph E. Salopek

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Joseph E. Salopek

Virginia Beach - Joseph Edward Salopek, 58, passed away on July 18, 2014 surrounded by his family. Mr. Salopek was a native of Munhall, PA and lived in Virginia Beach for the past 33 years. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy and proudly served for 9 years. He was an Electronic Technician Supervisor for the Norfolk Public Schools for over 20 years. Joe was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle and friend who will be deeply missed.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph R. and Joanne Salopek, and by a brother, David Salopek.

He is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Tina Marie Kontra-Salopek, his son, Joseph Salopek of Sacramento, CA, his daughter, Ashley Salopek of Virginia Beach, two brothers, Mark Salopek of Tarentum, PA, and Paul Salopek of West Mifflin, PA, a sister, Juliann Tamsula (George) of Elizabeth, PA, a sister in law, Laura Salopek, and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family members also survive him.

The family will receive friends from 5-9 p.m. on Monday July 21, 2014 in H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Laskin Rd Chapel. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Tuesday at 12:00 noon. Online condolences may be made to the family at


Funeral Home
H.D Oliver Funeral Apartments
2002 Laskin Road Virginia Beach, VA 23454
(757) 428-7880
Funeral Home Details
Published in The Virginian Pilot on July 20, 2014
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