Age 64, of Wilkinsburg, after a long illness, passed away peacefully in his sleep, on Sunday, August 31, 2014. Beloved husband of Jay Blackford; son of the late Leroy and Anna (Marvenko) Salancy; beloved father figure of Valentyn (Marianna Foo) Olegiaovich Rukhaylo; loving grandfather of Pausha and Emily. Per Carl's request, there will be no viewing or service. Arrangements entrusted to JOBE FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, INC., Turtle Creek (412-823-1950). Memorial contributions in his memory may be made to Hillman Cancer Center, 5115 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232 .
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Sept. 3, 2014