Salvatore Matthew Melillo

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  • "Jodi and Lisa- I am so saddened to hear of the passing of..."
    - Rebecca Parker
  • "Thought and condolences to the Melillo family. I played pop..."
    - Adam Warrenchak
  • "So sorry to hear about the loss of Sal. Our thoughts and..."
    - Marie & Nick Altieri
  • "Lisa, Jodi and Heather My heart is broken for your family,..."
    - Radine La Bar-Thomas
  • "May the love of friends and family carry you through your..."
    - Stu Williams
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Melillo, Salvatore Matthew COLONIE Salvatore Matthew Melillo, 28, left us suddenly on Sunday, September 10, 2017. Sal was born on October 17, 1988, to his loving parents, Thomas "Jody" and Lisa Melillo. Sal graduated from Colonie Central High School in 2006, with an amazing group of friends who loved him. Sal spent many years playing football, his favorite sport, and felt most at home with his extended Colonie Pop Warner family. In his spare time, Sal loved listening to music, going hiking, camping, dirt biking and snowmobiling with his father, and deeply cherished his time with his beloved dog, Luna. In addition to his loving parents, Sal will be forever missed by his sister, Heather and her husband, Peter Primiano; grandparents, Eugene Melillo, and Matthew and Susan Dragotta. He is a beloved nephew to Kristen Knight, and Donna and Thom Tarasovich; and cousin to Kyle and Matthew Knight, and Josef and Carissa Tarasovich. Sal was predeceased by his grandmother, Barbara Melillo; great-grandmother, Jennie Dragotta; great-grandmother, Geraldine Brady; and great-uncle, Gerald Brady. A visitation will be held at New Comer Cremations & Funerals, 343 New Karner Road, Colonie, on Sunday, September 17, from 1 to 4 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Monday, September 18, at 10 a.m. with the burial to follow in St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands. To leave a special message for the family online, please visit:

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New Comer Funerals and Cremations
343 New Karner Rd
Colonie, NY 12205
(518) 456-4442
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Published in Albany Times Union on Sept. 14, 2017