Sallie Gale Thomas Corridoni, 76, of Avonmore, formerly of Saltsburg, passed away Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. She was born Saturday, Oct. 21, 1944 in Derry, the daughter of the late Laird S. and Alice C. Riley Thomas. Sallie was a 1962 graduate of Derry Area High School. Before her retirement, she was the Guidance Office Secretary for Blairsville-Saltsburg School District. She was a member of United Methodist Church, Saltsburg. Sallie enjoyed doing crafts, gardening, watching TV, loved her home especially her front porch and taking trips with her daughter to Ocean City, Md. She would keep herself busy doing picture jigsaw puzzles that were displayed at the William Penn Care Center and crocheting blankets. Sallie could often be seen hanging out with her special companions, her dog and cat. Sallie was very proud of her grandchildren and loved them very much. She is survived by her children, Jennifer Ziemianski and her husband, Frank, of Avonmore, Brian Corridoni, of Avonmore, and Paul Corridoni and his wife, Sarah, of New Florence; her four grandchildren, Reed Ziemianski, of St. Bonaventure, N.Y., Ross Ziemianski, of Grove City, Mia Corridoni of New Florence, and Westin Corridoni, of New Florence; and her cousin, Jane Burd, of Derry. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Emerson Corridoni, in 2009. Family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, at KELLY L. CORRIDONI FUNERAL HOME LTD., 400 Indiana Ave., Avonmore, PA 15618. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, in United Methodist Church, 813 Salt St., Saltsburg, PA 15681, with Pastor Dennis Marshall officiating. Interment will take place at Edgewood Cemetery, Saltsburg. To view and send online condolences, visit us at www.corridonifuneralhomes.com
Published by Tribune Review on Oct. 16, 2021.