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Hazel LaSalvia

June 28, 1931 ~ September 3, 2017 (age 86)

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Mass of Christian Burial
September 7, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church
317 West Pike Street
Canonsburg, PA 15317

Interment following funeral service
September 7, 2017

Forest Lawn Gardens
Washington Road
McMurray, PA 15317

     Hazel LaSalvia age 86 of Canonsburg passed away peacefully Sunday September 3, 2017 in TownVeiw Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born June 28, 1931 in Canonsburg a daughter of the late Paul and Mary Hornyak Koren. She lived her entire life in Canonsburg where she was a homemaker and faithful member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church. She had been a school crossing guard for the Canon-McMillan school district and served on the local election board for many years. On May 5, 1948, she married Jerry M. LaSalvia who she was devoted to for 68 years prior to his passing on May 29, 2016.

     Left behind to cherish her memory are her three devoted sons; Jim M. LaSalvia and his wife Chris of Dayton Ohio, Jerry LaSalvia and his wife Fran of Tionesta and Dino LaSalvia and his wife Julie of Canonsburg, her six  beloved grandchildren; James LaSalvia Jr., Deidre Staso, Matthew (Kari) LaSalvia, Steven (Robyn) LaSalvia, Christa LaSalvia and Jason Danley, four great grandchildren; Hunter, Morgan, Taylor and Nathan LaSalvia, her sister Elizabeth Homerosky of Canonsburg and several nieces and nephews. Deceased in addition to her husband and parents are her brothers; Paul, Ernest, Alex and George Koren.

     If a rose grows in Heaven Lord, please pick a bunch for us. Place them in our loved ones’ arms and tell her they’re from us. Tell her we love and miss her, and when she turns to smile place a kiss upon her cheek and hold her for a while. Because remembering her is easy, we do it every day. But there is an ache within our hearts that will never go away

     At the request of the deceased there will be a private family visitation at Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. Joseph P. Salandra owner/supervisor 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg 724-745-8120. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am Thursday September 7, 2017 in St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church 317 West Pike Street Canonsburg. Friends and family are asked to please meet at church if attending. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Washington County Humane Society 1527 PA-136 Eighty-Four, PA. 15330. To view or extend condolences please visit 

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