Leah M. Salvaterra

August 29, 1923 - May 9, 2016

08/29/1923 - 05/09/2016

Past Services

Wednesday May 11, 2016
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions
Thursday May 12, 2016
Mt. Calvary Cemetery
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-2426 | Directions
Thursday May 12, 2016
10:00 am
St. John Catholic Church
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-0051 | Directions

Leah M. Salvaterra, 92 of Shadyside, Ohio formerly of Bellaire, Ohio died Monday, May 9, 2016 at the Belmont Community Hospital in Bellaire, Ohio.

She was born August 29, 1923 in Bellaire, Ohio a daughter of the late, Elmer and Alta Borchert Morrison.

Leah was a homemaker, loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She was a member of the St. John Catholic Church in Bellaire, Ohio, Wheeling Women’s Club, the Red Hat Society and the Quilters Guild.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Guido Salvaterra, a grandson, Joseph Eric Edzkowski and a son-in-law, Joseph A. Edzkowski.

Surviving are her children, Elrae Salvaterra of Columbus, Linda Edzkowski of Cape Coral, Florida, Mark (Anna) Salvaterra of Moundsville, West Virginia and Susan (Randy) Hintz of Weaverville, North Carolina, a sister, Edna Mae Bonar of Hannibal, Ohio and a brother, Wilbur Morrison of Bellaire, Ohio. Also three grandchildren.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, Ohio on Wednesday from 5 to 8 pm. Funeral liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Thursday at 10 am at the St. John Catholic Church with Fr. Daniel Heusel, as Celebrant. Interment in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Bellaire, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. John Catholic Church by going to www.treasuredmemoriesfunding.com. 

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Share your thoughts and memories with Leah’s family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer. com.


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Mary Ann Alkhonsari
6 years ago

To Linda and Leah’s other children I am so sorry for your loss and I remember visiting you all when you lived at the house in Bellaire by the fire house. My name is Mary Ann Alkhonsari I am John and Anna Salvaterras youngest daughter. You all have my deepest sympathy for your loss.

Nancy Massaro
6 years ago

Elrae, I mourn with you and your family the passing of your remarkable mom, Leah.
“…we will all be changed— in a flash, in the twinkling of an eye…”[1 Corinthians 15:51-52]
And I pray that you will find comfort and peace “…In the faith that looks through death…”[William Wordsworth, Splendour in the Grass]

Rick and Debbie Yurisko
6 years ago

Mark, Anna, and family, We are sorry for your loss. We are praying for you and your family. May you find strength and comfort as you remember the many precious memories you have.

Jerry Swift
6 years ago

Dear Linda, I am sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. I will pray for your family in their time of sorrow. Yours, Jerry