RUMFORD — Lucy Barbara (Salatino) Day went to be with her Lord and Savior, Tuesday, April 16. She was a resident of South Backfield Road in Rumford.

She was born in Rumford, Jan. 25, 1942, a daughter of Vito and Teresa (Papasadora) Salatino. She was raised in the Roman Catholic faith and was a graduate of Stephens High School in Rumford. She worked at the Rumford Community Hospital as a nurse’s aide.

Lucy enjoyed socializing with her many friends and relatives. She belonged to many organizations including St. Timothy Circle 504 Daughters of Isabella, Gorizia Lodge 467, Sons of Italy, American Legion Auxiliary, Red Hats and others. She enjoyed bowling, crafting, cooking and family gatherings. She was very proud of her two sons graduating from the college of their choice.

She was married in Rumford, Feb. 13, 1965, to Richard Day, who survives of Rumford.

Other survivors include two sons, Steven and his wife, Sarah and their daughter, Carolyn, of Wolfeboro, N.H., and David and his wife, Kelly, of Westbrook; brothers, Rocco Salatino and his wife, Julietta, of Rumford, Joseph Salatino of Auburn, James Salatino and his wife, Betty, of Dixfield and Vito Salatino and his wife, Mary, of Naples, Fla.; sisters, Julia Salatino of Rumford and JoAnne Salatino of Canton; and many relatives out of state.

She was predeceased by her parents, Vito and Teresa Salatino; a brother, Francis; and sisters, Pauline Salatino, Annette Austin and Mary Gaudet.

The family would like to thank the Rumford Community Home and the Beacon House Hospice for their wonderful care and compassion. For the many friends that visited Lucy in her final years we say Thank You.

Friends and family are invited to sign the online guest book and share memories with the family at

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