1952 – 2016

ANDOVER — Joseph M. Salatino, 64, died Tuesday, May 3, at his residence on the South Arm Road in Andover.

Born in Rumford on March 12, 1952, he was a son of Francis “Chico” and Betty (Brown) Salatino. He was a graduate of Rumford High School. He worked for NewPage Paper Mill in Rumford as a machinist and he was also a mason.

Joe was a communicant of the Parish of the Holy Savior, St. Athanasius — St. John Church in Rumford. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved his garden and riding his Harley. He loved spending time with family, especially his grandchildren.

He was married in Rumford on April 17, 1971, to Mary Kersey, who survives of Andover. Other survivors include his mother, Betty Salatino of Rumford; a son, Chris Salatino and his fiancée, Karen Greenleaf, of Boothbay Harbor; a daughter, Beth Gallant and her husband, George, of Rumford; two sisters, Jackie Mawhinney and her husband, Britt, of Florida and Terry Lucy and her husband, Ray, of California; grandchildren, Andrew, Kelsey, Kayla, Eli, George and Parker; great-grandchildren, Bella, Michael and Colton; and his beloved dog, “Shelley.”

He was predeceased by a son, Michael Jon; and his father.

Friends and relatives are invited to sign the online guest book and share memories with the family at www.meaderandson.com.

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