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Frederick “Fritz” Sala

  • On June 20, 2019

Frederick “Fritz” Sala, age 88 of Donora, PA passed away surrounded by family on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Born on August 5, 1930, he was the son of the late Roma and Leo Sala. Husband to Almeda Nichols Sala. Loving father to Melinda and Frederick Sala, Jr. Dear grandfather to Kirk (Sarah) Lang, Christian Lang, Frederick C. Sala and Melissa A. Sala. Fritz was also survived by several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his siblings Alba, Tony, John and Leo Sala and Rose Sala Galiffa.

Fritz proudly served in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He was a lifelong member of the Donora Elks and the American Legion. Fritz was also an avid golfer and was well read in world culture and history.

A private memorial service will take place at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Pittsburgh Cremation and Funeral Care, 3287 Washington Road, McMurray, PA 15317, (724) 260-5546.

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Ray Galiffa
  • Jun 21 2019
I will miss you dearly uncle Fritz, your friendship, long talks, sense of humor and education of history is a great loss to me. I thank you for all you did for me and I’m a better man for having been in your company. I will have you with me all the days of my life. Thank you so much and as you used to say ‘always a pleasure’ .
Regina & Mark Magda
  • Jun 21 2019
We extend our deepest sympathy to Aunt Almeda, cousins Melinda Sala and Fred Sala and their children. May Uncle Fritz rest in Eternal Peace ! He is now with his brothers and sisters 💔❤
Romilda M. Ramirez
  • Jun 21 2019
Beloved Uncle, my heart breaks that you left us. I will always remember your humor, our conversations on so many subjects, and most of all your good counseling as I dealt with trials in my life. You were loved and respected and will be missed greatly! My heartfelt sympathy to Aunt Almeda (Peach), Melinda and Freddie during this difficult time.
Kristin Nestor
  • Jun 21 2019
My deepest condolences to your family. My thoughts and prayers will be with you and your family during this difficult time.
Richard Leslie & Nicolas Galiffa
  • Jun 21 2019
Our deepest sympathy to Aunt Peach, cousins Melinda and Fred, and their families. Words can not express our sorrow. "Ci viori dopo Tzio".
Roseann Galiffa
  • Jun 22 2019
My condolences to Aunt Peach, Melinda, Freddy and their families. Thank you Uncle for being you. You will always hold a very dear place in my heart.
Peggy MacPherson
  • Jun 24 2019
So sorry to hear about Fritz. I worked with him for many years - great guy.