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On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, Gertrude M. (Sallmen) Volpe, 67, of Lowellville, Ohio, passed away peacefully with her family by her side.
Gert was born on Jan. 11, 1950, in New Castle, a daughter of Paul D. and Eva (Leasure) Sallmen.
Gert is survived by her beloved husband, Thomas Volpe of Lowellville; her children, Marc (Kasey) Volpe of Struthers, Ohio, and Tom Volpe Jr. of Youngstown; her stepsons, Doug Bloss and Billy Bloss, both of Youngstown; her grandson, Koltin Volpe; her siblings, Paul D. (Pat) Sallmen of North Carolina, Bob (Cindy) Sallmen of Pulaski, Ermin (the late Susan) Sallmen of Michigan, Jackie (Gaylord) McConnell of Edinburg, Hank (Joy) Sallmen of Fredonia, Phillip Sallmen of Wyoming, Dot (the late Arthur) Kelley of New Castle, Wayne (Brenda) Sallmen of North Carolina, Irene Sallmen of Hawaii, Joe Sallmen of Bessemer and Tim (Sue) Sallmen of Edinburg; her brother-in-law, Rosco Gorman of Texas; and many nieces and newphews.
Besides her parents, Gert was preceded in death by her siblings, Evelyn Gorman and Dennis Sallmen.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hubbard Church of the Nazarene, 1815 Cherry Lane, Hubbard, Ohio 44425.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Cremation and Funeral Service by Gary S. Silvat Inc.
To send condolences to Gert's family, please visit www.cremateohio.com.
Published on April 5, 2017
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