October 19, 1938 - March 15, 2022
Sylvia (Poletti) Salvagno was born October 19, 1938 in Manhattan, NY to Anna (Dalmaso) Poletti and Tieste Poletti. Sylvia attended school in New York City and made many lifelong friends there in the Italian American neighborhood she lived in. She moved to Solvay, NY in 1953 with her parents to be closer to her Dalmaso/Balduzzi family. Sylvia was a 1956 graduate of Solvay High School and was awarded a scholarship to attend Le Moyne College. Sylvia was employed at Solvay Process until she met the love of her life Albert Salvagno at Le Moyne College. They were married for 62 years until Al’s passing in October of 2021. Sylvia was employed by Geddes Federal Savings and Loan for 32 years where she retired as a bank officer. She was a member of the Solvay Geddes Camillus Business and Professional Women’s Organization as well as the Solvay Home Bureau, Red Hat Society and the Solvay Tyrol Club Auxiliary. She proudly supported her Italian Trentino heritage. She and her family enjoyed spending time at her summer home on Wellesley Island where she was a member of the Fineview Homeowners' Association. Sylvia was a devoted mother to her three children, five grandchildren and one great granddaughter. She was predeceased by her daughter Elizabeth in 2008 and her husband Albert in 2021. She is survived by her two sons, John (Annette), of St. Charles, MO and Daniel (Elizabeth), of Solvay, NY. Her five grandchildren, Joseph (Catherine), Lauren, Dr. Richard (Andrea), Anna and John Salvagno, and her great granddaughter, Nora Louise Sweet Salvagno. Family and friends may call from 12:00 – 2:00 pm Saturday, March 26th at BAGOZZI TWINS FUNERAL HOME, 2601 Milton Ave, Solvay. Interment in Assumption Cemetery will be private. Sylvia requests that rather than sending flowers, please do something nice for someone else in her memory. Memorial contributions in Sylvia’s memory may be made to the University of Rochester Ostomy Services Education Fund, c/o Virginia Hanchett, 160 Sawgrass Drive, Suite 130, Rochester, NY 14620. Please share online memories and tributes at www.bagozzitwins.com.
Sylvia (Poletti) Salvagno was born October 19, 1938 in Manhattan, NY to Anna (Dalmaso) Poletti and Tieste Poletti. Sylvia attended school in New York City and made many lifelong friends there in the Italian American neighborhood she lived in.... View Obituary & Service Information
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