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Philip Salerno

July 19, 1954 — November 3, 2020

St. Marys—Philip J. Salerno, 66, passed away Tuesday, November 3, 2020, from injuries he received in an auto accident near Silver Lake.

He was born July 19, 1954, in Omaha, NE., the son of Joseph and Delores Layton Salerno.  Philip grew up in Omaha and graduated from high school there.  He attended John F. Kennedy College at Wahoo, NE.

Philip was a drywaller and owned his own drywall business.  He previously was a teacher, basketball coach, and dorm father at St. Marys Academy.

On May 1, 1982, he was united in marriage to Sandra Moch in St. Marys.  She preceded him in death on April 1, 2016.  Philip was also preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include two sons, Joseph and Matthew Salerno, both of St. Marys; two daughters, Maria (Brendan) Hamtil, Stillwell, and Anna Salerno, Topeka; his siblings, Rita, Nick, Patty, Lisa, and Ginna; grandchildren, Raphael, Zoey, Gianna, Sophie Lynn, Luca and a granddaughter on the way.

Requiem Mass will be at 9:00 A.M. Wednesday, November 11, 2020, at Assumption Chapel in St. Marys. Interment will be in Our Lady Of Peace Cemetery, St. Marys.  Mr. Salerno will lie in state on Tuesday from 2:00 until 4:00 P.M.  There will be a rosary recited at 5:20 P.M. at the church.  Memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Salerno's name and sent to the funeral home.

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Lie In State

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

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Rosary

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020

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Our Lady Of Peace Cemetery, Assumption Chapel, St. Marys

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