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Frank Eugene Salka

March 9, 1933 — November 14, 2019

Frank Eugene Salka, Sr.,  86, of Bunola, passed away at home on Thursday, November 14, 2019. He was born March 9, 1933 in Bunola and was the son of the late John F. and Sophie M. (Fetchen) Salka. He was a US Army Veteran serving during the Korean War. Frank loved hunting at his cabin in Elk County and also enjoyed gardening, flea markets, collecting priceless treasures, and fixing anything. He loved to write songs and play his Guitar. He is survived by his sons, Quentin Haigy, Frank E. (Tracey) Salka, Jr., and Charles Owens of Bunola, daughters, Cynthia (Herb) Hamilton of Daybrook, WV, Crystal Grimes of Uniontown, Cherie (Ron) Kertis of Elizabeth Township, and Connie (George) March of Bunola, brother, Theodore Salka of Bunola, sister, Agnes "Sissy" Leskus of Bethel Park, grandchildren, Jason, Britten, John, Kristopher, Kevin, Erin, Katie, Sam, Frank, III., Dallas, and Shanon, great-grandchildren, Riley, Toby, Jono, Dyson, Angelia, Emmalyn, Mia, Raelyn, and Abby, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Esther (Masters) Salka, grandson, Brandon Bell,  companian, Cheryl Lee Owens, sisters, Mary Lewis, Helen Salka, Blanche Salka, and Clare Krauss, and brothers, Michael, Joseph, Stanley "Tush", Clarence, and Walter "Buck" Salka. There is no visitation. Memorial service with Military Honors will be held at the Bunola Fire Hall on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Round Hill Food Pantry 2150 Round Hill Road, Elizabeth, PA 15037. (412) 754-1355. Arrangements are by the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Condolences may be made at
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