Elena Barbara Saliani passed away on May 6, 2020 at St. John Paul II Center in Danbury, CT.
Elena was born on January 29, 1937 in Bronx, NY. She was a longtime resident of Hartsdale, NY and worked as an executive secretary at Winged Foot Golf Club for 20 years. After relocating to Southbury, CT, she worked at the Southbury Senior Center and as a companion aide. Elena enjoyed oil painting, music, and dancing. Her deep Catholic faith supported her throughout her life. Elena was known by many for her loving heart and kind spirit. She was the happiest spending time with her treasured children and grandchildren.
Elena is survived by her beloved daughters: Antoinette Foster, Joanna Saliani and Fran Saliani; her grandchildren: Christian, Juliana and Rebecca Foster, and Rachel and Naomi Fisch; and her son-in-law Rob Fisch. She was predeceased by her siblings: Pauline Robustelli, Vincent Barbara, Marie Pasqualino, Rose Pisano, William Barbar, and Loretta Baer.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Elenaʼs honor can be made to Unicef For Every Child at www.unicef.org, or the Breast Cancer Research Foundation at www.bcrf.org.
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Unicef For Every Child
Breast Cancer Research Foundation