Salvatore Fontana

March 12, 1936March 17, 2023
Obituary of Salvatore Fontana
Salvatore Fontana (87) of West Babylon, NY passed away on March 17, 2023. Salvatore was born on March 12, 1936 in Villabate Italy, located within Palermo Sicily. He was one of five siblings. Salvatore immigrated to Venezuela at 19 years old and moved to America at 25 years old. It was at that time in New York City where he met his loving wife Marie. Salvatore was a successful businessman, starting out owning a small pizzeria in Queens, NY, and eventually opening Fontana’s Pizzeria and Restaurant on Long Island, a landmark in West Babylon for over 20 years. Salvatore enjoyed spending time with his growing family. He would always offer an espresso or glass of wine when you visited his home. Salvatore also loved being in the woods hunting, taking care of his fig tree, and sitting down to watch his favorite soccer teams play on tv. He was a prideful man who often had a wonderful sense of humor. Salvatore was preceded in death by his wife Marie and son Joseph. He is survived by his 4 children and their spouses; Phyllis (Corrado) Azzarelli, Sandy (Frank) Calautti, Maria (Tiziano) Carcone, Jennifer (Salvatore) Vonella, and (Karissa) Fontana. Salvatore is also survived by his 9 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. A visitation for Salvatore will be held Tuesday, March 21, 2023 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM at Claude R. Boyd-Spencer Funeral Homes, 448 W Main St, Babylon, New York 11702. A mass of christian burial will occur Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at 10:30 AM at St Joseph's RC Church, 39 North Carll Ave, Babylon, New York 11702. A committal service will occur Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at 12:00 PM at St Charles Cemetery, 2010 Wellwood Ave, Farmingdale, New York 11735. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Fontana family.

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