Wylie-Baxley Funeral Home

1360 N Courtenay Pkwy, Merritt Island, FL


Salvatore A. Tusa

November 29, 1927August 2, 2019

Salvatore A. Tusa, age 91, passed away August 2, 2019. He was born on November 29, 1927 in Queens, New York a son of the late Ignatius and Mary (Sebastianelli) Tusa. He served in the United States Navy during WWII. He is a retired officer from New York Department of Sanitation. Moved to Florida in 1973 and then worked at the Patrick Air Force Base golf course. Mr. Tusa was an active volunteer at St. Mary’s Catholic Church and the King Center and a member of the Brevard Talent Group. He was an avid fisherman.

Survivors include his wife Mary, 1 brother Michael (Kristine) Tusa, 2 sisters Linda (Ricky) LoMonaco and Pauline Poresky, 5 stepchildren, 8 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

Preceded in death by his first wife Rose, son Lenny and stepson Danny. Donations may be made to Wuesthoff Brevard Hospice 661 Eyster Boulevard, Rockledge, FL 32955


20 August

Memorial Mass

3:00 pm

St. Mary Catholic Church

1136 Seminole Dr
Rockledge, Florida 32955


Salvatore A. Tusa

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Neil Williams

August 8, 2019

Sorry for your loss. Roy Tusa and Angela Tusa, his oldest son and his granddaughter weren't included in the obituary. I am an old friend and am concerned that they are ok. Please email neilwilliams3521@outlook.com and let me know?

Bill and Carol Frost

August 7, 2019

We are sending our sympathy to all of Sal's family. We will miss his smiling face as he rode by on his bike! He is with the angels now where there is no pain or sadness ...Rest in peace Sal