OBITUARY

Salvatore Cardinale

August 15, 1929December 5, 2012

Salvatore Cardinale August 15, 1929 ~ December 4, 2012 Monterey ~ Salvatore Cardinale, a native of Marettimo, Sicily, passed away due to injuries received in a traffic accident. A 65-year resident of Monterey, Sal began his career as a commercial fisherman in Sicily at the age of 13. Immigrating to Monterey, he fished the waters of Monterey Bay, Bristol Bay and Alaska before retiring after over 60 years. Sal was a member of the Italian Catholic Federation, the Sons of Italy and the Monterey Elks Lodge where he enjoyed playing bocci with his friends. However, what he most loved was the time he spent with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Sal is survived by his children, Maria and Alfonso Martorella of Prunedale and Joselyn Cardinale of Seaside; his brother, Jack (Gilda) Cardinale of San Francisco; his sister-in-law, Catherine Cardinale of Carmel Valley; his grandchildren, John, Sarah, Gina, Alfonso, Jr., Mark, Devin and Christian; his great-granddaughters, Kaylee and Alivia and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Sarah, in 2006 and his brother, Joe Cardinale. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Angela Merici Church tomorrow, Saturday, December 8 at 11:00 AM. Please visit www.thepaulmortuary.com to sign Sal’s guest book and leave messages for his family.

Services

  • Funeral Service Saturday, December 8, 2012
REMEMBERING

Salvatore Cardinale

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January 4, 2013

Dear Maria and Joselyn,
I'm so sorry to hear of your sudden loss. Sal was a generous, gentlemanly neighbor, always there with a hello. a smile and lemons!! We will miss him. Janette and Family

Renee Davi

December 10, 2012

Dear Maria & Joselyn, May God bless you and your family during this very difficult time. I cherish the memories with both of your parents. Sending much love & prayers. The Davi Family xoxo

December 8, 2012

I am so sorry.I am proud to have known Sal. A real kind gentleman and good man. johnny aliotti....monterey

Maria maiorana Russo

December 8, 2012

Maria im so sorry to hear about your dad he was a great man my prayers are with you and your family

Angela & Larry Escobar and Frances Verwold

December 7, 2012

Maria & Joselyn - Uncle Sal was a wonderful and generous man with a heart of gold. He was loved by us all and will be missed, but never forgotten. God Bless him and may he rest in peace.

Virginia Cour

December 7, 2012

My heart and thoughts go out to you at this time of loss..Time will heal the hurt, but the love will always be there..He is now in the arms of God and with his beloved Sarah..

December 7, 2012

ALL OF OUR HEARTS GO AT TO YOU AND YOU FAMILY MARIA. NUCLE SAL IS/WAS OUR 2nd dad.WE WILL ALLWAYS REMEMBER THANKSGING DINNING WHEN HE DIDN'T GIVE A THOUGHT AS TO WHAT SEAT HE WAS GOING TO EAT HIS MEAL AT. UNCLE SAL WE ALL MISS YOU MORE THAN WORDS CAN SAY. JERRY, JOSOPHINE, RITA, NARDINA. WE LOVE YOU AND THAT WILL NEVER CHANGE. RIP. OH SAY HI TO AUNT SARAH AND EVERYONE ELSE.

Serena Jones

December 7, 2012

It was a true pleasure spending this past Thanksgiving holiday with him. Thank you for the great memories Uncle Sal . To all his many loved ones we send our thougts and prayers to u all. Love you all.

December 7, 2012

i love you dad

Anna Napoli

December 7, 2012

I'd like to also say that he enjoyed spending time with my grandfather, his brother in law Antonino Noto and my aunts up until the day of my grandfathers passing he was there by his side. As well as my great uncle Jerry Noto & his family. Uncle Sal may you RIP we love you and will never forget you. GOD BLESS YOU