Jennifer Salatka

Jennifer Lee Marie Salatka (Kula)

October 6, 1948 - April 15, 2021
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Jennifer Lee Marie Salatka, 72, of Lower Burrell, passed away peacefully on April 15, 2021, at Rosebrook Personal Care Home after a long illness. She is survived by her beloved husband of 49 years, Dr. Karl Salatka. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her sister Rosyln Marovich of Johnstown, her brother Edward (Janice) Kula of Carbon Hill, Al., her nieces Melissa Marovich of NYC, Jessi (John) McCool of St. Louis, Mo., Sara (Walter) Bartle of Philadelphia Pa., and her nephew Michael Marovich of Johnstown PA.

Jennifer was a 1969 graduate of Mercy Hospital School of Nursing and went on to work as a registered nurse. She worked many years as a recovery room nurse and then as an office manager for Cedar Surgical Associates.

Jennifer was known for being a generous volunteer, organizer, and leader in many social and charitable endeavors. She was active in PEO, the Pittsburgh Glass Center, the Fellows of the Carnegie Museum of Art, and the YMCA. She was also a member of the Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Hill Crest Country Club, the New Kensington Library Society, and Mount St. Peter Parish.

Jennifer will always be remembered and dearly missed for her bright smile and sweet personality, as well as her sincere generosity and kindness to all she knew.

Funeral arrangements are private and entrusted to RJ Slater IV Funeral Home & Cremation Service. 1000 Freeport Rd New Kensington 724-335-0100. In Lieu of flowers, please honor Jennifer by contributing to PEO % V. Kolakowski, 109 Alter Rd Lower Burrell, Pa. 15068; or MSP, 100 Freeport Rd New Kensington, Pa 1506; or Pgh Glass, 5472 Penn Ave, Pgh, PA 15206
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Terry Gatto

Posted at 05:45pm
I offer my deepest sympathy To Karl and the family. I have some nice memories of Jennifer from many years ago. May she rest in peace.
Terry Gatto

Ssm Genovese

Posted at 09:12pm
I went to Bishop McCort High School with Jennifer. She was an outstanding young lady. May she rest in peace Sam Genovese

Loretta Gatto

Posted at 06:52pm
Deepest sympathy to Jennifer’s family, especially Karl. She is with the angels but was a source of pride to our town. May she rest in the peace of our Lord. Amen

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