Obituary: Salvatore V. LaPaglia


LITTLE RIVER, S.C. — Salvatore V. LaPaglia, 68, died Friday, Jan. 20, 2012 at his home surrounded by his family.

Born on Sept. 9, 1943 in Bronx, N.Y., he was the son of Enzalee Redd LaPaglia and the late Frank LaPaglia. Mr. LaPaglia was a U.S. Army veteran.

Other than his mother, Enzalee Hogan of Columbus, Ohio, Salvatore is survived by his wife of 41 years, Doris Kramer LaPaglia of Little River; daughters, Jennifer Tropeano (Dominic, II) of Naugatuck, Conn., Robin Contois (Richard) of Negaunee, Mich.; sisters, Rose Belotti of Shelton, Conn., Nora Campbell of Columbus, Ohio and grandchildren, Kelly and Kyle Ferris and Frank and Dominic Tropeano, III.

Services will be private with the family. Lee Funeral Home & Crematory of Little River/North Myrtle Beach is serving the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Incare Hospice, 4685 Hwy 17 South Bypass, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.

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