Gloria York Salapek, 92, formerly of Yankee Bush Rd., Warren,
PA., died Wednesday morning, June 7, 2017 at the Rouse Warren
County Home, Youngsville, PA., after a brief illness. She was
born May 2, 1925 on Yankee Bush Road, where she lived her
whole life. She was the daughter of the late Clifford and Helen
Abbey York. She was a 1943 graduate of Warren High School.
Gloria was employed with the former Pennsylvania Gas
Company, now known as National Fuel Gas for over 10 years,
working as a secretary. Gloria was a member of St. Luke R.C.
Church, the church altar rosary society. She served as former
treasurer of Kitchen Cemetery, was an avid cook, gardener and
lover of her grandchildren. She prided herself on the knowledge
and history of Yankee Bush Hill.
She is survived by her children –Susan Keister and husband,
Michael, Thomas C. Salapek and wife Robin, James P. Salapek
and wife, Debra, Larry S. Salapek and wife, Deena, all of Warren,
PA., 7 Grandchildren, 5 Step Grandchildren, 9 Great
Grandchildren, 6 Step Great Grandchildren, several nieces,
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her
husband, Thomas P. Salapek whom she married November 16,
1946 in Irvine, PA., 1 Brother – L. David York, 1 Sister – Lorraine
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304
East Street, Warren, PA., on Friday, June 9, 2017 from 6 to 8 P.M.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Saturday, June 10,
2017 at 1:00 P.M. at St. Luke’s R.C. Church, 420 N. Main Street,
Youngsville, PA., with Rev. Richard Tomasone, Pastor,
officiating. Interment will be in Kitchen Cemetery. Those
wishing to place memorials may do so through Kitchen Cemetery
Association %James P. Salapek, Treasurer, 4583 Yankee Bush
Road, Warren, PA. 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by