He survived by three daughters, Tiffany Salo of Worcester, Shannon Ware of Webster and Mallory Donnelly of Malrborough; a brother, Alan Salo of Northborough; three sisters, Cheryl Durso of Whitinsville, Darlene Ramuno of Douglas and Judy Morgan of Charlton; seven grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Born and raised in Northborough, a son of the late Reino E. and Doris J. (Kennedy) Salo, he attended Algonquin Regional High School and, in his late teenage years, was drafted to attend baseball's spring training.
Mr. Salo worked as a construction worker independently. He loved working on cars and doing handy work. He also enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, playing pitch and going to the beach, especially Seabrook Beach.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with the family Wednesday, Aug. 31, from 4 to 7 p.m., in the Mercandate Funeral Home & Chapel, 370 Plantation St., Worcester. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. in the funeral home immediately following visitation.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.
For online condolences, please visit www.mercadantefuneral.com.