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Joan E. Sallinger

Obituary for Joan E. Sallinger

June 19, 1926 - November 9, 2016
Stamford, Connecticut | Age 90


Joan Emilie Sallinger, 90 of Stamford, CT died on Wednesday November 9, 2016 while in New York. She was born in New York City, daughter of Gabriel and Elizabeth (Collin) deLaurant and was raised and educated there and in Forest Hills, NY. After high school she attended Katharine Gibbs Secretarial School.
She married her high school sweetheart, Robert Sallinger in 1950, who predeceased her.

Joan's three children were born in New Haven, Ct. She was a long time resident of Larchmont, NY where she raised their children. Joan is survived by her children, Robert L. Sallinger and spouse Ruth of Cartersville, GA, Robin Sallinger Coogan and spouse James of New Rochelle, NY and Marie Sallinger Cotter and spouse Jerry Haas of Stamford, CT.

She later retired to Marietta, GA and then Abington, MA where she resided for 15 yrs., mostly recently living with her daughter in Stamford, Ct. In addition to her children, she is survived by her grandchildren Jennifer Filippelli and her spouse Michael, Jessica Cole and her spouse Arte, Matthew Cotter and his spouse Kyla McHaffie, Megann Sallinger, Caitlin Cotter, and Collin Cotter; and great grandchildren Nichole Cartagena, Gwenyth and Charles Cotter. Joan was also predeceased by her sister, Margaret Kennedy, son-in-law, Shawn P. Cotter and her beloved dog, Bailey.

In addition to her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, she was loved by her nieces, nephew, step grandchildren and many close family friends.

The family welcomes friends and loved ones to celebrate her life at the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home, 135 Union St. Rockland on Thursday November 17, 2016 from 5-8 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Bridget's Church, in Abington on Friday November 18, 2016 at 9:00 AM. Burial will follow in Mt. Vernon Cemetery in Abington. Donations in her memory may be made to an animal shelter of your own choice.

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