4:34 PM EST, December 18, 2011
Alice Margaret Salvatore, 88, of Williamsport, Md., passed away Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011, at Homewood of Williamsport.
Born Wednesday, Dec. 20, 1922, in Franklin County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Charles Herman Baker and the late Emma Potter Fitz Baker.
She graduated from Greencastle High School and Hagerstown Business College.
She began working at Fairchild Aircraft, where she met her future husband, John, and together they owned and operated businesses in the hotel, grocery and restaurant industries, including the Eden Roc Motel in Ocean City, Md., Main Street Market and Windy Hill Restaurant in Clear Spring. She retired in 1980.
She was a member of St. John’s UCC in Clear Spring, Md., where she was active in Sunday school.
She was an active civic member of the Clear Spring community, volunteering in many areas. Alice was an avid Orioles fan and enjoyed playing cards.
She is survived by her sons, John R. Salvatore of Myersville, Md., William L. Salvatore of Ocean City and James L. Salvatore of Key West, Fla.; grandsons, Richard A. Salvatore, David M. Salvatore, and granddaughter, Lesley F. Eichelberger, all of Washington County; grandson, Dr. Steven Salvatore of Manhattan, N.Y.; great-granddaughters, Sarah Salvatore, Ellen Salvatore and Emma Eichelberger; and great-grandson, Joel Eichelberger.
She was preceded in death by her sisters, Mildred Fitz Haynes, Nellie Fitz Burcham, Ruth Fitz Buss and Elizabeth Fitz; and brothers, Keller Fitz, Thomas Fitz, Clyde Fitz, Wilbur “Bill” Fitz, Harold A. “Gus” Baker and Ralph Baker.
Services will be held Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, Md., with the Rev. Charles M. Mackley officiating.
Family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Interment will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery, Clear Spring.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. John’s UCC, P.O. Box 157, Clear Spring, MD 21722.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.douglasfiery.com.
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