Luigi C. Salce
September 11, 1938 - January 15, 2009
Quinebaug, CT: Luigi C. Salce, 70, of Quinebaug, CT, died on Thursday, January 15, 2009 at the Webster Manor Nursing Home in Webster, following a long illness. He was the husband of Jane D. (Colley) Salce, to whom he had been married to for over 27 years.
He was born in Southbridge, on September 11, 1938, and was the son of Jeanne (Desaulniers) Salce of Southbridge, and late Oswald C. Salce.
In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by 9 children, Jennifer Reynolds, and her husband Michael, Jeffrey Salce, Satina Salce, Luigi Salce, III, Mark Salce and his wife Susan, Matthew Salce and his wife Missy, Michael Salce and his wife Deborah, Anthony Salce, and Jennifer Duhaime and her husband Robert; 8 grandchildren, Tyler Rulli, Christopher, Shawna, Ryan, Kyle, and Marc Anthony Salce, and Austin and Audrey Duhaime; a brother, John Salce, and his wife Judy; and many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Salce attended from Worcester Junior College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and received his Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Western New England College. He worked as the manager of engineering at Advance Manufacturing in Westfield, for over 26 years. He was also a certified master clock maker.
He taught CCD classes from 1963-1997, was a member of Roman Catholic Prelature of Opus Dei, and was a member of the Cargill Council of the Knights of Columbus in Putnam, CT.
While a resident of Webster Manor, he was president of the resident’s council, ran the Rosary group, and welcomed all new residents.
His funeral will be held on Monday, January 19, 2009, from the Daniel T. Morrill Funeral Home, 130 Hamilton St., Southbridge, with a Mass at 10:00am in St. Mary’s Church, 263 Hamilton St., Southbridge. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Southbridge. Calling hours in the funeral home will be held on Sunday, January 18, 2009, from 4:00 to 7:00PM.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Allegiance Hospice, 67 Middle St., Lowell, MA, 01852.


Calling Hours

Sunday January 18, 2009, 4:00 - 7:00 PM at Daniel T. Morrill Funeral Home
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Monday January 19, 2009, 10:00 AM at St. Mary's Church
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Monday January 19, 2009 at St. Mary's Cemetery
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  Born: September 11, 1938
  Place of Birth: Southbridge, MA
  Death: January 15, 2009
  Place of Death: Webster, MA

Survived By
  Jane D. (Colley) Salce, Spouse
  Jeanne (Desaulniers) Salce, Mother
  Jennifer Reynolds, Daughter
  Jeffrey Salce, Son
  Satina Salce, Daughter
  Luigi Salce, III, Son
  Mark Salce, Son
  Matthew Salce, Son
  Michael Salce, Son
  Anthony Salce, Son
  Jennifer Duhaime, Daughter
  John Salce, Son
  8 grandchildren,
  Many nieces and nephews

Preceded in Death By
  Oswald C. Salce, Father