The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


June 27, 2013

Obituaries — Friday, June 28, 2013


Joe Salango

Joe Salango, 91, of Beckley, passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at Bowers Hospice House.

Born February 19, 1922, in Beckley, he was the son of the late Vito and Carmina Girarde Salango.

Joe was an electrician and the owner of Salango Electric. He was a 50-year member of Beckley Masonic Lodge #95 A.F. & A.M., member of Scottish Rite, 50-year member and former officer of Beni-Kedem Shrine Temple, Royal Order of Jesters and the Black Knight Country Club. Joe was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brothers, Rev. James, Pat, Noah and Tony Salango; sisters, Pauline Severino, Nellie Zopp and Carrie DeLuca.

Survivors include his wife, Judy; sons: Tommy Salango and wife Brenda of Hurricane, W.Va., and Jimmy Salango and wife Tracy of Beckley; daughter, Sandra Martin and husband Jack of Irmo, S.C.; stepson, Ron Wilson and wife JoAnn of Ft. Meade, Md.; stepdaughter, Sue Neal and husband Toby of Ft. Polk, LA; beloved grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Mr. Salango has donated his remains to the WVU School of Medicine. A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, June 29, 2013, in the Calfee Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain Paul Bricker officiating. Friends may visit with the family from 10:30 a.m. until service time on Saturday.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Joe to Beni-Kedem Shrine Temple Children’s Fund, 100 Quarrier St., Charleston, WV 25301.

Online condolences may be left at

Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.

Patricia Ann Stone

Patricia Ann Stone, age 65, of Daniels, passed away at her home on Wednesday, June 26, 2013.

Born on September 25, 1947, in Crab Orchard, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Kolonich and Christine Irene Meador Kolonich.

Mrs. Stone was a retired beautician, and was of the Baptist faith. She was also a member of the Red Hat Society, and had lived in Stafford, Va., for most of her adult life. She had lived in Daniels since 2003.

Mrs. Stone was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Joseph Stone.

Surviving are her children, Kimberly Ann Daniel of Moycock, N.C.; Michael Kevin Stone and his wife Robin Denise Stone of Wytheville, Va.; six grandchildren, Brittany, Lindsey, Caleb, Zoey, Kaylee and Savannah. A brother, Bobby Wayne Kolonich and his wife Lynn of Leesburg, Va., and two nephews, Brian and Matthew.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley on Friday, June 28, 2013, at 2 p.m., with Pastor Larry Cochran officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Beckley.

Friends may visit with the family from noon until service time on Friday.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family at

Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley.

Betty Syner

EDMOND — Betty Syner, 83, of Edmond, passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2013.

Condolences may be sent to

Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill.

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