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William C. Salemme

Funeral Services will be held privately due to the current Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic for William C. Salemme, who died on Monday, April 27th at the Chestnut Woods Rehabilitation Center in Saugus, after a long illness of sustaining a stroke 20 years ago and the COVID -19 Virus.

William, commonly known as Billy, was lifelong resident of the Beachmont section of Revere. He was an alumnus of Revere High School, Class of 1967. He furthered his education at Northeastern University. He became a Revere Police Officer and he worked as a Patrolman for approximately 20 years, before he was forced to an early retirement caused from a stroke. The severity of the stroke had left him incapacitated His strong mind, body & spirit is what sustained him for almost 20 years, while living in this state. He maintained to have a good attitude & made the best of his situation. The staff & caretakers became attached to Billy & he became friends with many of the residents.

He is the beloved son of the late William E. & Norma M. (Young) Salemme. The loving father of William B. Salemme & his wife Carriann of Revere, & Lauri  Salemme of Dorchester. The cherished brother of Victor W. Salemme & wife Rhoda of Standish, ME & Michael J. Salemme & his wife Betty of Winthrop. He is the grandfather Brandon & Alexa. Also lovingly survived by several nieces, nephews, grandnieces, Grandnephews &, many friends. Interment Private. Late member of Revere Lodge Elks #1171.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: Camp Sunshine 35 Ardcadia Rd. Casco, ME 04015.

Funeral Services were Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Camp Sunshine, 35 Acadia Rd., Casco, ME 04015.

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  1. David McMenamin
    May 10 2020

    Sorry for your and your family’s loss, Michael. It’s been a long road for all of you I’m sure. My thoughts are with you.
    Prof. Dave

  2. Gregory Arnold
    May 7 2020

    Sorry to hear about the passing of a great guy.May you Rest In Peace.Billy will always be remembered as one of guys from Shirley Ave.God Bless.

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