Laura L. Salvatore

Laura Louise (Mastroianni) Salvatore 69, devoted wife, mother, daughter, sister, and grandmother (WaWa) passed peacefully Tuesday, September 29, 2020 surrounded by her family. Laura was born on November 27, 1950, in Schenectady, NY to Pasquale and Mary Mastroianni.

Laura graduated from Mont Pleasant High School and worked at the NYS Department of Correctional Services as a secretary and assistant for ten years. She married the love of her life, Dr. Richard J. Salvatore Sr. on May 24, 1981. Laura was a free spirit who enjoyed cooking and pushing food on family, waterskiing on Saratoga Lake, traveling, hosting family parties and spending time with her sisters. In her later years, Laura enjoyed gambling at the Racino.

Laura is survived by her husband, Dr. Richard J. Salvatore Sr., her three children, Amara Salvatore Altman (Matthew), Dr. Richard Salvatore Jr., (Vera), and Pascal Salvatore; grandchildren Calvin and Mariella Altman and Grayson and Brooke Salvatore; mother Mary Mastroianni; twin brother Patsy Mastroianni (Carmel), and sisters Josepha Abba (Chuck), Mary Drescher (Peter); brother in law Mitchell Miller; sister in law Susan Mastroianni; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and close friends.

Laura joined her beloved family in heaven, her father Pasquale Mastroianni, sister Aurelia Miller, brothers Dr. Anthony Mastroianni and Armond Mastroianni, in-laws Carrie Salvatore and Dr. Arthur Salvatore Sr., sister-in-law Dr. Carol Salvatore and granddaughter Waverly Altman.

There will be a mass honoring Laura's memory and spirit at St. Mary's Church in Ballston Spa at 9 am on Saturday, October 3, 2020. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Laura may be made to St. Jude's Children Hospital or Code Blue Shelters of Saratoga.

Guest Book

The Fodera / DeLeonardis Family

Rich & Pascal (and family),

So sorry for your loss.

Sending hugs your way!

Love, Nancy, Christie and Frankie Fodera

Dr and Mrs Albert Loffredo

So sorry to hear of Laura's passing. For whatever comfort it imparts, know that out thoughts and prayers are with you.

Carla Johnson

My sincere condolences to you and your family. May God wrap His loving arms around you all.

Aurelia Colamarino and family

To my aunt Mary, cousins Patsy, Josepha, and Mary, Uncle Ritchie and kids,
I am so sorry for your loss. If it is any consolation, sweet cousin Laura passed on the feast of the Arch angels, Michael, Raphael, and Gabriel. May the great protectors and healers carry her home to the Lord, and all of the wonderful family waiting for her with open arms. We love you all and pray that God brings you peace and healing in this sorrowful time.

Ray Piscitelli

Cousin Rich,
Very sorry to read about the passing of Laura.
My prayers are with her and your family.
Sorry I cannot be there in person to express my feelings to your family.

Rev. Dominic P. Isopo

Dear Richard and Josepha and families, I'm so sorry to hear about Laura's passing. I pray that you can celebrate not the end of her earthly life, but the beginning of a new life in God's Kingdom. May she rest in peace. Please know of my prayers.

Ronald S. Tamoschat

We share your grief in losing your dear Laura. May you be granted peace and consolation and may her soul rest in peace with the Lord. Ron & Marilyn Tamoschat.

Dan and Vikki Mazzone

Pat and Carmel:

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

The Dunleavy Family

Our deepest condolences are with your family during this time. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Kathy and George Cornelius

To the entire Salvatore family, please accept our deepest condolences. She was a fighter and won those battles for a long time. Although you all will miss her dearly, know that you will some day be together again. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Kathy and Bob DeGasperis

To the Mastroianni Family, We are so sorry to hear of Laura's passing. She was a wonderful person. I haven't seen her in recent years, but she was fun loving and compassionate when I knew her years ago. Our hearts go out to her family in this sorrowful time. We are deeply saddened by the news of your loss. We pray that God will grant you the strength. Our most sincere condolences.

Paul & Janet DiDonato

Salvatore and Mastroianni family: Janet and I are so sorry to hear of your loss.Please accept our condolences and know that our thoughts and prayers are with your families at this time. It really is a small world; little did I know that the Dentists I am seeing were the husband and son of this beautiful women (and in law to Patsy) who I grew up with as a child. Again, please accept our condolences and cherish the memories forever.

Paul DiDonato