Doris J. Sallada

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Doris J. Sallada, 77, of 1306 W. Maple Street, Valley View, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.

She was born on Thursday, Dec. 5, 1935, in Hegins Twp,, a daughter of the late Calvin Bixler and Sue Kissinger Bixler.

She was a graduate of the former Porter Tower High School.

She had worked in area garment factories and had sold and collected antiques for most of her life.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Valley View.

Doris enjoyed gardening, reading, and collecting antiques.

She was preceded in death by infant twins.

She is survived by her husband, Fayne L. Sallada, Sr., to whom she was married for 58 years.

She is also survived by three sons, Fayne L. Sallada, Jr. and his wife Susan of Valley View, Robert A. Sallada and his wife Debra of West Lawn, Ronald E. Sallada and his wife Cheryl of Lakeland, FL; two granddaughters, Sommer L. Sallada of Valley View and Cara E. Snyder of West Lawn; three sisters, Faith Hoffman of Mt. Holly Springs, Shirley Killian of Frystown, and Norma Leininger of Harrisburg; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held at the Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 11 a.m., with Rev. Brian Beissel officiating.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

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