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Ronald A. Salski Sr.

July 2, 1941 - February 8, 2020

Ronald A. Salski Sr., age 78, passed away on Saturday, February 8, 2020. He was born July 2, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Andrew and Anna Salski. Ron Sr. is survived by his beloved and lovely wife of 56 years, Dorothy “Dotty” Salski; his three sons, Andy (Dawn) and grandkids (Alison, Shane, Chloe, and Drew), S…read more

Ronald A. Salski Sr., age 78, passed away on Saturday, February 8, 2020. He was born July 2, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Andrew and Anna Salski. Ron Sr. is survived by his beloved and lovely wife of 56 years, Dorothy “Dotty” Salski; his three sons, Andy (Dawn) and grandkids (Alison, Shane, Chloe, and Drew), Steve (Jeremy Harbison), and Ron Jr. (Julie) and grandkids (Addison, Annalie, and Ashton); sister, Diana Wilczenski (the late Tom); nephew Rich (Diane) and niece Lisa (Jim) and children (Cori and Kevin (Destinee), sister-in-law, Rose Manzella; nephews, Tony (Debra) and children (Jessie and Nicole) and Don (Ginny); and many cousins, godchildren, and friends.
He loved his life, wife, sons, and grandchildren. Ron was an avid musician (trumpet and guitar), reader, gardener, tennis player, and golfer, whose proudest moment was a hole-in-one. In his early adult life, he was part of a five-member Polka band where they performed at weddings, dances, and carnivals. He looked forward to spending the winters in Florida with his wife where he would golf, bike, and loved the warm weather. He enjoyed being a baseball and soccer coach for his sons as well as playing tennis with them. Ron Sr. often and loved to go to see performances and games for his grandchildren. Memorial Visitation Monday, February 17, 9 AM, Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 185 E Northwest Highway, Palatine, until time of Memorial Service at 11 AM. Interment St. Michael Cemetery . In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Big Dreams for Little Hearts, www.bigdreamsforlittlehearts.com.

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Visitation Information

Date: Monday, February 17, 2020

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Smith-Corcoran Palatine Funeral Home

185 E. Northwest Hwy
Palatine, IL 60067

Service Information

Date: Monday, February 17, 2020

Time: 11:00 am

Smith-Corcoran Palatine Funeral Home

185 E. Northwest Hwy
Palatine, IL 60067

Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, February 17, 2020

St. Michael the Archangel

1185 W Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL 60067

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