Magdalena Guarnieri Salamack

Magdalena “Madalene” Guarnieri Salamack died peacefully on February 14, 2018 in Gloversville, New York at the age of 86.

Madalene is survived by a daughter, Saralynn (Steve Bosko) of San Ramon California; and two sons, Joseph (Laurice) and Robert of Johnstown, New York. Grandchildren include Kelly Salamack (Kevin Casey) of Oakland, California, Allison Salamack of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Lindsey, Matthew, Kyle and Ally Rose of Johnstown, New York. She is preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, the former Johnstown Councilman-at-large Joseph G. Salamack, Jr. and sisters Rita “Mayme” Tramontana and Marie Hann and brothers Salvatore, Roy and Joseph Guarnieri.

Madalene was born on July 5, 1931 in Gloversville, New York to Cecilia and Salvatore Guarnieri. She graduated from Gloversville High School in 1949 and received an AA degree from Fulton Montgomery Community College. Madalene worked as a telephone operator, substitute teacher, and nurse’s aide. In 2000, she retired from Lexington Center where she had worked for 25 years. Madalene was a member of Holy Trinity parish.

A celebration of her life will be held in the Spring. Donations in her memory may be sent to the Johnstown Public Library or a charity of your choice.