We are sad to report that New England Weather Net member, Robert T. Salamy (KB2OEV – NEWN Roster # 57) of Tupper Lake, NY went Silent Key on February 6, 2017.
Obituary from: Stuart-Fortune-Keough Funeral Home, Tupper Lake, NY
March 4, 1959 – February 6, 2017
Robert T. Salamy, (Rob/Bob) age 57, of Tupper Lake, passed away on Monday, February 6, 2017 at home. Rob was born in Tupper Lake on March 4, 1959 to Anthony and Margaret (Duffy) Salamy. He graduated from Tupper Lake Central School and went on to earn his bachelor’s degree at Oswego State University. Rob retired from FCI Raybrook in 2011, where he worked for 25 years as an electronics technician. Rob also worked many summers doing landscaping for his good friend Mike at Dechene Enterprises. He had many hobbies that he was very passionate about. He was an avid ham radio operator where he made many friends from all over the world, even visiting some on a recent trip to Europe. He played guitar regularly at P2’s with open mic friends. He also enjoyed kayaking with his daughters dog Scout on the Racquette River. Rob was a very talented woodworker and has sold many of his pieces all over the country. Rob is survived by his loving wife, Michele (Davis) Salamy of 30 years. His children, Erica Salamy of Keene, NH, Joseph Salamy of Tupper Lake, brothers John (Joanne) Salamy of Tupper Lake, Michael Salamy (Alyson Delaney) of Canaan, NH, David (Lauri) Salamy of Saranac Lake, along with many nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by his father, Anthony (Tom) Salamy. Contributions may be made in his memory to Adirondack Health Foundation (Merrill Center for Oncology). www.adirondackhealth.org.