Obituaries

Barbara Malone
B: 1941-08-31
D: 2020-03-13
View Details
Malone, Barbara
June Cafarella
B: 1928-06-15
D: 2020-03-11
View Details
Cafarella, June
Patricia Krahmer
B: 1931-02-11
D: 2020-03-11
View Details
Krahmer, Patricia
Mary Pannuti
B: 1941-06-12
D: 2020-02-28
View Details
Pannuti, Mary
Vito Ottati
B: 1931-01-09
D: 2020-02-15
View Details
Ottati, Vito
Kelly Schulz - Pope
B: 1960-03-10
D: 2020-02-14
View Details
Schulz - Pope, Kelly
Thomas Sise
B: 1954-08-26
D: 2020-02-13
View Details
Sise, Thomas
Frank Mucilli
B: 1932-05-31
D: 2020-02-12
View Details
Mucilli, Frank
Bernard Welch
B: 1951-09-02
D: 2020-02-09
View Details
Welch, Bernard
James Cleary
B: 1927-10-30
D: 2020-02-09
View Details
Cleary, James
Edward Czeski
B: 1925-10-31
D: 2020-02-05
View Details
Czeski, Edward
Joseph Constantine
B: 1925-08-16
D: 2020-01-31
View Details
Constantine, Joseph
Charlotte Smith
B: 1930-03-28
D: 2020-01-27
View Details
Smith, Charlotte
Floyd Nelli
B: 1938-03-28
D: 2020-01-23
View Details
Nelli, Floyd
Louise Muscato
B: 1923-05-03
D: 2020-01-23
View Details
Muscato, Louise
June Sajdak
B: 1930-12-27
D: 2020-01-09
View Details
Sajdak, June
Irma Haden
B: 1923-09-15
D: 2019-12-31
View Details
Haden, Irma
Mary Brodie
B: 1936-04-15
D: 2019-12-27
View Details
Brodie, Mary
Robert Miller
B: 1942-03-01
D: 2019-12-23
View Details
Miller, Robert
Jason Filiberto
B: 1972-08-25
D: 2019-12-21
View Details
Filiberto, Jason
Joseph LaPorte
B: 1936-04-03
D: 2019-12-20
View Details
LaPorte, Joseph

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
110 Division St.
Amsterdam, NY 12010
Phone: 518-842-2810
Fax: 518-842-6952
Eleanor Saltsman

Eleanor Letitia Saltsman (O'Day)

Sunday, January 14th, 1934 - Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Eleanor Saltsman, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Eleanor Saltsman

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Obituary

Eleanor Letitia O’Day Saltsman, 85, of Amsterdam passed away peacefully on November 6, 2019.

Born on January 14, 1934, Eleanor was the daughter of John “Jack” O’Day and Eleanor Letitia Gaffney O’Day.

She attended local schools and resided in Amsterdam for her entire life, while also cherishing her family roots in Saratoga Springs.

Eleanor was a lifelong caregiver and was a Certified Nursing Assistant for more than 25 years.

She loved doing the crossword every day, and was an avid reader, devouring almost every mystery and spy novel at the Amsterdam Free Library.She was immensely proud of her Irish heritage, and fulfilled a lifetime dream of visiting the Emerald Isle in 1993. She hosted a well-attended annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration, where all were welcome. She loved being the matriarch of her large Irish family, which consisted of her seven daughters and extended family and friends. Her door was always open, and the coffee pot always on.

Eleanor was predeceased by her husband, Marion “Salzy” Saltsman, daughter, Barbara Corridon, and siblings, William and Henrietta O’Day. She is survived by her daughters, Colleen Baker (the late Richard Baker), Lori Rambler (Joseph Rambler), Lisa Sharpe, Amy Stegman (the late Rob Stegman), Carrie Hazzard and Sara Saltsman (Patrick Pryor); nine grandchildren, Carly Baker (Joe Newborn), Chantel Smith (Rich Smith), Amanda Corridon (Lucas Schaufelberg), Jeffrey Zepperi, Jack Sharpe, Anne Stegman, Claire Sharpe, Nicholas Pryor and Natalie Pryor; six great-grandchildren, Elijah, Josiah and Kaylee Newborn, Olivia Knudsen, Violet Smith and AysahZepperi; and nieces, nephews and cousins.

During the last few years, Eleanor was lovingly cared for by several caregivers, for which her family is eternally grateful.

Funeral services will be held Saturday morning, November 9, 2019 at 10:30 at the Riley Mortuary, Inc., 110 Division Street, Amsterdam, NY; followed at 11:15 by a Mass of Christian Burial, which will be celebrated at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 39 St. John Street, Amsterdam.

Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Riley Mortuary from 9 to 10:30 prior to the service

Interment will immediately follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery, 150 West Avenue in Saratoga Springs.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church Street, Amsterdam, NY 12010.

To send online condolences to the family, visit www.rileymortuaryinc.com
Read Less

To plant a memorial tree in honor of Eleanor Letitia Saltsman (O'Day), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, November 9th, 2019 | 9:00am - 10:30am
    When
    Saturday, November 9th, 2019 9:00am - 10:30am
    Location
    Riley Mortuary, Inc
    Address
    110 Division Street
    AMSTERDAM, NY 12010
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, November 9th, 2019 | 11:15am
    When
    Saturday, November 9th, 2019 11:15am
    Location
    Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church
    Address
    39 St John Street
    AMSTERDAM, NY 12010
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Fr Pascal Iannotti
  • Interment

    Location
    St Peter's Cemetery
    Address
    150 West Avenue
    SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY 12866
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Eleanor here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence
Plant a Tree in Memory of Eleanor
0 trees have been planted in memory of Eleanor Letitia Saltsman (O'Day)
HE

Heather Dukes Esq

Posted at 07:41pm
To Sara and the Saltsman family-So very sorry for your loss. Sending many thoughts and prayers your way during this difficult time. Eleanor always welcomed me in her home and was a great mom and caring individual. God Bless-
Heather Dukes
MC

matthew cinquanti

Posted at 09:52am
Sara and family,
My sincerest sympathy at the passing of your most wonderful and loving mother,
So many memories... so many years ago.
Peace.

Matthew Cinquanti
BS

Barbara Schrade

Posted at 07:38am
My heart goes out to all the Corridon girls. Letty always made me smile and I loved her stories of the old days of her youth and our heritage. You are all in my prayers and I wish I could give you a hug. We know she is at rest and will always live in our hearts. Barbara Schrade
FD

Forrest & Nicki Davis

Posted at 10:49am
We are very sorry to learn of Letty's passing and offer our condolences to the family. Letty was a special person in our lives and a wonderful person. She was always there to lend a helping hand and we remember her fondly. Letty will be placed on our prayer list and we know she has a special place in heaven. R.I.P. Letty.
Nicki & Forrest Davis, Sun City Center, Florida
LY

Louise & Garry Young

Posted at 08:04pm

Lori has often spoke very fondly of her dear mother Eleanor and we could always tell there was a deep love between Mother and Daughter. You can tell she was a caring and deep loved person. We offer sincere condolances to all the family and close friends.
Lori and Family your Mother Elenor will be in our thoughts and prayers
Louise and Garry Young
Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each