Elena Barbara Saliani

Elena Barbara Saliani

SOUTHBURY — Elena Barbara Saliani passed away Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at St. John Paul II Center in Danbury.

Elena was born January 29, 1937, in Bronx, N.Y. She was a longtime resident of Hartsdale, N.Y., and worked as an executive secretary at Winged Foot Golf Club for 20 years.

After relocating to Southbury, she worked at the Southbury Senior Center and as a companion aide.

Elena enjoyed oil painting, music and dancing. Her deep Catholic faith supported her throughout her life.

Elena was known by many for her loving heart and kind spirit. She was the happiest spending time with her treasured children and grandchildren.

Elena is survived by her beloved daughters, Antoinette Foster, Joanna Saliani and Fran Saliani; her grandchildren, Christian, Juliana and Rebecca Foster and Rachel and Naomi Fisch; and her son-in-law, Rob Fisch.

She was predeceased by her siblings, Pauline Robustelli, Vincent Barbara, Marie Pasqualino, Rose Pisano, William Barbar and Loretta Baer.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Elena’s honor can be made to Unicef for Every Child at www.unicef.org, or the Breast Cancer Research Foundation at www.bcrf.org.

A private burial will take place.

To light a candle or leave a condolence in her memory, visit www.DanburyMemorial.com.

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