Margaret Lois Salaris + Memory Eternal!
Margaret Lois Salaris was born March 16, 1924 to Ivan D. and Emma L. Crain in Connellsville, PA. After graduating from high school in 1942, she met and married Chris Salaris in Gary, IN. She was a homemaker and raised three children. In 1970, the family moved to Granby, CO and eventually returned to IN in 1989. She was active in church choirs all her life and also sang with the U.S. Steel Chorus and traveled with their “Swing Vochestra” throughout the state of IN. She volunteered at St. Vincent’s Hospital for fourteen years with the Senior Partner Program until 2003. She was a member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church and sang with their choir for several years. Her husband, Chris, and daughter, Christine, preceded her in death. Surviving is her oldest son, Brian, of Bozeman, MT; her youngest son, Rev. Dr. Steven C. Salaris and his wife Sheryl and their daughter, Tegan, of St. Louis, MO. Viewing will be Friday, April 24th at 10:00 a.m. and funeral following at 11:00 a.m. Both the viewing and the funeral will be held at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 3500 W. 106th St., Carmel, IN 46032-5513. Burial with graveside service will be Saturday, April 25th, at 10:00 a.m. at Ridgelawn Cemetary in Gary, IN. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church (address above).