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Salvadore T. Miano

April 4, 1928 ~ January 2, 2021 (age 92)


Salvadore Theodore Miano went to be with our Lord on January 2, 2021, nearing 93 years old Sal was born April 4, 1928 in North Tonawanda, New York, where he then grew up.  His service to our country took him to California where he later moved to Jersveyville, Illinois. Sal was passionate about fishing, hunting and outdoors.  He was a master at woodworking as he created his famous JESUS sign. He was an enthusiastic music lover whom enjoyed the Harmonica most.  Everywhere he went he was known as the 'harmonica man' as he loved to play for people just to put a smile on their face. Sal was part of the Gateway Harmonica Club, traveled annually for SPAH, and was a member of Jerseyville American Legion.  Sal often played at local retirement homes as well. Sal was always the jokester  and enjoyed making people laugh and the memories will never be forgotten. He was a spiritual man and involved in many church activities including traveling to fulfill missions all over the country and more. Salvadore is survived by 4 children, grandchildren, great & great-great grandchildren and many other family members and friends. He was preceded by death by his wife Marilyn Jean Miano and his son Michael Miano. Salvadore T. Miano will be greatly missed but his legacy lives on in our hearts and minds.  Respects can be paid at Alexander Funeral Home on Thursday January 7th, 2020. Visitation from 10-12 followed by a service with Rev. Kent Darr and Rev. Richard Rayls. Burial will take place at Summit Grove Cemetery in Kampsville and graveside military rites will be conducted by Jerseyville American Legion Post #492. 

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