Greggory John Salina, 62 of Butler passed away on Saturday, July 17, 2021.
Born March 7, 1959 in Pittsburgh, PA, he was the son of the late Fred M. Salina and Susan K. Foley Mannison.
Gregg owned and operated Salina Contracting. He was a member of Holy Sepulcher Roman Catholic Church, a Chairman of Boy Scout Troop 53, and a T-ball coach. Gregg was a graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and achieved his commercial and helicopter pilot qualifications. He loved riding his motorcycle, being outdoors, and spending time with his son. Gregg was very detail oriented and enjoyed a challenge. Gregg was a master craftsman in areas of home building, knife crafting and everything else he encountered. He also enjoyed fine wood working. Gregg loved mentoring, teaching fundamental values and giving back to his community. He was a go-getter and a very motivated fun loving person. Gregg will be deeply missed.
Surviving are his loving son, Matthew Salina of Butler, his siblings, Kathryn (Richard) McGown of Evans City, Alane Salina of Butler, and Michael Salina of Butler, niece and nephews, Brendon Stevenson, Taylor Stevenson, and Kayle Salina, great niece, Luna Salina, his girlfriend, Janet Brier of Renfrew, and his canine companion, Hunter. Also special recognition to Gregg's second family, the Schirra family.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his step father, Theodore "Ted" M. Mannison.
Friends will be received on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at Fox Funeral Home, Inc., 410 W. Main Street, Saxonburg, PA.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 3 pm at the Holy Sepulcher R. C. Church, with Father James Murphy officiating.
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