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Christopher G. Salo

February 27, 1965 ~ October 26, 2023 (age 58) 58 Years Old

Christopher Salo Obituary

Christopher G. Salo, 58, of Utica, passed away unexpectedly, on Thursday, October 26, 2023, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center.

Chris was born in Manhattan, NY, February 27, 1965, a son of the late George and Brenda (McGovern) Salo. He was raised and educated in Parma, Ohio. At one time, Chris was married to Patricia Durant, with whom he shared his beloved daughter, Hannah.

Christopher was a huge soccer fanatic and always gave back to the game. He was an assistant coach of the Krajisnik Soccer Club and spent many years volunteering with the AYSO league, doing everything from lining the fields, to helping sponsor kids so they would have the chance to play. Chris was also a man of great faith. He was a proud member of the congregation at St. Volodymyr Ukrainian Church, in Utica, and referred to himself as the Pastor’s Volunteer Assistant. He especially assisted in cooking and helping out with gatherings after funerals. Christopher was proud to be multilingual and spoke five different languages fluently.

He is survived by his daughter, Hannah Salo and her significant other, Michael Lubeck; brother, Michael Salo; sister, Kathy Salo; niece, Caitlyn Pressler; and aunt, Helen Matishek. Chris was predeceased by three sons from his union with Rachel Jones, Christopher, John, and Michael Salo.

Chris’ family will honor him with a memorial service, November 3, 2023, at 11 a.m., at St. Volodymyr Ukranian Catholic Church.

In memory of Chris, please consider donations to St. Volodymyr Ukranian Catholic Church. Envelopes will be available at church.

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Memorial Service
November 3, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Volodymyr Ukranian Catholic Church
4 Cottage Place
Utica, NY 13502


St. Volodynyr Ukranian Catholic Church
4 Cottage Palce, Utica NY 13501


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