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By The Globe, 11/19/2001 James V. Salamone of West Newton, owner and operator of Salamone & Gallo Plumbing and Heating Co., died Friday at Newton-Wellesley Hospital.He
was 81. Born in Waltham, he was a graduate of Waltham High School.He
was a resident of West Newton for more than 50 years, also living in Watertown for a short time. Mr. Salamone was the owner and operator of Salamone & Gallo Plumbing and Heating Co. for many years.He later worked for the City of Newton, retiring as chief inspector in the Plumbing and Gas Department.He was also a licensed barber and taught plumbing at Newton night school. At Sacred Heart Church in Waltham, he served as Eucharistic minister and lector and was a member of the Holy Name Society. He
was a Navy veteran, serving on a minetender in the North Atlantic during World War II. He was active with the Maristhill Nursing Home, the Stigmatine Espousal Center, and the Fernald Center in Waltham.He had been a member of the Waltham Sons of Italy Lodge and the V.F.W. Post 440, Nonantum. Mr. Salamone
leaves two daughters, Jeanne Murphy of Weston and Linda Baker of Osterville; two sisters, Carmella Testa and Mary Georgagi, both of Waltham; a brother, Frank, of Waltham; and three grandchildren.