Salvator F. "Sal" Campilongo entered peacefully into rest at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City, on September 22, 2001. A native of Oakland, CA was born July 28, 1922. Sal worked for the Oakland Tribune for over 50 years starting as a pressman and working his way to assistant production director. Sal proudly served his country for 6 years in the U.S. Navy during WW II as a Boatswain's Mate 2c. Sal will be missed by many. He is the beloved husband of 53 years to Dorothy L. Campilongo, loving father of Gary A. Campilongo of Tracy. His caring and loving daughter Marlene M. Campilongo preceded him in death in 1994. He is also survived by his sisters Frances Spingolo of Stockton and Flora Blaich of San Lorenzo. His sister and brothers-in-law Madeline Pelosi, Mary Borghero, John Ghiglione and Peter Ghiglione, also many nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family.
Visitation for Sal will be held on Tuesday from 2PM to 8PM at Grissom's San Lorenzo Chapel/Mortuary, 267 Lewelling Blvd., San Lorenzo. A vigil service will be held on Tuesday at 7PM at the mortuary. A funeral mass will be held on Wednesday at 9:30 AM at St. Felicitas Catholic Church, San Leandro. Burial will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Hayward. The family is requesting donations to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.