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Joann C. Salerno

February 18, 1943 ~ July 7, 2020 (age 77)


ALBANY – Joann C. Salerno, 77, of Albany, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at her residence, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born in Albany and was the daughter of the late Anthony Cozzolino and Benedetta DeNigris. Joann was an Administrative Secretary for Eden Park Management in Albany for many years. Joann enjoyed traveling, cooking and celebrating the holidays. She was a dear friend to many and basked in the joy of spending time with her cherished family.

Joann is the beloved wife of Gary Salerno. She is the loving mother of Deborah (Brian) Rhatigan, Linda Kindlon (Justin Carey), Frank (Sue) Kindlon. Joann is the stepmother of Amy (Andy) Parker, Kristine (Mike) Dingman, Matthew (Sara) Salerno and Mary Salerno. She is the much loved Nanny to Courtney (Pat), Brendan (Jackie), Brittany (Eddie), Kyle, Christian (Andie), Kevin, Ian, Brian, Tyler, Teagan, Maddie, Connor, Grayson, Sebastian and the late Frankie Kindlon. She is the sister of the late Dolores and John Cozzolino. Joann is also survived by 9 great grandchildren and several cousins.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Joann’s family on Friday from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at Cannon Funeral Home, 2020 Central Ave., Colonie. Face masks are required and social distancing will be observed. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 10:00 am at Mater Christi Parish, Albany. Please gather at church by 9:45 am. Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice of Albany, 310 S. Manning Blvd. Albany, NY 12208. To leave a message of condolence for the family or to view Joann’s tribute video, visit

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July 10, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cannon Funeral Home
2020 Central Ave
Albany, NY 12205

Mass of Christian Burial
July 11, 2020

10:00 AM
Parish of Mater Christi
Hurst Ave.
Albany, NY 12208

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