Richard Salata, age 85, born in Cleveland, on March 28, 1935, to Anna and Stanislaus (nee Stanley), passed away peacefully in his home in Apache Junction, Ariz., on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020.
Beloved husband of Joanna Sawyer Salata; loving father of Brian Richard; cherished grandfather of Alexandra Jane and James Brian.
Richard was a resident of Chester Township for 45 years, a devout Catholic, an Eagle Scout and a U.S. Navy veteran.
He also enjoyed living part of his life in Arizona with friends and family.
Richard enjoyed photography, captaining his boat on Saguaro Lake, and prospecting for gold in the Superstition Mountains.