Tim Salamatin obit


Tim Salamatin, 72, of Mount Ephraim passed away on April 24, 2021.

Loving father of Nicole Salamatin, Dominic Salamatin and Timothy Salamatin. Cherished grandfather of Taylor, Nicholas, J.J. and Bryson. Dear brother of Juanita Salamatin and Carmelita Torpey.

Predeceased by his identical twin, Jimmy Salamatin, and his siblings, Rose Salamatin, Vincent Salamatin, Domingo Salamatin and Dona Rodriguez.

He is survived by many loving nieces and nephews and his beloved dog, Maffa, and many close friends. He often helped homeless veterans find housing.

Tim was born in Philadelphia on June 4, 1948 to the late Jesus D. Salamatin Sr. and Geraldine Simmons Salamatin.

He proudly served our country in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War, and was a Purple Heart Medal recipient. Tim operated his own business, Sci-Tech Service, out of Philadelphia for many years, specializing in climate control equipment for many large businesses throughout the area. He was the former Senior Vice Commander of the Runnemede VFW Post 3324.

Relatives and friends attended his viewing and Mass of Christian Burial at Saint Mary’s Church, Gloucester City, or watched it on livestream. Interment was in the Camden County Veterans’ Cemetery in Harleigh Cemetery, Camden.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the family would be greatly appreciated to support them with Tim’s funeral expenses. Remaining funds will be donated to SpectraCare, an organization that provides transitional and permanent housing program for homeless or at-risk veterans and their families as well as helping plug gaps in veterans’ services and ensuring our nation’s veterans get the respect, care and services they have earned and deserve with dignity.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the McCann-Healey Funeral Home, 851 Monmouth St., Gloucester City.