Date of Passing: Wednesday, February 8, 2006
Bernard D. “Bernie” Salisbury age 77, of Liverpool, passed away Wednesday at James Square after a long illness. Born in Syracuse, April 28, 1928, the son of Albert and Marion Leyburn Salisbury. He graduated from Liverpool High School and at-tended Syracuse University. He retired after 40 years with the NYS Department of Transportation, and was a member of Liverpool-Syracuse 501 F&AM, NYS Retired Engineers Organization, CORE Whaling and Rosemond Gifford Zoo. He enjoyed visiting Florida Epcot and fishing at Clearwater Beach as well as Fair Haven, NY. Bernard was a season pass holder at Busch Gardens and a Williamsburg Patriot in Virginia. The CORE Member brought him to Glouster, Mass for the Whale Watching and some more fishing, an avid visitor to Niagara Falls and Toronto Canada for the Tulip Festivals and the Needle. He enjoyed the Regattas there as well as the Tall Ships in Boston, always trying to partake of local festivals that are available; German Octoberfest, Polish, Italian, Irish and Scotch and our Zoo for the Elephants wonderful program, not to be forgotten the six week train trip thru Canada from Montreal to Prince Rupert for a Ferry trip from there up the island coastal ferry route to Skagway and three week stay at various “ports” all arranged by the nine co-workers who let him join them. Surviving are his wife, Jeanne Salisbury; a son, Brian (Joan) Salisbury of Endicott; four daughters, Bonnie (Jerry) Brown of Manlius, Brenda (Mike) Monahan of Phoenix, Beth (Bob) Filizzikowski of Skaneateles, Barbara Salisbury of Syracuse; granddaughters, Dana, Ashley, Nicolle; grandsons, Todd, Don, Troy, Jim, Scott; stepson, Paul (Barbara) Blais of Virginia; two stepdaughters, Debra Blais of Canada, Charlott (Bob) Henson of Brewerton; stepgranddaughters, Amy, Missy, Renee. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, February 12, 2006 at the Maurer Funeral Home. Calling Hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, February 11, 2006 at the funeral home, 300 Second St., Liverpool. Contributions in Bernie’s name may be made to one’s favorite charity.
Published in the Syracuse Post Standard on 2/10/2006.