Herbert W. Salch, Jr.

September 2, 1936 ~ December 24, 2021 (age 85)


Herbert William Salch, Jr., age 85 of Southbury, CT formerly of Simsbury, CT died Friday, December 24, 2021 at his home. He was the husband of Lois P. (Kiehn) Salch.

He was born in Union City, NJ, September 2, 1936, son of the late Herbert W. and Ethel (Grosch) Salch. He attended schools in Secaucus, NJ and was a graduate of Weehawken High School. He served in the US Army, attended Rutgers University and was a volunteer fire fighter with the Secaucus Volunteer Fire Department. He was employed for many years at Otis Elevator in NY City, before being transferred to Farmington, CT in 1977, at which time, he and his family moved to Simsbury, CT.

He continued working for Otis/United Technologies and later worked for over 10 years as Director of Senior Housing for the Town of Simsbury. In Simsbury, he was a member and Deacon at the First Church of Christ Simsbury and was a longtime member and officer of the Simsbury Volunteer Fire Department. He was active in Civitan and the Senior Center in Simsbury.

In addition to his wife of 63 years, he is survived by his daughter: Joan Hull and her husband Jeff of Danbury; son: Kevin Salch and his wife Laura of Bristol, CT; sister: Ethel Della Bella of Secaucus, NJ; brother: Richard Salch and his wife Donna of Saylorsburg, PA, Grandchildren: Jennifer, Jason, Janine, Joanna, Rachel, Victoria, Jonathan and Emily; Great Grandchildren: Layla, Tyler, Louise and Sophie as well as nieces and a nephew. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his son: Jeffrey Salch of West Liberty, OH.

Hull Funeral Home, Danbury is handling the services. There are no calling hours.

A joint (for Herb and Lois) memorial service will be held at the First Church of Christ, Palmer Hall, Simsbury, CT 06070, Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 11:30 Am. A reception will follow at the church.

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Memorial Service
April 30, 2022

11:30 AM
Simsbury First Church of Christ
689 Hop Meadow St.
Simsbury, CT 06070

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