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Edward "Sonny" O. Solomon

May 23, 1933 ~ August 14, 2019 (age 86)

Edward “Sonny” O. Solomon, 86 of Russellton, West Deer Township died Wednesday August 14, 2019 at his home with his family by his side. He was born May 23, 1933 in Russellton to the late Orville and Irene (Micklow) Solomon. Sonny grew up living in Russellton most of his life. He was a 1951 graduate of West Deer High School. He proudly served in the US Air Force during the Korean Conflict achieving the rank of Airman 1st Class, stationed in Puerto Rico. He worked for several companies retiring from Liberty Owens Ford. He was a member of Transfiguration R.C. Church, Russellton and several local organizations such as the American Legion and the Owl’s Club which he and his father ran for several years. He was a huge fan of local NCAA and Professional sport teams; he was an avid golfer; played on the golf league at Rose Ridge and enjoyed playing poker with his buddies on Friday nights.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years Dorothy (Zaborowski) Solomon; his children Sandra Dattola of West Deer, and Daniel (Tracy) Solomon of Fredrick, MD; grandchildren Ron Dattola, Cori Dattola-Shirey, Jena (Taylor Oakes) Dattola, Danyeil Morgan, Josh Elsbree and Natalie Solomon along with 11 great-grandchildren children and his sister Evelyn Liberatore of Murrysville.

Family will receive friends Friday 2-4 PM & 6-8 PM in the SIWICKI-YANICKO FUNERAL HOME, 23 McKrell Road, Russellton, West Deer where parting prayers will be conducted Saturday 9:30 AM, Catholic funeral Mass will follow in Transfiguration R.C. Church, Russellton, West Deer Township with the Rev. James P. Holland, officiating. He will be laid to rest in Deer Creek Cemetery, Harmar Township. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Sonny’s name may be sent to Heritage Hospice, 2400 Leechburg Road #300, New Kensington, PA 15068. View obituary online and leave condolences at

Donations may be made to:

Heritage Hospice - C/o CHAfoundation
2400 Leechburg Road, Building 300, New Kensington PA 15068
Tel: 1-724-334-6600

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