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Dr. Albert G. Saloom, MD

Dr. Albert G. Saloom, MD
  • February 21, 1929 - April 22, 2019
  • Bullskin Township, Pennsylvania

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“Dr. Saloom was our family doctor while I was growing up in Everson (ca. 1960's). I have since left the area but shall always remember him as a...Read More »
1 of 37 | Posted by: Bill Boyer - Livingston, TX

“Dear Tammy and family, we remember your Dads smile and friendliness as a school doc, firefighters physician and just as your Dad. I remember coming...Read More »
2 of 37 | Posted by: Mary Sue (Patrilla) and Dale Callaghan - PA

“Doctor Saloom wasn't just a physician,he became a friend as well. A wonderful man He delivered my son in 1965. Took care of my daughter after she...Read More »
3 of 37 | Posted by: Jeanne Shoenberger - PA - Friend

“My deepest sympathy to the family, I had a lot of respect for the Dr. Saloom. I admired his dedication to his work and his service to our country....Read More »
4 of 37 | Posted by: Dale Smodic - Scottdale, PA

“Dr. Saloom was a wonderful, caring man and doctor. We were privileged to know him. We thank him for his service to our country, too! You have our...Read More »
5 of 37 | Posted by: Barbara Patton - Somerset, PA

6 of 37 | Posted by: toni nelson - palm beach gardens, FL

“You were our family Dr. for years and my father - Rev. PattonH had a great relationship with you. You served our country and community well and will...Read More »
7 of 37 | Posted by: Virginia Hodge (Patton) - PA

“This was an absolute beautiful man and one I admired. He was the best doctor and friend. I'm so sorry for your loss I wish I could come in person and...Read More »
8 of 37 | Posted by: Tammy Shiery - Connellsville, PA

“So sorry for your loss Tim remember the good memories you had with your dad! Love George n Fran Huebschman ”
9 of 37 | Posted by: Fran Huebschman - Norfolk, VA

“So sorry for your Tim remember the good memories you had with your dad! Love George n Fran Huebschman ”
10 of 37 | Posted by: Fran Huebschman - Norfolk, VA

“I didn't know him but if his son is a testament he was a wonderful man... ”
11 of 37 | Posted by: Dawnetta DeCara - Connellsville, PA

“No one can begin to know exactly how you feel, Except to know that your sorrow is deep and real! You never know how strong you are...Till you have no...Read More »
12 of 37 | Posted by: Joyce K - PA - Friend

“Dr Saloom was my childhood physician. He was a man of great character and honor. He will sorely be missed. ”
13 of 37 | Posted by: Duane Coverston - NC - Friend

“My deepest sympathy to the family and friends. Dr. Saloom was a wonderful and caring man. We as a community were very blessed to of had Dr.Saloom. ”
14 of 37 | Posted by: Barbara Elkins - Mechanicsville, Marshall Islands

“When I lived in Scottdale, it was just around the corner from the Saloom Family. I remember these "children" as they were growing up. Tammy, you...Read More »
15 of 37 | Posted by: Beth Stimmel Scott - PA - Friend

“deepest sympathies ”
16 of 37 | Posted by: robert gerger - Family Friend

“Dr. Tim and family, our DEEPEST SYMPATHY. ”
17 of 37 | Posted by: Terry and Dominic Grippo~Cavicchio

“It was a pleasure to have known "Doc". Deepest Sympathies to the family. ”
18 of 37 | Posted by: Joe &Louise Winters - Bulger, PA

“May mercy peace and kindness be with your family. (Jude 2) ”
19 of 37 | Posted by: A friend

“He was a great doctor for our neighborhood. You went in and waited. He was very patient with people. Even the salesman had to wait to see him. I...Read More »
20 of 37 | Posted by: Paricia Prinkey - TARRS, PA

“My sincere condolences to the family. May the God of comfort grant you peace during this difficult time. ”
21 of 37 | Posted by: A friend

“ For MY SuperHERO ...Read More »
22 of 37 | Posted by: Tammy Saloom

“When I was a child and Albert Saloom was a young medical student, he was my Boy Scout Master. Even then he showed compassion and empathy for others,...Read More »
23 of 37 | Posted by: David Myers - Orlando, FL

“Our most favorite & loved doctor! He was just GREAT!! RIP Doc The Chopp Family ”
24 of 37 | Posted by: Sheryl Chopp - Pensacola, FL

“Loved this man. Blessings to his family. A true public servant.Tim Hurst ”
25 of 37 | Posted by: A friend

“Sending thoughts and prayers to the family. ”
26 of 37 | Posted by: Sue Dropik - Tarrs, PA

“Loved Dr Saloom actually liked to go see him he was so caring and really loved his patients, not many like him today! Prayers to the family. ”
27 of 37 | Posted by: Mary Hagerman-Borello - PA

“Dr. Saloom was an awesome man, friend, and physician. I will always remember him. Heartfelt condolences to the family.Vicki Frohnapfel. ”
28 of 37 | Posted by: Vicki Frohnapfel - Scottdale, PA

“Sorry for your loss. May God comfort and strengthen the family during this time. You are in my prayers. Larry Wilson (Carla's Husband) ”
29 of 37 | Posted by: Larry Wilson - Portland, IN

“Dr. Saloon was such a good man. I called on him when I was a pharmaceutical rep in the area. He and Gloria were always very kind to me. He shared...Read More »
30 of 37 | Posted by: Lisa Campbell - Florence, SC

“Remember him dearly for the care he always gave to my family. We were actually talking about him on Easter...what a great Dr. he was. His love...Read More »
31 of 37 | Posted by: Nancy Barnhart - My. pleasant, PA

“Dr Saloom was my family doctor. He delivered my 3 children. My youngest was the last baby he delivered. He was so wise and knowledgeable. My family...Read More »
32 of 37 | Posted by: Marty Stepanic - Valencia, PA

“The Indiana crew is thinking of you during this difficult time. Sincere condolences. ”
33 of 37 | Posted by: Kelly W. Wilson - Portland, IN

“So sorry for your loss ”
34 of 37 | Posted by: Robert and Denise Kozer - NC

“I went to Dr Saloom as soon as he came to Scottdale. through the years my mother did cleaning for Doc, many of times I went and filled in for her. ...Read More »
35 of 37 | Posted by: Luana Shoemaker (Becker) - PA

“What a wonderful man! My thoughts and prayers to all surging, while Doc enjoys peace! ”
36 of 37 | Posted by: Susan Baughman - Connellsville, PA

“Akways so much appreciated Dr Saloom's knowledge and skill, as well as his kindness to me and Kristine. I still have an armed services book of...Read More »
37 of 37 | Posted by: Dennis Henley - Grove City, PA

Dr. Albert G. Saloom, MD of Bullskin Township passed away on Monday, April 22, 2019 at Hempfield Manor, Greensburg with his loving wife and family by his side. Albert was 90 years old born on February 21, 1929 in Mt. Pleasant, the son of the late George and Isabelle Karfelt Saloom. He was a 1947 graduate of Ramsey High School, a 1951 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and a 1956 graduate of the American University of Beirut Medical School, Lebanon. Albert was an Army veteran, a member of the Army Reserves attaining the rank of Colonel upon discharge. Prior to Discharge, he was Commander of the 339th General Hospital based in Pittsburgh. Albert was also a member of the Pennsylvania National Guard and attained the rank of Brigadier General at retirement. In 1960 he established his medical practice in Scottdale, retiring on May 10, 2010 and for 40 years of that time served as school physician for the Southmoreland School District. He was a member of St. Michael's Christian Orthodox Church, Greensburg. He served as a Board of Directors member to the Scottdale Bank and Trust as well as a Board Member for Frick and Westmoreland Hospitals. He was a charter member of the Pleasant Valley Lions Club and a charter member and organizer of the Hexiburg Hunt Club. "Doc" loved the outdoors especially when the sun was shining and could spend an entire day there listening to music, another love. He loved to hunt and fish with his family and friends at his cabin and also liked to tell a good joke. Surviving are his wife Gloria Kondrich Saloom who he celebrated 44 years of marriage with this year; Children, Tammy Mignanelli (Samuel) of Beaver, G. Thomas Saloom (Mary) of Champion, Dr. A. Timothy Saloom (Lisa) of Acme, Teresa Saloom, PhD. of Chiefland, FL, 14 grandchildren and three great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews and a brother, Eugene G. Saloom (Nancy) of Mt. Pleasant; sisters in law, Marlene Saloom and Candy Kelly (Joe) and brother in law, Leon Mowry. In addition to his parents Albert was preceded in death by his stillborn daughter Tracy, his brother and sisters Joseph Saloom, Effie Trogdon and Charlotte Mowry. The family would like to thank Dr. Joseph Gall for the wonderful care Albert received, the Employees of Hempfield Manor for they kindness and vigilant care of their husband and father. No words can express the home care given by Paula Shoemaker and Paige Sirianni and Paula Harvey, but the family will try by saying Thank You. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 to 8 pm on Sunday and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm on Monday at SALOOM-REGA FUNERAL SERVICE 730 W. Main Street Mt. Pleasant. Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at 9am Tuesday followed by Albert's funeral service at 10:30am at St. Michael's Christian Orthodox Church, 1182 Ashland Street, Greensburg, PA with Arch Priest John Nosal officiating. Everyone please meet at the church. Internment will take place at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies and will be private. Memorial prayers will be held at 7:30 pm Monday in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Albert, may be made to St. Michael's Christian Orthodox Church. Please visit Albert's online memorial at to sign the condolence guestbook.
Richard Rega, Funeral Director.