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Bruno Sala Obituary

Bruno  Sala
Bruno Sala

August 31, 1941 - October 4, 2020
Born in Somaggia, Italy
Resided in Aromas, California
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Bruno Sala passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side. He died October 4, 2020 from Alzheimer. He was born August 31, 1941 in Somaggia, Italy.

Bruno emigrated to the United States in 1961 at the age of 20 seeking the American Dream. Through hard work and perseverance he became a General Building Contractor building many custom homes in Monterey County. Bruno was most proud of his 3 son’s whom he taught the value of hard work and to be there for each other. So his sons could stay connected to their Italian roots Bruno purchased his parents home ranch in Somaggia, Italy as his sons do visit from time to time. He always enjoyed making home made wine and canning cherries in Grappa.

Bruno is survived by Catherine, his wife of 58 years. Sons, Michael, Stephen (Jessica) and Mark (Amme). Granddaughter Jade Klingler, Grandson Hank Sala. His brother Aldo in Somaggia, Italy. His sister -in - law Mary Ann Van Paul, brother-in-law John (Gloria) Grisetti and nephew David Van Paul also many nieces and nephew in Italy.

Bruno was preceded in death by his Father and Mother Aurelio & Maria(Guidi) Sala in Italy. His brothers, Andreino, Silvo, Emanuele, Serafino, Severo, and Renato all from Italy. Also his brother-in-law Brian Van Paul.

To honor Bruno’s passing his large extended family in Italy had the church bells tolled in his hometown to announce his passing and will have a mass said in the church Bruno attended growing up.
Private interment has been held.




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Struve and Laporte Funeral Home
41 West San Luis Street
Salinas, CA US 93901