Salvatore C. Bartolotta, an architect who worked for the City of Buffalo, died Sunday in Mercy Hospital after a brief illness. He would have celebrated his 93rd birthday Thursday.
Born and raised in Buffalo, he graduated from Hutchinson-Central High School and the University of Buffalo.
Mr. Bartolotta spent more than 30 years working as an architect for the City of Buffalo until his retirement in 1971. Before working for the city, he taught drafting at McKinley High School. A West Seneca resident in his later years, he was a member of Fourteen Holy Helpers Catholic Church, where he served as an usher and was involved in the Holy Name Society.
Survivors include his wife, the former Marie DeLauro; two daughters, Carrie Ann Tomczak and Patricia A. Edwards, both of Orchard Park; a brother, Joseph of Buffalo; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Fourteen Holy Helpers Church, 1345 Indian Church Road, West Seneca, after prayers at 8:30 in Curtin Funeral Home, 1340 Union Road, West Seneca. Burial will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Cheektowaga.