Salvatore A. Cammel

June 30, 1933 ~ April 28, 2020 (age 86)


Salvatore A. Cammel, age 86 of Canton, passed away peacefully Tuesday afternoon April 28, 2020 at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Canton to the late Sullivan and Alfrettia (Thompson) Cammel, he was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years Muriel (Veronesi) Cammel, siblings Mary Cammel, Frank Cammel, and Lucy Cammel. A member of Christ the Servant Catholic Parish, Sal was the Secretary-Treasurer of the Canton Federation of Musicians Local 111 of the American Federation of Musicians, Secretary of the Lions Club, and past-president of the Canton Jefferson/Jackson Democratic Club. He retired from the Stark County Engineer's office after 30 years of service as the Chief Deputy, Engineer. Sal was a Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a well accomplished musician and for most of his life enjoyed playing drums in several local bands in and around Canton. Sal was a caring and loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend. He is survived by his children Dawn (James) Poremba of Gahanna, OH; Douglas (Vickie Slater) Cammel of Suffolk, VA; Tara (Chris) Johnson, Sullivan (Kelley) Cammel all of Canton; 13 grandchildren, Eric Jogerst, Anna Johnson, Amy Hoshaw, Adrian Johnson, Jessica Demharter, Chelsea Jamison, Britney Sheets, Nicholas Amanatides, Brenna, Hunter, Cailee, Nate, and Eric Cammel; great grandchildren Caleb Jamison II, Cove Cammel, Marshall Hoshaw; and brother Ronald (Vondie Thomas) Cammel of Massillon, OH. Due to present conditions, private services will be held in the Rossi Family Funeral Home officiated by the Rev. Msgr. Lewis Gaetano. The service will also be live streamed on FaceBook. If you would like to view the live service, please send an email by 5:00 PM Friday, May 1st to for details. Interment will be in Sunset Hills Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Salvatore's name may be made to Aultman Hospice.

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