Sal J. Molite World War II veteran

November 18, 1990

Services for Sal J. Molite, a decorated World War II vetera and retired assistant deputy director for the Foreign Claims Division of the Social Security Administration, will be held at 12:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Lemmon-Mitchell-Wiedefeld funeral establishment in Timonium.

Mr. Molite, a resident of Cockeysville, died Wednesday at Sinai Hospital after a long illness. He was 65.

Born in the Bronx, N.Y., Mr. Molite attended Christopher Columbus High School and Columbia University. He entered military service in 1943 and was a machine gunner in the Pacific. Mr. Molite was honorably discharged in 1945 and received the Asiatic Pacific Theater of Operations service ribbon with one bronze battle star and the Philippine Liberation Service Ribbon with bronze battle star.

Mr. Molite began his career at Social Security at the New York office in 1945 and was transferred to the Woodlawn complex in 1959. He retired in 1978.

In addition to his wife of 43 years, the former Marie Ranallo, Mr. Molite is survived by two sons, Sal J. Molite Jr. of Bel Air and John J. Molite of Parkville; his mother, Mamie Molite of Long Island, N.Y.; his sister, Lucille Sarli, of Long Island; and two grandsons.

Mr. Molite will be interred with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery.

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