AMerican Veteran 11

Lansing M. Salvas

January 30, 1948 ~ March 19, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Lansing Salvas Obituary

Lansing M. Salvas, Sr., 76, passed away peacefully on March 19, 2024 at Daybrook Village Senior Living in Holyoke. Born in Springfield on January 30, 1948 to the late Richard and Marlene (Kearns) Salvas, he grew up in the Winchester Square neighborhood of Springfield. Lansing served honorably in the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany during Vietnam and then served for 21 years in the Reserves. He worked as an assembly worker for Smith & Wesson for many years and retired from Savage Arms. He enjoyed fishing and was a member at Mill Valley Golf Links in Belchertown.

He leaves his wife of 23 years, Pamela (Pawlowski) Salvas; his children: Lansing Salvas, Jr, Louise Nieves and Tina Salvas, all of Chicopee; a brother, Richard Salvas, Jr. of Chicopee; his step-siblings: Paul Salvas of Agawam and Penny Irrizary, Pamela Salvas, Carol Copson and MaryLou Cruz, all of Springfield; 4 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and many other family members and friends.

Committal with military honors will be held on Thursday, March 28, 2024 at 3pm at the MA Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, 1390 Main St., Agawam. To offer online condolences to the family, please visit

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Committal with Military Honors
March 28, 2024

3:00 PM
Massachusetts Veterans' Memorial Cemetery
1390 Main Street
Agawam, MA 01001


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