Born in Brooklyn, New York, to Dr. Joseph Rappeport and Anna Neuman Rappeport, she graduated from Phoenix Union High School in Phoenix, Arizona. She was a longtime resident of Tucson. Mrs. Salonic was a life member of Hadassah, a Girl Scout leader, and a longtime member of Congregation Anshei Israel and Congregation Young Israel. She helped her husband with his business, Supreme Cleaners.
Mrs. Salonic was predeceased by her husband, Harris E. Salonic, in 1963; brother, Jack J.; and sons, Robert Alan and Larry Abraham.
Survivors include her children, Andrew (Gloria) Salonic, Mara (Wes) Salonic-Pierce, and William Salonic, all of Arizona; three grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held in the Congregation Young Israel section of Evergreen Cemetery, with Rabbi Yossie Shemtov and Rabbi Yitz Pierce, Mrs. Salonic’s grandson, officiating. To share a memory, visit www.evergreen-tucson.com.