Hayden Matthew Salapek

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Hayden Matthew Salapek, 20, of Coatesville, Ind., and formerly of Warren, Pa., died Sunday morning, Sept. 30, 2018 as the result of injuries sustained in an ATV accident.

Hayden was born Sept. 11, 1998 in Potomac, Va. He was the son of Matthew L. and Stacy Miller Salapek who reside in Warren, Pa.

Hayden was a 2017 graduate of Warren Area High School where he was their defensive end and tackle on the high school football team. He had played football and was a very talented player from grade 7 through his senior year.

While in high school, he was employed during the summers with Wells Hog Wild Barbecue.

He was employed in Coatesville as a heavy equipment operator, working with a local excavating company. Hayden was an avid hunter, fisherman, outdoorsman and enjoyed all-terrain vehicles.

He is lovingly remembered by his family as always having a big grin on his face, a wonderful kid and human being, whom they were proud to call him their son and brother. He always had a true sense of loyalty to his friends and family, he would help anyone if he could.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his brother, Collin J. Salapek of Warren, Pa.; maternal grandmother, Diana Krinjeck Nesbitt, and step maternal grandfather, Michael Nesbitt both of Russell, Pa.; and paternal grandparents Joseph and Debbie Stoddard Salapek of Warren, Pa. Several aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Ernest Miller.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, 304 E. St., Warren, Pa., on Friday, Oct. 5 from 5-8 p.m.

A celebration of his life will be held at the Warren State Hospital Interfaith Chapel, 33 Main Drive, Warren, Pa., on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Marcus Briggs, retired chaplain, officiating. Interment will be in Kitchen Cemetery.

Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Hunt of a Lifetime, 6927 Buffalo Rd., Harborcreek, PA 16421.

E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com.