Sam was born on April 3, 1925 and passed away on Friday, October 14, 2016.
Sam was a resident of Westland, Michigan at the time of his passing.
Sam proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II from 1943-1948 aboard the USS Pocomoke and was part of Acorn 34. and for many years served as an honor guard for fallen veterans.
He was married to Rosalie.
The family will receive visitors Thursday October 20 from 4-8 p.m. at the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home in Westland 7707 Middlebelt Road at Ann Arbor Trail. He will lie in state Friday October 21 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church 27101 W. Chicago at Inkster in Redford with Funeral Mass to follow at 10:30 a.m.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made in his memory to St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church and St. Jude Childrenâs Research Hospital.