JOHNSONBURG - Harry J. "Buck" Sample, 86, of 61 Kane St., Wilcox, died Friday evening (Feb. 21, 2014) at Elk Haven Nursing Home in St. Marys after a short illness.
On July 28, 1951, in Holy Rosary Church, Johnsonburg, he married Dolores Rusalem, who died Jan. 8, 2008.
Mr. Sample is survived by a son, Richard "Rick" Sample of Wilcox; two grandchildren, Leah Sample and Theresa Sample, both of St. Marys; a great-grandson, Calvin Sample of Johnsonburg; two brothers, Jim (Georgeanne) Sample of Smethport and Joseph (Kathleen "Kathy") Sample of Hickory, N.C.; five sisters, Jean "Norma" Swanson of Rasselas, Julie (Tim) Valentine of St. Marys, Joyce (Tim) Smart of Clyde, N.C., Joanne (David) Andrus of Howard Siding, and Leone Sigworth of West Middlesex; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Daniel Jack Sample; a brother, Jeffrey; and sisters, Jane Barber, Janet Howard, June Sample, Gertrude Northrop, Margaret Almira "Pie" Smith, Mary Ann Stearns and Betty Allegretto.
There will be no services or visitation. Interment will be private in Holy Cross Cemetery, Rasselas
Funeral arrangements under direction of the Anthony F. Ferragine Funeral Home, 401 Chestnut St., Johnsonburg.
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