Samuel Gentille

Samuel T. Gentille

MANSFIELD: Samuel T. Gentille, 78, of Mansfield passed away January 1, 2014 at the home of his caregiver.

Sam was born January 27, 1935 in Mansfield to Samuel and Marie Mack Gentille. He attended Mansfield Senior High and was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church. He was an Army veteran who was stationed in Puerto Rico. Sam worked at Mansfield Tire, Tappans and retired from General Motors. He was a member of the Moose and a lifelong Amvets member. Sam was an avid reader, golfer and loved traveling out West.

He is survived by his daughters Mary (Jeff) Cox, Brenda Kiamy, Audrey (Jon) Ralph; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister Cecilia (Teo) Cortelletti.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his beloved spouse Nancy, daughter Amy Ruth; siblings Jeroma Warden, Phillip Gentille.

Friends may call at Herlihy-Chambers Funeral Home, 173 Park Avenue West on Monday from 10:00am - 12:00pm. A memorial service will then be held at the funeral home at 12:00pm with Deacon Terry Philpott officiating followed by military services provided by Richland County Joint Veterans Burial Detail. Burial will take place at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter's Catholic Church or School.


Funeral Home

Herlihy-Chambers Funeral Home
173 Park Ave W Mansfield, OH 44902
(419) 524-5532

Published in the News Journal on Jan. 4, 2014