Mark Sanjay Samartha
May 6, 1981 ~ October 27, 2013
32, of Colton passed away Sunday, October 27th in Highland. He was born in Canoga Park and lived in San Bernardino and Colton for 30 years.
Over the years Mark had been an acolyte, vestryman, and bookkeeper for St. John's Episcopal Church.
He attended Holy Rosary Academy and graduated from San Bernardino High School in 1999. He graduated from UC Riverside and taught chess to young children.
He was a natural at anything he attempted: sports, academics, videogames, and keeping friendships.
Mark was the beloved son of Evelyn Samartha Thompson and the late Rev. Dr. Michael P. Samartha. Other survivors include his twin sister Rebekah of Massachusetts and younger sisters Ruth of Oregon and Anne of Rancho Cucamonga.
Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Thursday, November 7, 2013 at Harrison-Ross Mortuary, 738 Highland Ave., San Bernardino. Memorial service will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, November 8, 2013 St. John's Episcopal Church, 1407 N. Arrowhead Ave., San Bernardino. May God grant him eternal peace.