Samuel R. "Sam" Neumann

Samuel "Sam" R. Neumann, 78, died March 20, 2013, at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center, Fort Pierce. He was born in Albany, N.Y., and lived in Fort Pierce for 12 years, coming from his birthplace. He was a painting contractor and plumber. He was an Army veteran. He was a member of the Elks Lodge in Fort Pierce. Survivors include his son, John Neumann of Cohes, N.Y.; daughters, Kelly Neumann Gomes of Watervliet, N.Y., Pauline Forsha-Davis of Niskayuna, N.Y., and Danielle Mello of Oxford; brother, Tyrone "Ty" Neumann of Fort Pierce; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Carol; son, Samuel Russell Neumann Jr.; brother, David Neumann; and a grandson. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Lucie County Community Services, 437 N. Seventh Street, Fort Pierce, FL 34950. Services: Arrangements are by Yates Funeral Home and Crematory in Fort Pierce. A guest book is available at

Published in the TC Palm on Apr. 10, 2013