Samuel Joseph Cusimano
1932 - 2021
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Samuel Joseph Cusimano was born September 24, 1932 and passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Friday, February 26, 2021 at the age of 88. He attended John Carroll High School and was an avid Alabama Football fan. Sam proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War on the Battleship, U.S.S. New Jersey. He retired after working for over 44 years with L & N (CSX) Railroad. Sam was preceded in death by his parents, Frances and Bernard Cusimano; sisters, Angeleen Fontana and Diana Fontana of Monroe, Louisiana; and great grandchildren William, Sophia, Christian, and Lyla Ann. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Veta Lovoy Cusimano; their five children, Benny M. Cusimano (Polly), Jerry A. Cusimano (Rebecca), Gregory R. Cusimano (Belinda), Frances C. Owen (Wayne), and Ondria C. Jett (Tim); 17 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandson; several nieces, nephews and many friends. Sam faithfully attended Holy Infant of Prague Catholic Church and was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Council #635. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at Holy Infant of Prague Catholic Church in Trussville, Alabama beginning at 10 am and followed by a funeral mass at 11 am. Interment will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be his eight grandsons. In lieu of flowers: Church Building fund or St. Jude's Hospital.


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Published in The Birmingham News from Feb. 28 to Mar. 3, 2021.
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March 3, 2021
My deepest condolences upon the death of Samuel-Joseph Cusimano.
Be sure of my heartfelt prayers and remembrance at Holy Mass.
Fr. Peter Malloy, SDB, former chaplain at John Carroll HS in the '90s
Fr. Peter Malloy, SDB
March 1, 2021
I would like to extend my deepest sympathy in behalf of the Cusimano family and friends during this time of sorrow. May the peace of God comfort you through thus difficult time.
February 28, 2021
Vita and family, always remember the good times and keep a smile in your hearts when thinking of your love one. Rest in peace Sammy.
Josephine Renta Jovings
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