SAM PANIPINTO, 72, of West Henrietta, New York and formerly of Port
Charlotte died Saturday, September 9, 2006 in Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY
after a sudden illness.
He was born May 16, 1934 in Livonia Center, New York and moved to
Port Charlotte in the late 1950s from Livonia, New York and had just moved to
back to New York six weeks ago. Sam was a retired barber at Ladds Barber Shop
in Port Charlotte for many years before he retired in 1996. He was a member of
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church of Port Charlotte and as a young man served
in the U.S. Army.
He is survived by a loving family, his wife, Hope C. Panipinto of West Henrietta; two step-daughters, Mary Michelle Sofge of Mobile, AL and Monica Diane (Dan) Meservey of Atlanta, GA; two step-sons, Michael McKee(Leslie) Sofge and Mark Edward (Karen)Sofge both of Atlanta; six sisters, Mary (Don) Pickell of Rochester, Rose Davis of Rochester, Madeline Panipinto of Port Charlotte, Nancy (Roger) McCluskey of Port Charlotte, Teresa (Richard) Stefonek of Melbourne, FL and Joanie Sadler of Port Charlotte; 4 brothers, Joe (Dorothy) Panipinto of Port Charlotte, Carm (Marge) Panipinto of Rochester, Frank (Gail) Panipinto of Naples, FL and Jim (Virginia) Panipinto of Naples; 8 step grandchildren and 7 step great grandchildren; and many loving nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
Sam will be dearly missed by all who knew him;
He will be gone but not forgotten.