Camarata, Samuel M.
Chili: Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on December 24, 2017, at age 79. He is predeceased by his daughter, Kim Marie Camarata; son, Anthony Camarata; brother, Anthony C. Camarata; brother-in-law, Robert Carafice. He is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Janet M. (Carafice) Camarata, son, Mark S. (Kimberli) Camarata; daughter Cheryl A. (Michael) Thornberg; daughter-in-law Suzanne Camarata; Kim Marie’s partner, Sharon Weins; grandchildren, Caralyn and Elizabeth Camarata, Nicole and Brittany Parisi, Gerry and David Thornberg, Dr. Sam (Erin) Camarata, Joelle Camarata; great grandchildren, Madalyn and Zoe Plimpton, Anthony J. Camarata; sister Pauline (Stanley) Tucciarello, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Sheila Carafice, Louis and Kathy Fracassi, Maria and Fred Costanza; many, nieces, nephews, cousins and wonderful friends. Sam was a retired Postmaster, coached Little League and Pop Warner, and was a lifelong Yankee and Syracuse basketball fan.
Friends may call THURSDAY from 3-7PM at the DiPonzio Funeral Home, Inc., 219 Spencerport Road, Gates. On Friday morning, December 29, all are invited to attend his funeral services at 10:00 at the All Seasons Chapel at White Haven Memorial Park, 210 Marsh Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center, c/o Lifetime Care, 3111 S. Winton Rd., Rochester, NY 14623 in his memory.