Sam was born Sept. 27, 1944 in Towanda, Pa., the son of the late Dorothy (Dieffenbach) and Peter Palmieri of New Albany, Pa. He was a 1962 graduate of Wyalusing High School. Sam served during the Vietnam Era stateside as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army. In 1967 he married the former Connie Campbell of Wyalusing. Sam was employed by GTE Osram in Towanda as a photographer/graphic artist, he retired in 1999 after 35 years of service at the facility. Sam enjoyed gardening, cooking, and camping, he was an active swim-parent & supporter of Aqua-Ducks, a Little League Assistant Coach and Coach. He enjoyed going salmon fishing with his friends. He was also involved in a variety of charitable activities during his lifetime.
There will be a Celebration of Life announced at a later date.
The Pepper Funeral Home and Cremation Facility, 578 Springbrook Dr. in Canton is assisting the family with arrangements. Share memories and condolences at www.pepperfuneralhome.com