OSWEGO, NY – Nancy L. Samuels, 92, a resident of Bishop’s Commons in Oswego, passed away Thursday February 5, 2015, at her home.
She had previously lived on Shady Lane in the Town of Scriba.
She and her husband, Harvey, made their home on East 13th Street for more than 30 years.
Nancy was born in Oswego, the daughter of the late Samuel and Esther (Pasciutto) Familo.
She was a life resident of the area.
Prior to her retirement, she was employed as an account clerk with the County of Oswego Highway Department.
She was predeceased by her husband, Harvey Samuels, who died in 2004; and her daughter, Judith Cole, who died in 2014.
Nancy is survived by a daughter, Jeanne (Thomas) Kurilovitch of Oswego; a son, William (Linda) Samuels of Oswego; two sisters, Marie Bellow of Florida and Gen Loughrey of Oswego; her brother, Joseph Familo of Oswego; her grandchildren: Scott (Fong) Cole, Brian (Kelly) Cole, Kristen (Joe) Lavelle, Tom (Lisa) Kurilovitch, Steven (Liz) Kurilovitch, Joe (Leah) Samuels and Nicole Samuels; her great-grandchildren: Matthew, Katya, Jake, Chloe, Samantha and Alexandra; and several nieces and nephews.
Nancy and Harvey wintered in St. Augustine for several years where they made many friends.
She enjoyed her grandchildren and their activities.
After moving to Bishop’s Commons in March 2014 Nancy enjoyed many activities and discovered a talent for painting and bell choir.
She made many new friends there.
Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Monday at the Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home.
Burial will be in St. Paul’s Cemetery.
Calling hours will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 112 E. Second St.
Memorial contributions can be made to Bishop’s Commons Activities Fund, 4 Burkle St., Oswego; or to the Friends of Oswego County Hospice, PO Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126.