Sam J. Patane, 86, 10/21/2008

FULTON, NY – Sam J. Patane, 86, of Hannibal, died Tuesday Oct. 21, 2008, in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, after a long illness.

He was born in East Syracuse the son of the late Vincenzo and Rosa Patane.

Sam J. Patane
Sam J. Patane

Mr. Patane owned Par-K Enterprises in Fulton, Patane Insurance of Hannibal and Patane Farms in Hannibal.

He was a Hannibal volunteer firefighter.

Mr. Patane was predeceased by his first wife, Rita Patane, in 1991; his brothers, Jim Patane, Myron Patane; and sister, Mary Barone.

Mr. Patane is survived by his wife of 15 years, Mary Patane of Hannibal; his sons, Sam (Valerie) Patane of Hannibal, and Richard Patane of Fulton; his brother, Frank Patane of Hannibal; two sisters, Eleanor Malone of Hannibal, and Agnes Barone of Cicero.

Mr. Patane is also survived by two grandsons, David Patane and Michael (Carrie) Patane; and his great-grandchild Teigen Patane; and his stepchildren, Beth Anne Widrick, Michelle Shutts, Bradley Griffin, Carmen Griffin, Brian Griffin; and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services and burial will be private.

There will be no calling hours.

Contributions may be made in Sam’s name to the American Diabetes 356 N. Midler Ave., Syracuse 13206.

The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar Funeral Home, 224 W. Second St., S., Fulton.


  1. Dear Sam and Family,
    We were so sorry to hear about your Dad. Please know that you and your family are in our prayers and thoughts. Don and Veronica LaBarge

  2. please accept our deepest sympathies on the loss of your dad. Uncle Sam will always be in my memories. diane salvage-warner

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