Samuel J. Imbolli Sr., 82

FULTON, NY – Samuel J. Imbolli Sr., 82, of Granby, passed away on Monday October 28, 2013, at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse.

A native of Oswego, he had resided in the Granby-Fulton area for many years.

He was a graduate of Oswego High School and had attended SUNY at Oswego.

Sam was an Army veteran of the Korean War.

He was a communicant of Holy Trinity Parish in Fulton.

Sam was a loving, compassionate and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother-in-law, uncle and friend.

He was an extraordinarily special person to all those that had the joy of knowing him and he will be loved and be a special part of us forever.

May a shared moment with him be a cherished memory of a precious gift and may the glow of his love shine within you forever.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Kate French Imbolli; son, Samuel J. (Vicki) Imbolli Jr.; grandchildren, Rowan Samuel Imbolli and Caroline Katherine Imbolli; sisters-in-law, Ann (John) Snell and Joan Richards; brother-in-law, John (Nancy Ann) French and their families.

He was predeceased by his parents, Norman and Rose Tripp Imbolli; and granddaughter, Hope Elizabeth Imbolli.

There are no calling hours at this time.

Memorial services will be at a later date.

The family wishes to thank all who have made a difference in Sam’s life, he appreciated your love and support.

A gift of remembrance for Sam would be offering kindness and hope to anyone in need and making a difference in their lives.

He would ask that you forgive those who may have offended you; ask forgiveness of those you may have offended; then forgive yourself.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 4043 Maple Road, Amherst, NY 14226 or to Assumption Food Pantry, 812 N. Salina St., Syracuse, NY 13208.

Foster Funeral Home in Fulton has care of arrangements.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.


  1. We are so sorry to hear of Sam’s passing. My father spoke highly of him and their time in the service. We at one point tried to locate Sam for my Dad; Robert Kimball. You and your family are in our prayers and thoughts. With sincere sympathy, Gary & MaryEllen LaGrou

  2. We are so sorry to hear of Sam’s passing. My father; Robert (Bob) Kimball spoke highly of Sam during their service time together. At one point we tried to locate Sam. We are very sorry we never got them together. You and your family are in our prayers and thoughts.
    With sincere sympathy, MaryEllen (kimball) LaGrou

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