Samuel L. Morgia, 81

OSWEGO, NY – Samuel L. Morgia, 81, of Oswego, died Sunday April 23, 2017, at his home with his family by his side.

Samuel L. Morgia
Samuel L. Morgia

He was born in Oswego, the son of the late Salvatore and Catherine (Molinari) Morgia.

Mr. Morgia remained a lifetime resident of Oswego.

He was a member of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Local # 73, where he employed with them for more than 20 years.

He retired as superintendent of buildings and grounds after 15 years from the Oswego City School District.

Mr. Morgia served in the United States Army during the Korean War from 1954 until 1956.

He was a communicant of St. Joseph Church, the PER of the Oswego Elks and former member of the Dante Alighieri.

Mr. Morgia is survived by his wife, Shirley Morgia of Oswego; children, Michael (Lisa) Morgia of Rochester and Laurie (Fred) Sharkey of Oswego.

He is also survived by his grandchildren, Kristina, Ashley and Delaney.

Mr. Morgia was predeceased by his siblings, Jenny Rinaldo, Gloria O’Donnell, Barbara Janice, Jeanette Morgia, Leo Morgia and Joseph Morgia.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 29, at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph’s Church, Oswego, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated.

Entombment will be in All Saints’ Mausoleum.

The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. Fourth St., Oswego.

Contributions may be made to Friends of Oswego County Hospice.


  1. Shirley and Family: Kindly accept our sympathy at Sam’s passing. We remember him as a great guy and are certain that he rests in eternal peace.

  2. Wonderful guy with a great disposition. He will be missed! My prayers for you Sam and for your family.

  3. great guy and friend, will be greatly missed, condolences to his family, he will always be in my prayers.

  4. Mike Family- Our deepest & sincerest sympathy for your loss of your wonderful father. Our thought and prayers are with you always. With all of our love~ Todd, Karina & Isabella Amyot

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