Thomas C. Samuels
Published 9:01 am Monday, January 11, 2016
Thomas C. Samuels, 80, of Putnam, Connecticut died Monday, Dec. 14, 2015 at home of lung cancer.
Mr. Samuels was born Jan. 22, 1935, in Gallion, son of Eddie and Georgia (Abernathy) Samuels.
He was the husband of Lucille (Tetreault) Samuels. The couple were married Jan. 16, 1964. She died March 9, 2005.
Mr. Samuels was a veteran of World War II serving with the U.S. Army. He was honorably discharged Jan. 31, 1956. He was a lover of sports and fishing and will be sadly missed.
He was employed at Jacobs Rubber and a laborer. Mr. Samuels attended Linden schools through junior high achool. He moved to Connecticut and married his beautiful wife and raised his daughter, Pamela.
He leaves his siblings, Hazel, Chris, Melvia, George, Gene, Kathryn, Alma and Lena. He was predeceased by siblings, Edwina and Eula.
He leaves one child, Pamela Vincelette Howard, and her husband, Bradley; step-children, Susan Walker and Joy Walker Webb; grandchildren, Ashley, Bradley, Rebecca, Andrew, Justin, John, Hannah, Oliver and Morgan; great-grandchildren, Lauthell, Alyceya, Layah, Othelia, Charlotte, Jonah, Abagail, Molly, Aven and Coty; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 10 a.m. with Military Honors. Smith and Walker Funeral Home, 148 Grove Street, of Putnam, Connecticut is directing arrangements. Share a memory at www.smithandwalkerfh.com