Samuel A. DeFilippo
1947 – 2011
Canterbury – Samuel A. DeFilippo, 64, of Bingham Rd., died Thursday, September 15, 2011 in William W. Backus Hospital. He was the loving husband of Sandra (Credit) DeFilippo. Born in Webster, MA, he was the son of the late Samuel and Josephine (Krukowski) DeFilippo.
Sam worked for 37 years and retired as a Consumer Safety Inspector for the U.S.D.A. He loved gardening almost as much as traveling around the country with his wife Sandy. He was an avid and loyal Red Sox and New England Patriots fan. In his retirement years, he enjoyed the outdoors kayaking and riding around in his Jeep.
In addition to his wife, Sam is survived by his son, Anthony DeFilippo of Norwich; his daughters, Iris Sattar of Coventry, CT, Lisa Chareunsri of San Diego, CA, and Aleisha DeFilippo of Portland, OR; his brother, Frank DeFilippo of Phoenix, AZ; his grandchildren, Nathan, Haley, Leah, Elise, Tallulah, Myca, and Nico.
As requested by the family, services will be private and have been entrusted to the Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main St, N. Grosvenordale, CT 06255. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com