September 18, 1917 ~ March 21, 2010
Fornuto, Samuel J., Col.,Ret.,U.S.A.R. Greece: March 21, 2010 at age 92. Predeceased by his sisters, Ripoldina Lompo and Eva Fornuto; brothers, Mauro and Ralph Fornuto; many beloved brothers and sisters-in-law. He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Ann Fornuto; son, Joseph (Alice) Fornuto; daughter, Terri (Casper) Pizzo; sister, Antoinette Vacca; sisters-in-law, Helen Ferrari and Elaine Fornuto; cherished grandchildren, Alaina Pizzo (Richard Widdle) and Russell Pizzo; several nieces, nephews and cousins; many dear friends. Sam was a proud Army Veteran serving in the Pacific during World War II. He was an avid golfer and his family was the heart of his life. The family expresses deep appreciation to the caring and compassionate staffs at Kirkhaven, Rochester General and Unity Hospital. Friends may call Thursday 4-8 PM at the Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road. His Funeral Service will be held Friday 10:00 AM in the funeral home chapel. Entombment, Riverside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Seniors First Foundation, The American Heart Association, Unity Health Foundation or the Rochester General Hospital Foundation in his memory. For more information or to visit Samuel's guestbook please visit MeesonFamily.com.