Beloved son of Michael and Cynthia Parente. Brother to Briana (Chris Goetschel), Casey (Ben Schar), Ashley (Marquise Muldrow), Jordan (Becca Parente) and Chris (Hillary Yoder).
Sam was a gift to our family and to all who knew him.
Known as Uncle Sam to his ten nieces and nephews; Tristan, Caden, Finnian, Easton, Owen, Abigail, Madeline, Violet, Evelyn and MJ, Sam was always ready to play, play, play.
Loving grandson to Tom and Marilyn Eubanks, David and Beverly Gault, Nick and Karen Parente.
Sam's loving uncles and aunts include; Nick, Maria, Marina, Mark (Julie), David (Cristina).
Cousin to Susan, Lauren, Brian, Matthew, Michelle, Nicolle, Christopher, Nicholas, David, Thelma and Edward.
Sam's most caring canine companion was his Siberian Husky, Kayla, with whom he shared great love.
Full of love and a contagious laugh, Sam lit up every room he entered and brought his infectious smile everywhere he went. Sam was a lover of nature and to his country, and gave the shirt off his back to help anyone in need.
Selfless, playful, kind, loving, gentle, sensitive and caring were at the core of Sam's being.
As an old soul, Sam was an honor roll student - intuitive and wise beyond his years.
Sam's never ending gifts live on in the lives he touched including the many lives he saved and aided through his gifts of organ donation.
Sam will be forever loved and missed, and will always be in our hearts.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a financial gift of any amount in Sam's name to LifeSharing at lifesharing.org