Sam J. Piazza, 86, of Baldwinsville, New York, died on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at the VA Medical Center, Syracuse, New York.

He was born in Oswego, New York, son of the late Joseph and Mary Deambra Piazza. He was an Army Veteran from 1954 – 1956, serving in the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Edick-Hamlink Post #369 VFW in Mexico, New York, and the Mexico American Legion.

Sam was a member of the NRA.

He was a Communicant of St. Anne Mother of Mary Roman Catholic Church in Mexico.

Sam was a Barber and owned and operated Sam’s Barber Shop on Main Street in Mexico for 45 years.

He was pre-deceased by Jane Piazza.

Sam is survived by his children, Sam J. (Victoria) Piazza Jr. of Central Square, New York; Tracy (Joel) Pankowski, of Baldwinsville; and Matthew (Rebecca) Piazza, of Cicero, New York; his eight grandchildren, Eric, Samantha, Mary Jane, Joey, Stacy, Trevor, A.J. and Tyler; great-grandson Zayden; sister Joan Campbell; along with several nieces and nephews.

A celebration of Sam’s life will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at the Mexico VFW Edick-Hamlink Post No. 369, 5930 Scenic Avenue, Mexico.

Sam’s family will receive friends following the service until 7 p.m.

Arrangements are in care of Harter Funeral Home, Inc. 9 Washington Avenue, Mexico, NY.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Mexico VFW Edick-Hamlink Post #369.


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