Stephen Samchishen

Stephen Samchishen

Friday, April 22nd, 1927 - Monday, January 7th, 2019
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Steve Samchisen
Of Lowman, NY passed away on January 7, 2019 at the age of 91. Steve was born April 22, 1927, a son of the late Samuel and Eva Samchisen. He was pre deceased by brothers, William, Michael, John; sisters, Anna, Mary and Julia; great grandson, Tyler; loving wife of 54 years, Bernice Rodabaugh Samchisen. Steve is survived by his daughters, Flora (Robert) Naegely, Diana (Jeff) Rafuse and Judy (Douglas) Peters; grandchildren, Sara McDougall, Jacob (Amy) Naegely, Erin (Brian) Ames, Stephanie (Dan) Robbins, Logan Peters and Melanie Naegely; 10 great grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Samchisen and several extended family members. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Lynn Buck for everything she did for Steve over the years. Steve graduated from Elmira Heights, served his country honorably with the US Navy with the Seabees during WWII and retired as a truck driver. It was Steve’s wishes that services be held privately. He will be laid to rest alongside his wife in Maple Grove Cemtery with Military Honors.
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  • Interment

    Friday, January 11th, 2019 | 2:30pm
    Friday, January 11th, 2019 2:30pm
    Maple Grove Cemetery
    715 Broad St.
    HORSEHEADS, NY 14845
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It was Steve’s wishes that services be held privately.


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Posted at 06:20pm
Steve was a great neighbor and a swell father to his family. The Samchishen family were great neighbors and Breesport
was made a better place when they moved into town.

Gary & Nancy Miller

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