Samuel A. Paparo, 87, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on January 13,
2021. He was born on June 19, 1933 in Philadelphia, PA to Susie G. and Frank
Paparo. He moved to Florida in 1967 with his wife Ann, who he was married to
for 56 years.
Sam served in the Conshohocken Fire Police in Pennsylvania for 10 years. He was
a Master Meat Cutter for 55 years, working for A&P and Publix, including in his
privately-owned butcher shop for 12 of those years.
Sam had an outgoing personality and amusing wit; he made friends with everyone
he met. He would help anyone in need. He was skilled at fixing just about
anything. He loved boating, fishing, camping, and spending time with his children
and grandchildren. He was a wealth of self-educated knowledge. He found
particular joy introducing others to new things they may have never known or
experienced before. He would see these things for the first time again through
Sam is survived by his wife Ann; sister Mary I. Weychert; nieces Susan (Peter)
Blakeley and Sandra (Douglas) Rollins; nephew William (Tara) Weychert; daughter
Bernadette (Andy) Russell, grandson Taylor; son Mark (Melissa) Paparo,
grandchildren Baylee, Presley, Evan, great-grandchildren Zoiee and Malachi; son
Martin (Jennifer) Paparo, granddaughters Katelyn, Hannah, and Bethany; and
cousin Michael (Judy) Paparo. He has one deceased brother Anthony Paparo and
surviving niece Margaret and nephew Frank. He will be dearly missed.
Memorialization will be by cremation
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home, 526 Oakwood Street, Folkston, Georgia 31537.
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