Caroline Samas

Obituary of Caroline J. Samas

 

Caroline J. Samas, 89, of Glenview, IL, formerly of Revere, beloved wife of the late Walter Samas, died Monday, September 30, 2019, peacefully while in the comforting presence of her family.

Born in Chelsea on July 30, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Bertha (Picardi) Reppucci. Raised and educated in Revere, she graduated Revere High School, class of 1948.  She married the late Louis S. Scarpa in 1949 and moved to Stoneham where they raised their five children. She later moved back to her parents home in Revere where she continued to raise her younger children and care for her aging parents until they passed.

She was employed for many years at John Hancock in Boston. As a young woman, Caroline was a beautiful seamstress, a talented figure skater and loved ballroom dancing. It was at Wonderland Ballroom, later in her life, where she met her dear soul mate Walter Samas. They married and after they retired moved to Venice, Florida to enjoy many years of sunshine together.

Surviving her are three daughters, Beth Ann Huber and her husband, Bill of Glenview, IL, Maria Caruso and her husband, Ric of Wells, ME and Jane Santini and her husband, Glenn of Woburn, two sons, William Scarpa of Littleton and Robert Scarpa of Lakewood, CO, eleven grandchildren, Daniel and William Huber, Krista Maguire, Caroline Caruso Besedes, Lesley Ryan, Lindsay Moran, Rugo Santini, Michael Scarpa, Jill Gray, Carlo Scarpa and Candice Talbot, twelve great grandchildren,Theodore Maguire, Samantha and Beau Ryan, Vincent and Joseph Moran, Olivia and Elliot Gray, Anthony Scarpa, Robert, Angelina, Roma and Rocco Talbot, two sisters, Madeline Cefalo of CA and the late Carmen Mazza of Woburn and several nieces and nephews.

Her funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Ann’s Church, 140 Lynn St., Peabody, Monday, October 7, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. A visitation will be held at the Conway Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody, prior to the Mass, on Monday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  Burial in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Peabody. For directions and online guestbook please visit www.ccbfuneral.com.

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Monday
7
October

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:30 am
Monday, October 7, 2019
Conway,Cahill-Brodeur
82 Lynn St.
Peabody, Massachusetts, United States
978-531-0472
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Monday
7
October

Funeral Mass

12:00 pm
Monday, October 7, 2019
St. Ann's Church
140 Lynn St.
Peabody, Massachusetts, United States
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Burial

Cedar Grove Cemetery
100 Cedar Grove Avenue
Peabody, Massachusetts, United States
978-531-1073
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