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Samuel "Sam" Paul Griffo

August 31, 1979 August 28, 2019
Samuel "Sam" Paul Griffo
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Obituary for Samuel "Sam" Paul Griffo

Samuel “Sam” Paul Griffo, 39, of Camillus, passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at home, surrounded by his loving family. Born and raised in Camillus, he lived in Boston before moving back to Camillus in 2016. A graduate of West Genesee High School, Sam earned his bachelor's degree from Ithaca College. He won the 1998 Lacrosse National Championship with West Genesee High School and the 2002 Division Lacrosse Championship with Ithaca College. Sam enjoyed doing many "progeez" and spending time with family and friends, always putting them first.

Surviving are his wife, Heather; parents, Richard and Sherry of Camillus; siblings, Scott (Pam) of Baldwinsville, Alan (Margaret) of Camillus, Cara Griffo of Camillus, Alicia (Jon) Abdo of Camillus and Richard "Punkiey" (Mandi) of Camillus; nephews, Michael Lynk, Nathan and Kyle Abdo; nieces, Morgan Lynk, Jenna and Catherine Griffo; and beloved dog, Halo.

Relatives and friends may call Monday, September 2 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Buranich Funeral Home, 5431 W. Genesee St., Camillus.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, September 3 at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, 5600 W. Genesee St., Camillus. Sam will be laid to rest in Greenlawn Cemetery, Warners.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund of CNY, Inc., P.O. Box 187, Warners, NY 13164.

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4:00 PM 9/2/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 9/2/2019 7:00:00 PM
Buranich Funeral Home

5431 W. Genesee Street
Camillus, NY 13031

Buranich Funeral Home
5431 W. Genesee Street Camillus 13031 NY
United States

Funeral Mass




10:30 AM 9/3/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Joseph's Church (Camillus)

5600 W. Genesee St.
Camillus, NY 13031

St. Joseph's Church (Camillus)
5600 W. Genesee St. Camillus 13031 NY
United States

Cemetery Details


Greenlawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

2932 Warners Rd.

2932 Warners Rd. WARNERS 13164 NY
United States

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