Herman Sams, age 92, of Rostraver Township, passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at Jefferson Hospital, Jefferson Hills, Pa. He was born on May 7, 1930, a son of Worley and Geraldine Sams of Whitsett. He was one of twelve children.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Julie Sams; brothers: Manuel Sams, Kenny Sams, George Sams; sisters: Ravena Mutich, Dolores Myers.
Herman is survived by his daughter, Jennifer Musiak (Mark); beloved grandson, Jarrod Musiak; Gene Sams (Lucille), Alvin Sams (Marge), Denny Sams (Patty); sisters: Marilyn Santori (Randy), Vicki Lantz, Mary Secrist; close friend, Donna Chontos; many nieces and nephews.
In his early days, Herman loved playing baseball and went on to serve his country in the US Marine Corps and US Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of VFW Post 7023 in Perryopolis and was employed at Westinghouse, Waltz Mill site. After his retirement in 1990 he enjoyed gardening and spending time with his grandson and best furry friend Corky.
Herman’s family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday, October 14, 2022 at the Blair-Lowther Funeral Home & Crematory, 305 Rear Independence Street, Perryopolis, PA where his funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Michael Beckley, officiating. Interment will follow at Olive Branch Cemetery, Belle Vernon, Pa.