Samuel A. Tomaino of Old Forge formerly of Scranton, passed away unexpectedly of a heart attack Tuesday evening.
He is survived by his devoted wife and best friend Tara Lapsansky Tomaino, to whom he was married to for 13 ½ years.
Born in Scranton, he was the son of Samuel Tomaino and Barbara David Tomaino
He was a 1987 graduate of West Scranton High School. Prior to his disability he was the owner operator of Classic Restorations.
Sam excelled at his trade, he was an accomplished mason, a job he truly enjoyed. He was a loving husband and father and will be deeply missed by his family, who were the true light of his life.
He was a member of Prince of Peace Parish, and the Victor Alfieri Club.
Also surviving in addition to his wife, mother and father are his children, whom he cherished, a daughter, Tia Antonia, and a son Samuel Thomas, both at home; a sister, Deborah Kohut and husband Andy, Dickson City; His mother in-law, Janice Lapsansky, Old Forge; a sister in-law, Janine Shofran and husband Ron, Old Forge; Nieces and nephews, A.J. Kohut, Christian Kohut, J.J. Thomas, Jennie Thomas, Allison Shofran, and Joshua Shofran; His godmother, Linda Linder.
The Funeral will be held Monday with Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. in St. Mary of the Assumption Church at Prince of Peace Parish, Old Forge. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to call Sunday 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Guido-Fiorillo Funeral Home, 120 S. Main Ave. Scranton.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society, c/o 712 S. Keyser Ave., Taylor, PA 18517 or 800-227-2345.