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Samuel "Sam" Ziccarelli, age 89 of Mentor, died Friday February 2, 2018 at Grand River Health & Rehabilitation Center, Painesville. He was born February 14, 1928 in Lackawanna, NY.

Mr. Ziccarelli was a Regional Vice President for Spartan Atlantic Department Stores for many years, until his retirement in 1990.

Sam was a US Army Veteran during WWII. He enjoyed watching Cleveland Indians games, fishing, playing pinochle, poker and his favorite game of chance-craps. His passion was playing golf with his son and grandsons, and loved watching them play sports. He was a volunteer for many years for Meals on Wheels Program, and attended a weekly prayer group with his friends.

Survivors include his wife of 66 years: Dorcas (Winters) Ziccarelli, son: Mark (Shawn), grandsons: Michael and Matthew Ziccarelli, brother: Frank (Dorothy) Ziccarelli.

Preceding Sam in death were his parents: Eugene and Filomena Ziccarelli, siblings: Caroline Szopinski, Eugenia "Jean" Rendulic, Joseph, Anthony & Jack Ziccarelli.

A funeral service will be 11:30 am Tuesday February 6, 2018 at Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060.

The family will receive friends 9:30-11:30 am Tuesday February 6, 2018 at the funeral home.

Interment with military honors will be in Mentor Cemetery Mentor, OH

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