Samuel S. Diana, age 82, of Gloversville, NY, passed away at Nathan Littauer Hospital on Friday, August 1, 2014. Samuel was born in Gloversville, NY, on September 13, 1931, to the late Callogero and Concetta Diana.
He was a veteran of the Korean conflict, serving with the United States Marines. Samuel worked for various leather companies in the area, retiring from Simco Leather Co., Johnstown, NY. He was a member of the Church of the Holy Spirit, and enjoyed spending his summers at Saratoga Race Track.
Samuel is survived by his children, Lucy (Mario) DelMoral of Orlando, FL, Lindsay (Thomas) Voorhees of Moyoc, NC, and Samuel Jr. "Gregory" (Lisa) Diana of Schenectady, NY; his grandchildren, Meghan Peterson, Jennifer Diana, and Michael Diana; also two nieces and three nephews; also surviving his siblings Charles (Margaret) Diana of Gloversville, William Diana of Bloomington, IN, and Mary (Tony) Ricciardi of Staten Island, NY.
Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are being handled by the Amico Funeral Home, Gloversville, NY. Online condolences may be made at www.amicofuneralhome.com.