Salvatore 'Sammy' Cavallaro

27 Dec 2019 | 11:19

Salvatore “Sammy” Cavallaro of Chester, N.Y., entered into rest on Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019. He was 77 years old.

He was co-owner of Cavallaro Farms in Goshen, N.Y.

The son of Anthony James and Frieda Buda Cavallaro, he was born on Jan. 21, 1942, in Goshen.

He is survived by his wife Kathleen Cavallaro; daughters Robyn Cavallaro; Jacquelyn Cavallaro and Doug Thompson; son Christopher Cavallaro and Cindy Knight; grandchildren Savannah Dagele and husband Jonathan; Sam Cavallaro Turpening; Austin Cavallaro Whatley, Cole Cavallaro Whatley; great granddaughter Clara Rae Dagele; brother John Cavallaro and wife Marion; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held Dec. 29 at T.S. Purta Funeral Home, 22 Glenmere Ave., Florida.

A Funeral Mass was held Dec. 30 at St. Joseph Church, 20 Glenmere Ave., Florida.

Cremation will be held privately.

Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to St. Jude Children Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-1905; Wounded Warrior Project PO Box 758516 Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the T.S. Purta Funeral Home.

To send a condolence online, please go to www.purtafuneralhome.com.