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Richard John Samson 65 formerly of Newfane, NY, passed away suddenly in his home in Rockville, Maryland on July 20, 2017.

He is survived by his brother: Lee (Linda) Samson his cousins: Gerald Cutini, Janet Cutini, Judy Chapman, Eleanor Mitchell and Rita (the late Thomas) Cutini.

Richard attended Newfane Central School district and graduated in 1970. He also received an A.A.S. Degree in accounting at Alfred State University and a B.B.S. Degree from Towson State University. In 1983 he earned his Certified Public Accountant certificate. Richard retired from Corporation for National & Community Service in 2016.

Richard was an active member and treasurer for the Fraternal Order of the Elks in Rockville, Maryland where he enjoyed the friendships of the many members. He maintained friendships throughout the United States and especially Western NY and Rockville, Maryland.

He was a gentle soul with interests including outdoor activities, camping, traveling, bird watching and collecting Indian artifacts.

A Memorial Service will be held on September 21, 2017 at 7:30 pm at the Washington Rockville Elks Lodge 15, at 5 Taft Court, Rockville Maryland 20850.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Washington Rockville Elks 15 in his memory.
Published on August 7, 2017
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