Obituary: Sam G. Nuzzo, Jr.

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October 14, 1940 – March 14, 2021

information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home

Sam G. Nuzzo, Jr.Sam G. Nuzzo Jr., age 80 of Lansing, Illinois passed away peacefully Sunday, March 14, 2021. He is survived by his beloved wife Ramona (nee Moreno) Nuzzo. Loving father of Elizabeth (late Clayton) Potter, John (Nichole) Nuzzo, and Vanessa (Eric) Follmar. Cherished and admired grandfather of Kenneth, Bella (Potter), Jonathan, Austin, and Noah Nuzzo. Great grandfather to Adrian Nuzzo. Loving son of late Sam Nuzzo and late Wanda (nee Majchszak) Nuzzo, fond brother of Charlene (late Dennis) Bradshaw and late Kenneth Nuzzo. Cherished cousin, brother-in-law, and uncle to many nieces and nephews.

Sam was a United States Army veteran and a dedicated business owner for over 28 years to Nuzzo’s Landscaping and Maintenance. Even after retirement at 79 years young, he still wanted to work and would often show up to job sites to oversee the workmanship he created. Sam was a lover of hunting, fishing, and wildlife, Chicago sports teams, gardening, cooking and grilling, hot black coffee, and a “Perfect” Rob Roy; but mostly his family and friends.

Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at the Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home, 3227 Ridge Road, Lansing, Illinois from 3 to 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held Friday, March 26, 2021 at the funeral home with closing prayers beginning at 9:15 a.m. then proceeding to St. Ann Catholic Church, 3010 Ridge Road, Lansing for a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial. Sam will be laid to rest at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, Illinois. Do to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are asking family and friends while visiting, to please wear a mask and please follow the six feet social distancing protocol. Sam was loved by many and he will be truly missed.


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