John (Sammy) Tolins
Feb. 3, 1936 - Mar. 7, 2006
Sammy Tolins passed away on Tuesday 3/7/06 after a long fight with Alzheimer's Disease. Dear brother of the late Richard. A long time resident of New York's Greenwich Village, Sammy was known, throughout the area, as a fixture in the neighborhood and a friend to all.
An avid New York Yankee fan, he could recite from memory the winning pitchers from all 26 world series victories. Sammy was retired from the food industry, where he worked in wholesale and retail for several years.
People remember him fondly for his quick sense of humor and kindness to all that entered his life.
Sammy was a devoted uncle and cherished great uncle of many nieces & nephews. The following is a list of family members, all of whom, he had a great influence in their lives:
Nephews and Nieces:
Tolins Family: Vinny, Elisa, Teresa, Josh, Richard, Gina, Johnny, Rosie.
Ovalle Family: Regina, Tom, Josephine, Vicki, Bill, Fran, Mike, Tina, Steve, Susan, Danny, Cyndie.
Cook Family : Tyler, Jason, Dustin, Carrie
Grand Nieces & Nephews: Ariana, Nina, CJ, Francesca, Samantha, Gia, Olivia, Erin, Heather, Billy, Scarlett, Crystal, Regina, Eva, Mike, Lucas, Rachel, Brian, Samantha & Emma.
We will miss his genorosity and smile, dearly.
Reposing at Perazzo Funeral Home. 199 Bleecker Street NYC, NY (212)777-7108
Wake Hours: Friends may call Sunday 03/12/06, 2:00pm– 5:00pm and 7:00pm– 9:00pm
Mass of Christian Burial: Monday 03/13/06, 9:30am St. Anthony of Padua, Houston St. and Thompson St.