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Sam Tumminelli

Obituary of Sam Tumminelli

Dr. Sam Tumminelli passed away on March 4, 2008 surrounded by his family. Predeceased by his loving wife, Jeannette Mirkoff-Tumminelli M.D. PhD; 8 brothers and sisters, including the recent passing of his beloved sister, Katie Territo.  He is survived by his loving children, Peter, Susan, Tom Tumminelli, Lisa (James) Quimby and Laura (Bruce Basile) Tumminelli; his sister, Libbie Tumminelli; grandchildren, Romeo and Alessia Tumminelli; Cara and Connor Quimby; many nieces, nephews and cousins; and sister-in-law, Josephine Tumminelli.Dr. Tumminelli served in the Army Air Corp during WWII.  He was a graduate of the University of Rochester and Georgetown University School of Medicine, with further training at Rochester General Hospital  and the University of Rochester School of Medicine.  Dr. Tumminelli was on the medical staff at Rochester General Hospital Medical for 47 years.Dr. Tumminelli's family would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation to Marlene Vetter of Vetter's Home Care, Inc. for her devotion and care and the Staff at St. Ann's Home for all their attention and consideration.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Rochester General Hospital Foundation, 1425 Portland Ave., Rochester, NY  14621 or St. John Meadows, 1 Johnsarbor Drive West, Rochester NY 14620 and ABVI, 422 S. Clinton Avenue, Rochester, NY  14620
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