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Bernard J. Samolis

Obituary for Bernard J. Samolis

June 21, 1943 - October 16, 2017
Broadview Heights, Ohio | Age 74


Bernard J. Samolis, 74, passed away October 17, 2017. Beloved husband of Helen (nee Rudd) of 50 years; proud father of 4 daughters, Rachel Samolis, Melissa Bush (Jake), Gretchen Elwood (Mike), Bridget Lambright (Jason Clapper); and cherished grandfather of 3 grandsons, Aaron Barnett, Jordan and Ryan Elwood. Proud 6 year U.S. Navy Serviceman from the Cuban Missile Crisis into the Vietnam War. He retired from Channel 3 News, as a street news photographer, after 39 years. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the City Mission of Cleveland, 5310 Carnegie Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44103 or Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland OH 44110. Cremation by Busch Crematory (440)842-7800

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    Cleveland, OH 44103

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Parma, OH 44129
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