Lawrence Sample

Press Republican Thrusday March 4 1965
Town Road
Chief Found
Dead in Car

MOOERS FORKS- Lawrence
Sample, 61, of Mooers Forks,
Town of Mooers highway super
inlendervt, was foupd dead in
tiie rear seat of his 1965 Pontiac
about 1 p n v Wednesday.
State police would mi disclose
who found the body, They said the
car was on the Decosie Farm Rd
about a mile north of Cannons Corners.
Dr Dana Weeks, county coroner,
was called to the scene
and pronounced Sample dead.
Weeks said Sample apparently
suffered a heart attack. State
police said an autopsy is scheduled
today ttf determine the
exact cause of death.
Mr Sample had been town
highways superintendent since
1948.
He was born in Mooers Forks
on March 27. 1903. the son of
William and Erne!me Lover
Sample.
Surviving are his widow. Mrs.
Myrtle Hawksby Sample, three
sons, Lawrence Sample.Jr , Ernest
and Leonard, all oi Rochester:
five brothers. Wright
Sample, Pern and David, of
Mooers Forks, Everest of Eau
Gal he. Fla.. and Carl of East
Barre, Vt.
Abo surviving are four sisters.
Mrs Florence Hamilton
and Mrs Frank Macomb of
Mooers. Mrs. Myrtle Lafour of
Plattsburgh and Mrsv Herman
Yogi of Massena Five grandchildren
also sunive.
The body will be removed today
from the Drown Funeral
Home in Eilenburg Depot to the
Sample residence m Mooers.
Services w:l: be et inducted
Sa:urda> a: 2 ’30 p m . in Mooers
Methodist Churcn and burial
will be in Cmon Cemetery at
Mooers Forks

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