Sam Famularo

September 11, 1990

Sam Famularo, a retired produce stand owner, died Saturday of heart failure at St. Agnes Hospital. He was 85 and lived on Polar Avenue in Lansdowne.

A mass of Christian burial for Mr. Famularo was being offered today at Holy Family Roman Catholic Church, 9533 Liberty Road in Randallstown.

He retired 15 years ago after operating a produce stand that bore his name for 40 years, first at Lafayette Market, then at Lexington Market.

A native of Cefalu, Sicily, he came to Baltimore as a youth.

Mr. Famularo liked gardening and was an expert on raising fig trees. He also was a horse racing fan.

He is survived by his wife, the former Rena Valenzia; four daughters, Sarah Stewart of Baltimore, Rose Hutchison of Lansdowne, Angelina Stracke Cassetta of Randallstown and Andrea Berryman of Orlando, Fla.; a son, Joseph Famularo of Baltimore; 18 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

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