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Samuel Lawrence 'Sam' Venuto


Sam Venuto

Date of Birth: November 2, 1926, in Ardmore, Pennsylvania

Date of Death: July 12, 2014, in Pleasantville, New Jersey (87 years old)


South Jersey Times - Published 07/16/14

Sam Venuto died of complications from pneumonia while at Our Lady's

Multi-Care Center in Pleasantville, New Jersey.

Did you know?

He graduated from Haverford High School in 1944.

Sam Venuto served in the United States Marines during World War II.

Mr. Venuto has been inducted in the following "Halls of Fame" - The

1999 Haverford High School Sports Hall of Fame,  Salem County

Hall of Fame, 1989 New Jersey Football Coaches Association Hall

of Fame and the 1996 Guilford College Hall of Fame.



1952 Washington Redskins (NFL)


Guilford College