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Obituary for Pauline R. Sampson

Pauline R. Sampson of Rushford, NY passed away on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at the Charlotte House in North Java at the age of 95.

She was born July 19, 1926 in Buffalo, NY a daughter of the late Luther and Dorothy (Moses) Hartwell. She was a member of the Bliss American Legion Auxiliary and the Pioneer Senior Citizens in Delevan. She also worshiped at the Calvary Alliance Church in Arcade and the Rushford Baptist Church.

Her husband, Arthur Sampson who she married on June 21, 1947 in Yorkshire, passed away in 2001.

She is survived by her children: Esther Sampson of Rushford, Wesley (Pam) Sampson of Bliss, Ramona (Steve) Childs of Stewartstown, PA, Marlene (Alan) Work of Bliss, Paula (Mark) Comstock of Warsaw, Pamela (Jon) Shelnut of Bliss, C. Scott Sampson of Bliss and Kevin (Amy) Sampson of Rochester; her siblings: Norman (late Madeline) Hartwell of Delevan, George (late Shirley) Hartwell of Delevan, Janice (late Leo) McKinsey of Myrtle Beach, SC, Paul (late Terri) Hartwell of Anna, TX; her brother-in-law, Horace "Red" Gasper of Chaffee; also survived by 25 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she is preceded in death by her children: Lowell and Nathan Robert Sampson; her sister, Melanie Gasper and two grandchildren.

Friends may call on Thursday, March 31, 2022 from 2-4 and 6-8pm at the W.S. Davis Funeral Home, 358 Main St., Arcade. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, April 1, 2022 at 1pm at the Rushford Baptist Church, 9016 Main St., Rushford, NY 14777. Interment will be held in Yorkshire Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Bliss Summit Bible Camp, 6113 Horton Rd., Bliss, NY 14024.