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“Easy person to get along with very funny guy so sad for his death love and be nice to the lord. ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: christopher - schenectady, NY

“To the Crewell Family: Sam's sense of humor was one of his most notable traits; many memories over all the years we knew Sam. So sorry we were...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Steve & Judy Moreland - NY

“TO ALLEN AND NETTI, SO SORRY TO YOUR LOSS, NOW HE IS IN PEACE WITH EDNA, HIS LOVE. YOU TWO WERE SO GOOD TO HIM. MAY HE NOW REST IN PEACE AND LOVE...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: JANICE CATHERINE (ALESSI) LAWYER - NY

“So sorry for your loss Jen my thoughts are with you ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: anita borst - schoharie, NY

“alan david -i spent alot of time with dad through his life and illnesses he was always a happy go lucky guy and smiling he loved life-his friend's...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: nettie phillips crewell - NY

“To the crewell crew- we are very sorry to hear of Sams passing. I have so many memories of years ago. Rest in peace Sam , you will be missed. ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Raquel and Jeff Keller - NY

“To my siblings, dad loved all of you , if only he had a voice!!!! I'd like the memories of Dad to be happy ones, He is at peace, he is at home in...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: jennifer - schoharie, NY

“Love you and will miss you, Nancy ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Nancy Smith - Fultonville, NY

“Uncle Sam, We will miss you very much. I just loved coming to your house as a chlid visiting with you and Aunt Edna. Spending the night was also a...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Lynda & Eugene Russell - NY

“alan and nettie, our thoughts and prayers go out to you...u took care of sam, and he will always love you and be watching over you...always remember...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: brandy marsh - howes cave, NY

“Vaughn and Phyllis, I was actually out for a drive within the last two weeksd,stopped for ice cream and drove by the farm. I have many fond...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: LARRY NELSEN - amsterdam, NY

“Nettie and Alan...I know how much you loved, Uncle Sam, you did everything for him, and out of the kindness and love of your hearts...he knew that.....Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Holly F. Tiedemann - Cobleskill, NY

“Always had a good time when working with Sam. Always treated us with kindness and welcomed us into his home with laughter. Had a great sense of...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Cindy & Jess Diamond - NY


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Schoharie-Samuel F. Crewell, 76, of Sunnyside Road, died Friday, June 21, 2013 at Capstone Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Amsterdam where he had been a resident for the past five years.

Born May 27, 1937 on the family farm in Cherry Valley, he was a son of Vaughn S. and Loretta (Whiteman) Crewell. Sam began working on various dairy farms as a youngster, at age eleven. In 1955, he purchased his first truck from George Sheldon, thus starting his career in buying and selling hay. Operating Sam's Trucking for numerous years, he was a member of OOIDA (Owner Operator Independent Drivers Assoc.). Later his brother, Vaughn, joined partnership and created Crewell & Sons.

Sam was also a veteran of the United States Army, receiving an honorable discharge in March of 1963.

Along with his parents, Sam was predeceased by his wife, Edna (Tiedemann) Crewell and siblings: Doug Crewell, Ted Crewell, and John Crewell.

Survivors include his children: Jennifer (Stephen) Alescio of Schoharie, Rebecca (Stephen) Rose of Amsterdam, Samantha (Brian) Moyster of Cobleskill, Tinamarie Vedder of Nashville, TN, Kirsten Crewell of Amsterdam, Alan (Nettie) Crewell of Schoharie, David Crewell of Schoharie, Stephen (Ashley) Crewell of Sharon Springs,; five step-children: Ernest (Julie) Salisbury of Owensboro, KY, Melissa (Natalie) Vedder of Middleburgh, Melanie Vedder of Berne, Stephanie Lawyer of Schoharie, and Christina Crewell of Kentucky; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; siblings: Vaughn (Phyllis) Crewell of Schoharie, Jacob (Carletta) Crewell of Canajoharie, James (Linda) Crewell of Cobleskill, James Moyer of Scotia, Esther Barton of Fulton, Joan Moyer of Oneonta, Jean Lopez of Schenectady; eleven step-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at Palmer & Shaylor Funeral Home with brother, Jacob Crewell, officiating. Burial will be in Unadilla Forks Cemetery. Family and friends are also invited to attend a period of visitation to be held at the funeral home from 6 to 8 PM on Monday.