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Samuel Troncalli

July 24, 1920 — June 26, 2011

Samuel Troncalli, age 90, of Stone Mountain, GA was born the youngest of eight children July 24, 1920 to Samuel and Josephine in Birmingham, AL. He passed away on June 26, 2011 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his grandson Donnie Brown. He is survived by his wife Catherine (Kay) of 66 years; four children and their spouses, Ed & Genie Troncalli, Tom & Dianne Troncalli, Wayne & Catherine Brown, Charlie & Sharon Troncalli; 11 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and brother, Joseph Troncalli, age 102, of Rome, GA. He was a decorated Army Air-Corps pilot in WWII seeing action in Europe and survived as a prisoner of war. Over his career as an automobile dealer, he expanded his used car dealership, Empire Motors, into the Atlanta based Troncalli chain of new car dealerships.He enjoyed boating with the Atlanta Sail & Power quadron and taught basic boating safety and engine aintenance classes. Sam and Kay loved to travel, especially with the Fun Seekers motorhome group. He played a fair game of golf and enjoyed supporting the community and his church. A visitation for family and friends will be Wednesday June the 29th from 5 to 7pm followed by a rosary or prayers at 7pm in the chapel at A.S. Turner & Son, 2773 North Decatur Rd., Decatur, GA. The funeral services will be on Thursday the 30th at 11am at Saint Thomas More Catholic Church, 636 W. Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur, GA. There will be a graveside service immediately following at the Decatur Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. A.S. Turner and Sons.

Funeral Home:
A. S. Turner & Sons
2773 North Decatur Road
Decatur, GA
30033

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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Thursday, June 30, 2011

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Saint Thomas More Catholic Church

636 West Ponce de Leon Avenue, Decatur, GA 30030

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Thursday, June 30, 2011

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