Obituary: Sam Quinanta, Jr.
February 10, 2012
Sam Quinanta, Jr. passed away of natural causes in his home. He is survived by his daughter, Carla Elise Remes & husband, Joseph Troy Remes of Walker, CA.; sister & brother-in-law, Ruth and Peter Medina; and brother Robert Quinanta and sister-in-law, Doris. He had a grandson, Mike Freshour, who was staying with him at the time of his death. He served aboard the Naval Mine Sweeper USS Revenge from 1943-1945, the first ship into Tokyo Bay. He started a career at the police department from May 1956 to February 1981, when he retired. He was a Retired Detective Sheriff Class 4. He will be missed by all that knew him.