Samuel John "Sammy" Scurria

Resident and native of Baton Rouge, a well known retired insurance salesman he passed away February 26, 2013 at St. Clare Manor at the age of 83. Memorial visitation will be Thursday February 28, 2013 at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church from 9am until Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 am. Burial in Roselawn Memorial Park at a later date. Survived by his wife of 63 years Betty Ramirez Scurria; daughters, Gerri Chesson and son-in-law Andrew Chesson and Susan Scurria Moore; sons, Michael Scurria and Stephen Scurria and wife Denise; sister, Josephine Scurria; 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by twin sister Rose Ann DeLaune; son-in-law, Jerry Moore. He was a graduate of Catholic High and Baton Rouge Business College. Known to many as Scotch, he was an outstanding amateur golfer with nine hole-in-ones and a US Marine Corps Veteran.

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