Samuel Wayne Won

October 30, 1945 ~ July 10, 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old


Samuel Wayne Won, 77, of Smithfield, PA died unexpectedly on Monday, July 10, 2023.

Sam was born on October 30, 1945 in San Francisco, CA.  He was the youngest of 16 children. 

Sam was preceded in death by his parents, Jok Chin and Tak Chee Chin; son, Robert Won, brothers, Jack Chin, Ronald Won, Julius Won, Daniel Won, Donald Won; sisters,

Sau Kau, Maybelle Lew, Margaret Won, Liken Wong, Betty Won; and wife of 45 years Karin Won. 

Surviving are his 3 children, Sil Won, Tione Rivera, and Brienne Pratt; 2 grandchildren Aria and Katalina Rivera; 5 sisters, Louise Yee, Anne Yee, Lila Dela Vega, Ida Yee & Abbie Beverly Strickling. 

Sam was a master plumber and worked in both the San Francisco and Morgantown area for over 45 years.  Though he was quiet, he always made a big impact in the lives of those who knew him.  He was hard working, kind, and always willing to lend a helping hand to others.  He was an excellent artist and skilled contractor.  He loved to rebuild classic cars and motorcycles.  When he wasn’t working or spending time with his family, you could find him riding his Harley.  Sam was an amazing father, husband, and grandfather and will be missed by all who knew him. 

 The Family will receive friends in the Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home, 134 West Church Street, Fairchance, Pa. on Saturday, July 15, 2023 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will begin at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Frank Philpott officiating.

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July 15, 2023

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home
134 West Church Street
Fairchance, PA 15436

Funeral Service
July 15, 2023

2:00 PM
Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home
134 West Church Street
Fairchance, PA 15436


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