On September 9, 2018 Samuel "Sam" Henry Gurkin Sr. devoted husband of Loretta Gurkin (nee Jaski); beloved father of Lisa Gurkin and Sam H. Gurkin Jr. and his wife Jessica; loving "Pop-Pop" of Kairah, E.J., Kailye and Cameron. Also survived by many other loving relatives and friends.
A prayer service will be held at the Connelly Funeral Home of Essex, 300 Mace on Wednesday at 11am. Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday from 3-5 and 7-9pm. Interment at Sacred Heart of Jesus Cemetery.