Samuel Russell Washburne, Sr., 52, beloved husband, of 23 years, of Kelly M. (Watts) Washburne, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 10, at Holyoke, Medical Center. Born on December 11, 1966, in Holyoke, MA, son of Alan T. and Cora (Benoit) Washburne, he was a lifelong resident of Holyoke. Samuel was a truck driver, for over ten years, with Hood Ice Cream in Agawam, and most recently as a truck driver with Regency Transportation in Chicopee. Besides his wife Kelly of Holyoke, he leaves behind his four beloved children, Stephanie M. Washburne and her fiancé, Justin Labombard, of Westfield, Samuel R. Washburne Jr, Andrew J. Washburne, and Amanda L. Washburne, all of Holyoke; and two beloved granddaughters, Cora Labombard and Julia Cutting. A private service and burial will be held for Samuel at a later date. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made directly to the family. www.hafeyfuneralservice.com
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