Samuel Paul Rua, born on April 21, 1940, deceased September 28, 2014. Beloved husband of Patricia (nee Bishop), graduate of Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science in 1963. Owned and operated Paramount Drug since 1973. Father of three daughters, Deborah (deceased), Barbara and Marcianne and son, Samuel Jr.. He had 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. In his youth he enjoyed hunting, fishing and fast cars. As time went on working on Bonsai plants, going to the casino with his wife and spending time with his family were included with his hobbies.
Come celebrate 74 great years Friday 8-10 a.m. at Sweeney Funeral Home, Riverside. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. at Jesus the Good Shepherd Church, St. Peter site, Riverside. Following interment at St. Peter’s Cemetery, all are invited to a reception at the Knights of Columbus, Riverside.