December 13, 1949 – July 27, 2022 (age 72)
Starr C. Sampieri – 72 – “Mimi” to her granddaughters, Stella & Lola Colombo; passed away in the loving arms of her daughter, Danielle Colombo & best friend of 52 years, Denise Shasgus, in Cornwall on Hudson, NY. She was born December 13, 1949 in Bay Shore, NY to the late William Perby & Ursula (Vicki) Wagner.
She graduated from Bay Shore High School in Bay Shore, NY, and married Peter Sampieri on October 31, 1982 in Newburgh, NY.
Starr was a cake decorator, artist & loved to spend time in her gardens & listen to music. She had a special connection with animals, especially dogs. She loved cars & her 1964 GTO.
She is survived by husband, Peter Sampieri of Newburgh, NY; sons, Robert Penney of St Augustine, Florida, Christopher Sampieri of Newburgh, NY; daughter, Danielle Colombo & husband, Joseph of Cornwall on Hudson, NY; niece, Darlene Spielman, husband Christopher, & great niece Charlotte, of Patchogue, NY; grandchildren, Stella Colombo, Lola Colombo, Elizabeth Cataldo, Katie Caraballo, Krystal Penney, & Kourtney Penney; several great grandchildren; her dog Fritz & grand dogs Chachi & Brody.
In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her brother William Perby & grandson Robert Penney.
Memorial donations in Starr’s memory may be made to North Shore Animal League.
A Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 8 at Sacred Heart Church, Newburgh.