August A. “Butch” Samblanet

Born: 09/21/1942 Passed:

August A. “Butch” Samblanet, age 78, loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and great-great grandfather, passed away peacefully in his sleep on his cherished farm, while surrounded by his loved ones on Sunday, August 1, 2021.   He fought an extended battle against several illnesses. Butch was born September 21, 1942, in Canton, the son of the late Howard and Isabel (Fladung) Samblanet. He was a retired janitor, bus driver, carpenter and farmer.

In addition to his parents, Butch was preceded in death by his wife, Mary (Snyder) of 41 years.

Butch leaves behind siblings, Kay (Donald) Davis of Alliance, Sr. (Cheryl) Samblanet of Villa Maria, PA, Tom (Brenda) Samblanet of Homeworth, Bonnie Phillips of Louisville, Patty (Floyd) Romick of Louisville, Ed (Loretta) Samblanet of Vermilion; numerous stepchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Special care was given by granddaughter, Kelly Hardman; great-granddaughter, Jessica Gieisnger; nephew, Nate Samblanet; and long-term RN, Brittany Bennett.

Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, August 7, 2021, 11 a.m. at Holy Family Parish St. Therese Church in Brewster.  A private burial will take place at a future date.  Memorial contributions can be made monetarily or through blood donations at


3 Tributes to August A. “Butch” Samblanet

  1. Jesica says:

    I love you Papal.

  2. The Causey Family says:

    Butch was such a great friend and neighbor. Many memories of visiting his home on the river. Much love to his family. May God lighten your hearts.

    • Rich and Sharon McLean says:

      We will miss Butch. He was a great friend and our special handyman that could always fix what we couldn’t.

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