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“Mrs. Saxton: Michael Kraynick here. I am in town for a few days and just realized that Sam had passed away. I am so sorry. I flew into Queen City...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Michael J. Kraynick - Friend

“Melissa I am so sorry to hear of Sam´s passing. He was a wonderful man and I am blessed to have known him. He lived such a great and active life...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Susan and Harry Shaw

“To: Dr. Martha Hutson-SaxtonDear Missy,We, Society of the Arts members, were so sorry to learn about the passing of your husband Sam. His promotion...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Peggy Herman/Society of the Arts, Allentown Art Museum

“Uncle Sam was the best. Memories of Bear Hollow have lasted throughout my lifetime. Heartfelt condolences to Missey and entire family. You will be...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Rick Stevens - Friend

“Samuel B. Saxton . . . . “ I know it’s him, because it says it on the barn ! ! “ Many years of friendship and fun parties . . . My...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Robert A. Bungerz

“For the 20 odd years that I've know Sam; he was a 100 per cent first class man. Always focused on the best. Never would he consider taking the...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Michael M Schwandt - Friend

“My sympathy to Missy and family. I never met Sam. My father-in-law, Larry, was friends with him and made some furniture for them. He did electrical...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Kip - Acquaintance

“My condolences to to you and family. Even though I did not know Sam, knowing how kind, generous and intelligent you are , he surely was blessed with...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Dennis Danko - Friend

“RIP Sam ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: KeithHaftl - Coworker

“Got to know Sam a bit 20+ years ago when our sons were playing baseball together in Schnecksville. Later he had me pinch hit for him a few times at...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Sean Duffy - Neighbor

“My heartfelt condolences to Missy and the entire Saxton family on Sam's passing. May his memory be eternal. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Sheriff Joe Hanna

“Sir,Thank You for Your service to our country.God Bless You!God be with your family!Sincerely, A Grateful US Citizen ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: A friend


SAM SAXTON of Allentown, PA died June 5, 2021 at the age of 95. He worked alongside his father in owning and operating the Cedar Hill Memorial Park until it closed in 2003. Saxton also acquired and developed several cemeteries and was an advisor for the first memorial park in Japan. A member for over sixty years, Saxton was president of the Pennsylvania Crematory, Cremation and Funeral Association and the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association, where he received its Hall of Fame award.