In loving memory of

Samuel A. Courtwright
June 10, 1936 - December 8, 2020

Samuel A. Courtwright, of Ambler, PA., died Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia. He was 84 years old.

Born in Pennsauken, NJ, he was the son of the late Florence Horton.

Samuel proudly served his country as a member of the United States Air Force from 1954 to 1957. He was employed as a maintenance supervisor for the Philadelphia School District until his retirement in 1992. Samuel enjoyed woodworking and was a talented carpenter.

Mr. Courtwright is survived by his son, Al Courtwright, of Ambler; three step-daughters, Valerie Watts of Asheville, NC, Janice Homsher of Elkins Park, and Christine Tashi of Inglewood, CA; four grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be private. Interment will be in Washington Crossing National Cemetery, Newtown, PA.

Donations to the Alzheimer's Association, Delaware Valley Chapter, 399 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA. 19106 would be appreciated.

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Christine Tashi wrote on Jan 17, 2021:

"My dear Dad, R.I.P. ... May we meet again in the next life... I hope you enjoy the verdant golf courses of heaven and no more pain of any kind!!! Thanks for everything! See you in due course, Heartbroken and missing you, Love, Christine"