Samantha passed away over the weekend of October 7, 2012, at the age of 50.
She attended Pierce College and Santa Barbara City College. She was a well-known Santa Barbra artist, loved beach volleyball, was an accomplished equestrian, and had a passion for sailing.
She will be missed for her fun loving and great sense of humor. Her wonderful qualities will be missed greatly by her family and friends.
She is survived by her bulldog Willie, her mother Patricia Monaco, brothers Michael and Stephan, daughter-in-law Kathy, nephew Michael, her uncle Dr. Renato Monaco, many cousins, aunts and friends.
No services will be held. Donations can be made to: Southern California Bulldog Rescue, PO Box 10313, Santa Ana, CA 92711.