Seneca Falls - Samantha Mary Hilkert, 30, of 22 Oak St., died Sunday (September 30, 2012) at Geneva General Hospital, unexpectedly.
Friends may call 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday (Oct. 4) at Coe-Genung Funeral Home in Waterloo. The funeral service will be 8:00 p.m. (Oct. 4) at the funeral home. Rev. Thomas Easttey, pastor of Waterloo United Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Springbrook Cemetery in Seneca Falls, at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society , P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK, 73123-1718 or Waterloo United Methodist Church, 21 W. Williams St., Waterloo, 13165.
Samantha was born June 18, 1982 in Geneva, the daughter of Robert DeRosa and Susan Y. Hilkert. She was a 2000 graduate of Mynderse Academy in Seneca Falls. She graduated from the Marion S. Whelan School of Practical Nursing. She was a former employee of Seneca Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Waterloo and Sibley's Home Nursing service.
She is survived by daughters, Courtney Jones and Rieley Cermak; sons, Mason Head and Christian Head; father, Robert DeRosa, of Geneva; mother, Susan Y. Hilkert, of Seneca Falls; step-father, Scott Van Horn, of Waterloo; paternal grandmother, Rose DeRosa, of Geneva; great-maternal grandmother, Winifred Hilkert, of Seneca Falls; fiance, Francis Cermak, of Canandaigua; aunts, Tammy Thompson, of S.C. and Amy McConnell, of N.C.; uncle, Thomas Hilkert, III, of S.C., and cousins.