Samantha Brafman

Samantha M. Brafman

Tragically our little Samantha left us on April 18, 2017. She was born Dec. 1, 2000, the daughter of Carol & Ken "Abe" Brafman.

She was a passionate reader, writer, and musician, playing the flute and euphonium. Samantha was also an avid field hockey player for Cortland High School and acknowledged one-act play writer where she attended as sophomore. She was a friend to all, always there to lend a helping hand or a comforting word or compliment.

Samantha leaves her twin sister Meredith, younger brother Zachary, older sister Chelsea, and parents Carol and Abe.

A memorial service will occur at 9 am Friday, April 21, at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland NY, with a private family graveside burial to follow. Family will be available Friday 11 am to receive following the burial at the Port Watson Mini-Conference Center, 131 Port Watson St., Cortland NY.

In lieu of flowers, donations on behalf of the family can be made out to "Guardian Behavioral Health Foundation." Funds will go toward treatment scholarships at Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Treatment Center. Mail to: Guardian Behavioral Health Foundation, 6555 Powerline Rd., Ft. Lauderdale Fl., 33309.

To offer online condolences visit www.wright-beard.com