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Passing of 2001 Citizen of the Year Recipient Sam Cingari

It is with great saddness that we note the passing of Sam Cingari, Stamford's 2001 Citizen  of the Year

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It is with deep sorrow that we mark the passing of Sam (Salvatore) A. Cingari Jr. , Stamford’s 2001 Citizen of the Year. Sam passed away on Wednesday, March 8, 2023. He was 92 years. old.

Sam was a Founder, Partner and Chief Financial Officer of Grade A Markets and the Cingari Family ShopRite of Southwestern Connecticut. He was an avid supporter of the Stamford community.  His philanthropy and dedication to the Stamford community has been recognized not only by his selection as Stamford’s Citizen of the Year, in 2001, but also by the many awards and accolades he has received from many of Stamford’ civic organizations.


Sam will be deeply missed by the entire Stamford community_

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