FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The tragic story of a 21year old young woman who was killed in a motor vehicle accident this past weekend, initially reported by TAPinto, continues with the identification of the victim.

Samantha Racz graduated, a Whippany Park High School graduate of 2018 was a junior majoring in graphic design with a communications minor at the University of Delaware in Newark, according to her obituary. She was also a member of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority.

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From the Obituary:

Samantha Racz, 21, passed away suddenly on January 16, 2021.  Samantha graduated from Whippany Park High School in 2018 and was in her junior year at the University of Delaware, where she was majoring in Graphic Design and minoring in Communications.  Sam had a great sense of fashion, was always bright and cheerful, knew how to make you laugh, and enriched the lives of everyone who was lucky enough to know her. She worked at Lucco in Florham Park, won several artistic awards, and was passionate about her sorority Gamma Phi Beta.

Beloved daughter of Gina Marie Racz and Richard Racz.  Devoted sister of Justin, Brandon, & Nicholas and sister-in-law to Gina and Kristy.  Cherished granddaughter of Janet Passariello, the late Nicholas Passariello and the late Caroline Daniello.  Loving aunt of Zachary, Henry, Charlie and Miles.  Dearest niece of Jim & Marsha; Dana & Billy; Donna & Jim; Mark & Laura; Lori & Keith; Denise & Michael; and Glen. Cousin of Nicole and Matt.  Samantha will always be loved by Cheryl, boyfriend Liam, many loving friends, and extended family.

All Funeral services are being held privately to the family, and a memorial service will be held at a later date.  However, the funeral mass will be offered virtually by visiting https://www.ndcarmel.com/livestreaming on Tuesday, January 19th at 1:30pm.  DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, THE CHURCH SERVICE IS HELD PRIVATELY TO THE FAMILY AND INVITE ONLY, PLEASE JOIN IN THE MASS BY USING THE VIRTUAL WEBSITE.  The family appreciates your understanding and support during this difficult time.

A scholarship fund has been established in memory of Samantha.  In lieu of flowers please considering donating to Gamma Phi Beta by accessing the following link https://gammaphibeta.crowdchange.co/17032  if the link does not work please try again periodically.