Samuel Sakter, 94, of Keene, N.H., formerly of West Springfield, died March 22. Born in Holyoke, he was a graduate of West Springfield High School. He was a member of the Merchant Marines from 1943 to 1946, serving in the invasion of Normandy. He was a machinist for Monsanto, Hamilton Standard, Allfab, Goodyear, and MacDonald Douglas, retiring in 1978. He is survived by a cousin, Charlotte Kapiloff of Keene, NH.
Memorial contributions can be made to Jewish Geriatric Services, 770 Converse St., Longmeadow, MA 01106 www.jewishgeriatric.org.
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