Archie J. Shapiro, 89, of Agawam, died March 9. He was the husband of Sally Shapiro. He fought in France during World War II, earning the rank of master sergeant. Returning to Springfield after the war, he partnered with his brother–in–law, Albert Cohen, to found Allston Supply Company. He served as president of his synagogue, B’nai Jacob, for many years. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Deb Cohen; a son, Rabbi Rami Shapiro; his grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a sister, Anne Shapiro. Memorial contributions should be made to the JCC Early Childhood Education program, Springfield JCC, 1160 Dickinson St., Springfield MA.
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