Samuel Horowitz of Longmeadow died Aug. 3 at Baystate Medical Center. He was the husband of Fay Horowitz. Born and raised in Warsaw, Poland, he was a Holocaust survivor and the sole survivor of his family. After the end of World War II, he and Fay waited four years as displaced persons until President Truman granted permission for them and other refugees to enter the U.S. He was the founder and owner of the former State Auto Trim, Inc., in Springfield. He was active in raising funds for the American Diabetes Association by participating in their “Tour de Cure” bike races for many years. He was a 33 Degree Mason with the Samuel D. Sherwood Lodge, a Shriner, and a member of the Independent City of Homes Association. In addition to his wife he is survived by two children, Shirley Graziani of Springfield, and Rosaline Horowitz and her husband, Neil Yetwin, of Schenectady, N.Y.; and four grandchildren, Bryan Graziani of Springfield, Alexander H. Yetwin of Brooklyn, N.Y., Arik H. Yetwin of St. Louis, Mo., and Hannah H. Yetwin of Boston. Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital in Springfield, the Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy in Longmeadow, the Jewish Nursing Home in Longmeadow, Temple Beth El in Springfield, or to the charity of one’s choice.  ASCHER-ZIMMERMAN FUNERAL HOME

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