Harold “Harry” Shapiro, 71, of West Boyleston, formerly of Worcester, died Feb. 5 surrounded by family. He was the husband of Sissy (Bolduc) Shapiro. Born in Worcester, he was the son of the late Max and Rebecca (Cutler) Shapiro. He graduated cum laude from UMass Amherst in 1971 with a BBA and passed all four parts of the CPA exam on his first attempt in 1972. He began his CPA career 49 years ago at Goff & Cagan, where he became a Tax Partner. As Senior Equity Partner of the firm, which became Carlin, Charron & Rosen LLP, he helped it grow to become one of the largest regional CPA firms in New England. He practiced Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co. up until his passing. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Lisa Shapiro and her husband, Nate Calef, of Melrose, Michael Shapiro and his wife, Danielle, of Needham, and Stephen Shapiro and wife, Kristine, of Winchester; four grandchildren, Max and Zoe Shapiro and Tessa and Sawyer Calef; a brother, William Shapiro and his wife, Sherry, of Boynton Beach, Fla.; brother- and sister-in-law, Rick and Rita Jeffries of Leominster; seven nephews; three nieces; and many cousins. He was predeceased by a sister, Susan Shapiro. Memorial contributions may be made to Lahey Hospital, Oncology Department, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805; or VNA Hospice Care, 120 Thomas St., Worcester, MA 01608.
RICHARD PERLMAN OF MILES FUNERAL HOME OF HOLDEN