Alan E. Baskin, 84, of Longmeadow, died Nov. 17 at home. She was the husband of Judith R. Baskin.  Born in Holyoke, he was the son of the late Isadore and Sophie Hirschowitz Baskin. He served his country as member of the U.S. Air Force Reserves stationed in France and Germany between 1959-1962. He was a member of the Masons and a Shriner. His family owned a used car and truck parts yard and he and his cousin later grew the business into the region’s premier Volvo Autocar Truck and parts dealership. In addition to his wife of 62 years, he is survived by a son Peter Baskin (Susan Ferris); a daughter, Mollie (Daniel) Plotkin; a sister, Rita (Arnold) Barr; and eight grandchildren, Noelle (Matthew) Craig, Kelse, Britahny, Jacob (Ashlee), Max, Samuel, Sophie; great-grandchildren, Enzo, Lillian, and Vivienne and Madelyn; and his nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Selma Siegal. Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children in Springfield. ASCHER-ZIMMERMAN FUNERAL HOME


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