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HURVITZ, Samuel Of Canton, formerly of Sharon, on April 21, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Ruth L. (Hector) Hurvitz. Devoted father of Ralph Hurvitz of Seattle, Washington, and Harvey Hurvitz and his fiance Gail Mann of Westwood. Loving brother of Charles Hurvitz of FL, Marion Hurvitz of CT, and the late Ben Hurvitz, Sara Segal and Rita Zazula. Services at Temple Israel, 125 Pond Street, Sharon on Wednesday, April 23 at 10:30 a.m. Following interment at Fuller Street, Everett, memorial observance will be at the home of Harvey Hurvitz, Wednesday until 8 pm, Thursday 1-4, 6-8 pm, Friday 1-4 pm. Remembrances may be made to Rotary Club of Abington, Directed Fund, 676 R Bedford St. #1, Abington, MA 02351. Samuel Hurvitz enlisted in the Navy in WWII, the day after Pearl Harbor, and served for six years before marrying Ruth, the love of his life. In 1949 Sam came to work at a small wrecking and salvage company in Abington, MA, and worked with his wife Ruth, and son Harvey to create what is now known as the Cape Cod Lumber Company. Sam retired from the company in 1985 at age 65, and began traveling around the world with his beloved wife. Sam first became involved in Rotary in 1970, and at the age of 75, he became a Rotary District Governor. His belief in the ideals of Rotary was a guiding principal in his life, and he maintained his rotary ties up until his passing. Sam was a member of the daily minyan at Temple Israel, Sharon for almost 30 years. Sam loved animals and had a special fondness for his grand-dogs Phoenix and Lila. Brezniak-Rodman Chapel brezniakrodman.com Family Owned
Published in The Boston Globe on Apr. 22, 2014
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