PAWTUCKET – Samuel Granoff died Aug. 21. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Frances (Taber) Granoff.
Born in Providence, he was the second eldest child of the late Louis and Edith (Samdperil) Granoff. He is also survived by his daughter Merle G. Shaer and his son Loren; his grandchildren Elana K. Shaer and Marc P. Shaer; his sister Beverly Satloff, his brother Leonard and many nephews. He was the brother of the late George Sidney and father-in-law of the late William H. Shaer.
For five decades, he was a principal of S. Granoff Mfg., an innovator in the design and production of yarns and textiles. Thereafter, he was proud to work for Granoff Associates.
He served his country in World War II with a rank of sergeant. He saw action in the European Theatre and in North Africa with the 389th Bomber Squadron.
Upon returning from the service, he met, courted and married Frances Taber. Setting high standards, he led by example; he was intelligent, devoted and courageous.
The family thanks his caregivers Lucy, Melanie, Walter, Mae, Barry, Marco and Michelle.
Contributions may be made to the Minyan Fund at Temple Beth-El, 70 Orchard Ave., Providence, RI 02906.