Samuel W. Sirota, 95
Samuel W. Sirota, 95, of West Wareham entered eternal rest on October 15, 2020, after a brief illness. He was the husband of Arlene (Klein) Sirota and the son of the late Hyman and Rebecca (Epstein) Sirota.
Born in May 19, 1925, in Worcester, he lived in Wareham for the past 27 years, moving from Sharon. Sam was a World War II veteran and a Combat Technician 4th grade with the 333rd Engineer Special Service Regiment, US Army. Sam was a member of the team that built the bridge over the Rhine River in Germany and was disabled when walking on a landmine. He was a recipient of the American Campaign Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.
After his service, he returned home and worked for Sterling Motors in Brighton. Sam was a well renowned truck mechanic and known all through the east coast for his expertise. He also was the former owner of Sirota Trucking Company.
Sam was a member of the Jewish War Veterans of Sharon and the Trucking Union # 257.
Sam enjoyed going to truck shows and could talk about trucks all day; it was his passion. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, and loved his grandchildren. Besides his wife, he is survived by his daughters, Carol Seftell of NJ, and Barbara Ennis of Franklin. He also leaves his step-children, Lisa Wilder of W. Wareham, Anthony Klein of CA, Marc Lopes of Lynn and Dave Lopes of Boston. He also leaves 10 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his brother, the late Jack Sirota; his sister, the late Rosilyn Sherman; his first wife Rosalyn (Lewis) Sirota; his step-children, the late Deborah Franklin and Michael Lopes.
Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 at Center Cemetery, Tihonet Rd., Wareham at 12 Noon.
Arrangements by Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, Wareham. To leave a message of condolence visit: www.ccgfuneralhome.com.