Sam Alton

February 24, 1921January 8, 2014

Alton, Sam Age 92 January 8, 2014 beloved husband of Ruth "Sissy" Alton; dear father and father-in-law of Shelly (Steve) Strauss; dear grandfather of Jeffrey (Jamie) Strauss and Rachel (Michael) Rosen; dear great-grandfather of Keller Strauss; dear brother and brother-in-law of the late Ida (the late Sol) Rosenberg, the late David (the late Cecile) Alton, the late Mamie Alton, the late Morris "Happy" (the late Goldie) Alton, the late Molly (the late Charles) Crane, the late Rose (the late Sam) Schraier, Ann (the late Herman) Zimerman and Shirley (the late Allan) Chapnick; our dear brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend.

Memorial service Sunday, January 12th 2:00 PM at Temple Emanuel, 12166 Conway Road. Visitation Sunday 1:30 PM. Memorial contributions preferred to Temple Emanuel or the charity of your choice.



  • Visitation Sunday, January 12, 2014
  • Memorial Service Sunday, January 12, 2014


  • Condolences - Sunday from 4 to 8 PM and Monday from 3 to 7 PM

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January 12, 2014

Shimmy was a kind, gentle and intelligent man. We marveled at the many stories of days gone by; never tired of the one about Winston Churchill. Shimmy was a very dear part of our daughter Gabrielle's childhood! Our love and prayers are with you.

Patty and Bill Goldman

January 10, 2014

Sissy, So sorry mto read of Sam's passing. He was a kind soul and we have many good memories of him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Sincerely, Patty and Bill Goldman