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Sam Polansky, 91, of Avon, beloved husband of the late Meta (Bromberg) Polansky, passed away, Saturday, May 29, 2016. Born in NY, NY, son of the late Abraham and Sadie (Simmons) Polansky, he was raised there and served in the US Army during W.W. II, entering right after high school. He served in Ardennes, Central Europe, and Rhinland and participated in the Battle of the Bulge. After his discharge in 1946, he was employed by United Merchants for 20 years before starting his own company ESS-PEE Textile Company, which he operated until his retirement in 2006. He and his wife lived in New Canaan for 23 years moving to Avon 20 years ago. Sam loved to travel both for his work and personally but most of all he loved spending time with his family. He leaves two daughters Laura Radocy (Craig) of Canton and Susan Polansky of Danbury; grandchildren Mark and Morgan Radocy; Jimmy Alexander, and Sara Zandri; two great grandchildren Sam and Amy Alexander; and several nieces and nephews. Besides his wife Meta he was predeceased by a son Jacob, daughter Amy, brother Murray, and sisters Celia, Rose, and Trudy. A graveside service will be held Friday, June 3, 2016, 11 am at New Montefiore Cemetery, Pinelawn, LI, NY. His family will receive friends at Laura and Craig's home, 11 Thompson Hill Road, Canton, from 5-8 pm on Thursday, June 2, 2016. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Memory of Sam Polansky, to the UCONN Foundation, 2390 Alumni Drive, Unit 3206, Storrs, CT 06269, for Nursing Scholarship Funds or a charity of the donor's choice that benefits our veterans. The Carmon Funeral Home & Family Center of Avon is caring for the arrangements.