Richard Shapiro

Richard Shapiro, age 73, of Gloversville, passed away on Sunday, July 11, 2021, at his home.

Born on October 21, 1947, in New York City, he was the son of the late Albert and Murial (Michaels) Shapiro.

Richard loved the Yankees, planes, trains, and automobiles. He loved any mechanical things that went fast and made noise.

He is survived by his siblings, Jack, and Mona Shapiro; as well as the staff and people he lived with at Wheaton the past 34 years through the ARC Lexington.

Visitation for family and friends will be held on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the A.G. Cole Funeral Home Inc., 215 East Main Street, Johnstown.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. at the Knesseth Israel Cemetery, Gloversville.

Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting the family’s page at

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