Max Sasportas, formerly of West Hartford, and resident of Delray Beach, FL, since 1999, passed away peacefully in January just one month short of his 98th birthday. Max was a son of David and Rose (Candiotti) Sasportas. He was predeceased by his loving wife Edith (Sack) Sasportas, son Howard, brothers Abraham and Benjamin Sasportas, and sisters Welcome DiCicco and Regina Lazerow. Max is survived by daughter Linda and son-in-law Michael Schwartz of Boynton Beach, FL, son David and daughter-in-law Lorrell Sasportas of Bloomfield, five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Max was a graduate of the Hartford Public School System, former CT St. Amateur Wrestling Champion, CT Nat. Guard Staff Sargent during World War II, and a past Noble Grand, Jonathan Lodge IOOF. Max enjoyed a career as a wallpaper hanger extraordinaire; there wasn’t a fabric or material that he couldn’t create into a masterpiece to please his customers. Interment and graveside Memorial Service will be held Sunday, March 3, 1 p.m. at the Jonathan Cemetery, corner of Tower Ave. and Gardent St., Htfd. Rabbi Phillip Lazowski will be officiating. Funeral arrangements provided by Weinstein Mortuary. Donations can be made to : Abbey Delray South, 1717 Homewood Blvd., Delray Beach, FL, 33445.