Mourning the death of Irwin W. Schriro, distinguished citizen and devoted member of his community

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Senate Resolution No. 921


MOURNING the death of Irwin W. Schriro,
distinguished citizen and devoted member of his

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to pay tribute to
citizens of the State of New York whose lifework and civic endeavors
served to enhance the quality of life in their communities and the great
State of New York; and

WHEREAS, Irwin W. Schriro of Somers, New York, died on Sunday, March
5, 2023, at the age of 63; and

WHEREAS, Irwin W. Schriro distinguished himself in his profession
and by his sincere dedication and substantial contribution to the
welfare of his community; and

WHEREAS, Born in Mt. Kisco, New York, on April 27, 1959, the son of
Lew and Rose Schriro, Irwin W. Schriro graduated from Fox Lane High
School and began his career in the alarm and security business; he was
the lead inventory and service coordinator at Scarsdale Security Systems
in Scarsdale, New York; and

WHEREAS, His volunteer fire service journey began with the Bedford
Hills Volunteer Fire Department until he and his wife moved to Somers;
there he joined the Somers Volunteer Fire Department where he is a life
member, and once held the esteemed positions of Chief and Commissioner;

WHEREAS, Irwin W. Schriro was also a member of the Putnam Northern
Westchester Fire Police Association and Red Knights Motorcycle Club NY
Chapter VII, with whom he enjoyed many memorial rides and trips to visit
the retired members residing at the Fireman's Home in Hudson, New York;

WHEREAS, Throughout his life he enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing,
bowling in leagues with his wife and friends, attending his wife and
children's many sports events, and the company of his many animal
companions; and

WHEREAS, Irwin W. Schriro's commitment to excellence, and his spirit
of humanity, carried over into all fields of enterprise, including
charitable and civic endeavors; and

WHEREAS, Irwin W. Schriro is survived by his wife, Suzanne;
daughter, Stacey; son, Craig; sister, Debra, and three grandchildren,
Anabelle, Mason, and Brendon; he is predeceased by his sister, Bonnie;

WHEREAS, Armed with a humanistic spirit and imbued with a sense of
compassion, Irwin W. Schriro leaves behind a legacy which will long
endure the passage of time and will remain as a comforting memory to all
he served and befriended; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
mourn the death of Irwin W. Schriro, distinguished citizen and devoted
member of his community; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to the family of Irwin W. Schriro.


  • 03 / May / 2023
  • 09 / May / 2023
  • 09 / May / 2023

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative


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