– Theodore M. Irwin, 87, passed away Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at
his residence. Ted was born in Aquetuck and lived in Ravena most of
his life. He was an Army veteran serving in the European Theatre
during WWII. He was awarded the Purple Heart and an Oak Leaf
Cluster. In 1968 Ted retired after 22 years of service with Callanan
Industries. He was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church
in Coeymans Hollow.
Theodore was predeceased by his wife Elsie M. Hotaling Irwin.
Survivors include his brother Alfred Irwin of Ravena; and many
nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers William, LeGrand,
David and Delos Irwin and sisters, Hazel Meyers, Nellie Charma,
Phebe Whitbeck, Pearl Barger and Anna Conrad.
Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home on Friday, December
10th from 3 to 6 PM. Funeral services will be held 10 AM Saturday
December 11th at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Chestnut
Lawn Cemetery, New Baltimore. Contributions to the Coeymans Hollow
Fire Co. would be appreciated.