– Kenneth W. Irwin, 92, passed away Sunday, September 1, 2019. Ken
was a graduate of Coeymans High School and served his country in the
US Navy during WWII and the Korean War. Ken was a member of the
International Union of Operating Engineers Local 106 and last
employed by Bohl Construction Co. retiring in 1988.
He was a founding
member of the Ravena-Coeymans Yacht Club and honorary member of the
Catskill, Coxsackie, Hudson among other boat clubs up and down the
Hudson River. Ken loved boating and the Hudson River and both were
a huge part of his life. He spent many memorable hours on his boat,
Sukera III. In addition to boating he loved wintering in Florida
and was an avid fan of the Green Bay Packers.
his children, Randy W. Irwin and Suzette M. Irwin; loving companion
Betty Goodrich; grandchildren, Cori, Jesse and Darlene Irwin, Carley
and Erin Libertucci, Daniel and Kourtney Irwin; great-
grandchildren, Zoie Libertucci, Kayla and Cameron Stanton and Lily
Shaw; siblings, Faye Dottino and Gerald Irwin; and several nieces
and nephews. Kenneth was predeceased by his wife Gloria Irwin and
son, Kerry “Butch” Irwin.
The family wants to
extend their heartfelt appreciation to Betty Goodrich and her family
for taking such good care of Ken through the years.
A memorial service
for Ken will be held 2 PM Sunday, September 8th at the Babcock
Funeral Home, Ravena. Burial will follow in Grove Cemetery,
Coeymans. Friends may call prior to the service starting at 12
The family would like you to consider, in lieu of flowers,
contributions in memory of Kenneth to the
Stratton VA Medical Center, GPS 312, Volunteer Services Mail Code
135, 113 Holland Ave., Albany, NY 12208.