Irwin Gaman
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Irwin Harold Gaman , passed away Friday, February 28, 2011. He was born February 3, 1934 to Louis and Gertrude Gaman in Providence, Rhode Island. He moved to Houston in 1955 to join his brothers in their family business. He is preceded in death by his son, Lindsey Gaman, Brothers and Sisters, Bernice Young, Sam Gaman, Betty Cabral, Milton Gaman and Morris Gaman. Survived by his daughter Ginger Davidson and husband Mark and grand daughter Shaina. Son, Carter and wife Ophelia and grand daughter Brittany and many loving nieces and nephews. Irwin served his country as a U.S. Marine in the Korean War, also his city as a Houton Police Officer for 20 years and retired as Sargeant. He was a member and grand master of Temple Lodge #4, as well as Congregation Beth Israel. His strong beliefs in protecting his country, community and life in general is a reflection of his many accomplishments. In his later years, he enjoyed staying active at the JCC Health Club, where he had many friends. Irwin loved and lived his life of 76 years to the fullest extent and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 A.M. Monday, January 31, in the Proler Family Chapel of Congregation Beth Israel Garden of Memories Cemetery, 1101 Antoine. For those desiring, contributions may be made to SPCA.

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Published in Houston Chronicle on Jan. 30, 2011.
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February 1, 2011
I was sorry to hear about your Dad Ginger, he was a great guy, I remember him from the "old days" in the neighborghood. He did more than his share for his community and country, we could use more like him these days. He will be missed, Semper Fi.

Best Regards,
Tim J. McGonigel
Willow Meadows, Houston
February 1, 2011
My dearest & deepest sympathy to you and your family, Ginger. Irwin was one of the most possitive people I ever knew. I enjoyed working with him here at IMF. I know he'll be missed by many. May God give you and your family peace that passes all understanding. God bless!
Lisa Kendrick
February 1, 2011
My deepest sympathy to the Gaman family. I know he'll be greatly missed.
M. D. Beale, Jr. HPD(Ret.)
January 31, 2011
Ginger - With deepest sympathies to you and your family. Sending you love and prayers...
Monica & Jonathan
January 31, 2011
I was sad to hear about Irwins passing, he became a good friend working together in same office at a rebar company. He shared many stories of his life and had lots of laughs! Miss u Irwin!
Claudia Jonsvoll
January 31, 2011
I was sad to hear about Irwin's passing. I worked with Irwin at a Rebar company and we worked closely sharing an office together. Lots of laughs and many stories he shared with me. He will be missed by all.
Claudia Jonsvoll
January 31, 2011
Irwin and I were "locker-neighbors" at the JCC Healthclub. He was a real pleasure to visit with in the morning for many years while we would sing old songs together - "Route 66" was a favorite. I'll miss him.
Lester Smolensky
January 31, 2011
It is with deep sorrow that I heard of Irwin's passing.
He was one of my sergeants when I was on night patrol at the Beechnut station in the early 1960s.
Irwin was well respected by me and the other men on the shift, and was very friendly, and was a fine supervisor.
God Bless him and his family in this time of sorrow.
D.A. Gibson
January 31, 2011
There will be an empty chair at the Holiday table this year but it will be filled with loving memories. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Much Love,
Anita Crossley
January 31, 2011
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Don & Barbara Cotten (HPD retired)
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