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Irwin, age 86, of New York City, Sarasota, FL and Long Beach Island, NJ, formerly of Fair Lawn, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at his home in New York City surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of the late Shirley Lazar, who passed away on August 5, 2015, for 63 wonderful loving years. Devoted father of David Lazar, Susan Ahearn and her husband, former New Jersey State Assemblyman, Matthew Ahearn and Dr. Paul Lazar and his wife Pei. Proud grandfather of Deena, Eric, Lauryn, Samantha, Kelly and Jacob. Loving great-grandfather of Parker. Irwin earned his Bachelor's Degree at Hofstra University in Long Island where he met his wife. Irwin was born in Bronx, NY, to Pauline Fox and Henry Lazar. Irwin was a hard working self made man and traveled the world and loved his wife, his family and the peace of the beach above all else. Irwin was a Marine Corps. Veteran of the Korean War. A private service will be held on Thursday at the Sanctuary of Abraham & Sarah Mausoleum Chapel in Paramus. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Wounded Warriors, World Conservation Society or Planned Parenthood. Arrangements are by Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn, NJ.

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Published in The Record/Herald News on Aug. 19, 2015.
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August 20, 2015
Susan, David, Paul, and the grand and great grandchildren-I am so sorry for your loss. Shirley and Irwin were a great couple. They will be missed by so many.

Maxine and Alison
Maxine Schlyen
August 19, 2015
Irwin and Shirley were special human beings The Raboy family will miss them. Dave and Renee.
David Raboy
August 19, 2015
Irwin and Shirley were special human beings The Raboy family will miss them. Dave and Renee.
David Raboy
August 19, 2015
August 19, 2015
Our deepest Sympathy to the Lazar Family. We are so sorry to hear about your loss. If there is anything we can do, please do not hesitate to contact us.
John & Ninxi Davis
Lukas Torinese
Ninxi Davis
August 19, 2015
Irwin ( Dad) I cannot find the right words to thank you for all that you have done for me in the past. I'll miss all of your stories about your life.
I won't forget your dance. Which I called, the Irwin. I have missed you very much. We all will miss you very much. Rip.
Terri Lazar
August 19, 2015
To the Lazar family - so sorry for you loss; but they are together now. Rest in peace - Irwin Lazar & Shirley Lazar.
Myra Scher-Pigott
August 19, 2015
RIP. You will be missed by friends and family.
Billie Chociey
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