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IRWIN SHWORTZ (published on February 16, 2010)



IRWIN SHWORTZ It is with deep sadness that the family announces the sudden passing of Irwin Shwortz on February 8th, 2010 at the age of 82 years. Irwin will be lovingly remembered by his sister Dorothy Goodman, niece Judy Segal (Martin) nephew Ron Goodman (Linda); great-nieces Debbie Rabino (Hod), Jennifer Segal, Lara Linn, Molly Allen (Dan); great-great-nieces Michelle and Lisa Rabino, Leah Linn, Zoe Allen; great-great-nephew Zach Allen. Irwin was predeceased by his parents Louis and Bertha Shwortz, his sister Ruby and brother in law Ike Tenenhouse, and his brother- in-law Stanley Goodman. Irwin was born on December 9th, 1927 in Yorkton, Saskatchewan where he attended elementary through high school. He moved to Winnipeg and graduated from the faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Manitoba. He was the chief Pharmacist at the Health Sciences Centre (Winnipeg General Hospital) and held that position for 40 years until his retirement. He enjoyed traveling, reading, and visiting with family and friends. Many thanks to the Honorary pallbearers Bohdy Jaworski, Kevin Hall, Don Nazeravich, Nick Honcharik, Jim Studney, and Mike Namaka. Funeral service took place on February 12th, 2010 at Etz Chayim and interment at Rosh Pina Cemetery. If so desired, donations in memory of Irwin may be made to the charity of your choice.


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