Irwin Schorr

Irwin Schorr

1930 - 2020

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Irwin Schorr, 89 of Silver Springs, Maryland passed way on April 7, 2020 in New York City of complications from COVID-19. A funeral service will be held at a later date. Irwin was born in Brooklyn, NY to Bernard and Anna Schorr on December 15, 1930. He graduated from Dewitt Clinton High School in the Bronx and following service in the US Air Force, attended New York University on the GI Bill. Irwin's long career in corporate communications took him and his family around the country. He was a writer for Datamation, one of the first computer publications, and managed media relations and electronic media programs for 20 years at IBM Corp. After retiring from IBM in 1988, Irwin worked as a freelance writer and video producer, and played saxophone with bands in the Washington, DC area and in mid-coast Maine. He is survived by his daughters Ingrid Schorr (Cambridge, Mass) and Kristina Shaughnessy (Westmont, NJ) and son Michael Schorr, D.O. (Lakeville, Mass.) four grandchildren, and his companion, Patricia (Pat) Aller. He is preceded in death by his wife, Anne-Marie (Soderberg) Schorr. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the clinical staff of Mt. Sinai West, Manhattan.
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