Irving M. Schlinger of Chester, NY died on Thursday, January 5, 2023 at the age of 80. Irving was born on December 23, 1942 in Bronx, NY to the late Charles and Florence (Rottman) Schlinger.
On March 26, 1967 he married his love, Harriet Soroka Schlinger in Brooklyn, NY. Irving was a Civil Engineer working for the NYS Department of Transportation. He retired in 1998. He was a member of Walton Engine & Hose Fire Company - Fire Police, the Chester Historical Society, and he volunteered at the Presbyterian Church Food Pantry. Irving enjoyed Fishing, Crossword Puzzles, Playing Cards, he was a History Buff, and Watching Jeopardy.
Irving is survived by his loving wife of over 50 years, Harriet; his son, Stephen Schlinger and his wife Deborah; his daughter, Nicole Schlinger; and his grandchildren, Abigail and Ashley. Also surviving are his sisters, Goldie Goldberg (Eric) and Miriam Benson (Bob).