Former Somers fire chief passes at age 63
Former Somers Fire Chief and Commissioner Irwin Schriro has passed away.
The Somers Fire Department says Schriro died Sunday after a short illness at the age of 63.
News 12 is told Irwin joined the department in 1987 and was an active member for 36 years.
He served as chief 1999-2001 and again from 2011-2014.
Irwin was highly respected for his knowledge and experience, but also because of his friendly demeanor and willingness to help others.
Irwin will also be remembered for his membership in the Red Knights and for his love of scuba diving.
Services have not been announced yet.