By Somers Volunteer Fire Department
March 5, 2023

The SVFD regrets to announce the passing of Active Ex-Chief, Ex-Commissioner and life member Irwin Schriro on Sunday March 5th 2023. Ex-Chief Schriro joined the SVFD in 1987 and was an active member for 36 years. He also served as Chief of Department of the SVFD from 1999-2001 and again 2011-2014. He passed away after a short illness at the age of 63. Ex-Chief Schriro was a highly respected member of the SVFD because of his knowledge and experience but also his friendly demeanor. He was always willing to help anyone. Shortly before his passing Ex-Chief Schriro had just finished qualifying a new driver on her first piece of fire apparatus. Ex-Chief Schriro was active in the Red Knights and loved SCUBA diving, having served as the SVFD SCUBA team Lieutenant for many years. He will be deeply missed. The officers and members of the SVFD express our condolences to the Schriro family in this difficult time. Services have not been announced at this time.