Iris (Zirkin) Chernaik, 88, of Springfield, died Oct. 26 at home. She was the widow of Joseph Chernaik. Born in Springfield, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Fanny Zirkin. She was a lifelong resident of Springfield and a graduate of Classical High School. She worked as a bookkeeper at the YMCA and Joseph Chernaik Insurance. She was a member of the Jewish Community Center and Temple Beth El. She is survived by a son, Jeffrey; a daughter, Wendy Oltsik; and two grandchildren, Adam and Ben. She was predeceased by a son, Steven.Memorial contributions may be made to Jewish Geriatric Services, 770 Converse St., Longmeadow, MA 01106, www.jewishgeriatric.org.
ASCHER-ZIMMERMAN FUNERAL HOME