Irving Slitzky, 88, of Longmeadow, died Feb. 8. He was the husband of Marilyn Slitzky. Born in The Bronx, N.Y., he lived in Elmont, N.Y. for many years where he owned several Kosher butcher stores. He later relocated to Chatsworth, Calif., and then Longmeadow to be near family. He was a lifelong member and assistant scoutmaster of the Boy Scouts of America where he helped organize and supervise National Jamborees. He was also a Ham Radio Operator and enjoyed speaking with people from all over the world. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sons, Barry and wife, Margaret, of Longmeadow, and Kenneth and wife, Jeannie, of Chatsworth, Calif.; and three grandchildren, David, Matthew and his wife, Hannah Corwin, and Hannah. Memorial contributions may be made to Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing, Att: Director of Community Engagement, 246 North Main St., South Hadley, 01075. ASCHER-ZIMMERMAN FUNERAL HOME


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