first_imgFuneral services have been held for Francis Edward Irwin, 82, of North Bergen. He passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Nov. 23. Born and raised in New York City, Francis moved to North Bergen 50 years ago. Francis worked at Thumanns in Carlstadt for 50 years before retiring. Francis also worked at CitiField as an usher for the New York Mets. In his free time he enjoyed watching the NY Mets, NY Jets and NY Rangers. He was predeceased by his parents Ann and Joseph Irwin, his siblings Julia, Elizabeth, Laura, John, Joseph, George and William Irwin. Surviving are his wife Joan Irwin, his children Francis Irwin, Ronald Irwin, Linda Irwin, Patrick Irwin and daughter in law JoAnn Irwin, Lori Kleissler and son in law Paul Kleissler, grandchildren Jessica, Emily and Katie and numerous Nieces and Nephews.Services arranged by the Vainieri Funeral Home, North Bergen.last_img read more