Irving P. Van Wart, age 83, of Shelton, passed away January 27, 2013 in Bishop Wicke Health and Rehab Center.

Mr. Van Wart was born in Bridgeport, and resided in Shelton for many years before moving to Florida, and then back to Shelton.

A self employed cabinet maker and owner of Ir-Van’s & Sons, he was a charter member of the Holy Cross Lutheran Church and a lifetime member of the Lions Club.

He was predeceased by his beloved wife Esther Sonstrom Van Wart; two brothers and two sisters.

He is survived by his two sons, David Van Wart and his wife JoLynn and Richard Van Wart and his wife Michele all of Shelton; five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday March 9, 2013 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church 5995 Main Street Trumbull with Reverend Emil Witschy officiating. Inurment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Arrangements in care of the Cyril F. Mullins Funeral Home 399 White Plains Rd. Trumbull.

Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Cross Lutheran Church 5995 Main Street Trumbull, CT 06611.

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