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In Memory

Irwin J. Hausman

Irwin J. Hausman

Irwin Jack Hausman passed away on April 22 after a courageous battle with Pancreatic cancer. His devoted and loving family were by his side as they were throughout his life. Irwin was born on July 9, 1943 in Bridgeport, CT, to Ruth Engelmann Hausman and Edward Hausman. He graduated from Central High School (1961), received his B.A. in Economics from the University of Connecticut (1965) and his J. D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law (1968) Irwin is survived by his adoring wife of over 50 years, Eva Weichsel Hausman, his daughters Kim Hausman Athan and Lisa Hausman Davison, their husbands Tom Athan and Doug Davison and four adoring grandchildren, Emma, Allie, Drew and Katy. Irwin was an attorney in Hartford, Connecticut for 40 years. He prided himself on maintaining high ethical standards and was committed to the well-being and success of each of his clients. He was a Cooper Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation, Vice- Chair of the Hartford County Bar Foundation and served on the Board of Directors of the Hartford County Bar Association. He acted as a neutral arbitrator. He chaired the diversity program at Murtha Cullina establishing a mentoring- reading program in the Hartford Public Schools. Active in the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) of CT he served on the state Board of Directors, as a National Associate Commissioner and as Chair of the Hartford County Board and Civil Rights Committee receiving several distinguished service awards. Memorial contributions may be made to: The Irwin Hausman Fund ADL of CT. 1952 Whitney Ave., 3rd Floor, Hamden, Ct. 06517 or The Irwin Hausman Fund Lustgarten Foundation - Let's Win 1111 Stewart Avenue, Beth Page, New York 11714. A memorial service will be held at Temple Sholom, 300 E. Putnam Ave. Greenwich, CT on Monday, April 24 at 1:30 pm. Shiva will be observed at the Athan home immediately following the service and on Monday, April 24 and Tuesday, April 25 from 7-9 pm. 

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04/25/17 08:02 AM #1    

Harry J. Grossman

I am so sorry to hear of Irwin's passing. My sincere condolencies to his family.

04/25/17 08:49 AM #2    

Rita E. Skog

My deepest sympathy to Eva and family at this very sad time.

04/25/17 11:46 AM #3    

Diane M. Barabas (Dillman)

I am sorry to hear of Irwin's passing.  My sympathy to his whole family.

04/25/17 07:59 PM #4    

Priscilla A. Ritchie (Virelli)

I will keep Eva and her family in my thoughts and prayers during this very sad time.  Sincerely, Priscilla Ritchie Virelli

04/26/17 12:42 PM #5    

Shelly J. Frank

I'm so sorry to hear of Irwin's passing. I knew him well. We played basketball together and sometimes hung out after school. He was a great guy and I'm not surprised to read that he accomplished so much in his all too short lifetime. My condolences to his family at this difficult time.




04/26/17 04:06 PM #6    

Roberta L. Schine

So sorry to hear this. May Irwin's memory be for a blessing.

04/28/17 05:06 PM #7    

Arlene Klein (Glaser)

I was so sorry to hear about Irwin's passing. He, Eva and their family will always be in my heart. 

04/30/17 06:34 PM #8    

Jerry A. Feinstein

I was very sorry to hear of Irwin's passing. Please accept my heartfelt condolences. I remember both Irwin and Eva not only from Central but from our days at Hebrew School at Rodolph Sholom. May he live in your and his daughters' mind forever.

Jerry Feinstein

05/01/17 04:06 PM #9    

Adele H. Liskov

My sincere condolences reach out to Eva and Irwin's family at this very sad time.  Adele Liskov (Perlman)



05/01/17 04:21 PM #10    

Donald H. Parker

I' m sorry to learn of Irwin's passing. May his memory always be a blessing to his friends and family. The Rev. Don Parker




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