GARTEN, Irwin, age 89 of Tampa died Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Mr. Garten was born in Brooklyn, NY and moved to Tampa recently from Boynton Beach. He was a Union President and was a U.S. Navy Veteran. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 61 years, Joan Vera Garten. Survivors include his daughters and son-in-law, Nancy & Michael Shaw of Tampa and Leslie Conover of Lawrenceville, NJ, grandchildren, Allison Shaw-Rosenblatt (Richard), Evan Shaw, Andrew Shaw (Melanie), Michael Conover and Jenny Conover and great granddaughters, Emma & Kara Rosenblatt. Funeral services will be held Friday, 11:30 AM at Congregation Schaarai Zedek, 3303 W. Swann Avenue, Tampa. Interment will follow at Gan Shalom Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Congregation Schaarai Zedek or Lifepath Hospice. Condolences may be expressed online at segalfuneralhome.com.