Irene Gelrud Schwartz

by | Jun 23, 2022 | Obituaries

Rockville, Md.—Irene Gelrud Schwartz, of Rockville, Md., just 12 days shy of her 95th birthday, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 12, 2022.

Devoted wife of the late Isadore Schwartz and the late Barney Snukals. Beloved mother of Arlynn Joffe, Aaron Snukals (Beverly), Carol Freedman (Calvin), and Madeleine Samuels (Alan); cherished grandmother of Brett Joffe, David Joffe, Jay Samuels, Bari Weins (Jesse), Sharon Fullerton (Chris), Philip Freedman (Mindy), and Seth Bateman (Angela); loving Bubbi to eight great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and their families.

She was predeceased by her brother Jack Gelrud; sister Pauline Sherman and daughter Loretta Schwartz Bateman.

Graveside service was held at Garden of Remembrance Memorial Park in Clarksburg, MD. Memorial contributions may be made to Temple Beth Ami/Tikkun Olam Fund, 14330 Travilah Road, Rockville, MD 20850, the Alzheimer’s Association ( or to the charity of your choice.

Sagel Bloomfield Danzansky Goldberg Funeral Care.