Ira William Waldinger, age 68, of Winter Garden, passed away on Saturday, February 23, 2019, at Orlando Regional Medical Center. Born in New York on February 21, 1951, he was the son of the late Martin and Esther Dobrow Waldinger. He was a graduate of Hunter College and worked as an educator with children having special needs. On September 16, 1984, in Hastings-on-Hudson, he married the former Amy Abramson, his wife of more that 34 years who survives him. Following their retirements, the family relocated to the Orlando area in 2017. In addition to his wife, Mr. Waldinger is survived by his sons, Michael Zarchin Waldinger of New York, and Andrew Steven Waldinger of Winter Garden. A graveside service will be held at Temple Israel Cemetery, 9200 Morton Jones Road, Gotha, on Friday, March 1, 2019, at 11 AM, with Joseph Goldovitz of Congregation Sinai officiating.