Tuti (Irene) Strauss
STRAUSS, Tuti (Irene). Peacefully, on Wednesday, April 24, 2013. Beloved wife of the late George. She will be sadly missed by her daughters Barbara (Gary,) Linda (Andres). Cherished grandmother of Janina, Noam, Avi, Nili, and Orly. Devoted sister of Gaby. Special aunt of Bunny (Brian), Richard, and Peter (Dina). Adored great-aunt of Lee, Brett, Moni, Rodi, Ian, and Eric. Great-grandmother of Maddie, and Benjamin. Our Tuti’s unconditional love, infectious smile, and great sense of humour will always be remembered. We are indebted to the dedicated caregivers at Sunrise Senior Living for their love and devotion to Tuti and her family. Graveside service on Friday, April 26 at 12:00 p.m. at the Beit Abraham Congregation Section Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Donations in her memory may be made to the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre, (514) 345-2605, or to the Alzheimer Society of Canada, (800) 616-8816. Arrangements entrusted to Paperman & Sons.
AKERFLUG, Gittel (née Sher). On Friday, April 26, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Label. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Doris and Jack Eichler, Harry and Zippy Akerflug, Shirley and the late Sam Schnurbach, and the late Szlomo. Cherished Bubby of Lenny and Bonnie, Steven and Sherri, Randi and Lloyd, Marla; David and Kelly, Josh and Chantal; Mitchell, Neil and Samantha, Ricky and Erin. Proud great-grandmother of Ryan, Jillian, Erin, Zachary, Jeremy, Matthew, Josh, Evan, Sydney, Olivia, Sammy, and Katie. Predeceased by her parents and siblings who perished in the Holocaust. Special thanks to Mona Hamburg and the staff at Maimonides Geriatric Centre for the exceptional care they gave our mother. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean-Talon St. W., on Sunday, April 28 at 11:00 a.m. Burial at the Montreal Workers’ Circle Association Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva at 6616 Mackle Road, C.S.L., from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. daily. In lieu of gifts or flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the “Gittel Akerflug Memorial Fund for the Pulmonary Division” c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation (514) 340-8251, or to the Donald Berman Maimonides Foundation, (514) 483-2121, ext. 2207.
GLASGOW, Robert. Peacefully in Toronto on Friday, April 26, 2013. Beloved father and father-in-law of Nathalie Glasgow, Kimberly Glasgow and Russell Ostroff. Cherished “Papa” of Benjamin Ostroff. Sadly mourned by Nicole Fortier, Shellie Feldman, Noah Kardos, Esther Amiel, and many friends. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., Montreal on Monday, April 29 at 11:00 a.m. Burial at the Hebrew Sick Benefit Association Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva at 6803 Abraham de Sola, Cote-St-Luc. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, (416) 946-6560.
WAJCER, Fajga (nee Burman). Surrounded by her loving family, on Saturday, April 27, 2013. Cherished daughter of the late Mordechai and the late Chava. Most beloved wife of the late Moishe. Treasured mother of Simon, Evelyn and Lawrence (Vatch), Anne and Rick (Rubin), Holden and Nathalie (Lessard), and Debbie Sharif. Exceptional Bubbie of Lisa and Jonathan, Mitchell and Melissa, Michael, Jessica, Zoe, Justin, and Omar. Proud great-grandmother of Alexander, Oliver, and Ariella. Predeceased by her dear siblings, Chaim, Shloime, Moishe, Channah, and her beloved niece, Felunia who all perished in the Holocaust. Heartfelt thanks to Marizza, Drs. Becker, Langleben, Shamy, and Schweitzer, and to the staff of the Jewish General and Mount Sinai Hospitals for their exceptional care and compassion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Monday, April 29 at 2 p.m. Burial at the Tifereth Beth David Jerusalem Congregation Cemetery, Tifereth Jerusalem Section, de la Savane. Shiva at 6500 Mackle Rd., C.S.L, after 1-5 pm &7.30-9pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the “Fajga and Morris Wajcer Memorial Fund” c/o Mount Sinai Auxiliary, (514) 369-2222 ext.: 1334. Fajga was a hero and a witness, who survived the Warsaw Ghetto, Majdanek, Auschwitz, Birkenau and the Death March. Lovingly known as “The Ma” to all.
Edith Liebman Stern
LIEBMAN-STERN, Edith (née Slutsken). On Sunday, April 28, 2013. Beloved wife of Michael Stern. Dear daughter of the late Dorothy Druker. Edith will be sadly missed by her cousins, family, friends and all who knew her. Special thanks, for their valiant efforts, to the doctors, nurses and staff of the Jewish General Hospital. Funeral service from Paperman and Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Wednesday, May 1 at 11:00 a.m. Burial at the Baron de Hirsch Cemetery, de la Savane. Donations in her memory may be made to the Israel Cancer Research Fund, (514) 481-2723.
Mollie (Mania) Adler
ADLER, Mollie (Mania) (nee Finesilver). Peacefully, on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, after enduring a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's disease, fought bravely and with great dignity. Beloved wife of Harry Saul Adler for sixty-seven years. He will miss her greatly! Devoted mother of Ricki Goldstein and Iris Adler. Mother-in-law of Jack and Sherman. Cherished grandmother of Lisa Goldstein (Evan), Carrie Goldstein (Peter), and Nathaniel Teichman. Adoring great-grandmother of Jamie, Dylan and Paige. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Sylvia and the late Saul Finesilver, the late Bill and the late Frances Finesilver. She will be missed by her many friends, especially Yetta Lande, and many relatives, especially Sylvia Finesilver. The family would like to thank all the caregivers at Mt. Sinai Hospital. Heartfelt thank to Jennifer. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Thursday, May 2 at 1:00 p.m. Burial at the Beth-El Congregation Section, Eternal Gardens Cemetery, Beaconsfield. Contributions in Mollie’s memory may be made to Alzheimer's Group, A.G.I., (514) 485-7233.
HERSKOVITZ, Claire (née Brinker). On Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Ernest (Arpy). Loving mother and mother-in-law of Dale and Richard Katz. Proud and devoted grandmother of Jason, Adam, Nicole, and Ethan. Adored sister and sister-in-law of Bob and Sandi Brinker of Toronto, and Gerry and Pearl Brinker of North Brunswick, New Jersey. Dear sister-in-law of Helen and the late William Goodman of Philadelphia, Michael and Tonya Herskovitz and the late Frieda Herskovitz of Philadelphia, and the late Malvena and the late Itzack Schwarcz of Israel. She will be sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean-Talon St. W., on Friday, May 3 at 1:30 p.m. Burial at the Beth Israel Beth Aaron Congregation Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva at 5790 Rembrandt, # 502, Cote-St-Luc, through Monday evening. Donations in Claire’s memory may be made to the Mount Sinai Hospital Auxiliary, (514) 369-2222, ext. 1334.
LEVINE, Hela (née Henechowitz). A Holocaust survivor, on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 in her ninety-seventh year. Wife of the late Ber Levine. Devoted mother and mother-in-law of Joe and Bea, Abe and Maureen. Cherished Bubby of Jason and Brenda Levine, Jenny and Jason Shinder, David Levine, Adam and Lisa Levine; Victoria Levine, and Philip Levine. Special great-Bubby of Abi, Jacob, and Isaac Levine; Jonah, Emily, and Jordan Shinder; Aiden, and Austin Levine. Predeceased by her parents and by her sister, who perished in the Holocaust. Special thanks to her wonderful caregivers at the Beit Chai Seniors Residence for their care and devotion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean-Talon St. W., on Friday, May 3 at 12:00 noon. Burial at the Montreal Workers’ Association Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva at her son Joe’s home. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251.
LAZAR, Bertha (née Jacobson). On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at the age of one-hundred-and-two. Wife of the late Nathan Rubin, the late John Bloom, and the late Frank Lazar. Friend and companion of the late Irwin Moss. Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Judy and Sim Shek, Zachary and Myrna Rubin, and the late Marc Rubin. Treasured Bubbie of Miriam and Yaacov Neeman, Natana Shek Dor and Avi Dor, Elisa and Matthew Belzberg; Shira Rubin Handley, Aviva and Jonathan Schneider, Carmi and Zev Gitalis. Proud great-grandmother of Noa, Einav, Omer and Megan, Yarden, Stav, Lola, Ava, Nathan, Gabriella, Danielle, Joseph, Rubin, and Jasmine. Predeceased by her two sisters and five brothers. She will be lovingly remembered by her many nieces, nephews, family, and many dear friends. Special thanks to Naomi and Helen for their devotion, and the 4 North staff at Maimonides for their exceptional care. The family would like to acknowledge with sincerest gratitude Bertha’s caregivers Janet, Nanette, and Charina. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean-Talon St. W., on Sunday, May 5 at 12:00 noon. Burial at the Shaare Zedek Congregation Section, Eternal Gardens Cemetery, Beaconsfield. Shiva to be announced. Contributions in Bertha’s memory may be made to the Donald Berman Maimonides Foundation, (514) 483-2121, ext. 2207.
BEAN, Doris (née Yellin). January 12, 1913 - May 3, 2013, in Toronto. Beloved wife of the late Al. Much loved by her sons Gerry (Rosalie) and Harvey (Sharon), her five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her siblings. Doris will be sadly missed by her family and all who knew her. Graveside service will take place on Sunday, May 5 at 11:30 a.m. at the Independent Hebrew #2 Cemetery, de la Savane (section C10). Arrangements entrusted to Paperman & Sons.
Naomi (Nicki) Salomon
SALOMON, Naomi (Nicki). Peacefully in her ninety-fourth year on Thursday, May 2, 2013. Wife of the late Joel Salomon. Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Eric and Susan, Leland and Elena. Cherished grandmother of Jessica Salomon, Andrea and Andrew Shoomkirsch; Jeffrey, Karen, and Joel Salomon. Sister of the late Sylvia Morris. Special thanks to Vangi and Emily for their care and devotion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean-Talon St. W., on Sunday, May 5 at 11:00 a.m. Burial at the Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Cemetery, 1250 Chemin de la Forêt. Shiva at 1 Wood Avenue through Thursday evening. Contributions in her memory may be made to the “Dr. Miguel Burnier Ophthalmology Research Fund” c/o the Montreal General Hospital Foundation, (514) 934-8230.