BERNSTEIN, Frances (née Beckelman). Peacefully in her ninety-fourth year on Monday, August 12, 2013. Wife of the late Jack Bernstein. Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Bunny and the late Irving Haimovitz, Leona (Lee) and Stephen Shulman, Elaine and Stanley Rosenberg. Cherished “Bubbie Faigie” of Eileen and Arnie Gluz, Randi Haimovitz; Shawn and Kathy Shulman, Loren and Rochelle Shulman; Justin Rosenberg; Heather and David Perl, and Matthew Rosenberg. Proud great-grandmother of Brandon and Rebecca Jordan Shulman; Ilana and Adam Jeremy (A.J.) Gluz, and Maya Perl. Sister of the late Ida Mandelcorn, the late Ettie Granofsky, the late Rae Kravitz, and the late Molly Wowa. Dear sister-in-law of Nat and Norman Bernstein. She will be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, family and friends. Special thanks to the staff of the Steger Residence and to the staff of the Emergency Department at the Jewish General Hospital for their care and compassion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean-Talon St. W., on Tuesday, August 13 at 1:00 p.m. Burial at the Independent Hebrew Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva at her daughter Bunny’s home. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the “Frances Bernstein Memorial Fund for the Emergency Department” c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251, or to the charity of your choice.
On Sunday, August 11, 2013. Beloved daughter of the late Jean and the late Bernie Yanofsky. Cherished sister and sister-in-law of Marilyn Yanofsky and Ray Kisber, Joel Yanofsky and Cynthia Davis. Loving aunt of Jonah Ben Davis Yanofsky. Renee was a devoted niece and friend, and she will be remembered with love. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Tuesday, August 13 at 2 p.m. Burial at the Knights of Pythias Section, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Duvernay. Shiva at her home, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. daily. Contributions in Renee’s memory may be made to the DOVE Project, (514) 843-1415, or to the Friendship Circle Montreal, (514) 735-2255.
GREEN, Lorne. Suddenly, on Wednesday, August 7, 2013. Beloved son of Elana and the late Jerry. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Earl and Carrie. Uncle of Noah, Adam, and Samantha. Special nephew of Rona, Hesky, Peter and Iris, Albert and the late Gloria. He will be missed by his many cousins and friends. Graveside service on Sunday, August 11 at 9:30 a.m. at the Memorial Park Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva private. Donations in his memory may be made to the “Lorne Green Memorial Fund for Kidney Transplant Research” c/o the Royal Victoria Hospital Foundation, (514) 843-1543. Arrangements entrusted to Paperman & Sons.
Theodore (Ted) Wise
WISE, Theodore (Ted). After an interesting and wonderful life, on Thursday, August 8, 2013. Beloved husband of Arlene (née Miller). Loving father and father-in-law of Jeff and Cheri (née Bell). Devoted grandfather of Gregory and Lucas Wise. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Clare and the late Chuck Waldman, Len and Goldie Wise, and the late Doris Wise. He will be lovingly remembered by his family, friends and colleagues. Special appreciation to Doctors Giannetti, Buithieu, Tchervenkov, Leung, and Shahin, as well as to the teams of the C.C.U. and the Surgical I.C.U. at the Royal Victoria Hospital for their outstanding care. Additional thanks to Dorothy Van Dyck and Wafa Saad of the Royal Victoria Hospital Foundation for their compassion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Sunday, August 11 at 10:00 a.m. Burial at the Baron de Hirsch Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva at his home from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. through Thursday evening. Donations in Ted’s memory may be made to the Royal Victoria Hospital Foundation, (514) 843-1543.
LIEBERMAN, Rosilyn (nee Greenberg). 1944 – 2013. It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Rosilyn Lieberman on Monday, August 12, 2013. She will be deeply missed by her beloved husband Donald. Daughter of the late Edith Moscovitch and the late Abie Greenberg. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Barry and Nora Greenberg, and sister-in-law of David and Paule Lieberman, Ralph and the late Paddy Lieberman, Michael Lieberman, Ted and the late Toby Janus, and the late Louis Lieberman. Niece of Al and Beverly Madoff, Ann Lutwak, Elaine and the late Fred Madoff. She will be lovingly remembered by her nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Wednesday, August 14 at 11 a.m. Burial at the Knights of Pythias Section, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Duvernay. At the request of the family, the shiva will be observed in the strictest of privacy. Donations in Rosilyn’s memory may be made to the Knights of Pythias Annual Appeal, (514) 747-3812.
Neil (Gomez) Goldman
GOLDMAN, Neil (Gomez). Surrounded by his loving family, on Friday, August 9, 2013. Beloved husband of Karen Spoon. Loving father and father-in-law of Sabrina Bercovitch and Evan Monk, Melissa, and Eden. Proud Zaida of Jesse. Dear brother-in-law of Ina and Mark Golfman, and Rowen Spoon. Special uncle of Brandon, Matthew, Daniel, Chad, and Zachary. Much loved son of the late Simon and the late Rena. He will be greatly missed by Ozzie, his family, friends, and all who knew him. Special thanks to Doctors Beth Cummings, Michael Sidel, William Grad, Shaun Selcer, and Harvey Chang for their exceptional care and compassion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Sunday, August 11, at 12:00 noon. Burial at the Beit Abraham Congregation Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva at his home from 1:00 p.m. daily. In lieu of gifts or flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the “Neil Gomez Goldman Memorial Fund” c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251
FEIGENBAUM, Regina (nee Dushkin). On Wednesday, August 7, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Kalman. Loving mother and mother-in-law (DE-MA) of Jerry and Beedee, Sam and Maria, and Benny. Cherished ‘Bubba Gina’ of Bonnie and Glenn, Shari and Murry, Kyle, and Jessica. Proud great-grandmother of Ashley, Emma and Kaylah. Predeceased by her brother and sister-in-law, Eddy and Clara Dushkin, and by her other siblings, who perished in the Holocaust. Special thanks to her exceptional caregivers, Myrna and Elvira, and to Dr. Brian Blicher, who was so much more than just her doctor. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Friday, August 9 at 12 noon. Burial at the Shomrim Laboker Congregation Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva at 206 Côte-Saint-Antoine, from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. daily. Donations in Regina’s memory may be made to the charity of your choice.
ASHER, Zev Moses. After an epic fight with illness following a blood stem cell transplant, on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at the age of fifty. Zev was one of a kind. He was a respected filmmaker, musician and writer who collaborated on art projects all over the world. Zev had a big heart, a great sense of humour, and courage beyond words. He will always be loved and fondly remembered by his parents Stanley and Sharon (née Segall); his sisters Beth (Fabio Pinzari), and Judith (George Ulrich); and by his partner Joanne Shiller. Zev was the much beloved uncle of Joshua Ulrich, Sophia Pinzari, and Samuel Ulrich; cherished nephew of Norman Asher, Irene Asher; and cousin of Alan (Laura) and family, Brian (Echo), and Karen (Kevin) Asher. He will be remembered with love by many family members, friends and collaborators around the world. We wish to express our profound gratitude to the Stem Cell Transplant team of doctors, nurses, professionals, and staff of 5 CD at the Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital. We will always remember their professionalism and humanity. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Friday, August 9, at 1:00 p.m. Burial at the Shaar Shalom Congregation Section, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Duvernay. Shiva to be announced. Donations in Zev’s memory may be made to “The William Brock Fund for Research and Education on Blood Cancers” c/o the Université de Montréal, (514) 343-6812, www.portraitsofhope.ca.
April 24, 1951 – July 29, 2013. Peacefully, surrounded by family and loved ones, on Monday, July 29, 2013. Beloved son of Helen and Harry Rosenberg of Hallandale, Florida. Father and father-in-law of Sarah and Frank Rosen, Melanie and Marc D'Antoni, and Richard. Soul mate of Golda Fassi and stepfather to her children, Charlotte and Emma. He also leaves in mourning his sister and brother-in-law, Sharon and Ed Lunk, and their children, Brandon and Daniel. Grandfather of Jacob D'Antoni. Special thanks to the staff at La Maison de Soins Palliatifs de Laval. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Friday, August 2 at 11:00 a.m. Burial at the Young Israel of Chomedey Congregation Section, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Duvernay. Shiva at 57 Hasting Apt. 410, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, on Friday until 6:00 p.m., Sunday and Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Donations in Gary's memory may be made to La Maison de Soins Palliatifs de Laval, (450) 936-4300.
LATSKY, Norman (4). Suddenly, on Wednesday, July 31, 2013. Beloved husband of Ellie Roth and the late Sandra Diamond. Devoted father and father-in-law of Heidi Latsky and Stephen Jones, Michael and Debi Latsky, Jonathan and Elayna Latsky. Cherished “Papa” of Charlotte Jones; Jason and Robert Latsky; Jonah, Evan, Harley, and Shane Latsky. Brother of the late Lois Cardon and the late Dorothy Gerson. Dear brother-in-law of Norman Cardon, Saul Gerson, Leonard and Gail Diamond, Lois and Bernard Shapiro, Frances and Stan Schill. Sadly mourned by Ellie’s children and grandchildren, Jane and François Cadieux, Steven Lupovich; Daniel and Charlotte Cadieux, and Allyson and Matthew Lupovich. Norman will be greatly missed by his nieces, nephews, family, friends, and all those whose lives he touched. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Sunday, August 4 at 1:00 p.m. Burial at the Shaare Zion Congregation Section, Eternal Gardens Cemetery, Beaconsfield. Shiva at his home. Contributions in his memory may be made to the “Norman Latsky Memorial Fund” c/o the Cummings Jewish Centre for Seniors, (514) 343-3529 ext.: 7373.
It is with deep sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Joseph Ditkofsky on Saturday, August 3, 2013. Beloved husband of Beatrice Moscovitch for sixty-six years. Loving father and father-in-law of Israel, Jack and Nancy. Adored Zaidie of Jason, Joanna and Sam Kaufman; Adam and Lindsay, Cory and Michael. Son of the late Israel and the late Bella Ditkofsky. Dearest brother and brother-in-law of Libby and the late Abe Ditkofsky, the late Toby and the late Manny Kornfeld, the late Frances and the late Moe Beren, the late Sheila Prupas, and brother-in-law of Ruth and the late Bill Stattner, Claire and the late Irving Litner. He will be fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, family, friends, and all those whose lives he touched. Special thanks to Mimi and Tina for their devotion and kindness. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Tuesday, August 6 at 12 noon. Burial at the Beth Ora Congregation Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva 3495 rue de la Montagne, through Thursday evening. Contributions in his memory may be made to the “Joseph Ditkofsky Memorial Fund” for the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation, (514) 593-2525.