STREICHER, Evelyn - Peacefully and with great dignity, on Friday, August 30, 2013, at her home. Devoted wife of Syd for 56 years. Loving mother of Rhonda and David Schlanger, and Brian. Dear sister of Irma Hubscher Clarke. Beloved Bubby of Talia, and Leora. A special thank you to Dr. Verma, Dr. Kendal, Margarite, Fereshteh, and all the loving and dedicated staff at Sunnybrook Hospital and CCAC. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue W., (three lights west of Dufferin) for service on Sunday, September 1st at 2:30 p.m. Interment in the Beth David B'nai Israel Beth Am Synagogue section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery. Shiva at 62 MacArthur Drive, Thornhill. Memorial donations may be made to The Odette Cancer Centre At Sunnybrook Hospital Foundation 416-480-4483.
GORSKY, Muriel (nee Tobenstein). Peacefully, on Wednesday, August 28, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Gus. Devoted mother and mother-in-law of Mitch and Heather, Ian and Sheryl. Cherished Bubbie of Kevin, Corey, Jessie, Shawna, and Brett. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Millie (Malka) and the late Sid Pollock. Special thanks to Dr. Mark Palayew for his care, kindness and devotion, and to the staff of the Jewish General Hospital. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Friday, August 30 at 2 p.m. Burial at the Tifereth Beth David Jerusalem Congregation, Kehal Yeshurin Section, de la Savane. Shiva at her home, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. daily, through Tuesday evening, September 3. Donations in Muriel’s memory may be made to the Segal Cancer Centre c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251.
GOLDSMITH, Ethel (née Goldstein). With profound sadness, we announce Ethel’s’ passing on Monday, September 9, 2013, in her one-hundred-and-first year. Devoted wife of the late Irving Goldsmith. Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Richard and Gail, David and Eileen, Arthur and Jan. Adored grandmother of Jodi Goldsmith and Dr. Stephen Gelber, Aaron, Thomas, and Ilana Goldsmith. Proud great-grandmother of Evan Sean, and Brandon Ryan Gelber. Special sister of Jules Gordon. Predeceased by other siblings Anne Ross, Ada Weiss, Rose Frankenberg, Harry Kaplan, Bill Kaplan, David Gordon, and Sonny Gordon. Ethel will be sadly mourned by her many nieces and nephews. Many thanks to the caring 4th floor staff of the Henri Bradet Residence, and special thanks to Kathleen Cork for her love and devotion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Wednesday, September 11 at 11:00 a.m. Burial at the Zichron Kedoshim Congregation Cemetery, Anshei Ukraina Section, de la Savane. Shiva will be observed at the home of David and Eileen; due to the advent of Yom Kippur Shiva ends on Friday at 1:00 p.m. Contributions in Ethel’s memory may be made to the charity of your choice.
Peacefully, on Monday, September 9, 2013. Beloved husband of Helen Salomovitch for sixty-one years. Loving father of Maureen and Bruce (Mindy). Cherished Zaidy of Heidi, Jeremy and Nicole. Dear brother of Marvin, and predeceased by his sisters, Roslyn Pesner Kadonoff, Ethel Drapkin and Nessie Waserman. The family would like to thank Carolina and the 2nd floor staff of the Waldorf (Tower II). Special thanks to Drs. Joe Portnoy, Jeffrey Minuk, Alastair Dorreen, Andrew Karaplis and Arthur Rosenberg for their exceptional care and compassion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Wednesday, September 11 at 2 p.m. Burial at the Beit Abraham Congregation Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva at the Waldorf Residence, 7400 ch. de la Côte-Saint-Luc, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. daily. Due to the advent of Yom Kippur, shiva ends Friday afternoon. Donations in his memory may be made to the “Stanley Singer Memorial Fund” c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251.
BERNSTEIN, Bernice (nee King). It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Bernice on Monday, September 9, 2013. Beloved wife of Irving for sixty-nine years. Devoted mother and mother-in-law of Ted Bernstein and Roslyn Fine, Sharon and Wadek Bobak. Cherished Granny of Lyndsay, Matthew and Jonathan. Predeceased by her siblings and their spouses, Arthur and Kitty King, Annie and Harry Beloff, Margie and Bob Rothstein, and sister-in-law of Nat S. and the late Sarah Bernstein, Rae and the late Victor Resnikoff, Al and Minnie Bernstein, the late Sam and the late Esther Bernstein, the late Annie and the late Norman Price. Bernice will be sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Thursday, September 12 at 11 a.m. Burial at the Russian Polish Hebrew Cemetery (1st gate from Victoria), de la Savane. Shiva strictly private. Donations in her memory may be made to the “Bernice Bernstein Memorial Fund for Pulmonary Fibrosis” c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251.
ARONOFF, Leon. Peacefully, at home on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 surrounded by his adoring children. Beloved husband of the late Anne Krasnitz for sixty-five years. Loving father and father-in-law of Michael Aronoff, Louise Aronoff and Michael Mulhall, Carol Aronoff, Eric Aronoff and Jo Marksfield. Cherished grandfather of Ayase Kay, Philana Dollin and Melinda Lively, Sandra Dollin and Gregory Bulte, Charna Aronoff-Zucker and Buddy Rappaport, Alissa, and Alex Aronoff. Proud great-grandfather of Neta, Jake, and Brody. Predeceased by his siblings Jack, and Al. Dear friend and brother-in-law of Saul and the late Vivian Rudinsky. Leon will be lovingly remembered by Howard and Kenny Rudinsky and their families, Ralph Schwartz, Mona Roshke and their familes, his nephews, nieces, family and dear friends. The family would like to thank his wonderful and loving caregivers, Leah, Jessica, Annalyn, and Lourdes. Special thanks to Dr. Ellman for her care and kindness. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Thursday, September 12, at 2:30 p.m. Burial at the Memorial Park Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva at his home. Due to the advent of Yom Kippur, Shiva ends on Friday at 12:00 noon. Donations in his memory may be made to the “Anne and Leon Aronoff Family Foundation” c/o the Jewish Community Foundation, (514) 345-6414, ext. 3305.
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Reuben on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, at the age of ninety-five. Beloved husband of Peggy (Verna Robinson) for sixty-two years. Devoted father and father-in-law of Tobi Goodman and Luc Bilodeau. Cherished Zaide of Marisa Wener (Scott MacIver) and Joshua Wener. Proud great-grandfather of Archer. Predeceased by his siblings and their spouses, David and Mary, Harry and Rose, Bernie, and Harvey Goodman, Gertrude and Irving Obrand. Rube will be sadly missed by sisters-in-law, Mary and Tamar, his nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Our sincere gratitude to the 3rd floor staff at Mount Sinai Hospital. The care Reuben received was truly extraordinary. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Thursday, September 12 at 1 p.m. Shiva at his home. Due to the advent of Yom Kippur, shiva ends Friday afternoon. Burial at the Field of Honour Cemetery, Pointe-Claire. Donations in his memory may be made to Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation, (514) 369-2222 ext.: 1299.
On Thursday, September 13, 2013, in Calgary. Our much loved mother and grandmother Bea Brock was born in Russia in 1907 and immigrated to Canada at an early age. She was predeceased by her husband and best friend Howard to whom she was married for sixty-five years, her son Fred, her son-in-law Mervyn Brettschneider and six siblings. Bea is survived by her daughter Carol, grandchildren, Mindy Joffe (Danny), Fred Brettschneider (Michele) and Richard Brettschneider (Donna), seven great-grandchildren, and her brother Albert Rosen of Winnipeg. Bea was a tireless and active woman with endless amounts of energy: she danced, swam, cooked, gardened and sewed well into her nineties. She was a talented musician who played the violin until her one-hundredth birthday. Bea was kind, warm and loving. She will be sorely missed. Bea moved to Calgary at the age of ninety-nine. She was lucky to have two wonderful caregivers, Racquel and Teresa, to help keep her company during that time. The family wishes to express their gratitude to them, as well as the staff at the Beverly South for their kindness and compassion. Graveside service on Sunday, September 15 at 1:00 p.m. at the Shomrim Laboker Congregation Cemetery, de la Savane. Services will be held in Calgary, on September 17 at the Beth Tzedec Synagogue at 6:00 p.m. For those who wish, donations in Bea's memory can be made to the Calgary Jewish Academy, (403) 253-3992.
Peacefully, in his ninety-first year, on Saturday September 14, 2013. Beloved husband of the late Laura Miller. Cherished father of Ellen. Predeceased by his daughter Barbara, and his son Eric (Nancy). Loving ‘Papa’ of Sean, Jessica (Frank), Amanda, Steven (Ingrid); and great-grandfather of Adrian, and Mia. Brother of the late Rhoda Yarosky, the late Florence Rodin, the late Sydney, and the late Bernie. Dear brother-in-law of Lily Kom, Max Miller, and Doris Miller. He will be fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews. Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Luc Bilodeau, Marie-Lourdes, Dominique, Carlyne, Viviane, Brigitte, Louisetta, Marie-Lucie, and Dr. Batalian for their care and devotion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Monday, September 16 at 1 p.m. Burial at the Adath Israel Poale Zedek Anshei Ozeroff Congregation Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva strictly private. Contributions in his memory may be made to the "Harvey Kom Memorial Fund" c/o the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation, (514) 593-2525.
Neil Ivan Katz
Surrounded by his family on, Sunday, September 15, 2013. Best friend and soul mate of Shirlee Rothman for sixty-one years. Beloved father and father-in-law of Frima-Joy and Mark Fenster, Wendy and Lou Brown, Candy and Arthur Blumer. Cherished ‘Papa’ of Michelle and Joel Sisk, Jeff and Brittney Fenster; Sherri and Ryan Brown; Taryn and Mike Nehemia, and Paige Blumer. Adored great-grandpa of Shirya and Tamar Sisk, Olivia and Mya Fenster. Devoted brother and brother-in-law of Arlene and Saul Singer, and brother-in-law of Leo and Joyce Rothman, Eleanor and Norman Merlin. Sincere thanks to Drs. Melnychuk, Jagoe and Agulnik, and to the extraordinary nursing staff of 2B at the Jewish General Hospital. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Monday, September 16 at 12 noon. Burial at the Ship Family Circle Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva at 3 Alouette St., D.D.O., from 2 to 4 and 7 to 10 p.m. daily. Due to the festival of Succot, shiva ends Wednesday afternoon. Donations in his memory may be made to the “Neil Katz Memorial Fund” c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251. Nicky was a true gentleman with a kind heart and a warm smile. He will be missed by all who loved him and were loved by him.