Vella Ben Shalom (Nee Caplan)
BEN SHALOM, Vella (nee Caplan). On Sunday, September 8, 2013, in Israel. Wife of the late Asher. Devoted mother of Nachum, Shlomo and Chava. Proud grandmother and great-grandmother. Dear sister and sister-in-law of the late Miriam and the late Morris Palmer of Kingston, Doreen Tanzer and the late Danny Caplan, Diane and Hy Granofsky, Sandy and the late Jerry Caplan, Hershy and Marilyn Caplan. Funeral service and burial in Israel. Shiva private.
MAGIDSON, Sylvia (nee Hahamovitch). Peacefully, in her one-hundredth year on Saturday, September 28, 2013. Beloved wife of the late David Magidson. Devoted mother of Stanley and Ethel. Dear mother-in-law of Barbara. Adored Bubbie of Daniel and Jeremy. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Charna and the late Hy Foxman, Moe and Florence Hahamovitch, Hilda and the late Abe Hahamovitch, and sister-in-law of Leema and the late Sam Magidson, Malca and Nate Spinner. Adored by her many nieces and nephews. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Monday, September 30 at 1 p.m. Burial at the Nusach Hoari Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva at Ruby Foo’s Hotel: 7655 boul. Décarie, Montreal, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. daily. Contributions in Sylvia’s memory may be made to the Pavilion K c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251 (www.jghfoundation.org/sections/vkpav.html).
Zlatica (Goldi) Bratin
BRATIN, Zlatica (Goldi) (née Ickovic). Peacefully, in her ninetieth year, on Monday, October 1, 2013, in Waterford, Connecticut. Beloved wife of the late Viliam Bratin. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Peter and Viera of New York, Milan and Pearl of Montreal, Karl and Marcia of Waterford, CT. She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren, Ariel, Jason, and Eitan; Sherri and Jacob, Rochelle, Shawna, Joel, and Zachary; Ross, and Adam; and by her great-grandchildren, Shayna, Joshua, Rebecca, and Abigail. Goldi will be fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews. A Holocaust survivor, she was the last surviving sibling of her family. Funeral service will take place in New York on Thursday, October 3 at 9:30 a.m. Shiva beginning in New York, and continuing at 5887 Beethoven, Cote St. Luc, from Sunday evening though Wednesday morning; morning services at 7:15 a.m. and evening services at 6:10 p.m. Contributions in her memory may be made to The Friendship Circle, (514) 735-2255, or to the Miriam Foundation (514) 345-1300.
ROSSDEUTSCHER, Claire (née Goldfield) z“l. It is with profound sorrow that we announce the sudden passing of our cherished Claire, on Wednesday, October 2, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Nathan. Beloved mother and mother-in-law of the late Eisig Rossdeutscher (Shayna), Helen Rossdeutscher Abramovitch (Donald), and Leonard Rossdeutscher. Beloved grandmother of Amanda, and Steven Abramovitch; Ari Dov, Schlomie, Simcha, Raphy, Danny, and Nathalie Rossdeutscher. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean-Talon St. W., on Friday, October 4 at 2:00 p.m. Burial at the Adath Israel Poale Zedek Congregation Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva to be announced.
PELEG, Jasmin. With courage and dignity on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at the age of thirty-nine. Beloved daughter of Ami and Galila. Devoted and loving mother of Daniella. Cherished sister of Daniel. Adored niece of Leonard and Karin Gorski, Benjamin and Koti Pollack, Nava and Nachum Natanel, Bilha and Zion Levi. Jasmin will be lovingly remembered and sorely missed by Gil Malka, her many cousins and dear friends. Special thanks to the nurses and support staff of the Palliative Care Unit at the Jewish General Hospital, and to Dr. Harvey Chang and Dr. William Miller for their compassionate care. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean-Talon St. W., on Sunday, October 6, at 12:00 noon. Burial at the Baron de Hirsch Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva 194 Wexford Crescent, Hampstead. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the “Jasmin Peleg Memorial Fund for Melanoma Research”, or to Hope and Cope c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation (514) 340-8251.
Peacefully, with dignity, on Friday, October 4, 2013. Beloved husband of Belle Ginsbarg for sixty-one years. Loving and devoted father and father-in-law of Peter Hittner of Toronto, Linda and David Goodman. Cherished grandfather of Jennifer and Bradley Lands, Jonathan, and Taylor Hittner; Jaimee and fiancé Daniel Lechowski, Dana, and Jared Goodman. Proud great-grandfather of Harrison Lands. Dearest brother and brother-in-law of Esther and the late Teddy Berish, the late Honnie and the late Berl Dalfen, Saree and the late Bernard Polansky of California. Treasured family member of Tammy Hittner. Sadly mourned and fondly remembered by his aunt, nieces, nephews, family and friends. Special thanks to the 4th floor Stroke Unit at the Jewish General Hospital for their care and compassion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Monday, October 7 at 12:15 p.m. Burial at the Shaare Zedek Congregation Section, Eternal Gardens Cemetery, Beacosnfield. Shiva at his daughter’s home, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. daily. Contributions in Saul’s memory may be made to the Treiser Maison Shalom, 4927 Carlton Ave., Montreal, QC H3W 1G9, (514) 738-8708.
On Tuesday, October 8, 2013. Beloved husband of Suzan Savariego. Loving father and father-in-law of Toni and Michael Abramson, Albert and Gail. Cherished ‘Nono’ of Jessica and Nicky, Leya and Greg, Henry, and Leana. Predeceased by his dear siblings and their spouses, Etty and Eftal Gurman, Zally and Daniel Lieber. Brother-in-law of Lina and Jacques Palaci. Special uncle of Idil and Roger, Lucy and Arie, Kohava and Elie, Etty and Yossi, Medi and Marcello, Maurizio and Renata. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Thursday, October 10 at 1:00 p.m. Burial at the Hebrew Sick Benefit Association Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva at 145 rue Stéphanie, D.D.O, Thursday only. Donations in Henry’s memory may be made to the Israel Cancer Research Fund, (514) 481-2723.
Suddenly, in Florida, on Sunday, October 6, 2013, at the age of sixty-eight. Beloved and devoted son of Shura and the late Israel Weiss. Loving brother of David Weiss. Dearest cousin of David and Luda Nepo, and of Artiom and Sasha Nepo. Michael will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered by his family and many friends in Montreal and Florida. Graveside service on Thursday, October 10 at 12 noon, at the Hebrew Sick Benefit Association Cemetery (C-1), de la Savane. Shiva at 4540 Carlton Ave. Contributions in Michael’s memory may be made to the Psychiatry Department c/o the St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation, (514) 734-2694.
ABRAMS, Sydney (Syd). Peacefully in Florida, on Tuesday, October 8, 2013, at the age of seventy-two. Beloved husband of Doreen. Cherished father and father-in-law of Randy and Tricia Abrams, Shari and Gregg Gillett. Treasured step-father of Mindy and Jason Haupt, Randy and Joe Fischer. Adored Zaidie/Grandpa of Sara, Olivia, Addison, Emily, Ethan, Daniella, and Gabriella. Devoted brother and brother-in-law of Mel and Susan Abramovitch, Fred and Lil Abramovitch; and brother-in-law of Lynda Kramer, and Susan Kramer. Son of the late Issie and the late Claire Abramovitch. Syd will be greatly missed by his cousins, nieces and nephews as well as many close friends in both Montreal and Florida. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Thursday, October 10 at 12:00 noon. Burial at the Beth El Congregation Section, Eternal Gardens Cemetery, Beaconsfield. Shiva at the home of Mindy and Jason Haupt from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. daily, through Monday evening.
VARGA, Anna (née Rosenthal). It is with deep sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of a courageous woman, Anna Sarah Rosenthal-Varga, on Wednesday, October 9, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Ernest Yermiyahu (Apu) Varga for sixty-six years. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Tibor and Tovi. Adored “Annush” of Cindy, and Ronny and Tanya. “Great-Annush” of Yaël, and Gabi. Loved aunt of Andras Fried. Predeceased by her parents and brother who perished in the Holocaust. Also predeceased by her sister and brother-in-law. Known to her special caregivers as Nona, we thank Angie, Tina, Mabel and Karenth. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Friday, October 11 at 11:00 a.m. Burial at the Beit Abraham Congregation Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva at her son's home, from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. daily. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, (514) 255-5151.
GOLDMAN, Stanley. Suddenly, on Sunday, October 6, 2013. Beloved son of Terence and the late Ruth Goldman. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Stuart and Denise, and Ashley. Loving uncle of Joshua, Adam, and Sydney. Nephew of Libby Cwinn. Stanley will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his family and friends. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W. Burial at the Slumber Haven Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. For date and time of service please call (514) 733-7101 or consult www.paperman.com. Shiva at his brother Stuart’s home. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Knights of Pythias Annual Appeal, (514) 747-3812.