WEINSTEIN, Rita (née Cohen). On Monday April 14, 2014, in her eighty-fourth year. Beloved wife of the late Zelig. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Stephen and Isabel (Pappe), Paula and Gary Mittleman, Jodi and Michael Zabludowski. Unforgettable Bubbie of Shanna Mittleman and Todd Mandel, Jessica and Yehuda Goldberg; Amanda Weinstein; and Rebecca Zabludowski. Very proud great-grandmother of Jacob Goldberg and Hailey Mandel. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Abe and Beatrice Cohen, Archie Cohen, and sister-in-law of Nettie and the late Sidney Weinstein, Isabelle and Eli Rotblatt, Libby and Howard Shiller, Stanley and Elizabeth Weinstein. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Friday, April 18 at 11:00 a.m. Burial at the Beth Zion Congregation Section, Eternal Gardens Cemetery, Beaconsfield. Shiva private on Wednesday April 23 and Thursday April 24 from 2:30 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Contributions in her memory may be made to the "Rita Weinstein Memorial Fund" c/o St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation, (514) 734-2694, or visit www.donations.stmaryshospitalfoundation
On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in his one hundred and first year. Husband of the late Jeanette Goldman. Beloved father and best friend of Eric, father of Dr. Brian, the late Jeffrey, and the late Phyllis. Father-in-law of Ron Rozon, Sherry Millowitz, and the late Carole Goldenberg. Cherished grandfather of Mark and Shannon Rozon, Jason and Vikki Rozon, Dara Isaacson, Michelle and Steve Jacobson. Also survived by his great-grandchildren. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Sue Carol and the late Arnold Isaacson, the late Vilma and the late Nathan Aaron, the late Ruth and the late Hyman Jacobson, the late Irene and the late Syd Burston, and brother-in-law of Dr. Hy and Sandy Goldman, Helene and the late Aaron Goldman. Sadly mourned by his many nieces and nephews. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Friday, April 18 at 1:00 p.m. Burial at the Beit Abraham Congregation Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Due to the festival of Passover, the family will be sitting shiva on Wednesday and Thursday, April 23 and 24, at his sister-in-law’s home. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Donald Berman Maimonides Foundation, (514) 483-2121 ext.: 2207, or to the Segal Cancer Centre c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251.
DORFMAN, Bernie - On Monday, April 14, 2014 in Montreal. Bernie Dorfman beloved partner of Nicole. Loving father and father-in-law of Peter Dorfman and Judith McCormack, Shelly and Brian Feldman, Melissa and Sam Glazer, Ritchie Philibert and Marie-Claude Emard and Gregory Philibert. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Marian and the late Martin Dorfman, Earl and the late Essie Glick. Devoted grandfather of Julia and Ben, Daniel, Adina, Erin, Andrew, Rachel and Adam, Emily, Leann, and Kali. Funeral service from Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel on Friday, April 18 at 11:30 a.m. Interment Beth Tzedec Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the Bernie Dorfman Memorial Fund c/o The Benjamin Foundation, 3429 Bathurst Street, Toronto, M6A 2C3, 416-780-0324, or www.benjamins.ca
RAPPAPORT, Lina (née Marx). On Monday, April 14, 2014, in her ninety-third year. Wife of the late Harry Philip Rappaport. Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Evelyn Rappaport, Irwin Rappaport, and Marilyn Rappaport and Richard Rochester. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Justice Herbert and Eva Marx, and sister-in-law of the late Solly and the late Shirley Rappaport, the late Goldie and the late Saul Aizenberg, the late Eva and the late Alexander Davis. Cherished step-grandmother of Vanessa Rochester, Lloyd and Amy (Bronstetter) Rochester. Step-great-grandmother of Olivia Rochester. Sadly mourned by her nieces and nephews. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Thursday, April 17 at 2:30 p.m. Burial at the Shomrim Laboker Congregation Cemetery, de la Savane. Due to the festival of Passover, the family will be sitting Shiva on Wednesday April 23 and Thursday April 24, from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Contributions in Lina’s memory may be made to the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251, or to AMI-Quebec, (514) 486-1448.
Isaac (Issie) Szternszus
In Toronto, on Sunday, April 13, 2014, in his ninety-seventh year. Beloved husband of the late Riva. Cherished father and father-in-law of Jenny and Issie Brandes, and Barbie and Morris Sternszus. Treasured Zaidie of Michelle and Mark, Bryan and Magdalena, Robert and Samantha, Dov and Anna, Eric and Nicola, and Jonathan. Proud great-grandfather of Jonah, Alexa, Adam, Stephanie, Noah, Zachary, Joshua, Abigail, and Gabrielle. Predeceased by his brothers, Max (Bernice) and Chaim Boruch, and his other siblings and family who perished in the Holocaust. Issie will be lovingly remembered and missed by his nieces, nephews, and all who knew and loved him. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Thursday, April 17 at 1 p.m. Burial at the Farband Labour Zionist Organization Cemetery, de la Savane. The family will be receiving visitors on Thursday, following burial, and Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. Donations in Issie’s memory may be made to the charity of your choice.
On Friday, April 4, 2014. Beloved husband of Sylvia Corber for sixty-five years. Devoted father and father-in-law of David, and Rhonny and Bob. Best Zaidie ever of Megan and Kayla. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Molly and Julius Schacter, Faigie and the late Walter Groper, Normie and Frances Russman, Hymie and Mary Russman, the late David, the late Morrie and the late Bunnie Russman, the late Aaron and the late Sylvia, the late Helena and Shirley Russman; brother-in-law of Joe and Sandra Corber, Toby and Hershey Melnick, the late Reuben and the late Sybil Corber. Harry will be sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and -nephews. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Monday, April 7 at 2 p.m. Burial at the Shomrim Laboker Congregation Cemetery, Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Section, de la Savane. Shiva at 6655 Mackle Rd. #810, C.S.L., from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. daily, ending Friday April 11. Donations in Harry’s memory may be made to Mount Sinai Hospital Auxiliary, (514) 369-2222 ext.: 1334.
GOLDMAN, Peter. Suddenly in his eighty-eighth year on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Beloved brother and brother-in-law of Bertha and the late Harry Moscovitch, the late Edith and the late Archie Struser. Devoted partner of the late Jeanne. Loving uncle of Alan and Christine Moscovitch, and Rhena Moscovitch. Dear great-uncle of Charlotte, Stephanie, and Sophie. Sadly mourned by his many friends. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Sunday, April 13 at 12:00 noon. Burial at the Beth Israel Memorial Gardens Section, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Duvernay. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251.
Maureen (Mimi) Caplan
Caplan, Maureen “Mimi” (née Olshansky). With indescribable sorrow we announce that Mimi passed away on Sunday, April 6, 2014, with her family at her side. She was the loving wife and soulmate of Lawrence Caplan; devoted mother of Scott Charles; adored daughter of the late Ruth and the late Issie Olshansky; cherished younger sister and sister-in-law of Perry Olshansky and Louisette Bernier, Norman and Sandy Olshansky, Bunny and David Adler, Paul and Sandi Caplan. She will be sorely missed and lovingly remembered by her nieces, nephews, family and friends. Funeral service in Florida. Donations in her memory may be made to the to the "Ruth and Issie Olshansky Memorial Fund", c/o Alzheimer Groupe, A.G.I., (514) 485-7233, U.S. donations may be made to the Foundation for Women’s Cancer, (312) 578-1439.
ABRAMS, Faye (nee Goldberg). It is with sadness that the family of Faye Abrams announces her passing on Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Toronto. Beloved wife of Laurie Abrams. Loving mother of Rebecca. Daughter of the late Saul Goldberg and the late Bess Sheiner. Special granddaughter of the late Minnie Moscovitch. Faigle is survived by her brothers, Phil Goldberg (Nili) and Peter Goldberg, and by her brother-in-law Howard Abrams (Suzanne). She will be greatly missed by her aunts, many cousins, nieces and nephews, dear friends, and by her colleagues at the Ontario Council of University Libraries, University of Waterloo, and McGill University. Graveside service on Sunday, April 13 at 1:00 p.m., at the Slumber Haven Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Due to the advent of Passover, shiva ends Monday at noon. A celebration of Faye’s life is planned to take place in Toronto at a later date. Contributions in Faye’s memory may be made to the Kensington Hospice c/o the Kensington Foundation, 416-963-9640, or to the charity of your choice.
SHATENSTEIN, Elaine. Our beloved Elaine left us on Monday, April 7, 2014, just sixty-one years old. She lived life on her own terms and was magnificent in the face of terrible challenges these past nine months. Daughter of much-loved parents, the late Moe Shatenstein and the late Lottie Alper. Dear step-daughter of Dave Alper. Loving sister and sister-in-law of Bryna Shatenstein and Victor Dabby, Stan Shatenstein, Deborah Alper and Jay Aaron. Cherished aunt of Dia Dabby and Adam Sargon, Layla Dabby; Gabriel Marleau-Shatenstein; Rebecca, Benjamin, and Leah Hiscott. Elaine was cared for deeply by her dear aunts, uncles, cousins and friends, and by Dave’s children and grandchildren. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Thursday, April 10 at 11:00 a.m. Burial at the Baron de Hirsch Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva at her sister’s home in Outremont, through Sunday evening. Contributions in her memory may be made to the “Elaine Shatenstein Memorial Fund for Pulmonary Oncology” at the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251.
Jacqueline Heather Gold
GOLD, Jacqueline Heather. Our Mouchicut Jacqui left this world after a long and courageous battle on Thursday, March 20, 2014, surrounded by her adoring family, and with the love of her life by her side. Treasured daughter of Caryl and Lawrence Young. Beloved sister and best friend of Suzanne and Brian, Rob, Raquel and Joey, and Ilana, Carly and Evan. Special Auntie of Hallie. Cherished granddaughter of Selma and the late Harry Goldberg, who is taking care of her in Heaven. Jacqui will forever be loved by "My Marty", Martin Kadoury, and his family. Her kind heart, positive energy, magnetic personality and infectious laugh will be missed by her extended family, many friends, students, colleagues and everyone who had the privilege of knowing her. Our deepest gratitude and admiration go to Dr. April Shamy and the wonderful doctors and nurses in Hematology/Oncology at the Jewish General Hospital, and Drs. Silvy Lachance, Jean Roy and the incredible Stem Cell Transplant medical team, nurses, préposés and everyone on 5 CD at Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont for their exceptionally skilled and compassionate care. Heartfelt thanks to our cousin, Dr. Jerry Finklestein, for his amazing support throughout. We will always be grateful to Jacqui's donor, who gave us the gift of more time with our miracle. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Monday, March 24 at 12:00 noon. Burial at the Beit Abraham Congregation Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva private. Donations in Jacqui's memory may be made to Cellular Therapy Research c/o the Fondation de l'Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont, (514) 252-3435 or www.fondationhmr.ca/en.