Himal, Nathan. It is with great sadness that we announce the loss of the beloved husband and best friend of Carole on Saturday April14,2012. Cherished father of Tina and Steven and Neil and Lonna. Adored Zaidie of Tamara, Hilary, Mikaela and Gabriella. Natey will be deeply missed by his brother Harry, sister in law Terry, mother in law Rita and brother in law of Alan and Janet Lawrence He will also be greatly missed by all his cousins, friends and former students. Sincere thanks to all the caring doctors, nurses and orderlies at the Jewish General Hospital. Funeral service from Paperman and Sons, 3888 Jean Talon Street West, on Sunday, April 15, 2012 at 2 p.m. Burial at Kehal Israel Cemetery, Beit Abraham Family Estates Section. Shiva at his residence from 2-4 p.m and 7-9 p.m. ending Wednesday evening, April 18, 2012. Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of your choice.
MUELLER, Yona (nee Goldenholtz). On Saturday, April 14, 2012. Wife of the late Adolph Mueller. Beloved mother of Daniel and Sharon. Mother-in-law of Esther. Cherished Safta of David, Sara and Samuel. Sister of the late Itzhak Goldenholz, the late David Zahavi, the late Chaya Shraga, the late Gaya Michaeli Graveside service on Monday, April 16, at 2:00 pm at Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Cemetery, 1250 ch. de la Forêt. Shiva at the Marriot Residence Inn, 2170 Lincoln Ave. through April 16, continuing in Toronto. Contributions in her memory can be made to Canadian Magen David Adom for Israel (www.cmdai.org or 416-780-0034). Arrangements entrusted to Paperman & Sons.
Bowen, Murray (Boxenbaum). Peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Monday, April 23, 2012. Beloved husband of Rose Margolis for 70 years. Devoted father and father-in-law of Donna and the late Ed Cordary, Maury and Randy, Mariam and Chuck Breger, Susie and Moish Bronet. Cherished Papa of Shari and David Romer; Jason and Miri Bowen, D’vorah and David Miller; Tal and Lisa Finkelstein; Zohar and Samson Bowen-Bronet. Loving great grandfather of seven. Dear brother of the late Ida Zabitsky, the late Jack, the late Solly, the late Myer, the late Malka, and brother-in-law of Eileen, Helen, Micky; Jack and Lillian Margolis, the late Charles Zabitsky, the late Sam and the late Ida Margolis, the late Mark and the late Anne Irving. He will be fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, family and friends. Murray was loving, kind, generous, and a true gentleman. He had a great sense of humour, loved the outdoors, and was a visionary in business. Together with our mother they built Town & Country Wear and Glendale Golf & Country Club. We will all miss his presence and strength. Special thanks to his caregivers Jasmine and Pia, and the exceptional support of Dr. Oommen and Cheryl.. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Wednesday April 25 at 3:00 pm. Burial at Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Cemetery, 1250 Ch. De la Forêt, Outremont. Shiva at his home. Contributions in his memory may be made to the charity of your choice.
ALLMAN, Irwin (Issie). Peacefully, on Monday, April 23, 2012. Predeceased by his parents Joe and Gertie Allman; sisters Bertha Miller (Hy) and Esther Mauer (Lionel). Loving uncle of Steve and Marlene Mauer and Marvin and Brenda Mauer. Great uncle of Heather, Laura, Leah and Daniel. Lifetime friend of Fanny Leffel and very special friend of Shirley and Harry Farnath. Issie was a gentle, spiritual man who embraced all faiths and cultures. He will be sadly missed, but his spirit will live on in all those whose lives he touched. Thanks to the amazing staff of The Jewish General Hospital for the wonderful care given. Special thanks to Lauren Baer-Tenenbaum for being so caring, compassionate and helpful. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Thursday, April 26 at 10:00 am. Burial at the Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O.
WENER, Lily (née Rosenfeld). In her ninety third year on Wednesday April 25, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. Wife of the late Joseph Wener for fifty nine years. Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Jeffrey and Mavis Wener of Atlanta, Bob and Linda Wener of Atlanta, Stephen and Susan Wener of Sanibel, Florida, Fred and Debra Wener of Atlanta. Cherished grandmother of Steven Wener and Joyce Cohen, Joanna and Allen Fleishel, Andrea and Randy Needlman, Jill Wener, Mattthew Wener, Jessica and Adam Blatt, Andrew Wener, Julia Wener. Dear sister of Helen Ginsburg of Pembroke Pines, Florida and the late Belle Stroll. Loving great-grandmother of Maddie Cohen-Wener, Owen and Parker Fleishel, Mira and Will Needlman, Noah and Emma Blatt. Graveside service on Sunday, April 29 at 10:00 am at the Shaare Zedek Congregation section, Eternal Gardens Cemetery, Beaconsfield. Contributions in her memory may be made to the charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to Paperman and Sons.
MANDEL, Magda. Peacefully, on Thursday, April 26, 2012. Beloved daughter of Irene and the late Jeno Mandel. Adored sister and sister-in-law of Violet and Gabor Horvath. Much loved aunt of Suzie and fiancé Jody, and Michael. Loving friend of Robert Winkler. She will be greatly and sadly missed by all who were touched by her generosity and kindness. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Sunday, April 29 at 12:00 pm. Burial at the Montreal Worker’s Circle Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva at 4877 Carleton Avenue. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Magda’s memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Quebec, (514) 871-1551, or to Hebrew Academy Inc., (514) 489-5321.
SHAGASS, Queenie (née Cohen). It is with profound sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Queenie Shagass, at Leisureworld, Richmond Hill, Ontario, on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, in her eight-sixth year. She was predeceased by her devoted husband, Fred Shagass, after only fifty-four years of marriage. Queenie was the beloved mother and mother-in-law of Shelley and Steven, and Charles and Janet, grandmother to Robin, Liane and Jacqueline, great-grandmother to Dalya and Marlo, and doting aunt to Hazel and Stewart. In her younger days she was a world traveller, an accomplished artist in a wide variety of media, and loved nothing better than to throw imaginative parties for her friends and family. Her mission in life was always to take the road less travelled. Queenie was an inspiration to all who knew her and will continue to live on in our hearts. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Sunday, April 29 at 11:00 am. Burial at Congregation Beit Abraham Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O.
NELSON, Sheila (née Gasco). On Thursday, April 26, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Arthur. Loving mother of Ellice, Jonathan, and Lorne. Cherished grandmother (Teta) of Leila and Bobby Tarek, and Jordan Sabban. She will be sadly missed by her family and many friends. Graveside service on Sunday, April 29 at 10:00 a.m., at the Chevra Kadisha B’nai Jacob Section, Back River Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Berri St. Shiva at her home from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm daily. Donations in her memory may be made to Agence Ometz, (514) 342-0000. Arrangements entrusted to Paperman & Sons. She was loved by so many.
STEINBERG, Sybil (née Adelson). Peacefully at home, on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 in her ninety-seventh year. Beloved wife of the late Max Steinberg, the late Herbert N. Dobrin and the late Henry Plotnick. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Brahm and Carol Steinberg, Ida and Bill Pencer, Gerald and Lynda, Robert and Mona Steinberg. Devoted grandmother of Mitchell and Lisa Steinberg, Janet and Michael Corber, Maxine and David Sacoransky, Jill and Andrew Reback, Gary Pencer and Inna, Max and Linda Pencer, Richard and Marcie Pencer, Aaron, Avi, Lauren and Max Steinberg. Proud great-grandmother of Max, and Samson Steinberg, Liana, and Neil Corber, Ethan, and Dean Sacoransky, Morrison, and Russell Reback, Matthew, Zachary, Emily, Clara, Harry, Jane, Sophie, Sam, and Adam Pencer, and Kate Steinberg. Predeceased by her dear siblings and their spouses Julius and Maisie Adelson, Gerry and Harry Friedlander, Billie and Richard Sair, Lillian and Hyman Wienstein, Alice and Saul Rother, and Eunice and Harry Slimm, as well as by her brothers and sisters-in-law Jack and Gertrude Steinberg, Sam and Helen Steinberg, Nathan and Anne Steinberg, Lilly and Hyman Rafman, and Morris Steinberg. She will be missed by her sister-in-law Clara Steinberg, nieces, nephews, family and friends. Special friend of Sheila and Howard. The family would like to thank her exceptional caregiver Hazel, and her team Delta, Nicki, Lolita, and Carol. Special thanks to Dr. Rubin Becker and Francine Brock for their wonderful care and compassion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Sunday, April 29 at 1:00 pm. Burial at the Shaare Zion Congregation Section, Eternal Gardens Cemetery, Beaconsfield. Shiva at her daughter’s home from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm daily. Donations in Sybil’s memory may be made to the YM-YWHA Foundation, (514) 737-6551, ext 224.
Joseph Aaron Friedman
Friedman, Joe, on Thursday, April 26, 2012, at the age of 86. Husband of the late Nancy Salter. Father of David, Matthew (Molly Giblin) and Elinor (Rene Monette). Zaide of Naomie, Sophie and Benjamin Curis-Friedman. Brother of Gersha (Joe Fogel), Shulom (Faigie), Ted (Louise Gagné), and the late Arthur, Melvin, Regina (Elis Lewkowicz), Ruth (Isadore Lubin), and Jack. A veteran of the Royal Canadian Air Force in the Second World War, Joe was a well-known member of the community, as director of Camp B'Nai Brith, Camp Wooden Acres, the Jewish Laurentian Fresh Air Camp and the Y Country Camp between 1960 and 1976. From 1977 until his retirement in 1995, Joe directed social services for the elderly at Maimonides Hospital and Jewish Family Services. Joe's kindness, decency and sense of humour will be missed by all who knew him. Funeral service at Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Monday, April 30 at 10:00 a.m. Burial at the Field of Honour Cemetery, Pointe Claire. Shiva to be announced. Donations can be made is Joe's memory to the Jewish Public Library or Sun Youth.