OLSHANSKY, Ruth (nee Levine). Surrounded by love, on Saturday, April 28, 2012. Devoted wife of the late Aaron. Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Elaine and Barry Leibner, Norman and Farla, Earl and JoAnne. Adored ‘Bubbie-O’ of Lauren (Mark), Stacey (Adam), Matthew, Amy, Michael, Loren, Ross and Ryan. Proud great-grandmother of Nathan, Russell, Lily and Reid. Cherished sister and sister-in-law of Lillian and Jack Linder, Ruth and the late Solly Levine. Dear sister-in-law of Sarah and the late Moishe, the late Lou, the late Gertie and the late Sam, the late Ruth and the late Issie, the late Nellie and the late Boris Blumin. She will be sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Special thanks to Annette and Helen for their kindness and devotion. Much appreciation to Esther and Amina from the Heart Function Clinic, the wonderful staff of 2NE at the Jewish General Hospital, Dr. Sheppard and Dr. Frisch for their exceptional care and compassion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Monday, April 30 at 2:15 p.m. Burial at the B’nai Brith Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva to be announced. Donations in her memory may be made to the charity of your choice.
NAIMARK, Ann (née Abramovitch-Abrams). Peacefully, on Thursday, April 26, 2012 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Aaron. Treasured mother and mother-in-law of Mona Naimark and Bob Abramms, Dr. Edward and Nancy Naimark, Joan and the late Dr. Allan Naimark. Proud grandmother of six and great-grandmother of seven. Dearest sister and sister-in-law of Phillip and Eve Abrams, Tillie and the late Joseph G. Schwartz, Nathan and the late Sylvia Abrams, Irene and the late Al Abrams, the late Jack and the late Ann Abrams and Yolande Abrams, and the late Esther Abrams. Fondly remembered by her many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Heartfelt thanks to her wonderful caregiver Leni Gonzaga. Graveside service on Friday, April 27 at 1:00 at the Spanish & Portuguese Congregation Cemetery, 1250 chemin de la Forêt. Shiva at her home Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and Sunday after 2:00 pm. Arrangements entrusted to Paperman & Sons.
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.
PASCAL, Felice (nee Ashmele). With great dignity, on Saturday, April 28, 2012. Most cherished and loving wife of Barry. Adoring mother of Richard, Andrew and James. Devoted daughter of Beverlee and the late Jeff. Dear sister of Todd and Karen. Adored daughter-in-law of Dana and Bill Bell. Sister-in-law of Gay and Dan Griffith. Treasured friend of Francine and Robbie, Rhonda and Laurence. Our family would like to thank Doctors Gotlieb, Lau, Press, Vasilevsky and the doctors, nurses and staff of the Jewish General Hospital for their compassionate care and kindness. We thank Dr. Penson and his team at the Massachusetts General Hospital as well as the staff of St. Mary’s Hospital. Special thanks to Dr. Adrian Langleben for his great friendship and support. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Monday, April 30 at 12 noon. Burial at Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Cemetery, 1250 ch. de la Foret, Outremont. Shiva at 14 Forden Avenue, Westmount. Donations in her memory may be made to the "Felice Pascal Memorial Fund" c/o the Jewish Community Foundation, (514) 735-3541. Felice lived her life with exceptional wisdom and kindness. Her beautiful nature touched the lives of many dear friends. We are grateful to have her in our lives.
Earle Leonard Corber
CORBER, Earle Leonard. Suddenly, on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the age of sixty-two. Beloved husband of Elizabeth Fine, and loving ‘Puppy Daddy” of Cocoa and Pepper. Devoted son of Greta and the late Alfie Corber. Son-in-law of Huguette and the late Jules Fine, and Howard Pasoff. Cherished brother and brother-in-law of Jeffrey and Yona Corber, Brian Corber and Kathleen Lacoste. Brother-in-law of Carolyn Fine, Jonathan Pasoff, and Michael Pasoff. Dearest uncle of Benjamin Corber and Carey Matlin, Jordan Corber; Chad Corber, Kimberley Fauteux, and Raquel Fauteux. Proud great-uncle of Max. Earle will be lovingly remembered by his family and many dear friends. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Tuesday, May 1 at 1:00 p.m. Burial at the Montreal Torah Centre Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva at 5795 Sir Walter Scott Ave. #701, C.S.L., from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. daily. Contributions in his memory may be made to the charity of your choice.
LEIBOV, Larry. Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Wednesday, April 11, 2012. Most beloved husband and best friend of Barbara Nobel. Devoted father of Jennifer and Patricia. Son of the late Sara and the late Hyman, and son-in-law of Ursula and the late Fritz Nobel. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Charlotte Rosenstein, Bernie and Sandy of Coral Springs, Florida, Mark and Phyllis, Teena and Bill Pye of Ottawa, the late Howard, and brother-in-law of Mimi and Morty Leibovitch, Victor and Bonnie Nobel, Peter and Linda Nobel, Ralph and Maryanne Nobel, Joyce Leibov, the late Susan D. Nobel. Larry will be sadly mourned and fondly remembered by his cherished aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and great friends. Special thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff of the Jewish General Hospital for their care and devotion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Thursday, April 12 at 1:00 pm. Burial at the Beth El Congregation Sections, Eternal Gardens Cemetery, Beaconsfield. Due to the advent of Passover, Shiva will commence at his home on the evening of Saturday, April 14. Contributions in his memory may be made to “The Larry Leibov Memorial Fund” c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251.
Janice Ann Grover
GROVER, Janice Ann (nee Rapoport). Peacefully, surrounded by everyone she loved, on Saturday, May 5, 2012. We sadly say goodbye to our strong, beautiful and courageous Janice. Loving wife of Richard for thirty-four years. Devoted mother and mother-in-law of Jordan Lee, Rabbi Jarrod and Carmela. Daughter of the late Michael and the late Renee Rapoport. Dear daughter-in-law of Bernice and Marvyn Grover. Cherished grandmother of Renee. Beloved sister and sister-in-law of Clifford Rapoport, Leslie and Stu Hendel, Angela and the late Barry Rapoport. Sister-in-law of Neal and Gary Grover. Special aunt of Alison and Susie, Eric, Bianca, Michael, Claudia, Evan, and Lauren. The family would like to thank the friends and family who have been by her side during her brave battle, and to the unbelievable doctors and caretakers who helped them through this difficult time at the Montreal General Hospital, and the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI). A special thanks to Dr. Manny Borod, Dr. Petr Kavan, and Catherine Anne Miller. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Monday, May 7 at 12 noon. Burial at the Temple Emanu-El-Beth Sholom Congregation Section, Mount Royal Cemetery. Shiva at her home. Contributions in her memory may be made to the “Janice Grover Memorial Fund” c/o MUHC Foundation (Montreal Neurological Institute), (514) 931-5656.
MICHAEL GOLDEN February 8, 1962 – May 11, 2012 Michael passed away peacefully, on Friday, May 11, 2012, at the West Island Palliative Care Residence. Beloved husband and best friend of Micheline Bedard. Loving father and father-in-law of Dawna, Cory and Jessica, and Graeme. Sweetest Zaidie of Kashmyr and Nemis. Cherished son of Marilyn Schwarzbartl Golden and Marty and Yoshiko Golden. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Annie and Jeff, Joel, Matthew and Jennifer. He also leaves to mourn his mother- and father-in-law, André and Theresa, and brothers- and sisters-in-law, Mark and Kim, Frank, Melanie, Laurie and Paul, Lisa and Eric; as well as his many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. We would like to thank Dr. Cholette and the amazing staff at the West Island Palliative Care Residence; Michael’s attending physicians, Dr. Mihalciou and Dr. Garoufalis at the Royal Victoria Hospital; Dr. Petrecca at the Montreal Neurological Institute; and Dr. Panet-Raymond at Montreal General Hospital, as well as their support staff. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Wednesday, May 16 at 11 a.m. Burial at the Lakeview Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Pointe-Claire. Shiva at his mother’s home, shiva times to be announced. In lieu of flowers, donations in Michael’s memory may be made to the West Island Palliative Care, (514) 693-1718, to Nova West Island, (514) 695-8335, or to the Canadian Cancer Society, (514) 255-5151. Michael fought a brave battle and had the strength to know when to let go.
REINBLATT, Lilian (née Rabinovitch). On Wednesday, May 23, 2012. Mother of the late Melanie. Wife of the late Moe, a world renowned artist who contributed to the Canadian Government and many museums. Cherished sister of Leonore Weiner. Loving aunt of Daphne, and Felice Weiner. Dear cousin of Isaac, Aaron, and Eleaizer Gelber, Bleema Libman, and their families. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Tuesday, May 29 at 1:00 p.m. Burial at the Temple Emanu-El Beth Sholom Congregation Section, Mount Royal Cemetery, 1297 chemin de la Forêt. Donations in her memory may be made to the charity of your choice.
FRIEDENBERG, Lillian (née Pomerlian). On Friday, May 25, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Barbara and Walter Gapmann, Eleanor and Francis Kremler, Lorne (Shatner) and Charles Miklosvary. Cherished Grandma of Matthew and Amélie, Jessica and Robert (Lucky), Faith and Cor, Peter and Jenny, Adrian and Audrey, Zach and Lonna, Gabe and Lara. Proud great-grandmother of Astrid, Levi, and Ruby. She was the last of nine siblings, and will be greatly missed by her family, friends, and all who knew her. Very special thanks to Dianna Palamarek, Lillian’s caregiver extraordinaire. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Tuesday, May 29, at 1:45 p.m. Burial at the Victorian Hebrew Cemetery, de la Savane. Donations in her memory may be made to Sun Youth, (514) 842-6822.