LITWIN, Stanley. Peacefully after a courageous battle, surrounded by his loving family on Monday, May 7, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Carol Segal. Loving father and father-in-law of Marlene Litwin (Brian), Lenny and Suzanne Litwin, Cindy Hass, Sari and Harvey Toll, Monty and Joelle Hass. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Sam and the late Sara Litwin, Joyce and the late Dr. Harold Rosen, Bob and Joni Litwin, the late Stella and the late Sol Dermer, and brother-in-law of Jessie and the late Stanley Butler. Cherished Zaidie of Andrew Michael; Gabrielle and Charles Litwin; Ashley, Haley, Jared and Mikayla Toll; Aaron, Jeremy and Noah Hass. Stanley will be sadly mourned and fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, family and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Norman Wolkove and the staff of Mount Sinai Hospital and of Manoir King David for their care and compassion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Wednesday, May 9 at 1:00 pm. Burial at Temple Emanu-El Beth Sholom Congregation, Mount Royal Cemetery. Shiva at 5845 Marc Chagall. Contributions in his memory may be made to “The Stanley Litwin Memorial Fund” c/o the Mount Sinai Hospital Auxiliary, (514) 369-2222, ext. 1334.
GLICK, Sam. On Monday, May 7, 2012. Devoted son of the late Harry and the late Dina Glick. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Manny and Danielle Glick. Cherished uncle of Karine Glick and Ed Grauer, Don and Toni Glick. Great-uncle of Julian Grauer. Graveside service on Thursday, May 10 at 1:00 p.m., at the Beth Ora Congregation Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, 4189 boul. des Sources, D.D.O. Donations in Sam’s memory may be made to the Royal Victoria Hospital Foundation, (514) 843-1543.
WEINBERG, Marianne (nee Silver). On Wednesday, May 9, 2012. Beloved wife of Mark for forty-six years. Devoted mother of Steven, Michael, David and fiancée Nikole. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Charles and Sue Silver, and sister-in-law of Elyse Weinberg. Aunt of Norman Marks. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Friday, May 11 at 2:30 p.m. Burial at the Chevra Kadisha Congregation Section, Back River Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Berri St. Shiva at her residence, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. daily. Donations in Marianne’s memory may be made to the Cancer Research charity of your choice.
HERSCOVITCH, Molly “Sweet” (née Sidler). On Tuesday, May 8, 2012. Molly celebrated her 100th birthday in January, with her loved ones. Survived by her daughter Dorothy and son-in-law Leonard Waxman, son Edward Hersey, sister Gertrude Silver, and sister-in-law Sara Nadler. Pre-deceased by her husband Joe, son Charles (Chuck), and brother Bernard. Cherished Grams of Stewart, Ian, Rana, Jordan and Caren, Atie, Joelle, Ron and Agnes, Marnie and Ammitai, Dan and Leigh. Proud Baba Molly of Hannah, Serena, Jacob, Lily, Jonah, Ella, Yael, Aleeza, Ben, Nadav, Jack, and Claire. She will be missed by Joe's family, and everyone whose life she touched. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Sunday, May 13 at 12:00 pm. Burial at the Beth El 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. Contributions in Molly’s memory may be made to Congregation Beth El, (514) 738-4766, or to the Donald Berman Maimonides Foundation, (514) 483-2121, ext. 2207.
GROSS, Faigie. Suddenly, on Thursday, May 10, 2012, at the age of sixty-one. Daughter of the late Chana and the late Isaac. Loving sister and sister-in-law of Eta and the late Issie Markowicz. Doting aunt of Joanna and Lou, Jeffrey and Janée. Great-aunt of Zachary, and Alexandra. Faigie will be sadly missed by her family and friends. Special thanks and deepest gratitude to Dr. Phil Gold. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Sunday, May 13 at 10:00 Burial at the Zaglembie Society Section, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Duvernay. Contributions in Faigie’s memory may be made to the Department of Immunology or the Department of Clinical Research c/o the Montreal General Hospital Foundation, (514) 934-8230.
Shuchat Miriam (nee Sochet) At home on Thursday, May 3, 2012 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Rabbi Wilfred Shuchat for 58 years. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Margola, Rabbi Bernard Raphael (Rafi) of Israel, Bryna Shuchat and Josh Landes of Riverdale, N.Y., the late Elizabeth Shuchat Schwartz and mother-in-law of Rabbi Jay Yaacov Schwartz. Cherished Savta of Arielle, Eli and Daniel Landes; and Ayala Schwartz. Sister of the late Marvin and the late Bernard Sochet. Dear sister-in-law of Mary Sochet, Rita and Colonel Bernard J. Finestone, Charles and Muriel Shuchat, the late Seymour and the late Joan Shuchat. Sadly mourned by her many nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Leurlyn, Veronica and Judy for their care and devotion. Funeral service from Congregation Shaar Hashomayim 120 Cote St Antoine Rd, Westmount on Sunday May 6 at 2 pm. Burial at Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Cemetery, Forest Rd, Outremont. Shiva at 200 Lansdowne #101. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Elizabeth Shuchat Schwartz Memorial Fund c/o Congregation Shaar Hashomayim. 514-937-9471.
HEIMAN, Matyas. On Thursday, May 10, 2012. Loving father and father-in-law of Elizabeth and Vincent Sollazzo. Cherished Grandad of John and Alessandra, and David. Proud Great-Grandad of Adrian. Predeceased by his family, who perished in the Holocaust. He will be missed by his dear niece Susan and all who knew him. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Monday, May 14 at 2:00 pm. Burial at the Chevra Shaas Congregation Cemetery, de la Savane. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, (514) 849-7591.
CLAMAN, Mary (née Katz). It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Mary Katz Claman, who passed away peacefully at home on Friday, May 11, 2012 following a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer's disease. A "survivor" of the holocaust, she is the daughter of Sandor Katz and Helen Gluck, who perished in the concentration camps. She leaves behind her beloved husband, Abe Claman. Cherished mother of Brian, Mark and Catherine. Loving grandmother of Kelly, Rebecca, Danny, Zoe, Zachary and Ciara. Pre-deceased by her sister Suzanne Reich. The family extends its heartfelt thanks and appreciation to her caregivers, Thelma and Joy, who took care of her over the years as if she was their own mother. Also thanks to Dr Rubin Becker for his support and care. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Sunday, May 13 at 3:00 p.m. Burial at the Chevra Shaas Congregation Cemetery, de la Savane. In lieu of flowers, donations to the MKC Foundation, (514) 341-4440, (www.mkcfoundation.com) 6445 Côte-de-Liesse, Montreal, QC., H4T 1E5 would be appreciated. Please check their website for details. She will be sadly missed by many. May she rest in peace.
WIDAWSKI, Morris. Peacefully, on Thursday, May 10, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Anne Nemetz. Devoted father and father-in-law of Gina Widawski and Marty O’Hara, Mark Widawski and Estelle Rabinovitch. Cherished Grandpa of Elijah, Amanda, Jenna and Jeremy. Proud Great-Grandpa of Jamie. Predeceased by his parents and siblings who perished in the Holocaust. Special thanks to the doctors, nurses, and caregivers of the Jewish General Hospital and of the Manoir Montefiore. Very special thanks to his personal caregivers Josie, Ginalyn, and Evelyn. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Sunday, May 13 at 11:00 am. Burial at the Young Israel of Chomedy Congregation Section, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Duvernay. Shiva at the Manoir Montefiore, 5885 Cavendish, C.S.L., from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. daily. Donations in his memory may be made to the Parkinson Foundation of Canada, (514) 861-4422, the Jewish Community Foundation, (514) 735-3541, or to the Simon Wiesenthal Centre for Holocaust Studies, (866) 864-9735. “Do not go gentle into that good night”
AKERMAN, Izak. In his ninety-first year, on Friday, May 11, 2012. Beloved husband and best friend of Cylia Krawetz for sixty-six years. Devoted father of Joe. Cherished Zeida of Tammy, Marcie and fiancé David. Brother of the late Moishe, the late Leon, predeceased by his sisters Goldie and Pepi who perished in the Holocaust. Sadly mourned by his nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Masha for her care and devotion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Monday, May 14 at 10:00 am. Burial at the Shomrim Laboker Congregation Cemetery, Tifereth Israel Section, de la Savane. Shiva at 6800 Macdonald, #PH-6, C.S.L. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Israel Cancer Research Fund, 514-481-2723.
MILLLER, Freda (nee Davis). With great courage and dignity, on Friday, May 11, 2012. Beloved wife for fifty-five years of the late Nathan. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Analie and Erle Shrier, Debbie (Richard) and the late Alan Morgan. Cherished Bubbie of Kimberley, Erica, Ashley and Amber. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Esther and the late Jimmy Davis, the late Libby and the late Beryl Lesnik. Freda will be missed by her brother-in-law, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, family and friends. Special thanks to Drs. Nattel and Luger, and to the doctors, nurses and staff of 7W at the Jewish General Hospital. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Tuesday, May 15 at 12 noon. Burial at the Chevra Thilim Pinsker Congregation Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva at her home, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. daily. Donations in her memory may be made to the “Freda and Nathan Memorial Fund” c/o the Mount Sinai Auxiliary, (514) 369-2222 ext.: 1334.