GOLDWAX, Stanley. On Tuesday, May 29, 2012. Beloved husband of Louise. Loving father and father-in-law of Neil and Niki, and Cary. Cherished Grandpa of Jacob, Samuel, and Zachary. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Mildred and the late David Moskovic, and Harvey, and brother-in-law of Claire Ouellet. He will be greatly missed by his nieces, nephews, family and friends. Special thanks to the Oncology department at St. Mary’s Hospital for their exceptional care and compassion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Sunday, June 3 at 11:00 a.m. Burial at the Beth El Congregation Section, Eternal Gardens Cemetery, Beaconsfield. Shiva at 1425 Dr, Penfield, apt 2B, from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. daily, until Wednesday evening. Donations in his memory may be made to the “Stanley Goldwax Memorial Fund for Oncology Research” c/o the St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation (514) 734-2694.
WOLFE, Jason. Suddenly, on Saturday, May 26, 2012. Beloved husband of Judy Wood for forty-one years. Devoted father and father-in-law of Jessica Wolfe, Mandy Wolfe and Michael Zaidan, Rebecca Wolfe and Vincenzo Cavallo, Joshua Wolfe. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Sonny Wolfe and Denise Hamelin, Richard and Karen Wolfe, Howard and Lynn Wolfe, and brother-in-law of Bev and Doug Lindley. Son of the late Bernice Maron and the late Moses Wolfe. Jason will be sadly mourned and fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, family and friends. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Tuesday, May 29 at 2:45 p.m. Burial at Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Cemetery, 1250 ch. de la Forêt. Shiva at his home, through Friday afternoon. Contributions in his memory may be made to the “Jason Wolfe Memorial Fund for Cardiothoracic Research c/o Dr. Benoit de Varennes” at the Royal Victoria Hospital Foundation, (514) 843-1543.
ANDOR, Agnes (nee Ländler). In her eighty-fifth year, on Saturday, May 26, 2012. Wife of the late Peter Andor. Beloved mother of Andrew. Cherished grandmother of Brittany and Pamela. Dear sister-in-law of Judith and the late Paul Abraham. Agnes will be sadly mourned by her family and friends. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Wednesday, May 30 at 1:00 p.m. Burial at the Chevra Thilim Pinsker Congregation Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva strictly private. Contributions in her memory may be made to the “Peter and Agnes Andor Memorial Fund for the Liver Transplant Unit” c/o Royal Victoria Hospital Foundation, (514) 843-1543.
SEGAL, Geraldine (Gerry) (née Denis). Peacefully in her eighty-sixth year, on Monday, May 28, 2012. Beloved wife of Moe for fifty-eight years. Devoted mother of Bruce, Joel and Nancy, mother-in-law of Susan Mittleman. Cherished “Nana” of Lauren, Eric and Andrea Kaplin; Max and Adam Segal. Dear sister of Terry Pelletier, and predeceased by her siblings Sid, Betty, Agie, Larry, Johnny, Ulric, Annette, and Albert. Sister-in-law of Pearl and Mort Miro, Celia and the late Al Lipes, the late Dorothy and the late Edward Sirota, the late Tauba and the late Charles Segall. Sadly mourned by her nieces, nephews, family, and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Peter Lipes, Dr. Andrew Hirsch, and her wonderful caregiver Melody for their care and devotion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Wednesday, May 30 at 2:30 p.m. Burial at the Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Cemetery, 1250 Chemin de la Forêt. Shiva at 463 Clarke avenue, Westmount. Contributions in her memory may be made to the “Geraldine Segal Memorial Fund for Oncology Research” c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251.
LEVINE, Martin. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Martin on Friday, July 6, 2012. Beloved husband of Susan Pascal. Devoted and loving father and father-in-law of Brian and Jeannette (Litvak), Jonathan and Lisa (Aisen), Frederick and Nancie (Heiber). Cherished grandfather of Daniel, Arielle, Amanda, Joshua, Jordyn, Jaimee, Jesse, and Justin. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Dr. Mitchell and Mary Levine, Dr. Joseph and Chahine Levine, and brother-in-law of Paula and the late Stuart Cohen. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Monday, July 9 at 11:00 a.m. Burial at the Temple Emanu-El-Beth Sholom Congregation Section, Mount Royal Cemetery, 1297, chemin de la Forêt. Shiva at his residence; from 7 to 9 p.m. through Wednesday, July 11. Donations in Martin’s memory may be made to the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251, or to the “Pencer Brain Trust” to aid in research and care for brain tumor patients, (416) 923-2999.
STEINBERG, Mildred (nee Yancovitch). Passed away comfortably and peacefully, surrounded by family, on Saturday, July 7, 2012, in her eighty-third year. Beloved daughter of the late Fannie and the late Max Yancovitch. Devoted wife of the late Issie Steinberg. Loving and devoted mother and mother-in-law of Lorna and Steven Legum, Glenda and Roy Karp, Jeff and Eleanor Steinberg. Cherished “Grandma” of Melissa, Alana, Evan, Daniel, Emily and Jillian. Predeceased by her beloved sisters and their spouses, Edie and Max Walter, Ruthy and Alec Weiss. Sister-in-law of Jack and Faigie Steinberg. Beloved “Auntie Millie” to nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Sandy Beitel and Paul Morton of Beit Chai Seniors Residence, as well as their staff, for providing over the top quality of life for the last three plus years. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Monday, July 9 at 2:15 p.m. Burial at the Hungarian Hebrew Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva at 69 Belmont Ave., Pointe-Claire, on Monday until 9:00 p.m., and Tuesday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Donations in her memory may be made the “Dr. Edward J. Tabah Surgical Oncology Visiting Professorship Fund" c/o the Cedars Cancer Institute, 2155 Guy Street, Suite 900, Montreal, H3H 2R9, (514) 843-1606, http://www.cedars.ca/cedars/en/funds_and_fellowships/edward_tabah.
TOPOR, Chana (nee Kirsh). Peacefully, on Monday, July 16, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Idel. Cherished and devoted mother and mother-in-law of Marion and Jack Druker, Ben and Joanne Topor. Loving grandmother of Susan and Alan Wener, Marlene and Robert Puratich, Lisa and Michael Derai, Sabrina, Jordan Topor and fiancée Melissa Saban. Great-grandmother of Emily, Isabel, Jennifer and Daniel. Dear sister and sister-in-law of the late Luba and the late Morris Kopacki, Halina and the late Joseph Kirsh. Chana will be fondly remembered by her family and friends. The family would like to sincerely thank her dear caregivers, Connie and Willie, Dr. Linda Klein, as well as other doctors and staff at Mount Sinai Hospital. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Tuesday, July 17 at 2 p.m. Burial at the Independent Hebrew Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva private, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. daily. Contributions in Chana’s memory may be made to the Mount Sinai Auxiliary, (514) 369-2222 ext.: 1334.
RATH, Esther (née Muller). June 16, 1928 – July 25, 2012 Esther was a survivor from her birth until her passing, always exhibiting strength of character, courage, kindness and generosity. During the Holocaust she tenaciously held onto life, and as a survivor she was zealous in giving her family all of herself. She was the daughter of Shlomo and Bilah Muller, most loved and devoted wife of the late Mordechai Rath, and the extremely attentive and giving mother and mother-in-law of Sidney and Bev Rath, Peggy and Rabbi Zev Lanton, and the late Bella Chandler. She considered her grandchildren to be her most important treasures. Those treasures are Jordan, Jeremy, and Jillian Chandler; Erika, and Zachary Rath; Yossi, Shiri, Chaviva, and Chagit Lanton. Her latest treasures include her great grandchildren Dina, Baruch Mordechai and Leib Elimelech. During Mordechai and Bella’s illnesses, Esther looked after their needs and stood by their side untiringly, determined to give them the loving care they deserved, even taking care of Bella’s children and household for lengthy periods. As “Bubby Esther” she cooked and shopped for her grandchildren as no other. Bubby Esther will remain famous for her delicious meals and suitcases full of gifts. She loved the modern world but lived life with the true values of the Jewish “Eishis Chayil,” the epitome of the “Yiddisheh Mamma.” We want to express our most sincere gratitude to Judy and Yigal Epstein of Snowdon Residence; their care for Esther went above and beyond the call of duty. The family is also especially grateful for the exemplary care given to her by Vickie, Mary June, Elizabeth, Marichu, Maureen, Kathy, and all the wonderful staff of the Snowdon Residence. She was the adopted Bubby of busloads of students whom she accompanied on The March of the Living, sharing her inspirational experiences and indomitable strength with thousands of students and groups throughout Florida. We will always be grateful for the life lessons she gave us. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Friday, July 27 at 10:00 a.m. Burial at the Beth Israel Congregation Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva at 5160 MacDonald, #908 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Contributions in Esther’s memory may be made to Canadian Magen David Adom for Israel, (514) 731-4400.
STERNBERG, Israel (Butch). Peacefully, on Wednesday, July 25, 2012. Beloved husband and soul-mate of Faige Shivilenko for fifty-nine years. Loving and devoted father and father-in-law of Barbara and Michael Baron, Donna and Jack Beker, Rhonda and Alain Lallouz. Much loved grandfather of Chelsea, Ashley, Jonah, Amadeus, Chanel, Aladdin, and Abner. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Peter and Rhoda. He will be deeply missed by his niece, nephew, family, friends and Pythian brothers. Special thanks to the doctors, nurses, and staff of 6W at the Jewish General Hospital for their exceptional care and compassion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., Montreal on Friday, July 27 at 2:30 p.m. Burial at the Shomrim Laboker Congregation Cemetery, de la Savane, Montreal. Shiva in Montreal at his home from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. daily; as well as at 11 Newport Square, Thornhill, ON from 1:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:30 p.m., Sunday through Wednesday. Donations in his memory may be made to the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251, or to the Shomrim Laboker Congregation, (514) 731-6831.
RUSSMAN, Aaron. On Wednesday, July 25, 2012, in his ninetieth year. Beloved husband of Shirley Schaffer (Gitnick), the late Sylvia Russman and the late Helena Russman. Cherished father and father-in-law of Gerald (Gerry) and Cidalia Andrade, Ita and Jay Rothenberg. Stepfather and stepfather-in-law of Ruth and Sam Rubin, Bradley Gitnick, Stephanie and Danny Cohen. Proud Grandpa of Daniel and Jordan Russman, Samara and Derek Laurence, Adam and fiancée Ramona, Loren, Trevor and Nikki. Poppy of Cara Lawrence. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Harry and Sylvia Russman, Molly and Julius Schachter, Faigie and the late Walter Groper, Normie and Frances Russman, Hymie and Mary Russman, Claire and the late Paul Prupas, Roslyn and Gordon Byer, the late David Russman, the late Morrie and the late Bunny Russman. He will be greatly missed by his many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Sunday, July 29 at 2:00 p.m. Burial at the Independent Hebrew Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva at his home from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Contributions in Aaron’s memory may be made to Cardiac Research c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251.