SILVERMAN, Mark. On Monday, July 9, 2012. Husband of the late Lillian Dauber. Beloved father of Natalie. Loving grandfather of Jeremy Solomon. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Etta and Jerry Gross, Ben and the late Zelda Scharf, Frances and the late Nordau Silverman, the late Naomi Silverman, the late David Silverman, the late Clarence and the late Irene Silverman. Brother-in-law of Ruth and the late Mike Gruenwald. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Christine Nagy for her care and devotion, and to the 3 South staff at Maimonides Geriatric Centre. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Thursday, July 12 at 12:00 noon. Burial at the Beit Abraham Congregation Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva at his sister’s home. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Donald Berman Maimonides Foundation, (514) 483-2121, ext. 2207.
SEGAL, Marvin. Peacefully, on Tuesday, July 17, 2012. Beloved husband of Cecile Guitard for sixty-two years. Devoted father and father-in-law of Billy and Marilyn, Steven, Dean and Rosanna. Cherished grandfather of Egan, Jasmine, Sarah, Dahlia, and Justin. Dear brother of the late Burt Segal. Marvin will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Thursday, July 19 at 1:00 p.m. Burial at the Beit Abraham Congregation Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva to be announced. Contributions in Marvin’s memory may be made to the Sacré Coeur Hospital Foundation, (514) 338-2303.
STOLL, Norman. Suddenly, on Sunday, July 29, 2012 in his eighty-sixth year. Dearly beloved husband of Libby Yaffe for sixty-five years. Devoted father and father-in-law of Carole and Peter Shurman, Sheree and the late David Pompis, Neal and Marcy Stoll. Cherished Zaidie of Michael and Brian Shurman; Nolan and Karine Klein, Layne and Scott Kramer, Ilana Pompis; Hannah and Kyle Tarder-Stoll. Loving Great Zaidie of Isabel, Ariel, and Abigail Klein; Andrew, Brodie and Dylan Kramer. Brother of the late Louis, the late Rose Tudiver, and the late Leah Tinkoff. Dear brother-in-law of Esther Davis, and Marilyn Reisler. Sadly mourned by his nieces, nephews, family and friends. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Tuesday, July 31 at 1:00 p.m. Burial at the Young Israel of Chomedey Section, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Duvernay. Shiva at his home. Donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, (514) 934-4622.
GRUMAN, Miriam (née Gordon). Peacefully on Saturday, June 30, 2012. Dear wife of the late Edward Gruman. Cherished mother and mother-in-law of Barry and Shelley Uman, Eli and Lynne Uman, and Roz Usheroff. Proud grandmother of Michael Kolos, Stephanie Kolos and Jeff Abracen; Lindsay Uman and Jason Lindsay, Kelly Uman, Tiffany Uman and Jeremy Kopek; Sean Usheroff. Predeceased by her seven siblings. She will be lovingly remembered by her family. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Wednesday, July 4 at 12:00 p.m. Burial at the Independent Hebrew Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva at the Ruby Foo’s Hotel Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday evening. Contributions in Miriam’s memory may be made to the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251.
HELFENBAUM, Jenny (née Goodman). In her eighty-fifth year, on Monday, July 30, 2012. Wife of the late Joseph Helfenbaum. Mother of the late Myron. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Luba and the late George Coviensky, Morris and Rosalind Goodman. Sister-in-law of the late Goldie and the late Joe Pearl, the late Bertha and the late Harry Piafsky (Pines), the late Ella and the late Hy Stein. Sadly mourned by her nieces, nephews, family and friends. Special thanks to her caregivers Glenor Baptist and Laverne Patterson. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Wednesday, August 1 at 12:00 p.m. Burial at the Adath Israel Poale Zedek Anshei Ozeroff Congregation Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva at her brother’s home from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. daily. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Goodman Cancer Research Centre, c/o McGill University (514) 398-3535.
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SMILOVITCH, Dee Dee (née Mendlovitz). Peacefully, on Thursday, August 2, 2012, in her seventy-fifth year. Best friend and inspiration to her loving husband Ernie Smilovitch for almost fifty-three years. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Dr. Mark Smilovitch and Sharon Brodie, and Kenneth Smilovitch (Lisa Vinebaum). Proud Grandma of Michael, Daniel and Jonathan. Dear sister-in-law of Sema Smilovitch, Belle Klompus (Leo) and Hersh Smilovitch (Arlene). Daughter of the late Marcus Mendlovitz and the late Jenta Leah Mendlovitz, and sister of the late Aron Mendlovitz, all of whom perished in the Holocaust. Dee Dee was a hidden child in Belgium during the Holocaust. She had a wonderful nursing career and was a nurse educator at John Abbott College. Dee Dee was incredibly caring and touched many people in her life with her amazing strength, warmth and wisdom. The family would like to thank Dr. Christine Legler and the staff of the Montreal General Hospital, and to express their gratitude to her caregivers at home, Hyacinthe and Christiane. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Sunday, August 5, at 10:00 a.m. Burial at the Reconstructionist Dorshei Emet Congregation Section, Eternal Gardens Cemetery, Beaconsfield. Shiva at her home from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. daily. Donations in her memory may be made to the Cummings Jewish Centre for Seniors, (514) 343-3529, ext. 7373 or to the charity of your choice.
HANDELSMAN, Norman. On Thursday, August 2, 2012. Husband and beloved soul mate of Marsha Berlin. Dear father and father-in-law of Francine and Harvey Wiseberg, Bettilee and Steven Rosen. Devoted brother and brother-in-law of Rena and Marvin Helfenbaum, Carole and Allen Spector, Arlene and Allan Margolese, and Renee Berlin. Adored step-father of Howard and Wendy Tesher, Lianne Tesher, Lori and Dany Dolbec, and Gary Wilk. Cherished Zaidie of eight. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Sunday August 5, at 2:00 p.m. Burial at the Shaare Zedek Congregation Section, Eternal Gardens Cemetery, Beaconsfield. Shiva at 19 Colchester, Hampstead, after 2:00 p.m. daily. Contributions in Norman’s memory may be made to the “Alicia Dolbec Tribute Fund” c/o the Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation, (514) 934-4846, ext. 29244.
QUINT, Jacqueline (Jackie) (née Neaman). Peacefully at her home, on Monday, August 6, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Theodore (Ted). Much loved daughter of the late Ben and the late Anne Neaman. Dearest sister of the late Dr. Monty Neaman. Loving aunt of Evelyn and Steve, Noah, and Elliott. She will be deeply missed by her cousin Sheila Hymans, and by Anne and Harry Shapiro, Dov Shapiro, John David and Laura Shapiro, Elaine Reiner, Willie Kravitz, and so many dear friends. A very special and heartfelt thank you to Ninfa, Marilyn, Christy, and Nilda for their loving care, kindness and compassion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Thursday August 9, at 12:00 p.m. Burial at the Chevra Thilim Pinsker Congregation Cemetery, de la Savane. Contributions in Jackie’s memory may be made to the Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada, (514) 289-1777.
KUJAWSKI, Benjamin. Surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, August 4, 2012. Cherished husband of Henia Liberman for 59 years, loving and devoted father and father-in-law of Ella, Avi Nehemia, and the late Sara (Sue). Adored brother of the late Misha, the late Isaak, and the late Meir. Treasured Grandpa of Ron and Lauryn, Shannon and Edward, Michael and fiancée Taryn Blumer, Ashley and fiancé Gregory White. Loving great-grandpa of Johnathon and Matthew. Dear brother-in-law of George and Joan Liberman. He will be sadly missed by his nieces and nephews. The family extends heartfelt appreciation to the staff of the 5th floor surgical ward at the Jewish General Hospital as well as Jerry and Faten for their care and compassion. Very special thanks to Dr. Faria. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Tuesday, August 7, at 11:00 a.m. Burial at Slumber Haven Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva at 5900 Cavendish Blvd. # 209, C.S.L., 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. daily. Donations in his memory can be made to the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre, (514)345-2605. Ben was a true gentleman with a kind heart and a warm smile and he will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
HALLER, Paul. Peacefully, at home, on Monday, August 6, 2012. Beloved husband of Yolanda. Dear father and father-in-law of Dalia and Ted Leibovici. Cherished grandfather of Sharon and Yuval Horovitz, Ronen and Rosalind Leibovici. Proud great-grandfather of Maya, Ayal and Lielle. Paul will be sadly missed by his family and all who knew him. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Wednesday, August 8 at 10:00 a.m. Burial at the Beit Abraham Family Estates Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva strictly private.
GROSZ, Endre (Andy) (Cigany). It is with great sadness that we announce the peacefully passing of Andy on Monday, August 6, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital, with his cherished wife, Anni Bontos, by his side. She will miss her beloved husband, soul mate and best friend. Andy was born in Hungary; he was a Holocaust survivor and the last of ten ‘Grosz’ siblings. His amazing journey and success will live in our hearts forever. He was an exceptional and generous man. Andy will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his relatives, friends, and everyone who knew him. Special thanks to Mindy and Marika for their exceptional care. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Thursday, August 9 at 3:00 p.m. Burial at the Adath Israel Poale Zedek Anshei Ozeroff Congregation Cemetery, de la Savane. Donations in Endre’s memory may be made to the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre, (514) 345-2605.