Eileen Gloria Baker
BAKER, Eileen Gloria. It is with heavy hearts and much sadness that we announce the sudden passing of a beloved sister, aunt, great-aunt and friend on Thursday, August 9, 2012. Cherished and devoted sister and sister-in-law of Marvin and Sonia Baker of Arizona, Albert and Toby Baker of Toronto, Dorothy (Baker) and the late Henry Winterfeld and the late Hyman Hart, Faigie and Jimmy Nurse, Irving Baker, Pauline and the late Edward Baker. Treasured and devoted aunt and great-aunt of Michael, Howard and Jonathan Hart, as well as her many other nieces and nephews. Eileen was an exceptional and generous woman always extending a helping hand and giving of her heart to others. She was a respected and devoted employee of Glazer’s Inc. for 42 years. She will be enormously missed and treasured by all those whose lives she touched. Our heartfelt gratitude is extended to the Medical Team of the ICU and 5 South of the St. Mary’s Hospital who treated Eileen and our entire family with compassion, dignity, and respect. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Sunday, August 12, at 12:00. Burial at the Radomer Society Section, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Duvernay. Shiva at 5900 Armstrong, C.S.L., through Tuesday evening. Contributions in Eileen’s may be made to the “Hillary Labow Hart Fund” c/o The Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation, (514) 934-4846. Eileen’s wisdom, and zest for life leaves us with her quote– “We don’t get to choose how we are going to die or when, we can only choose how we live and how we treat people”.
FISCHER, Liana (nee Herlinger). Peacefully, in her ninetieth year, on Saturday, August 11, 2012. Wife of the late Steve Fischer. Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Daniel Fischer and Virginia Boelen. Loving cousin of Vera Bruner. Dear aunt of Alex and Roberta Bruner, and Benjamin Bruner; Vanda Bruner and Ettore Colombini, and David Colombini. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Tuesday, August 14 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the Jewish Hospital of Hope Eldercare Foundation, (514) 738-4500 ext.: 2124.
ARONOVITCH, Irving. On Monday, August 6, 2012. Beloved father and father-in-law of Brahm and Pamela (Ticker), Stuart and Stacey (Pinchuk). Cherished Zaidie of Harrison and Ryan; and Emmy. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Edna and Arthur Cohen, Goldie and David Libman. Sadly mourned by Mary Aronovitch, and by his nieces, nephews, family, and friends. Special thanks to his devoted caregivers Dinah, Taiwo, Pamela and Avril. Additional thanks to the 7th floor staff of Maimonides Geriatric Centre. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Wednesday, August 8, at 1:00 p.m. Burial at the Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva at his son Brahm’s home from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. daily. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Parkinson Foundation of Canada, (514) 861-4422.
GREEN, Jerry. On Monday, August 13, 2012. Devoted son of the late Helen and the late Sam. Beloved husband of Elana Klioth. Loving father and father-in-law of Earl and Carrie, and Lorne. Cherished Grampa of Noah, Adam and Samantha. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Rona, Peter and Iris Green, Albert and the late Gloria Saragossi; Hesky, the late Leah and the late Eli Klioth. Jerry will be greatly missed by his family, friends and all who knew him. The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Drs. Jacob Garzon, Mark Lipman and Marcelo Cantarovich, as well as to Wafa and Giselle. Deep appreciation to the doctors, nurses, PABS, and staff of the 10th floor Medical, 2nd and 3rd floors of Ross Pavilion at the Royal Victoria Hospital for their exceptional care and compassion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Wednesday, August 15 at 12 noon. Burial at the Memorial Park Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva at 246, rue Martinique, Dollard-des-Ormeaux. Contributions in Jerry’s memory may be made to the Royal Victoria Hospital Foundation, (514) 843-1543.
SPINDER, Douglas. Suddenly, on Tuesday, August 14, 2012. Son of Marjory and the late William (Bill) Spinder. Brother and brother-in-law of Joy Brenhouse and Perry White, Tina and Gary Shulman. He will be missed by his many friends. Graveside service on Thursday, August 16, at 11:00 a.m. at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Duvernay. Arrangements entrusted to Paperman & Sons.
FRANK, Bill. Peacefully, on Friday, August 17, 2012, in his ninety-second year. Beloved husband of Gloria for sixty-seven years. Devoted father and father-in-law of Barbara and Stanley Magidson, Allan and Helen Frank. Cherished Zaida of Ian, Daniel, Mitchell and Caroline. Proud great-grandfather of Charlie, Simcha, and Chaya. Predeceased by his three brothers. Sadly missed by his special nephew and niece Ted and Sheryl, and by his other nieces, nephews and all those whose lives he touched. The family would like to thank the 7th floor staff, and the doctors, nurses, and staff of the Palliative Care Unit of the Jewish General Hospital for their exceptional care and compassion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Sunday, August 19, at 3:00 p.m. Burial at the Temple Emanu-El Beth Shalom Section, Eternal Gardens Cemetery, Beaconsfield. Donations in his memory may be made to the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251.
SOLOMON, Edward. On Friday, August 17, 2012. Beloved son of the late Moses and the late Freda. Dear friend of Julius Lis. He will be missed by all who knew him. Graveside service on Sunday, August 19, at 10:00 a.m., at the Hebrew Sick ‘A’ Section, Baron de Hirsch Cemetery, de la Savane. Arrangements entrusted to Paperman & Sons.
BERCUSSON, Libby (née Segal). Peacefully, in her ninety-third year, at her home in Montreal, on Friday, August 17, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Bercusson. Beloved mother of seven children: Judith Bercusson, Debbie Lightstone, David Bercusson, Tamar Sudai, the late Carolyn Behar, the late Brian Bercusson, and the late Naomi Tzoubari. She is mourned by her sons-in-law Alexander Lightstone, Rafael Tzoubari and Moshe Sudai, and her daughter-in-law Catherine Bercusson. "Savta Libby" will be missed by her grandchildren: Yair and Dorit Behar, Naomi and Gordie Fogel, Jonathan and Vlada Behar; Sarah and Amelia Bercusson; Rachel Rudolf; Bonnie, Simon and Sabrina Lightstone; Liat, Carmit, Ofir, Eden and Maayan Tzoubari; Boaz, Oren, Dafna and Talia Sudai, and by her great-grandchildren: Elana, Daniel and David Fogel; Aliya, Jasmin and Chloe Behar; Hailey and Nathaniel Behar. Predeceased by her siblings: Sam Segal, Ben Segal, Sue Kastner, Bertha Endler, Jack Segal, and Harry Segal. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Sunday, August 19, at 1:00 p.m. Burial at the Shomrim Laboker Congregation Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva on Sunday from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m. at the Ruby Foo’s Hotel, continuing in Toronto, on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at 124 Munro Blvd. Donations in her memory may be made to ORT, a Jewish organization which operates schools in Israel and around the world, (514) 481-2787. A woman of great strength and kindness, and a loving role model to her children and all who knew her. She will be greatly missed.
ENKIN, Rose (née Shizgal). On Friday, August 17, 2012, in Toronto. Beloved wife of the late Sam Enkin. Mother of Marvin (Rachelle), Esther (Yehudah). Cherished Bubby of Shimon (Ita), Daniella (Eli), Mira and Leora, Samara and Abe. Proud great-grandmother of Dovid, Shlomo, Avraham Shmariyahu, and Arieh. Dear sister of Harold Shizgal, Faye Dunietz, the late David Shizgal, and the late Jean Segalowitz. Graveside service on Sunday, August 19, at 3:30 p.m., at the Shomrim Laboker Congregation Cemetery, Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Section, de la Savane. Shiva in Toronto. Rose lived a life of passion and commitment to Tikkun Olam and her greatest wish was to leave the world a better place for her grandchildren and all the world's children. In that spirit, please donate to a charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to Paperman & Sons.
Morris (Mordy) Gordon
GORDON, Morris (Mordy). On Monday, August 13, 2012. Dearly beloved, devoted and cherished husband of Frances (Faigie) Schaffer for forty-four years. Loving and respected father and father-in-law of Robert and Bea, Ryan and Ann Marie, Michael and Catherine. Adoring and dedicated "Poppy" of Ana, Mia, Sophie, Savannah and Samuel. Dear brother-in-law of Marlyn and Normie Stein, Judy and Moishe Gurevitch. Much loved uncle to his many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. Loving nephew of Goldie and Louis Schwartz, and brother of Gertie Myers. Son of the late Toby and the late Ben. A terrific and loyal friend to many. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Monday, August 20 at 12 noon. Burial at the Beth Tikvah Congregation Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva at his son Rob’s home, from 1:30 to 3:30 and 7 to 9 p.m. daily. Donations in his memory may be made to the Sun Youth Organization, (514) 842-6822. "His word was his bond."
OVADIA, Marcelle (née Samuel). After a courageous battle, on Wednesday, August 15, 2012, in Florida. Devoted wife of the late Sasson Ovadia. Dearly loved and admired mother and mother-in-law of Myrna and Kenneth Gabbay; Judy and Leon Tessler; Joseph and Ruth Ovadia. Dear sister of Nory Samuel, predeceased by five brothers. Cherished grandmother of Linor and Jonathan Levav; Miranda and Jacob Bothe; Cora and Tyler Ross; Mindy and Dr. Andy Scott; Dr. Oren Tessler and Dr. Sarah Sebbag; Jonathan, Joshua and Katherine Ovadia. Loving great-grandmother of Ben and Noa Levav; Emil and Lucy Bothe; Eden Ross; Mason, Aleta and Emmette Scott. She will be greatly missed by her nieces, nephews and all those whose lives she touched. Always loved and cared for by Offelia Estrada with boundless devotion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Sunday, August 19 at 12:00 noon. Burial at the Spanish & Portuguese Congregation Cemetery, 1250 chemin de la Forêt. Shiva private. Contributions in Marcelle’s memory may be made to the charity of your choice. She will forever remain a strong force in our lives.