RABINOWITZ, Nathan. Peacefully, on Wednesday, December 12, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Shirley Minkowsky. Loving father and father-in-law of Joel and Danielle of Toronto, and Shelley Rabinowitz. Cherished Grandpa of Michael, Brandon, Jordan, Jessica, Stephanie and Brittany. Dear brother-in-law of the late Nelson Minkowsky. Nathan was the sole survivor of his family, who perished in the Holocaust. The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff of 2 North-West at the Jewish General Hospital for their care and compassion. Special thanks to our Angel, Doreen for her love and devotion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Friday, December 14 at 12:00 p.m. Burial at the Farband Labour Zionist Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva private. Contributions in his memory may be made to the “Shirley and Nathan Rabinowitz Memorial Fund” c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251, or to the Parkinson Foundation of Canada, (514) 861-4422.
SACHIN, Archie. Peacefully, on Thursday, December 13, 2012, surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of Mildred Glassberg for sixty-two years. Devoted and loving father of Earl and Brenda. Cherished Zaidie of Myles, and Megan Sachin; Jonathan, and Kimberley Kaspy. Dearest brother and brother-in-law of Butsie and Hymie Ginsberg, the late Jack Sachin, and brother-in-law of Jean and the late Ben Kramer, the late Gertie and the late Cecil Gozansky. Archie will be lovingly remembered by his nieces, nephews, family and many dear friends. Special thanks to the staff of 3A at the St. Anne’s Veterans Hospital for their exceptional care and compassion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Sunday, December 16 at 11:00 a.m. Burial at the King George Benefit Association Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva at his daughter’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 St. Anne’s Hospital Foundation, (514) 457-3440, ext. 8484.
After a lengthy struggle, on Wednesday, December 12, 2012, in his ninety-fifth year. Formerly of Moncton, New Brunswick. Beloved husband and best friend of Florence Leiderman for seventy years. Devoted father and father-in-law of Judge Irwin and Audrey Lampert, of Moncton, New Brunswick, Beverley and Stephen Bratt. Cherished grandfather of Leigh Lampert and Darcie Richler, Jordan Lampert, Mindy and Derek Applebaum, all of Toronto; Shannon (Bratt) and William Powers of Washington, DC, Andrew and Kari (Flax) Bratt of Toronto. Loving great-grandfather of Max and Sam Lampert. Brother and brother-in-law of the late Abe and the late Luba. Dear brother-in-law of Erma and the late Harry Sholzberg, Dr. Morris and Eleanor Givner. Special thanks to Marcela Papasin (Mersey), Rouella Y. Duenas (Lala) and Lenaida Pasion (Zennie) for their care and devotion, and to the compassionate staff at The Waldorf. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Sunday, December 16 at 12 noon. Burial at the Beth Tikvah Congregation Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva at his daughter’s home. Contributions in Harry’s memory may be made to MAZON Canada, (514) 483-6234, or to the “Harry Lampert Memorial Fund for the Emergency Room” c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251.
Morris (Moniek) Lichtenstein
LICHTENSTEIN, Morris (Moniek). On Friday, December 14, 2012. Beloved husband of Colette Manelli. Loving brother and brother-in-law of Mania and the late Joseph. Cherished uncle of Jeanie and Allan Bernstein, Brenda and Ken Wolfe, Tina and Ken Moyse. Proud great uncle of five. Graveside service on Monday, December 17 at 11:00 a.m. at the Gan Shalom Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Donations in his memory may be made to the “Morris Lichtenstein Memorial Fund” c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251. Arrangements entrusted to Paperman & Sons.
SURKES, Ruth (née Koltz). Born on June 14, 1929 in Montreal, the youngest of six children born to Chana Koltz (née Gelman) and Moishe Koltz. She died on Friday, November 16, 2012 from complications following a fractured hip. Beloved wife of Edward Surkes for sixty-four years, Ruth is survived by their children Mike (Michelle), Rick (Ellie), Jan (Barry), Clara (Meir) grandchildren Ava, Jessica, Robbie, Amanda, Ariela, and Orly, great-grandchildren Prudence, Ethan, and Angela and by her brother Lou Koltz (Mary). She was predeceased by her sisters Shirley, Edith, and Frances, and by her brother Sam. Graveside service on Sunday, November 18, at 1:30 p.m., at the Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva following service at the Vista Residence, 5300 Côte St. Luc Road, continuing on Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Donations in her memory may be made to the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251. Arrangements entrusted to Paperman & Sons.
Peacefully, surrounded by family, on Saturday, November 17, 2012, after waging a stellar battle. This remarkable man is survived by and was the devoted husband to his loving wife of sixty-six happy years, Myrtle; extraordinary father and father-in-law of Stanley and Marilyn, Roz and Murray Genis, and Neil; adoring ‘Papa’ of Jason and Samantha, Lorne and Raquel; brother-in-law of Marianna and the late Teddy Honigman; loving uncle of Reina, Irving, Nancy, Malcolm, Ronnie, Heather, Donna, Howard, Rema, David; and great-uncle of Melissa, Michael, Megan, Adam and Ryan; dear friend of Joe Ribkoff and his wife, Natalie, and he will be sadly missed by their children, Raphael and Adam. The family would like to express their gratitude to Drs. Gerald Batist, David Melnychuk and Victor Cohen for their valiant efforts, and to the 8th floor staff of the Oncology Department at the Jewish General Hospital. Special thanks to Dr. Harvey Chang for his unrelenting care, to Drs. Janice Cohen and Michael Palumbo for their special devotion, and to the resident doctors and nursing staff of 4 Main. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Tuesday, November 20 at 1:00 p.m. Burial at the Beth Ora Congregation Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva at 5900 Cavendish Blvd. #902, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. daily. Donations may be made to The "Max Drabkin Memorial Fund" c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251.
On Monday, December 3, 2012, in his ninety-seventh year. Loving and devoted husband of Freda Lapkovsky for seventy-two years. Much loved father and father-in-law of Barry and Andrea. Very special grandpa and best friend to Michael and Reesa (Packard), Samara and Marvin Liebman, Jessica and Jonathan Solomon. Proud and excited great-grandpa of Addison. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Ruth and Morton Falk, the late Min and the late Johnny Miller, and brother-in-law of Elsie and George Fisher, Helen and the late Sol Lumer, the late Phil and the late Evelyn Lapkovsky. Adored uncle to many. Maury will be remembered for his kindness, generosity and sense of humour. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Wednesday, December 5 at 11 a.m. Burial at the Shomrim Laboker Congregation Cemetery, Tifereth Israel Section, de la Savane. Shiva at his home, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. daily.
MODIANO, Nina (nee Eskenazi). Peacefully, on Saturday, December 15, 2012, at the Mount Sinai Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Mario Modiano. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Sonny and Suzy Modiano. Adored grandmother of Jonathan Modiano and Erin McLogan, Elissabeth and Peter Brookes. Treasured great-grandmother of Benjamin, Noah and Elliott. Predeceased by her parents, Albert and Rachel Eskenazi. Sister and sister-in-law of Beno and the late Goldie Eskenazi of Montreal, and Suzie and the late Maurice Kanza, and Rosie and Benjamin Mizrahi, all of Istanbul, and sister-in-law of Iko and Esther Modiano. Cherished aunt and great-aunt to her nieces, nephews and their children in Montreal and in Istanbul. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Tuesday December 18 at 1:00 p.m. Burial at the Spanish & Portuguese Cemetery, 1250 ch. de la Forêt. Shiva at 1-A Sunny Acres, Baie D’Urfé, through Wednesday, December 19. Contributions in Nina’s memory may be made to the charity of your choice.
FEDER, Erna (nee Eckhaus). A loving and remarkable woman of strength. On Sunday, December 16, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Morris. Cherished mother and mother-in-law of Evie and Herb Steckler. Proud grandmother (Oma) of Sherri and Steven Eichler, Wendy and Gregory Kis. Loving great-grandmother of Zachary, Jeremy, Matthew and Jordan. Special thanks to Kathlyn Walsh for her care and devotion, and to the staff of the CCU and 2NE at the Jewish General Hospital for their kindness and compassion. Special thanks to Dr. Michael Kapusta for giving her light in her final years. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Tuesday, December 18 at 11 a.m. Burial at the Jewish Assistance Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva at 4866 ch. de la Côte-des-Neiges #408, commencing at 2 p.m. on Tuesday and ending Wednesday evening. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Department of Ophthalmology c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251.
On Monday, December 17, 2012. Beloved husband of Solange Levy for fifty-one years. Devoted father and father-in-law of Alain and Annie Benhamou, Sylvie Benhamou, Nathalie and Nathan Saleh, Linda and Mark Taub, and Elias Benhamou. Cherished grandfather of James and Jeremy Benhamou; Valerie and Ariel Dahan; Megan, Sally, Elliot, Kelly and Amanda Saleh; Joshua, Sarah and Leah Taub. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Gracia and the late Joseph Bentabou, Annette and Staffan Nilsson, Victor and Karine Benhamou, Margot and the late Benny Benhamou, Hanna and the late David Benhamou, Frances and the late Nessim Benhamou, and brother-in-law of Salomon and Hélène Levy, Samuel and Claire Levy, Léon and Lise Levy, Armand and Odette Levy, Marinette and the late Moïse Levy, the late Meyer Levy. Jacques will be sadly mourned by his many nieces and nephews. Special thanks to the staff of the Jewish General Hospital. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Tuesday, December 18 at 2:00 p.m. Burial at the Beit Abraham New Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva at his home.
Charlotte (Shari) Berger
BERGER, Charlotte (Shari) (née Janovitz). A Holocaust survivor. On Monday, December 17, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Dr. Nicholas Berger. Dear sister and sister-in-law of the late Viorica (Ibu) and the late Victor (Tuli) Kallos, the late Ali Janovitz, and the late Zoli Janovitz. Sister-in-law of the late Zoltan Berger of Israel. Close friend of Anne Liebman, and Steve Schreter. Shari will be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews, family and friends. Special thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff of 6 North West at the Jewish General Hospital for their care and compassion, and very special thanks to her wonderful caregiver Virna. Graveside service on Wednesday, December 19, at 10:30 a.m. at the Memorial Park Cemetery, de la Savane. Arrangements entrusted to Paperman & Sons.