Philip Edward Pass
PASS, Philip Edward. At the young age of fifty-nine, on Saturday, January 5, 2013. He is survived by adoring wife Janice Lipson Pass, brother Lawrence and sister Carol Lynn Pass. Son of the late Joan Abbey Pass and the late Benjamin Pass. Brother-in-law of Mark Lipson and Noreen Zylberlicht, Sharron Lipson and Allan Lerman. Philip was a dearly loved son, grandson, brother, nephew, cousin, uncle and friend. Philip was a creative and well-respected adult educator and facilitator whose immense zest for life will be sorely missed. Funeral service at Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West, Toronto on Tuesday, January 8, at 1:00 p.m. Interment at the Beth Tzedec Memorial Park Cemetery, Toronto. Shiva at 1717 Avenue Road, Toronto M5M 0A2. Memorial donations may be made to the Jewish National Fund, 416-638-7200, or to Sunnybrook Hospital Foundation, 416-480- 4483.
ROZANSKI, Sarah (née Gurycka). Peacefully, on Sunday, January 6, 2013, in her ninety-fifth year. Beloved wife of the late Matus Rozanski. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Regina and Michael Waxman. Cherished Grandma of Jeremy and Jaime Roll, and Jonathan Roll and fiancée Nicole. Beloved great-grandmother of Jake and Joshua Roll. Special aunt of Dorik and Tamara Rozanski. The family would like to thank the staff of the Saint Mary's Hospital and Dr. Todd McConnell for their care and compassion. Special thanks to her most devoted caregivers for their love, loyalty and tremendous caring. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Wednesday, January 9 at 1 p.m. Burial at the Spanish & Portuguese Congregation Cemetery, 1250 ch. de la Forêt. Shiva at her home, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. daily, through Friday afternoon. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer Groupe (A.G.I.), (514) 485-7233.
LEVINE, Shirley (nee Lurie). Peacefully, on Sunday, January 6, 2013. Beloved wife and best friend of the late Michael. Loving mother of Linda Levine. Shirley will be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews, family, friends and all who knew her. The family would like to thank the staff of 6 North at Maimonides Geriatric Centre for their exceptional care and compassion. Graveside service on Wednesday, January 9 at 1 p.m., at the Adath Israel Poale Zedek Anshei Ozeroff Congregation Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva strictly private. Arrangements entrusted to Paperman & Sons.
LECKER, Gwen (née Stein). On Wednesday, January 9, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Harold for sixty-six years. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Marilyn and Murray Perelman, Linda and Gary Axler, Mark and the late Beverly Lecker Levitt. Cherished Bubby of Lisa and Mark, Josh and Danielle, Eric, Adam, Chad, and Shira. Proud great-grandmother of Zoe, and Max. Predeceased by her dear siblings. Survived by her sister-in-law Bunny Lecker. She will be greatly missed by her nieces, nephews, family and friends. Special thanks to Doctors Neil Trister and Arthur Rosenberg for their exceptional care and compassion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean-Talon St. W., on Friday, January 11 at 11:00 a.m. Burial at the Slumber Haven section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva at 6030 Cavendish, from 2:00 to 5:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. daily. Contributions in Gwen’s memory may be made to the “Beverly Levitt Breath of Fresh Air Memorial Fund” c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251.
Robert H. Stein
STEIN, Robert H. (Bob). It is with much sadness that we announce the passing of Robert H. (Bob) Stein on Saturday, January 12, 2013, at the age of ninety-one. Beloved husband of the late Irene Zisles for sixty-nine years. Most treasured father and father-in-law of Terry Cohen (Sol Levinson), Linda and Michael Senzilet, and Ron Stein. Loving grandfather of Jamie Berenbaum and Wendy Schaffer, Kelly Cohen, Casey Cohen; and Robin Senzilet. Adored great-grandfather of Kaitlyn and Jack Berenbaum. Cherished brother of Sandra Smiley, the late Natalie Hersh and the late Harold Stein, and brother-in-law of Zees and Myer Wenger, the late Mark Galler, the late Hy Smiley, the late Sam Hersh and the late Edith Stein. Sadly mourned by his nieces, nephews, family and many friends. The family would like to thank Clerene and the staff of the Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre and the staff of Park Place Retirement Residence for their exemplary care and compassion. Bob was a good man in every sense of the word. His illness robbed him of his ability to communicate, but his smile and dancing eyes said it all. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Monday, January 14 at 1:00 p.m. Burial at the Haboneh Hahofshi Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva in Montreal on Monday and Tuesday, continuing in Ottawa on Wednesday. For shiva details, visit www.paperman.com. Contributions in Bob’s memory may be made to The Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre Foundation, (613) 526-7173.
STEINBUCH, Sara (née Rudmanowicz). Peacefully, on Saturday, January 12, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Solomon. Cherished mother of Matys and Gloria (John Stompanato). Loving and devoted Bubby of Jamie, Jeffrey (Jennifer) and Lisa. Predeceased by her brother Kevin and her other siblings, Simcha, Rifke Ides and Tobe Liebe, who perished in the Holocaust. Sara will be sadly missed. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Monday, January 14 at 11 a.m. Burial at the Knights of Pythias Section, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Duvernay. Shiva at 1690 Hartenstein St., Saint-Laurent H4L 2N9, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday afternoon.
MINTZ, Esther (née Freedman). Peacefully, on Sunday, January 13, 2013, in her ninety-eighth year. Wife of the late Benjamin Mintz. Beloved mother of Helen Mintz and Marion Pollack. Beloved mother-in-law of Arthur Pollack. Proud Bubbie of Kian Mintz-Woo, Benjamin Mintz; Benjamin Pollack and Jessica Pollack. Loving sister of the late Daniel Freedman. Cherished aunt and great-aunt to many. The family would like to thank her caregivers, Veronica Peters, Yomian Mitchell, Nerina Kebo, and Beverly Campbell for their care and compassion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Tuesday, January 15 at 11:30 a.m. Burial at the B’nai Brith Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva at her home, following the funeral, and Wednesday and Thursday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Contributions in Esther’s memory may be made to the Jewish Public Library, (514) 345-2627. “You will always remain in our hearts.”
FITELOVITCH, Nathan. On Sunday, January 13, 2013. Beloved husband of Martha Strominger for sixty-nine years. Loving father of Ron. Brother and brother-in-law of the late Isadore (Syke) and the late Mary, the late Willie and the late Sophie. Brother-in-law of Jack Strominger, the late Myer and the late Thelma Strominger. Uncle of many nieces and nephews. A kind, loving, and gentle man who touched everyone in his own special way. Our family wishes to express a huge thank-you to the staff of 3A and of 4C at the Jewish Eldercare Centre for the compassion and loving care they provided. Special thanks to Dr. Elfassy and Dr. Edelstein. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Tuesday, January 15, at 12:15 p.m. Burial at the Hebrew Sick Benefit Association Cemetery, de la Savane. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Jewish Hospital of Hope Eldercare Foundation, (514) 738-4500, ext. 2124.
NADLER, Klara. On Sunday, January 13, 2013, at her home in Toronto. Beloved wife of the late Ben Nadler. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Hela and Jeff Boro. Dear sister and sister-in-law of the late Ari and Esther Kuk. Devoted grandmother of Joyce and Julie, and Richard. Devoted great-grandmother of Rose, and Sam. Funeral service at Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Ave. W., Toronto, on Wednesday, January 16 at 1:00 p.m. Burial at the Farband Section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery. Shiva at 2 Covington Place #604, Toronto. Memorial donations may be made to Auxiliary at the Jewish General Hospital, (514) 340-8216, or to a charity of your choice.
KATZ, Shirley (nee Rabinovitch). Peacefully, at home, after a brief illness, on Saturday, January 12, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Ruben. Loving and devoted mother and mother-in-law of Sherry Katz and Stephen Berke, Marla Katz, and Darren Katz. Sister and sister-in-law of Irene and Max Adelson. Dear sister-in-law of Dr. Max and Kirsten Katz, Dr. Isaac and Nancy Katz. Shirley will be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews, family and friends. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Wednesday, January 16 at 11 a.m. Burial at the Young Israel of Chomedey Congregation Section, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Duvernay. Shiva at her home, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., through Sunday evening.
ZEIDEL, Ruth (née Eisenberg). Peacefully, surrounded by her family, on January 13, 2013, in her ninety-fourth year. Beloved wife of the late Sam. She was much loved and will be missed by her children, Allan and Koral Zeidel, Neil and Elaine Zeidel, Lynda and Arthur Carson. A special ‘Bubby Ruth’ to Darren and Randi Zeidel, Lori and Jason Kraft, Richard and Marni Zeidel, Arjay and Alyssa Zeidel, Jeremy and Jen Carson, Michael Carson, and Carrie Carson. Proud great-grandmother of eleven. Sister and sister-in-law of the late Harry and the late Elsie Eisenberg, and sister-in-law of Esther and Henry Marco, the late Ruth and late Morris Tryansky. Ruth will be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews, family and all those whose lives she touched. The family would like to express their gratitude to Mother's wonderful caregivers, Valery, Pauline and Sharon during the last few years of her life, as well as acknowledge the compassionate care given by Nurse Chan and her team on 3 North at Maimonides. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Tuesday, January 15 at 10 a.m. Burial at the King George Memorial Park Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva at Lynda and Arthur’s home. Donations in Ruth’s memory may be made to the “Lymphoma Fund (LF006A)” c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251.