ROSS, Stephen. Peacefully, on Thursday, November 28, 2013. Beloved husband of Eve Kasirer for fifty-seven years. Devoted father and father-in-law of Robert, Deborah Ross and Allan Diamond, Reuben Ross and Nathalie Dupuis. Cherished Grandpa of Leytal, and Adam Ross; Kevin, and Kyle Diamond; Tyler, Noah, Kaeden, Quinn, and Zev Ross. Brother of the late Mel Ross. Loving nephew of Nettie Ross. Special thanks to Dr. Jacob Garzon for his care and compassion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Sunday, December 1 at 12:00 noon. Burial at the Temple Emanu-El Beth Sholom Congregation Section, Eternal Gardens Cemetery, Beaconsfield. Shiva at 6800 Macdonald, through Tuesday evening. Contributions in his memory may be made to Hope and Cope c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251.
DASH, Oscar. Suddenly, in Florida, on Thursday, November 28, 2013. Beloved husband of Dorothy Cohen for sixty-six years. Loving father and father-in-law of Pamela and Barry Seidler, Terri and David Bercovitch, Ted and Janice Dash. Cherished grandfather of Erica Seidler, Daniel and Amanda Bezner Seidler; Adam, and Amanda Bercovitch; Franki, and Blair Dash. Predeceased by his siblings and their spouses, Ceci and Eddie Leiffer, Rita and Dave Shizgal. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Monday, December 2 at 12:00 noon. Burial at the Spanish & Portuguese Congregation Cemetery, 1250 chemin de la Forêt. Shiva at his home, 4915 Draper, Montreal. Contributions in Oscar’s memory may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, (514) 744-5537. May he rest in peace.
Martha Pollack Nemtin
It is with much sadness that we announce the passing of Martha Pollack Nemtin on Tuesday, December 3, 2013. Loving mother of Mark Nemtin. Cherished sister and sister-in-law of Melvin, Bernie, Joel and Brenda, the late Jack, the late Gerald and the late Pearl, and the late Esther Pollack. Martha will be missed by her many nieces and nephews. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Thursday, December 5 at 11 a.m. Burial at the Shomrim Laboker Congregation Cemetery, Beth Yehuda Section, de la Savane. Shiva at The Waldorf: 7400 ch. de la Côte-Saint-Luc, on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Breast Cancer Research Fund c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251.
Fannie Fay Dick
DICK, Fannie Fay (nee Monk). In her eighty-ninth year, on Tuesday, December 3, 2013. Wife of the late Max Dick. Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Susan and Leon Karmazyn, Judy and Costa Zogalis, Rosalie and Dr. Martin Charlat of San Diego, Lisa and Tammy Dick. Cherished grandmother of Marina Zogalis and Mike Panich, Elizabeth Zogalis; Jonathan, Daniel and Annie Claire Charlat. Sister and sister-in-law of Jennie and the late Hyman Berson, the late Abraham and the late Molly Monk, the late Max and the late Jean Monk, and sister-in-law of Sylvia and the late Arthur Dick, the late Pearl and the late Myer Sussman, the late Anita and the late George Singerman. Special thanks to her exceptional social worker Sachita Mahadoo, and her caregivers from CLSC Côte-des-Neiges. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Friday, December 6 at 12 noon. Burial at the Hungarian Hebrew Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva at 4840 chemin Bonavista. Contributions in Fannie’s memory may be made to MADA Community Centre, (514) 342-4969 ext.: 229, or to the Cummings Jewish Centre for Seniors, (514) 343-3529 ext.: 7373.
Peacefully, at home, surrounded by his loving family, on Sunday, November 10, 2013, after a short illness, at the age of ninety. Beloved husband of Sonia Liss for sixty-eight years. Loving father and father-in-law of Annette and Will Strug of Halifax, NS, Gerald and Ellen Greenspoon of Hollywood, Florida. Cherished grandfather of Jeffrey and Robin Strug, Lowell and Elyssa Strug, Lisa Strug and Andrew Murray; Michelle Greenspoon, Cheryl and Jimmy Gutt, and Rebecca Greenspoon. Proud great-grandfather of Ethan, Danny, Ellie, Benjamin, Blair, Alex, Lilly, Leo and Mila. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Henry and Shirley Greenspoon, the late Renia and the late Felix Zeligman, the late Fela and the late Max Zolna, the late Helen and the late Marcel Cygler. Predeceased by his parents, two sisters and brother who perished in the Holocaust. Adam was born in Lodz, Poland, where he remained through most of the war, surviving the Holocaust, and eventually reuniting with his two sisters and a brother in Europe. He immigrated to Canada – a country which he learned to love for the remainder of his life – in 1949. He made Montreal his home, where he became a successful businessman and real estate developer. Adam was a generous contributor to the Montreal community. He was a past Chancellor Commander of the Knights of Pythias, Unitas Lodge, a supporter of many local charities, and a supporter of the arts. Adam was an avid golfer and was instrumental in founding Green Valley Golf Club in Sainte-Thérèse, Quebec. The funeral service will take place at Temple Solel, 5100 Sheridan St., Hollywood, Florida 33021, on Wednesday, November 13 at 1 p.m. Burial at the Beth David Memorial Gardens Levitt Weinstein, 3201 N.W. 72nd Ave, Hollywood, Florida. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the “Adam Greenspoon Memorial Fund” c/o the Montreal General Hospital Foundation, (514) 934-8230, in appreciation of Dr. Steven Grover.
Barry Dov Davis
DAVIS, Barry Dov After fighting a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday December 4th 2013, at the age of 84. Beloved husband of Selma. Devoted father and father-in-law of Judy (Andy Waks), Lynn (late John Levitan), Susan Veingrad and Gail (Howard Cohen). Loving Zaidie of Lisa, Mark (Amanda), Alana, Jeremy, Brenda, Karly, Erin and Lorne. Barry will be sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews, family and dear friends. A Holocaust Survivor, Barry Davis was a strong, determined, loving man who was deeply proud of his Jewish heritage. With minimal education, and only the clothes on his back, upon his arrival to Canada, Barry independently became a successful butcher, insurance salesman, and real-estate agent. Barry was always available and willing to give his sound advice to anyone in need. We will never forget his life lessons and persevering to succeed against all odds. Funeral services will be held on Sunday December 8th at Ottawa Jewish Memorial Chapel, 1771 Cuba Avenue, at 11am. Burial at Ottawa Jewish Memorial Gardens on Bank Street. Shiva to be observed on Sunday to Thursday at 607-1510 Riverside Drive from 1:30- 3:30 p.m. and 7- 9 p.m and Friday from 11am – 1pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Selma and Barry Davis Endowment Fund with the Ottawa Jewish Community Foundation. www.ocjf.ca, 613-798-4696 x 274.
BISTRICER, Betty (née Maur). On Friday, December 6, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Herman. Devoted mother and mother-in-law of Suzanne and Mark Gans, Simone and Robert Blatt. Cherished grandmother of Tanya (Oshri), Nathalie (Joey), David, Josh, Jenna, and Jilly. Betty will be sadly missed by all who knew her. The family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to Merih Keleta for her care, kindness and devotion. Funeral service from Paperman and Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Sunday, December 8 at 1:00 p.m. Burial at the Memorial Park Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva at 5897 Centennial, # 33, from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. daily. Donations in her memory may be made to the Jewish National Fund, (514) 934-0313.
Alberto Di Cori
DI CORI, Alberto (Avraham). Peacefully, after a courageous battle, on Monday, December 2, 2013. Beloved husband of Johanne. Loving and devoted father and father-in-law of Sandro and Nathalie, and Leyla Di Cori. Cherished Nonno of Jasmine. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Angelo and Marisa, Graziella and Leone Di Veroli, Adolfo and the late Franca, Letizia Di Cori, Franco and Michelle, Giovanna and the late Luciano, Huguette and the late Eugenio, Maria and Italico Bellenghi, Amedeo and the late Lorraine. Alberto will be sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews, family and all those whose lives he touched. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Thursday, December 5 at 12:00 noon. Burial at the Beit Abraham Family Estates Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva at 2404 de la Perdriole, Laval from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. daily. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, (514) 255-5151.
On Thursday, December 5, 2013, in his ninety-first year. Beloved husband of Elaine. Loving father and father-in-law of Adele and Stan Segal, Mona and Peter Talbot, Barbara and Loren Hoffman. Cherished Zaidie of Richard and Raina, Hilary, Shawna, and Steven. Brother-in-law of Lola Abramovitch. Predeceased by his dear siblings, Solomon Abramovitch and Anita Pila (the late Victor), and those who perished in the Holocaust. Ralph will be missed by his nieces, nephews, family and friends. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Sunday, December 8 at 11:00 a.m. Burial at the Zaglembie Society Section, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Duvernay. Shiva to be announced. In lieu of gifts or flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the charity of your choice.
STEINBERG, Anne (nee Wiseman) In her ninety-third year, on Thursday, December 12, 2013. Wife of the late Hyman. Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Allan and Linda, Beverly Steinberg and Mickey Sneider, Gordon and Lanae, Donald and Wanda. Cherished grandmother of Gregory Steinberg; David Gilbert, Jason and Rebecca Gilbert; James Steinberg; Jordan, and Taylor Steinberg. Proud great-grandmother of Shayna Steinberg; Maddie and Ashley Gilbert. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Ruth and the late Bernie Mandelker, the late Lou and the late Marion Wiseman, and the late Jack Wiseman. Sister-in-law of Jean and the late Sam Klein, Lou and Goldie Steinberg, the late Esther and the late Herschel Burstein, the late Sonia and the late Abie Soifer, the late Dora and the late Albert Schanfield. Sadly mourned by her nieces and nephews. Special thanks to the staff of 4 North at Maimonides Geriatric Centre for their care and devotion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Sunday, December 15 at 1:45 p.m. Burial at the Farband Labour Zionist Organization Cemetery, de la Savane. Contributions in Anne’s memory may be made to the Donald Berman Maimonides Foundation, (514) 483-2121 ext.: 2207.
Harvey Mitchell (Michalofsky)
MITCHELL (MICHALOFSKY), Harvey. August 27, 1939 - December 13, 2013. Beloved and cherished husband of Carol Mitchell. Much loved and loving father of Rebecca, David, Jonathan, and their spouses. Caring brother of Marylin Bross. Adored and adoring Grandpa of Samuel and Emma. Devoted son of the late Fay and the late Nat Mitchell. Son-in-law of the late Annie (Nancy) and the late Tooley Manches. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Sunday, December 15, at 10:00 a.m. Burial at the Shaare Zedek Congregation Section, Eternal Gardens Cemetery, 33 Elm Avenue, Beaconsfield. Shiva at his home on Sunday following burial until 4:00 p.m., and Monday and Tuesday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.