Peacefully, at the age of eighty-five, on Saturday, January 4, 2014, in Florida. Beloved husband of the late Stella Segal. Loving father and father-in-law of Martin and Nadine. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Bob and Ann Segal. Loving uncle of Clifford and Marylyn, Steven and Barbara, Sammy and Louise, and their children. Sadly mourned by family and friends in Montreal, Florida and Alexandria Bay, NY. David was Past President of B'nai Brith Eastern Regional Council (1973). He enjoyed a wonderfully adventurous and creative life to the very end. David’s thoughtfulness, resourcefulness and good humour will be greatly missed by his family and all of his friends. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Friday, January 10 at 11 a.m. Burial at the Hebrew Sick Benefit Association Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva private. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Royal Victoria Hospital Foundation, (514) 843-1543.
MILLER, Mary (née Sheiner). Peacefully, after a brief illness, on Monday, January 6, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Irving. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Gary and Sheila Miller, and the late Farla Miller Hoffer. Cherished grandmother of Howard and Tanya Margolese, Stephanie and Gabriel Szraibman, and Joshua Miller. Proud great-grandmother of Noah, Gita, Eryn, and Alexandra Margolese. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Florence and the late Albert Sheiner, Yetta and the late Manny Sheiner, Molly and the late Sam Herlich, the late Sam and the late Rose Sheiner, the late Jack and the late Bea Sheiner, the late Eva and the late Jack Raphael, the late Sally and the late Sidney Klein, the late George Sheiner, the late Ann and the late Morris Moscovitch, the late Toba and the late Mark Gillick, the late Hyman and the late Bella Miller and the late Jean Miller. Mary will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews. Special thanks to the staff of the 8th floor Geriatric Care Unit at the Royal Victoria Hospital. Grateful appreciation to her caregivers, Merlie and Rosa for their wonderful support and compassion. Funeral service from Paperman and Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Friday, January 10 at 1:00 p.m. Burial at the Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Cemetery, 1250 chemin de la Forêt. Shiva on Friday until 4:00 p.m., Saturday from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., and Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Ruby Foo’s Hotel. Donations in Mary’s memory may be made to the Congregation Shaar Hashomayim, (514) 937-9471.
Nathan (Kelly) Kalichman
KALICHMAN, Nathan (Kelly). After a long and beautiful life, peacefully at home, on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at the age of ninety-two. Beloved husband and best friend of Evelyn Segal for 69 years. Loving father of Carol and Marty Sulsky, Howard and Kathy, Peter and Lori. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Bella and the late Bernard Glatt, Goldie and Eugene Eisenberg, Syd and Rose, the late Sam and the late Ruthie; and brother-in-law of Phillis and Albert Freedin, Ben and the late Lee Romm, the late Marion Segal. Adored “Grandpa Kelly” of Nic and Lori, Alex; Carly, Jessica; David, Jacob, Sophie and Daniel; and great-grandfather of Ava. He will be sadly missed by his many loving nieces, nephews, family and friends. The family is extremely grateful for the care and kindness of the many health care professionals and caregivers who came in contact with Kelly over the course of his brief illness and wishes to thank in particular Dr. David Dawson, Dr. Liane Feldman, Nurse Kathy Fus (CLSC), all the staff of Westmount One and the entire team from Les Soins HomeInstead: Gordon, Suma, Charles and Claire. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., Montreal, on Friday, January 10 at 2:00 p.m. Burial at the Jewish Assistance Cemetery Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva at his son Peter’s home through Monday evening. Contributions in Kelly’s memory may be made to the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, (514) 840-7429, or to the “Nathan Kalichman Memorial Fund” c/o the YM-YWHA Foundation, (514) 737-8628, ext. 567.
Alma R. Cryer
CRYER, Alma (nee Respitz). Peacefully, with her loving husband by her side, on Sunday, January 5, 2014. Beloved wife, best friend and soul mate of Morty for sixty-seven years. Devoted mother and mother-in-law of Stuart Cryer and Mercedes Steedman, Neil Cryer and RoseMarie Martin, Wendy and Robert Frank. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Ingie and Chava Respitz, Beverly and Hy Pantel, and sister-in-law of Marjorie and the late Issie Rishikof. Cherished “Grammy” of Alexie Lalonde-Steedman and Louis-Jean Faucher; Jason Sharpe and Rebecca-Anne Loring-Lee, Sean Cryer; Dana Frank, Adrienne Frank and Josh Kruger. Loving great-grandmother of Marek and Milena Faucher. Alma will be sadly mourned and fondly remembered by her nieces, nephews, family, Cousin Marvin Shulman, and many friends. Special thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff of 8D at the Jewish General Hospital for their care and compassion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Wednesday, January 8 at 12 noon. Burial at the Russian Polish Hebrew Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva at Ruby Foo’s Hotel through Friday afternoon. Contributions in her memory may be made to the “Alma Cryer Memorial Fund” c/o Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251.
SAMUELS, Florence (Faegie) (née Rubin). On Monday, January 6, 2014, after a lengthy battle, valiantly fought. Beloved wife of the late Norman J. Samuels. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Eloise and Al Bruner, Clifford and Janet Samuels. Cherished and adored Bubby of Rena, and Jenna. Dear step-grandmother of Stefan, David, and Sarah, and step-great-grandmother of Olivia, and Chloe. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Frances and Benny Bokser, Beverley and Norman Feldman, Joyce and Irwin Tobenstein. She will be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, family, and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Zidulka and Dr. Farley, Dale, Helen, and the staff of 5 Main at St. Mary’s Hospital for their outstanding care and compassion. Funeral service from Paperman and Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Wednesday, January 8 at 1:00 p.m. Burial at the Beth Ora Congregation Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva at 6875 Norwalk Rd. Donations in Florence’s memory may be made to the Cummings Jewish Centre for Seniors, (514) 343-3529, ext. 7373.
GOZLAN, Luna (née Elkaïm). It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear mother Luna Gozlan, on Monday, January 6, 2014, in her ninety-seventh year. Wife of the late Isaac Gozlan. Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Fortune and Jacques Zrihen, David Gozlan, Estrella and Harold Schiff, Lily and Samy Toledano, Raquel and Bernie Rashcovsky, Maurice and Jocelyne Gozlan. Cherished grandmother of Yorel, Nathalie and Philippe Zrihen; Arièle, Jessica and Audrey Gozlan; Cathy, Karin and Harry Schiff; Yann and David Toledano; Oliver, Nathan and Joel Rashcovsky; Pascale and Gabriel Gozlan; and all their spouses. Proud great-grandmother of twenty-one great-grandchildren. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Maïr and Esther Elkaïm, Simone and the late Abe Perel. She will be sadly mourned by her nieces, nephews and family. Special thanks to Julia Supio Ortez and Alicia Rivera for their care and devotion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Thursday, January 9 at 11 a.m. Burial at the Baron de Hirsch Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva at 5030 Borden Ave., N.D.G. H4V 2S8.
Tola (Tauba) Granek
GRANEK, Tola (née Tauba Grosman). Suddenly on Sunday, January 5, 2014, in her ninety-third year, after enduring a lengthy illness with dignity and courage. Tola's life was lived with compassion and devotion as beloved wife to her husband of sixty-five years, the late Benek; unconditionally loving mother of Marvin (Joanne), Willie, and Henry; and as proud, doting Bubby of her cherished grandson Justin (Ally). Predeceased by her family of blessed memory who perished in the Holocaust - she was a daughter to Moshe and Leah Grosman, a sister to Chaim and Mordechai; selflessly dedicating herself to them in the Lodz ghetto and in Auschwitz. Tola will be sadly missed by her niece and nephew in Israel, Rachel Geshuri (Amichai) and Yacov Granek (Tami), her cousins, as well as all those in the community whose lives she touched and inspired. Special thanks to her devoted caregivers over the years, but especially to Patricia Williams, Olga Dajkovska, Barbara Gornicka, CLSC René-Cassin, the Cummings Jewish Centre for Seniors, Dr. Jolanta Majda, nurse Sheryl Tolaro, Elizabeth, Anne-Marie, Dorita, Cathy, Kettley, Ellen, Leela, Lynn, and Joy who lovingly and tirelessly cared for her at home, all the while maintaining her dignity. Funeral service from Paperman and Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Thursday, January 9 at 12:00 noon. Burial at the Zawierce Society Section, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Duvernay. Shiva at 6635 Mackle Rd., #1107, from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. through Tuesday evening. Contributions in Tola's memory may be made to the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre Foundation, (514) 345-2605, or to the Memory Clinic, c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251.
BORKOWSKY, Anne (née Kaufman). Peacefully, on Friday January 3, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Willie. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Bertha and the late Tully (Nathan) Kaufman, the late Bessie and the late Morris Glassman, the late Abe and the late Dorothy Kaufman, the late Molly and the late Frank Koptewsky, the late Sarah and the late Hymie Isbitsky, the late Celia and the late Abe Grintuch, the late Clara and the late Issie Hemel. Anne will be missed by her many nieces, and nephews. Past President of the Beth Aaron Sisterhood and past Secretary and Treasurer of the Ship Family Circle. Special thanks to Dr. Klein and the staff of Mount Sinai Hospital. Graveside service on Friday, January 10 at 10:00 a.m. at the Ship Family Circle Cemetery, de la Savane. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Mount Sinai Hospital Auxiliary, (514) 369-2222, ext. 1334. Arrangements entrusted to Paperman & Sons.
Peacefully, on Wednesday, January 8, 2014. Beloved husband of Miriam Freeman for sixty-three years. Cherished father and father-in-law of Linda and Norman Gordner, Seymour Small and Joan Rachlin. Treasured and admired Zaydie of Randi and Jonathan; Kayla and Micah. Devoted brother and brother-in-law of the late Jennie and the late Ben Finestone, Leah and the late Jack Teplitsky, Gertie and the late Sam Friedman, and brother-in-law of the late Ruth and the late Louis Diamond, Phyllis and the late Joe Freeman. During his illness, Sam was cared for with extraordinary love and devotion by Vivian and Randi Cohen, to whom the family will be forever grateful. Special thanks to the staff of Lev Tov Seniors' Residence, and the staff of 5 North at the Donald Berman Maimonides Geriatric Center. The family would also like to thank the staff of the Jewish General Hospital for their consistently outstanding care and caring. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Friday, January 10 at 12 noon. Burial at the King George Memorial Park Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva at his home on Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m., and Sunday through Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Donations in Sam's memory can be made to the Donald Berman Maimonides Foundation, 5795 Caldwell Ave., Côte Saint-Luc QC H4W 1W3, (514) 483-2121 ext.: 2207.
Evelyn (Evy) Uditsky
UDITSKY, Evelyn (Evy) (nee Bing). Peacefully, after a lengthy battle, surrounded by her loving family, on Thursday, January 9, 2014. Beloved wife and best friend of Richard Uditsky for forty-five years. Devoted mother and mother-in-law of Neil and Elissa, Michael and Tali, and Robert. Cherished ‘Nanny’ of Brad, Grace, Jamie, Adam, Paige, Gwen, and Max. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Ron and Judy Bing of Calgary, and Joni and David Rutenberg. She will be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews, friends, and family in Germany and Israel, and by all who knew her. Daughter of the late Nathan and the late Gella Bing. The family wishes to acknowledge the exceptional care and compassion of Drs. Joseph Portnoy, Petr Cavan, David Melnychuck, Harvey Chang, Khalil Sultanem, Wilson Miller, Andre Lisbona, Stanley Heisler, and Robin Billick over the past nine years. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Sunday, January 12 at 11:00 a.m. Burial at Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Cemetery, 1250 ch. de la Forêt. Shiva at her home. Michael Uditsky will be sitting shiva at his home in Thornhill, commencing Tuesday evening, January 14 through Thursday, January 16. Contributions in Evy’s memory may be made to the “Evelyn Uditsky Fund for Melanoma Cancer Research” c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, 514-340-8251.