Fanya Shifris (née Starostinetskaya), on Sunday February 11, 2018.   Trusted and respected physician and cardiologist.   Beloved wife of 52 years to the late Semyon Shifris.  Devoted sister to the late Shendel Ludsker.  Loving mother of Ella and mother in law of Valentin Gorbatyuk.  Cherished Baba of Elana Gorbatyuk, Boris Gorbatyuk, and Deborah Finkelberg.  Adored prababa (great-grandmother) of Arielle and Noémie Bendayan and Samara and Joshua Gorbatyuk.   The family wishes to acknowledge the kindness and support of all the caring staff at 4East Baycrest over the last 16 years for their incredible devotion, attentiveness, love, and compassion.  Funeral will take place on Tuesday February 13, 10 AM at Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Avenue West, Thornhill, ON.  Internment at Bathurst Lawn Memorial Park.  Shiva to be held at 12 Bison Drive, Toronto ON. Visitation from 3pm-7pm until Sunday, February 18th (break on Shabbat).  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Baycrest