Peacefully following a short illness on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. Beloved husband of Mania. Dear father and father-in-law of Anne Klein-Goldstein and the late Zelick Goldstein, Joseph and Ann Kroft. Loving Zaidy of Renee Klein Novak, Liana and Barry Chypyha, Robyn Kroft and Adam Kirsh, Eli and Seanna Kroft and Zak Kroft and great grand Zaidy of Noah, Cody, Kyle, Cole, Chase, Ryan, and Lindsay. Survived by his sister Malka Gorendar. Memorial donations may be made to the United Jewish Appeal 416-631-5685 or the Association for Soldiers of Israel 416-783-3053.