Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 7 Nisan, 5775   7:41 PM  
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  Current Services
Karen Dawn Norwich
On Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Humber River Memorial Hospital. Dear mother and mother-in-law of Jacqui Goldberg and Dan Cohen, Shoshana Goldberg and Joel Weisberg, Joshua Goldberg, Naomi Goldberg and Robert Tunks, Eli Goldberg and Donna Sison-Goldberg. Loving grandmother of Estreya, Ariane, Hannah, Rachel, Ethan, Allison, and Julia. Survived by her brother Kenneth Norwich and sister-in-law the Late Barbara Norwich. Memorial donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Association 416-922-6065 or The Elkie Adler MS Clinic, c/o Baycrest Foundation 416-785-2875 (www.baycrest.org/donations)

Date of Death:Thursday, March 26, 2015
Yartzheit day: 6 Nisan, 5775
Date of Funeral:Sunday, March 29, 2015
Time of Funeral:10:00 AM
Location of Funeral:Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave. W.
Location of Burial:Pardes Chaim Cemetery
Shiva Location:543 Douglas Ave., Toronto
 Visitation daily from 2:00 p.m.
Times of Services:
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Evening:7:00 p.m.
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Ethel (Etel) Bronsteter
ETEL SZPRINCE BRONSTETER. Etel Bronsteter, a survivor of the Holocaust, passed away peacefully on March 26, 2015 at her home at the age of 92. Beloved wife of the late Michael. Loving mother and mother-in-law to Bonnie and Harvey Silver, Alex and Ilene Bronsteter. Cherished grandmother of Richelle and Sandro Arnone, Warren and Dana Silver, Aaron and Julia Bronsteter, Jennifer and Greg Apple and Dana Bronsteter. Great-grandmother of Max, Joshua and Jules, Ethan, Mikan and Nathan. Sister and sister-in-law of Miriam and Sam Bell . Predeceased by brothers David and Simon. Special thanks to Nancy Hernandez and Mercy Abuan, her beloved caregivers. Graveside service will be held on Friday, March 27, 2015 at Pardes Shalom Cemetery, Community 3 (DDD) section at 2:00 p.m. Shiva to be observed at 1101 Steeles Ave. W., Apt. 214, Toronto on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Evening services at 7:30 pm. Shiva will conclude on Thursday morning, April 2nd. Memorial donations may be made to Holocaust Education Centre (416) 635-2883 ext. 5153.

Date of Death:Thursday, March 26, 2015
Yartzheit day: 6 Nisan, 5775
Date of Funeral:Friday, March 27, 2015
Time of Funeral:2:00 PM
Location of Funeral:Graveside service at Pardes Shalom Cemetery
Location of Burial:Pardes Shalom Cemetery, Community 3 (DDD) section
Shiva Location:1101 Steeles Ave. West, Apt.214, Toronto, M2R 3W5
 Shiva visits Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 1 to 4 p.m., and 7 to 9 p.m. Following the interment friends and family are invited to the address above, Main Floor, Assembly room. Shiva concludes Thursday morning, April 2nd.
Times of Services:
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Evening:Evening services at 7:30 p.m.
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Aharon Guberman
Memorial donations may be made to Jewish Russian Community Centre, 5987 Bathurst St., Suite #3, Toronto, M2R 1Z3 (416) 222-7105 ext. 221.

Date of Death:Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Yartzheit day: 5 Nisan, 5775
Date of Funeral:Friday, March 27, 2015
Time of Funeral:1:00 PM
Location of Funeral:Graveside service at Pardes Chaim Cemetery, 11818 Bathurst St., Vaughan
Location of Burial:Pardes Chaim Cemetery, Community section
Shiva Location:39 Crosby Ave., Apt.707, Richmond Hill, L4C 0B1
 
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Helen Gelman
GELMAN, Helen - On Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Baycrest. Helen Gelman, beloved wife of the late Ben. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Gloria and Phil Freedman, and Michael Gelman and Krys Baklinski. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Belle and the late Harvey Rudnick, and Bea and the late Joe Rosenberg. Cherished Bubi of Andrea and Sam, and Carolyn. A graveside service will be held on Friday, March 27th at 12 noon. Interment Bathurst Lawn Memorial Park, Blue Star Lodge section. Shiva 110 Promenade Circle, #109, Thornhill. Memorial donations may be made to the Baycrest Foundation at 416-785-2875 or www.baycrest.org/donations.

Date of Death:Thursday, March 26, 2015
Yartzheit day: 6 Nisan, 5775
Date of Funeral:Friday, March 27, 2015
Time of Funeral:12:00 PM
Location of Funeral:Graveside service at Bathurst Lawn Memorial Park, 6033 Bathurst St.
Location of Burial:Bathurst Lawn Memorial Park, Blue Star Lodge section.
Shiva Location:110 Promenade Circle, #109, Thornhill, L4J7W8.
 Daily from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Shiva concludes Monday evening March 31st.
Times of Services:
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Evening:7:30 p.m.
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Harvey Rudnick
RUDNICK, Harvey - At the age of 100 on Tuesday, March, 24, 2015 at North York General Hospital. Harvey Rudnick, beloved husband of Belle. Loving father and father-in-law of Rhonda and Stephen Malach, and Marty and the late Nora. Dear brother of the late Hilda Mandel, and Lena Bederman. Cherished Zaidy of Faith, Melanie and Jarrod, Melissa and Daniel, Jennifer and Sam, Lorne, and great Zaidy of five. At Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave., W., for service on Wednesday, March 25th at 2:30 p.m. Interment Bathurst Lawn Memorial Park, Blue Star Lodge section. Shiva 11 Cadmus Road, Toronto. Memorial donations may be made to the Baycrest Foundation at 416-785-2875 or www.baycrest.org/donations or the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation for Ovarian Cancer at 416-946-6560.

Date of Death:Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Yartzheit day: 4 Nisan, 5775
Date of Funeral:Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Time of Funeral:2:30 PM
Location of Funeral:Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave. W.
Location of Burial:Bathurst Lawn Memorial Park, Blue Star Lodge section.
Shiva Location:11 Cadmus Road, Toronto, M2M 2M5.
 Daily from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Shiva concludes Sunday morning March 29th.
Times of Services:
Morning:Sunday morning only at 9:00 a.m.
Evening:7:30 p.m.
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Lilya Gekhman
Memorial donations may be made to Chabad Romano Centre (905) 303-1880

Date of Death:Monday, March 23, 2015
Yartzheit day: 4 Nisan, 5775
Date of Funeral:Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Time of Funeral:1:00 PM
Location of Funeral:Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave. W.
Location of Burial:Pardes Chaim Cemetery, 11818 Bathurst St. Vaughan, Ont
Shiva Location:57 Oriah Court, Thornhill, L4J 8B3
 Shiva visits from 5 p.m.
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Leona Finklestein
FINKLESTEIN, Leona - With deep sadness, passed peacefully on Monday, March 23, 2015 at Humber River Hospital. Leona Finklestein, beloved wife of the late Harry. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Allen and Miriam, and Carol Smaye and Sheppard Freud. Loving daughter of the late Lena Brown. Dear sister and sister-in-law of the late Leonard and Helen Brown. Cherished Bubbie of Perry and Karen, Matthew and Naiad, Jeremy and Krista, and Michael, and great Bubbie of Amanda, Julia, Paul, Emilie, and Chloe. Memorial donations may be made to the Baycrest Foundation at 416-785-2875 or www.baycrest.org/donations, or Sick Children's Hospital at 416-813-5320.

Date of Death:Monday, March 23, 2015
Yartzheit day: 3 Nisan, 5775
Date of Funeral:Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Time of Funeral:11:30 AM
Location of Funeral:Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave. W.
Location of Burial:Dawes Rd Cemetery, Beth David Synagogue section.
Shiva Location:10 Seneca Hill Drive, Toronto, M2J2W2.
 Daily from 1-5 pm and from 6:30 pm. Shiva concludes Tuesday morning March 31.
Times of Services:
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Evening:7:30 p.m.
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Gersh Stein
Memorial donations may be made to the Charity of your choice.

Date of Death:Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Yartzheit day: 4 Nisan, 5775
Date of Funeral:Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Time of Funeral:10:00 AM
Location of Funeral:Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave. W.
Location of Burial:Pardes Chaim Cemetery, 11818 Bathurst St. Vaughan, Ont
Shiva Location:601 Clark Ave. W., Apt. 714, Buzz 105, Thornhill, Ontario
 Shiva visits 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and 5 to 8 p.m.
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Frances Glass
Memorial donations may be made to the Baycrest Foundation 416-785-2875, (www.baycrest.org/donations)

Date of Death:Saturday, March 21, 2015
Yartzheit day: 1 Nisan, 5775
Date of Funeral:Monday, March 23, 2015
Time of Funeral:2:00 PM
Location of Funeral:Graveside service at Bathurst Lawn Cemetery
Location of Burial:Bathurst Lawn Memorial Park, Beth Torah section
Shiva Location:
 Shiva private
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Jack Isaac Bresca
Memorial donations may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association (416) 363-3373

Date of Death:Saturday, March 21, 2015
Yartzheit day: 1 Nisan, 5775
Date of Funeral:Monday, March 23, 2015
Time of Funeral:1:30 PM
Location of Funeral:Graveside service at Pardes Shalom Cemetery
Location of Burial:Pardes Shalom Cemetery, Community 3 (CCC) section
Shiva Location:
 Shiva private
Times of Services:
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Marguerite Cohen-Simtob
COHEN, Marguerite - On Friday, March 20, 2015 at Bridgepoint. Marguerite Cohen, beloved mother and mother-in-law of Richard and Aimee Simtob, Audrey Simtob-Hogarth and Dug Hogarth, and Eric and Melanie Simtob. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Daniel and Jackie, Sylvia and Roger, and Dora and Marek Machtinger. Cherished Grandma of Brooke, Brad, Reece, Matthew, Ari, and Zachary. Memorial donations may be made to Tiferet Israel Congregation at www.samyto@rogers.com.

Date of Death:Friday, March 20, 2015
Yartzheit day: 29 Adar, 5775
Date of Funeral:Sunday, March 22, 2015
Time of Funeral:3:30 PM
Location of Funeral:Graveside service at Pardes Shalom Cemetery, 10954 Dufferin St,Maple
Location of Burial:Pardes Shalom Cemetery, Tiferet Israel Congregation section
Shiva Location:2435 Dolman Drive, West Bloomfield, Michigan, 48324.
 Shiva concludes Friday morning March 27th.
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Maria Lederman
Memorial donations may be made to Sunnybrook Cancer Foundation (416) 480-4483 or Jewish Russian Community Centre, 5987 Bathurst St., Suite #3, Toronto, M2R 1Z3 (416) 222-7105 ext. 221.

Date of Death:Saturday, March 21, 2015
Yartzheit day: 1 Nisan, 5775
Date of Funeral:Sunday, March 22, 2015
Time of Funeral:1:30 PM
Location of Funeral:Graveside service at Pardes Chaim Cemetery, 11818 Bathurst St., Vaughan
Location of Burial:Pardes Chaim Cemetery, Community section
Shiva Location:205 Hilda Ave., Apt.203, Toronto, M2M 4B1
 Shiva visits 1 to 4 p.m., and 7 to 9 p.m.
Times of Services:
Morning:
Evening:Evening services at 7:00 p.m.
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Anna Weisz
Memorial donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society 1-800-268-8874

Date of Death:Friday, March 20, 2015
Yartzheit day: 29 Adar, 5775
Date of Funeral:Sunday, March 22, 2015
Time of Funeral:1:00 PM
Location of Funeral:Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave. W.
Location of Burial:Mount Sinai Cemetery, Shaarei Tefillah Synagogue section
Shiva Location:
 Shiva private
Times of Services:
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Klara Berkovitz
Memorial donations may be made to Sunnybrook Hospital (416) 480-4483

Date of Death:Friday, March 20, 2015
Yartzheit day: 29 Adar, 5775
Date of Funeral:Sunday, March 22, 2015
Time of Funeral:11:30 AM
Location of Funeral:Graveside service at Mount Sinai Memorial Park
Location of Burial:Mount Sinai Cemetery, Shaarei Tefillah Synagogue section
Shiva Location:
 Shiva private
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Anne Bowman
Bowman, Anne. Passed away peacefully on March 19, 2015 at her home at the age of 97. Beloved wife of the late Abe. Cherished and devoted mother of Michael and Carolyn, and Glenn and Carol. Loving Bubbie of Emily (Yusuf), Brenda (Michael), Jeffrey (Laura) and Jordan and Great-Bubbie of Andrew. Survived by her dear sister Molly Eisenberg. Predeceased by dear sisters Minnie Rosenbloom and Rose Goldenberg. She will be forever missed by her loving family and friends. Funeral service will be held on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. at Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave. West, Thornhill. Interment to follow at Bathurst Lawn Memorial Park, Linitzer Society section. Memorial donations may be made to Temmy Latner Palliative Care, c/o Mount Sinai Hospital 416-586-8203 ext.3936 or Jewish Family and Child 416-638-7800.

Date of Death:Thursday, March 19, 2015
Yartzheit day: 28 Adar, 5775
Date of Funeral:Sunday, March 22, 2015
Time of Funeral:11:30 AM
Location of Funeral:Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave. W.
Location of Burial:Bathurst Lawn Cemetery, Linitzer Society section
Shiva Location:11 Seinecliffe Rd., Thornhill, L3T 1K3
 Shiva visits 2 to 4 p.m., and 7 to 9 p.m.
Times of Services:
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Evening:Evening services at 7:30 p.m.
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Sylvia Rasminsky
Rasminsky, Sylvia, in her 91st year on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at Mackenzie Health Hospital. Sylvia Rasminsky beloved wife of the late Samuel Rasminsky. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Arlene and Sandro Menasci, Louise and Jack Cohen, Diane and Seymour Berger, and Janet and Steve Shulak. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Rose Manzi, and Rhoda Levi. Cherished grandmother of Alexander, David, Jonathan, Michael, Jason, Daniel, Jeffrey, and Scott. Great grandmother of Alyssa, Hunter, Bronson, Gianna, Carter, and Menachem Dovid. At Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave West for service on Friday, March 20, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Interment: Community section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery. Shiva: 236 Spring Gate Blvd, Thornhill, Ont. Evening services Sunday through Wednesday at 7:15 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimers Society 416-967-5900.

Date of Death:Thursday, March 19, 2015
Yartzheit day: 28 Adar, 5775
Date of Funeral:Friday, March 20, 2015
Time of Funeral:2:00 PM
Location of Funeral:Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave. W.
Location of Burial:Pardes Shalom Cemetery, Community section
Shiva Location:236 Spring Gate Blvd, Thornhill, Ont
 Shiva visits Sunday after 11:00 a.m. and Monday through Wednesday 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Times of Services:
Morning:
Evening:Evening services Sunday through Wednesday at 7:15 p.m.
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Martin Snyder
Memorial donations may be made to Beit Halochem Canada 905-695-0611.

Date of Death:Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Yartzheit day: 27 Adar, 5775
Date of Funeral:Friday, March 20, 2015
Time of Funeral:11:00 AM
Location of Funeral:Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave. W.
Location of Burial:Dawes Road Cemetery, Zion Benevolent section.
Shiva Location:Private
 
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Liliane Yaffa
Please find instructions to make memorial donations: The link for donations is for Sarah's Drive For Hope to end Leukemia: https://secure.e2rm.com/registrant/FundraisingPage.aspx?registrationID=2716912&langPref=en-CA the money goes to 'light the night' towards 'Sarah's drive for hope' team page. However, ALL the money ends up towards the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada and helping find a cure (note - the web page says it is for Mark Watkin - that will be changed by the leukemia society shortly to say Sarah's drive for hope). Or cheques can be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC) The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada 804-2 Lansing Sq. Toronto, ON M2J 4P8 647-253-5539

Date of Death:Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Yartzheit day: 27 Adar, 5775
Date of Funeral:Friday, March 20, 2015
Time of Funeral:9:45 AM
Location of Funeral:Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave. W.
Location of Burial:Mount Sinai Cemetery, Sunnyside Cemetery Association section
Shiva Location:100 Promenade Circle, Apt.1406, Thornhill, Ontario
 Shiva visits Friday until 3 p.m., Saturday evening 7 to 10 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Times of Services:
Morning:
Evening:Evening service Sunday at 7:00 p.m.
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