In addition to the in-person service at the cemetery, the funeral will also be live-streamed. To view the service virtually, please go to on Sunday, August 20th, 2023 at 3:00 p.m.

It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Edwin Merkur, who passed away on Saturday August 19, 2023.  He will be deeply missed by Miriam, his beloved wife of nearly 58 years, his five children and twelve grandchildren.  Edwin was a loving father and father-in-law to Shauna and Robert, Paul and Bayla, Andrew and Shawna, David and Kim, Ryan and Lian.  Devoted and fun Zaida to Sydney and Brandon, Josh, Sammy, Ben, Daniel, Jesse, Jacob, Noah, Hannah, Taylor, Madison and Kate.  The family is eternally grateful to his loving caregivers Liza, Sheryl and Sheila.  Edwin was a kind and generous person and valued his family above all else.  He will truly be missed. 

Memorial donations may be made to Chabad on Bayview (416-551-9391) or a charity of your choice. 

PLEASE NOTE: Bathurst St. is closed on Sunday between York Downs Drive and Wilson Avenue for The Taste of Manilla Festival.