With deep sadness, we announce the passing of Elisa Bederman on August 18, 2018. Predeceased by her husband and the light of her life, Shloime Bederman z”l. Elisa adored her children, Sonia and Joel, Francine and Alex, and cherished her grandchildren, Ylana and Alan, Keren, Jaime and Jack, and Dani. Elisa was a most doting great-grandmother to Jacob. Huge thanks and gratitude to Leizl for her love, warmth and compassion over the last 8 years. Sincere thanks to Tina Passakis and Dr. Dahlia Balaban of the Freeman Centre for Palliative Care. Elisa will be remembered by her friends and family as exceptionally generous, an artist, a friend and a survivor.

The funeral service will be held at Steeles Memorial Chapel on Monday, August 20 at 11 a.m.; interment at Bathurst Lawn Memorial Park, Lodzer section. Shiva to be observed at 45 Glen Cedar Rd., Toronto. Morning services will be held weekdays at 7 a.m. and Sunday at 9 a.m. Evening services to take place at 8 p.m. daily. (Visitors welcome anytime except between 5-7 p.m.) Shiva concludes on Sunday morning. Donations may be made to the Bederman-Kurtz Endowment Fund at Baycrest, 416-785-2875 www.baycrest.org/donate.