Evan Shayne Bessner Friedlan passed away in a tragic accident on July 26, 2023. Evan was the beloved and cherished son of Ellin Bessner and John Friedlan, and the treasured younger brother of Alex Friedlan. Adored grandson of Lois Lieff, the late Morton Bessner, and the late Irving and Ruth Friedlan. Evan was the special nephew of Brenda and Ken Adessky, Philip Friedlan, and Donna Freeman and cousin of Jacob, Avery,Noah, Adam, and Nikki.

With his beaming smile and infectious joy, Evan brought meaning into the lives of everyone he touched. Evan was disciplined, confident, and exceptionally bright. His greatest passions were rap music, fashion, fitness, and sport. He was a loyal friend.
We are blessed to have had Evan in our family for the short 23 years of his life.

Graveside funeral services will be held on Sunday, July 30, 2023 at 10 a.m. at the Beit Rayim section of Pardes Chaim cemetery, at 11818 Bathurst Street in Maple, Ontario.

Shiva begins Sunday at Evan’s home following the funeral service. Monday – Wednesday 2:00p.m. to 4:00p.m., 7:00p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with the evening services at 7:30 p.m.

Donations can be made to the charity of your choice.