In addition to the in-person service at the Chapel, the funeral will also be live-streamed. To view the service virtually, please go to on Wednesday, February 28th, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.


Blau, Frances (Faigie), on Monday February 26, 2024 at North York General Hospital. Frances Blau, beloved wife of the late Howard Blau. Loving mother of Karen Blau (Robert Gilpin), Judy Blau (Scott Melnick), and Andrew Blau. Cherished grandmother of Rebecca (Robert), Max (Marfa), Bram, Julia, Joshua, and Jason. Beloved sister of Frieda Schaffel. She will be sadly missed by her daughter-by-choice Sandee Sharpe. Special thanks to the staff of NYGH for their care and compassion. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Baycrest Foundation 416-785-2875, Alzheimer’s Society Ontario 416-967-5900 or charity of your choice.