This service will also be livestreamed on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. at  

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of George Zafir on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 , at Amica Thornhill.
Beloved husband of Judy Zafir. Devoted father and father-in-law
of Shirley Zafir-Eknovitz, and Paul Eknovitz, Michelle Zafir-Blustein,
and Rob Bluestein, Dorothy Zafir and Yaniv Hayun. Cherished Papa to Nathan and Maya Eknovitz and Yoav Hayun. Special thanks to all of George’s caregivers , the wonderful staff at Amica and Dr.Habbib with exceptional care..  George’s warm smile, baby blue eyes and charming personality will be missed in the hallways of Amica.

Memorial donations may be made to the Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre (


Shiva Details

Amica Thornhill
546 Steeles Ave West
Thursday- after funeral
Friday 10-2
Sunday 10-2
Sunday 6-8