The funeral will be live streamed. Please go to on Wednesday December 14 , 2022 at 1:00 pm.

BENDER, Gerald Joseph “Jerry”, formerly of Cornwall, Ontario & Montreal, Quebec

In Toronto, on Monday, December 12, 2022. Beloved husband of the late Sylvia Bender (nee Greenfield). Loving father and father-in- law of Rosanne and Pat Bender, Ian and Missy Bender, Melanie and Cal Rosen, Lawrence and Kelly Bender.
Cherished ‘Zeida Woof’ of Chad and Chantelle , Amanda, Sindy and Lance, Randi, Shawna and Dalton, Danielle and Tristan, Josh, Michael, Charlie, Lucas and Adrien.
Devoted great-grandfather of Eitan, Kyden, Kyce, Korra, Kylia, Ryan, Adalynn, Slade, and Ashton.
Dear brother and brother-in-law of the late Tillie and the late Al Manis, the late Miriam & the late Lou Wiseman, the late Issie and the late Fay Greenfield, the late Beatrice and the late Harry Smith and the late Shirley Greenfield. He is survived by his brother-in-law, Solly Greenfield.

He will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews and special extended family who were like daughters; Darlene Coller & Trish Armel.

We would like to sincerely thank Dr. Kim Lazare for her care and compassion over the years as Dad’s primary care physician. We also want to thank the nurses and doctors at Mackenzie Health Hospital and especially Dr. Berger and the palliative care team for their compassion and warmth.

Memorial Donations may be made to Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Center 416-480-6100

North York General Hospital 416-756-6000 or Mackenzie Health Fdn.905-883-2032