A kind and gentle soul.

Peacefully at Sunnybrook Hospital. Son of the late David and Ettie Hartsman. Loving father and father-in-law to Leslie Hartsman and Julie Greenspoon. Devoted Zaida to Austen. Dear brother of Harriet Morton and the late Hi Hartsman and Gloria Pastein. Lovingly remembered by Vivienne Hartsman. Greatly missed by Elaine Burke and the many friends who made up the fabric of his life. A very special thank you to all the doctors and nurses at Sunnybrook ICU and the Nephrology Unit. A funeral service will take place Thursday August 20, 2015 at 10:00a.m. from Steeles Memorial Chapel. Shiva services will be observed at 174 Tyrrel Ave, Thursday August 20th at 8 p.m., Friday August 21 at 8 a.m., and Sunday August 23 at 9 a.m. Saturday morning services at Chabad of Midtown, 544 St. Clair West.

Memorial donations may be made to the Lions Camp Dorset-a camp in that offers cottage vacation opportunities for dialysis patients and their families. http://www.lionscampdorset.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Donation-form.pdf