Peacefully, on her 88th birthday, May 14th, 2008, with her family by her side. Helen Krakauer (nee Grossman), devoted wife of the late Joel. Adoring and adored mother to Gaila & Sol Koplowitz, and Donna Krakauer & Rick Schell. Loving sister and sister-in-law of Renee & Jack Blustein, the late Fred & Ruth Grossman, David & the late Faith Grossman, the late Earl Grossman, Min Grossman, Rifka & the late Moshe Unger, Helen & the late Louis Krakauer, and the late Israel & Celia Steiger. Devoted and doting Bubbie to Jordan, Sean, Jonah, Aaron, Mathew and Joel. Auntie Helen was also treasured and adored by her many, many nieces and nephews, and she will be forever cherished by her large extended family and many friends. Funeral to be held on Thursday, May 15th, 2008 at 1:00 p.m., Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave. W. Helen_s memory would be honoured by donations to any charity benefiting the state of Israel. If love could have saved her, she would have lived forever_