The funeral will be live-streamed on Tuesday, March 15 at 11:00 a.m. at:

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Helene Abramovitz.

Wife of the late Milan Abramovitz for 59 years. She will be greatly missed by her daughter Denise Abramovitz & son Norbert Abrams (Gayle) loving and devoted grandmother to Daniel Abrams (Jenn), Jesse Abrams (Demi) and great grandmother to Zoe & Blake Abrams.

Helene was the devoted daughter of the late Auguste & Wilhelm Baran, and sister to the late Julius Baran (Margaret) & the late Francine. She will be missed by her cousin, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Helene was born in Vienna Austria. As a Holocaust Survivor she and Milan came to Montreal, Quebec in 1950.

Helene was a beautician and model. She was a proud volunteer at the Montreal General Hospital. Her final years at Kensington Place Retirement Home were filled with joy thanks to the wonderful staff.

Special thanks to her dedicated and loving caregivers Rowena, Lorna, Arlyne and the late Nida.

In lieu of flowers Memorial donations may be made to the Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Centre, Toronto Zoo or to any Animal Rescue of your choice.

Graveside funeral service open to anyone wishing to attend (Masks & Social Distancing will be observed).

Shiva will be private in observance of Covid Restrictions. Call 416-485-8433 to arrange a zoom visit.