Katz, Mara – rnAfter a very long and courageous battle, surrounded by her family, at North York General Hospital on Saturday, January 10th, 2009. Mara, beloved wife of Eugene. Dear mother and mother-in-law of Leon and Linda. Beloved grandmother of Michael, Aaron and Daniel. Survived by sister Liza Maryasin. The family would like to sincerely thank the doctors and nurses at North York General, and to her caregivers Mary Ann and Meijie. A funeral service will be held Monday, January 12th, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. from Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave. W. (Between Yonge and Bathurst) Interment to follow at Bathurst Lawn Memorial Park, Beth Emeth section. Shiva will be observed at 1 Clark Ave. W. PH#2. Memorial donations may be made to the Association for the Soldiers of Israel 416-783-3053.