The funeral will  be live-streamed. To view the service virtually, please go to  on Sunday July 31, 2022  at 1:00 p.m.

We mourn the passing of Nelle (Hyman) Lakien, peacefully on Friday, July 29, 2022 in her 104th year.  Beloved wife of 65 years of the late Joseph, mother and mother-in-law of Eric & Fraida Lakien, Audrey Lakien and Phyllis & Alvin Korenstein,  Grandmother of Adam, Ronny (Yumi), Josh (Jaclyn), Jordan, Jillian (Ricky) and Jessica (Flavio).  Great-grandmother of Benjamin, Maya, Sarah, Jacob and Oliver. Sister of the late Mitchell Hyman.

We thank the staff of Sunrise on Steeles and Edith and her personal caregivers, especially Merrian and Samara, who tended to her needs.

The funeral service will be held grave-side at Pardes Chaim cemetery, 11818 Bathurst St., Vaughan, Community Section, Sunday, July 31 at 1:00 p.m.

Shiva will be observed in the main floor party room, 7905 Bayview Avenue, Thornhill.  Visitors’ parking level P1.  Use access code 376 to enter the parking garage and the building after parking.  Shiva visitors are welcome immediately after the interment, and daily from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Services will be held 7:30 p.m., Sunday and Monday.  Shiva will conclude at 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 2.  At the family’s request anyone attending shiva must be fully vaccinated and wear a mask.

Peterborough shiva: Private.

Memorial donations may be made to Diabetes Canada (416-363-3373) or the charity of your choice.