Applebaum, Paul. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Paul Applebaum in his 68th year after a brief and courageous battle with cancer, on Wednesday, March 26, 2008. Survived by his loving wife Norma. Loving father to Lisa, Robin, Danny, Victoria, John, Stephen, Louise, Christopher and Louise. Beloved grandfather to Georgina, Devon, Samuel, Joseph, Mackenzie, Rosie, Tessa, Meagan, Isabelle, Lauren and Michael. Great-grandfather to Bailey. Much loved son of Sophie and the late Samuel Applebaum. Loving brother to Martin and Robert, and wonderful friend to Susan. A special thank you to Dr. Harvey Pasternak. Funeral service will be held on Friday, March 28th at Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave. West, Thornhill at 2:00 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society 1-888-939-3333 or Community Care Access Centre 1-888-470-2222.