Pearl Blackman, on Shabbat January 2, 2009 with her family by her side. Beloved wife of the late Gabe Blackman, loving mother and mother-in-law of Susan and Jeremy Lichtman and Carolyn and David Libman. Devoted grandmother of Dan, Jenny, Andrew, Sarah and Robbie. Caring sister and sister-in-law of Rose and the late Moe Brinder, Murray and Ray Hoffman, and the late Faye Hoffman and Joe Hoffman. She was a strong and loyal woman who will be be greatly missed. Funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 4, 2009 at 12:30 p.m. at Steeles Memorial Chapel. Interment at Mount Sinai Cemetery, Workmen’s Circle section. Please send donations to The Baycrest Foundation, 416-785-2875.rn rn rn rn rn rn