It is with great sorrow we announce the passing of Rachel Akierman, a Holocaust survivor, on Monday, December 24, 2018. Beloved wife of Sam Akierman, Loving mother and mother-in-law of Debbie and Larry Buchbinder, Helen Akierman-Lipton and Stephen Lipton, and Norman and Dinah Akierman. Cherished grandmother of Michael, Amanda and Noah, Jordan, Joshua, Shaina, Ryan, Elisheva, Aryeh, Yosef, Yonatan, Yaakov, and Yael Shira. Great grandmother of Jack and Ella. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation 416-489-7111 or to the Association for Soldiers of Israel-416-783-3053.