Private Family Service

ISRAELSON, Schmarya Reuven (Reeve) — October 14, 1927-July 12, 2020

Passed away peacefully in his sleep after an evening meal during which he gently held the hand of his wife of 68 years, Barbara (b. 1932). Son of Menachem-Mendel (Manny) and Dora Israelson; predeceased by brother Birrel David Israelson (1922-1948); survived by sister Fai Harris (Stan) (b. 1932); children David Birrel (Susan Elliott) (b. 1954) and Lawrence Seth (Roslyn Jacobson) (b. 1957), grandchildren Dara, Mathew and Brandon, Jacob, Tessa and Jemma, great-grandchildren Ivy and Poppy. In lieu of flowers please donate to Ve’ahavta or UJA Federation of Greater Toronto.

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