HALPERT, Irving (Rusty) – On Thursday, November 12, 2015 at Mackenzie Health Hospital, at the age of 93. Rusty Halpert, devoted husband of the late Betty, and partner of the late Bertha Starr. Much loved father and father-in-law of Susan and Howard Kanner, and Randee and Ted Cook. Cherished Zaidie of Daniel and Melanie, Jordan and Emily, Melanie, and Adam, and great Zaidie of Isabelle, Brayden, Ashton, and Mitchell. Loved by his extended family, Roz and Gord Doctorow, Ed and Jennifer Starr, Marty and Janice Cloth, and the late Heather Cloth. He will be missed by their children, and grandchildren. A heartfelt thanks to the wonderful staff of Mackenzie Health Palliative Care Unit. At Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave., W., for service on Sunday, November 15th at 11:30 a.m. Interment Pardes Shalom Cemetery, Adath Israel Synagogue section. Shiva 5418 Yonge St. Memorial donations may be made to the Mackenzie Health Palliative Care Unit at 905-883-2032.