Private Family Service

Ruth “Cookie” Arlin (born February 20th, 1946 in Montreal, QC) passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by her family, after a long and brave battle with dementia. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband William Goldstein; her sons Aaron Kerman (Wife Katty) and Lenny Kerman (Wife Alison); her sister Judy Swirsky (husband Marvin); her grandchildren Kruzy, Sophie, Mateo and Julia; her nephews and nieces Brahm (wife Ann Karen), Carolyn (husband Steve), Ezekiel (Wife Kat) and Sara; great nephews and great nieces Josh, Laura, Aidan, Julia and Carly.

She was predeceased by her parents Morris and Rose Arlin, and brother Zalmen Arlin (Wife Ann).

Please contact the family for Shiva information.

To honour her memory, please consider donations to the Alzheimer’s Society of Canada ( or the CNIB (