Peacefully, with dignity after a lengthy illness on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Beloved father of Rachel, Joseph, and Israel; and father-in- law of Ed Devine. Cherished Zaida of Sara Sabbah. Much loved best friend and partner of Irene Schleifman. Loving nephew of Sonia Ackerman. Sadly mourned by Irene's family, and by his family and many dear friends. Special thanks to the staff of the Royal Victoria Hospital for their care and devotion. A Holocaust survivor, he overcame many adversities. He will be fondly remembered by all. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Friday, May 2 at 1:00 p.m. Burial at the Congregation Shaar Shalom Section, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Duvernay. Shiva at his home. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Montreal Association for the Blind, (514) 488-0043, ext. 1404, or to the charity of your choice.
Published in The Gazette from May 1 to May 2, 2014