SURKES, Ruth (née Koltz)
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Born on June 14, 1929 in Montreal, the youngest of six children born to Chana Koltz (née Gelman) and Moishe Koltz. She died on Friday, November 16, 2012 from complications following a fractured hip. Beloved wife of Edward Surkes for sixty-four years, Ruth is survived by their children Mike (Michelle), Rick (Ellie), Jan (Barry), Clara (Meir) grandchildren Ava, Jessica, Robbie, Amanda, Ariela, and Orly, great- grandchildren Prudence, Ethan, and Angela and by her brother Lou Koltz (Mary). She was predeceased by her sisters Shirley, Edith, and Frances, and by her brother Sam. Graveside service on Sunday, November 18, at 1:30 p.m., at the Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva following service at the Vista Residence, 5300 Côte St. Luc Road, continuing on Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Donations in her memory may be made to the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251. Arrangements entrusted to Paperman & Sons.
Published in The Gazette on Nov. 17, 2012