On Tuesday September 25, 2012 at North York General Hospital. Gertie Kleinberg, in her 93rd year passed away peacefully surrounded by her family. Loving and caring wife of the late Irving Kleinberg. Devoted mother and mother- in-law of Simmy and Robert Shnier, Syd and the late Carol Solomons. Cherished grandmother of Susan and Ephraim Dloomy, Hayden and Robyn Solomons, Lesley and Stephen Cohen, Lori and Shawn Goldenberg, Jordan and Gillian Shnier, and Kevin and Jennifer Shnier. Great-grandmother of Josh, Zack, Dean, Brooke, Max, Michelle, Madison, Stephanie, Carly, Jordy, Halle, Jayden, Logan, and Benjamin. Funeral services were held at Steeles Memorial Chapel on Thursday, September 27, 2012. Shiva: 243 Elmwood Ave, Toronto. Shiva visits on Friday from 1 pm to 4 pm, Saturday after 7 pm and Sunday 1 pm to 4 pm. Evening service on Saturday at 7:30 pm. Memorial donations may be made to the Gertie Kleinberg Memorial Fund c/o the Baycrest Foundation 416-785-2875.

Published in National Post on Sept. 28, 2012