Peacefully, on Thursday, October 17, 2013 in her ninety-first year. Rachel was predeceased by her beloved husband Joseph, and leaves behind her two sons - David and his wife, Esther, and their three children, Maya, Tamir and Adam; Leor and his wife, Anne, and their son, Matthew. In addition, she leaves behind two great-grandchildren, Noah and Joshua. She will be missed by her family, friends and all those people she touched throughout her life. Special thanks to the doctors, nurses, and staff of the 5th floor at Maimonides Geriatric Centre for their exceptional care, and to her caregivers Ann, and Ivey for their patience and devotion. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean-Talon St. W., on Friday, October 18 at 1:00 p.m. Burial at the Nusach Hoari Congregation Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva at her son David's home on Friday until 3:30 p.m., Sunday through Tuesday from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., and Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Contributions in Rachel's memory may be made to the Hadassah WIZO Organization of Canada, (514) 933-8461, or to the Beth Ora Congregation, (514) 748-6559.
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Published in National Post on Oct. 18, 2013