STERN, Devorah (Dorothy)
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After a courageous battle, our dear loving mother Devorah (Dorothy Stern) a Holocaust survivor and matriarch of our family passed away on the festival of Shavuot. Predeceased by her loving husband of 63 years, Moshe Stern, she leaves behind her legacy of loving children; Sam and Janice Stern, Marilyn and Gord Kroft, Arthur and Ellie Stern, Beverly and Casey Tepperman, Brenda and Jimmy Westbrook. As well as her beloved grandchildren; Dale (Jen), Jordan and Aliza, Kory, Dustin and Amy, Daniel, Natasha, Alex, David, Jesse, Katie, Carly and Raffi, Chase (Tammy), Colby (Avinoam), Avigail, Chaim Shimon, and her great-grandchildren; Thomas, Ruby, Dahlia, and Mason. Treasured by her sister-in-law Mania, predeceased by her brother Jack Rapoport, loved by her nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses at the North York General Hospital. Forever grateful to her angel caregivers Vicky and Raquel whose care and compassion we will never forget. A special thanks to Dr. Marvin Gelkopf. Funeral will be held at Steeles Memorial Chapel on Friday, May 17th and 3:30 p.m. Shiva will be held at 145 Almore Ave. Donations can be made to Bikur Cholim.
She truly loved and was loved by all.
Published in National Post on May 17, 2013