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GENCHER, Robert M. "Bob"
Suddenly on August 15, 2014, at the age of 83. Cherished husband of Leah nee Engel, beloved father of Israel (Jennifer), Brian (Sheryl), Jonathan (Tanya), Michael (Kim) and Simon; doting Zaida to Max, Dalia, Jack, Jaymee, Rina, Isaac, Nathan, Samuel, Matthew, David, Jacob, Gabi, Landon and Rachel. Also survived by his brother Abe (Anne), sisters Jean and Rita, sisters-in-law Cynthia and Merle as well as many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Harry and Anne, his brothers Moe and Irving and brother-in-law Abe "Bumy". Beloved at home, respected in business and community. A member of the Ottawa Real Estate Board for 57 years. Actively involved in many good, charitable works, a shining example to all who knew him.
"A good name is a blessing forever."
Funeral Service will be held at the Jewish Memorial Chapel, 1771 Cuba Avenue, on Tuesday, August 19th at 11 a.m. Interment at Jewish Memorial Gardens, 2692 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario. Shiva will be held at 1564 Featherston Drive. In lieu of flowers donations to Leah and Robert Gencher Endowment Fund (c/o Jewish Community Centre) or to the charity of your choice.
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Published in The Ottawa Citizen from Aug. 18 to Aug. 19, 2014
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