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September 18, 1925 - June 20, 2012
It is with great sadness we inform you of the passing of our beloved and cherished Mother to Diane, Murray and Gary Warren and Grandma to Chelsea and Keenan Bush and Nathan Warren, mother-in-law to Lysa DeLuca and daughter, Sarah. Miriam Sherman was born in Montreal and was raised by Jack and Toba Sherman. In 1947, she visited her brother Gerry in Vancouver and fell in love with the city. In Vancouver she married William Val Warren and raised her 3 children. She donated her time and energy to her charities and non-profit groups. Starting out in Ottawa as President of Junior Hadassah to becoming President of the National Council of Jewish Women in Vancouver in 1972-73 and 1983. She sang and performed with the 'Thrifty Nifties', helped with the Golden Age Club Choir and Drama Group and the first Angels Ball and was a lover of theatre and music. Up until 86 years old, she volunteered at the Jewish Historical Society and the Gift Shop at Louis Brier Home and Hospital. Miriam was a loving mom, devoted Grandma and will be deeply missed by her many dear cousins, friends and community.
"May her memory be for a blessing."
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on June 30, 2012