George BIRO

BIRO, George - Erika, Peter and Michael sorrowfully announce the passing of our husband and father, on Friday, December 14, 2012, in his 90th year, peacefully and at home. George was a Holocaust survivor who felt blessed to have arrived at Pier 21 to this "best country in the world". Dearly beloved husband of Erika for 53 years, honoured father of Peter (Camelia and Laura) and Michael (Crystal) and his treasured grandchildren Jonathan and Benjamin, and Sophia, Jeremy and Hannah. Loved by his sister Edith Karass of Montreal and by his nephew Larry and his nieces Audrey and Wendi. We would like to express our gratitude to Betty Rodriguez for her care. Funeral services at Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Ave. W., at Alness St., at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 16th. Visit to our home, 15 Paddock Court, following the graveside ceremony at Dawes Rd. You are also welcome to visit for three afternoons and evenings thereafter, ending on December 19th. No flowers, please. Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted for the Erika and George Biro Endowment Fund at The Baycrest Foundation (416-785-2875) or to a charity of your choice.

Funeral Home

Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel
2401 Steeles Avenue West Toronto, ON M3J 2P1
(416) 663-9060

Published in the Toronto Star from Dec. 16 to Dec. 17, 2012