NINA JURSHEVSKI (nee NIKOLAIJEW) Born Riga, Latvia September 12, 1919; died Toronto, Canada November 6, 2012. Ever Elegant. Loving Mother, Aunt and Grandmother. Businesswoman, Sports Enthusiast, Bridge Player, Party Giver and Party Goer, World Traveller. Of natural causes after a very difficult year, surrounded at home at the time of her passing by her loving family: son Alexander Michael (Teresa) and grandchildren Natasha Elisabeth and Sven Alexander. Loving mother of Sven Harald (Sabaina) and grandmother to Kiri. Predeceased by husband Harald William Julius Jurshevski and daughter-in-law Elizabeth (nee De Wolfe). Fondly remembered by her niece Renate and family; many, many friends around the world and her former colleagues at Bayer (Canada). Rest peacefully Nina, we all take comfort that you are now with Harald who has already surely said, "what took you so long, Mause?" The family would like to thank all who helped care so lovingly for Nina and particularly Glenda and Meshida, Nurse Mary Auzam, Gloria Turner and Dr. Nicholas Moore (Heather and Trish). Further arrangements and interment at the Mount Royal Cemetery in Montreal will be announced in due course. Condolences may be offered at and Nina would ask that any donations in her memory be made to the .

Published in the Toronto Star on Nov. 10, 2012