Florence Isabel RICHLER

Toronto, Ontario

1929 - 2020


Toronto, Ontario


FLORENCE ISABEL RICHLER Florence Isabel Richler (née Wood), 90, died in the early hours of Friday, January 10, 2020 at St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, surrounded by her five children. Florence was born on October 19, 1929, in Montreal. Registered as Gwendolyn Crowe at the Montreal Foundling and...

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We are sending our thoughts and prayers to you all. Both Anna & Myself had the pleasure of meeting your mother and all of you (Noah, Jacob, Martha and Emma) while we cared for her. She was honestly such a breath of fresh air and such an amazing woman. We were in your company shortly after Christmas and before New Years and we tried to make her stay as comfortable as possible. (& again thank you for that panettone! ☺️) We hope that we were able to give you all some comfort in the care...

Dear Noah & The Richler Family,

So sorry to hear of the loss of your dear Mother. I have fond memories of your beautiful Mom and the whole family from gatherings at the Edgehill home & by the Lake in Magog.

My thoughts are with you,

Kayla Samuels

Martha, what a loss for you. I remember you sharing such loving and admiring stories of your mother's life and achievements. My thoughts are with you. xo Julia

So sorry to read of your loss. I remember her as a gracious host of rambunctious kids (myself in particular) in Montreal back in the 1970s. Condolences to the family.

I will never forget the day I delivered a tape of a radio interview I had done about Barney's Version. I was going to just drop it off at her apartment at the Chateau but she graciously invited me inside and took me on a tour of Mordecai's office. She gave my mother a CD of Armenian Chamber Music even though she had never met my Mom. Florence was a lovely lady filled with elegance and grace. Her children are blessed to have had her as a Mom. May they be comforted by the many wonderful...