SMULDERS, Adriana M. (Mutsaers). Passed away peacefully on November 11, 2001 at Les Floralies LaSalle at the age of eighty-three years. Predeceased by her husband Hubertus "Joe" Smulders and survived by her three children Hank Smulders, Josie McCormick and Kalaya Leighland. Interment at Christ-Roi Church Cemetery, Chateauguay.
VINSON, Guy. 1931 - 2001. Passed away on November 12, 2001 at the Lakeshore Hospital at the age of seventy years. Beloved husband of Gisele Lavergne and loving father of Norman (Janice) and Patrick (Natacha). He is also survived by his grandchildren, brothers Andre (Denise) and Jacques (Marthe), as well as many brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. The family will receive relations and friends at the Rideau Funeral Home, 4275 Sources Boulevard, D.D.O., 514-685-3344, Thursday, November 15, 2001 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be held Friday, November 16 at 2 p.m. at Saint David's Church, 12450 Gascon Street, Pierrefonds. In lieu of flowers, a donation to PACE Ottawa, 23 Woodview, Ottawa, Ontario, K1B 3B1, can be made in his memory.
WHEELER, Fernande (nee Leblanc). Passed away peacefully on November 13, 2001 at the age of sixty-two. Beloved wife of Paul Wheeler, loving mother of Sandra, Nancy and Steven (Isabelle Charron). Grandmother of Jessyca, Janie, Emilie and Audrey. She will be missed by all her family and friends. A funeral service will be held on Friday, November 16, 2001 at 9:30 a.m. at the Mount Royal Funeral Complex, 1297 Chemin de la Foret, Outremont, (514) 279-6540. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
YADMAND, Mohsen. Passed away tragically on Monday, November 12, 2001, at the age of thirty-two. Nephew of Goody Gil. Funeral service will take place in the chapel of Kane & Fetterly Funeral Home, 5301 Decarie Blvd., on Friday, November 16, 2001, from 4 to 6 p.m. "Words cannot express how much we love you and miss you, you are thought of every day."
BRUUN (GREIG), Agnes. In Rosemere on November 14, 2001, passed away Agnes Greig, at the age of eighty-eight years, wife of the late Peter Bruun. She leaves to mourn her children Jack (Glades Naylor), William (Raymonde Bourassa), the late Laurits, her grandchildren John, Stephen and Cynthia, her great-grandson Dylan, relatives and friends. Resting at Residence Funeraire Desrosiers et Fils, 10 de Martigny Est in St. Jerome on Friday, November 16 from 7 to 10 p.m. A prayer gathering will take place on Saturday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home followed by burial at the Protestant Cemetery in Lachute. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer's Society would be appreciated.
COURCY, Ronald. At the Jewish General Hospital on November 15, 2001 aged seventy-five years. Beloved husband of the late Sheila. Loving father of Daniel (Catherine). Dear brother of Marius. Special friend of Irene. Visitation at the Kane & Fetterly Funeral Home, 5301 Decarie Blvd., (corner Isabella) on Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday, November 19 at 10 a.m. from St. Ignatius of Loyola Church (4455 West Broadway). Thence to the Field of Honour. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
DI TOTO, Maria Teresa. 1908 - 2001. In Montreal on November 15, 2001 at the age of ninety-three years passed away Mrs. Maria Teresa Iapalucci, wife of Mr. Giuseppe Di Toto. She also leaves to mourn her children Rosarta (Giuseppe), Pietrangelo (Giuseppina), Antonio (Pierrette) and Maria (Nicola); her grandchildren Nicola, Franca, Joe, Teresa, Riccardo, Alfonso; her great-grandchildren Adrian, Jessica, Joey, Annalisa, Pietro and Samantha. She also leaves to mourn her sister Pasqualina. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Santa Cabrini Foundation would be appreciated. The family will receive condolences at Urgel Bourgie Funeral Complex, 1255 Beaumont. A funeral will take place Monday, November 19, 2001 at 11 a.m. at Notre Dame de la Defense Church, thence to Repos St-Francois d'Assise Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to attend without further invitation. Visitation Sunday 2 to 5 and 7 to 10 p.m., Monday from 9 a.m.
FEENY, Francoise Raymond. Passed away peacefully at the Lakeshore General Hospital after a brief illness on November 4, 2001 at the age of seventy-six. Mother of Peter Porteous, Penny McConnell and Pam Semple (Oakley). Sister to Suzanne Reardon (Ken). Predeceased by sisters Madeleine Usher-Jones and Grace Raymond. Grandmother of Kim, Tracey, Jamie, Tiffany and Ryan. A special thank you to the medical and support staff of the Lakeshore General Hospital, who work very hard under challenging conditions and to the special staff of "We Care". A memorial service will be held at The Ascension of Our Lord Church, Sherbrooke Street West at Clarke Avenue, Westmount, Quebec on Friday, November 16, 2001 at 10:30 a.m. Followed by a reception. In lieu of flowers donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
FEILDE, Jaime Lynn. Passed away at the Montreal General Hospital on Thursday, November 15, 2001. Born on September 25, 1976. "Love" beyond words - an angel who touched so many hearts without ever speaking a word. Loving daughter of Gail Bunn and William Feilde, stepdaughter of Yvan, sister of Eden and loving granddaughter of Len Bunn and the late Grace Woodrow, Robert Feilde and Rose Marie Keyes. Visitation will be held at Rideau Funeral Home, 4275 Boul. des Sources, D.D.O. (685-3344) on Friday, November 16, 2001 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held from the funeral home Chapel on Saturday, November 17, 2001 at 11 a.m.
HERLIN, Devy. Suddenly on Wednesday, November 14, 2001. Beloved husband of Sarah Guberman. Devoted father and father-in-law of Ken Herlin and Tracy Sandler, Miriam and Elliot Gilbert, and Lorne Herlin. Cherished grandfather of Jonathan and Madeleine. Loving brother and brother-in-law of Eugene and Miriam Herlin of Israel, Judy and the late Graham Wilansky, Naomi and the late Judge Joel Guberman. He will also be sadly missed by his nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral service from Paperman and Sons, 3888 Jean Talon W., on Friday, November 16 at 2 p.m. Burial at Hebrew Sick Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva in Montreal until Sunday afternoon November 18, continuing in Toronto. Donations may be made in his memory to "The Devy Herlin Memorial Fund" Cardiology Department, Jewish General Hospital Foundation, 340-8251.
KINNEAR, Norman Eastaway. 1911 - 2001. Peacefully in hospital on Thursday, November 15, 2001 in his ninety-first year. Beloved husband of the late Norma, dearest father of Jane (Mr. James Ross) of Toronto, Elizabeth (Mr. Gary Chalmers), Carole of Toronto, Mary Jo (Mr. Barry Law) of Vancouver, Catherine (Mr. Alfred Kenzel) of Toronto. Also survived by thirteen loving grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren. Predeceased by brothers Gordon, Stuart, sister Grace. Resting at Wilson-Dallaire Funeral Home, 123 Maple, Chateauguay. Funeral service in the chapel at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 17 with visitation one hour before. The family wants to thank the doctors and nurses at Anna-Laberge Hospital for the special care given to him, and Josee Lamoureux of the CLSC. In lieu of flowers, donations to Anna-Laberge Foundation or charity of your choice, would be appreciated.
LESPERANCE, Charles. 1925 to 2001. In Montreal on November 12, 2001 at the age of seventy-five years, passed away Mr. Charles Lesperance. He leaves to mourn his brothers and sisters, the late Pierre (Odette Dela Bruyere), Louise (the late Henri Charbonneau), Jean (Pierrette Riopelle), Francoise (Neil Chotem), the late Suzanne (Docteur Claude Morin), nephews and nieces. A funeral service will take place Saturday, November 17, 2001 at 11 a.m. at Notre Dame de Grace Church in the presence of the ashes. Thence to Cote des Neiges Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to attend without further invitation. Arrangements entrusted to Urgel Bourgie Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Heart and Stroke Association would be appreciated.
LITHWICK, Geraldine (nee Grover). With great dignity and courage at home, after a lengthy illness, on Thursday, November 15, 2001. Surrounded by her much beloved husband Sydney, her children Jonathan and Maxine, Jill and Marc Lieberman, David and Jody. Cherished and extremely proud grandmother of Dara, Derek and Alexandra; Daniel, Laurie and Erin. She is survived by her dear sister and brother-in-law Norma Betty and Robert Benson, her brother and sister-in-law Marvyn and Bernice Grover, her nieces, nephews and cousins. Her optimistic leadership, brilliant wit, cheerful and generous nature benefited all who crossed her path. She will be greatly missed. Many thanks to Drs. Margaret Warner and Chaim Shustik for their care and consideration. Special thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff on floors 8M and 9S of the Royal Victoria Hospital. Grateful thanks to her caregivers Dorothy, Luciana, Jo and Esperanza, who provided Geraldine with exceptional care, gentleness and understanding. The family wants to especially thank Dr. Piche, nurse Mme. Armande, and all the staff of CLSC Metro. All these beautiful people sustained her with a quality of life and contentment. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon West on Monday, November 19 at 1 p.m. Burial at Temple Emanu-El Beth Shalom Congregation Section, Mt. Royal Cemetery. Shiva at 28 Devon Ave., Westmount through Thursday evening. Donations in her memory may be made to the "Geraldine Lithwick Memorial Fund" c/o Royal Victoria Hospital Foundation 843-1543. You are always with us. Forever remembered, forever loved.
MacFARLANE, Stephen David. Passed away November 15, 2001 at the age of forty-one after a short battle with cancer. He leaves behind his loving mother Joan, his sister Dawn and best friend Stan, his loving children Tyler and Jared who were his world, his Nanny Douglas and Heather, his nieces Stephenie and Melanie, his puppy Bart and his kitty Kiwi. Thanks from the heart to the nursing staff at St. Mary's Hospital and to all our friends and family who have supported us during this time. Visitation Friday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Wilsons Funeral Home, 5784 Verdun Avenue, Verdun.
MORROW, Arthur Cecil Forrest. (Art Morrow - Musician). Passed away November 13, 2001 in Nanaimo. Born December 11, 1919 in Montreal, Quebec. He is survived by his sons Michael, David and Charles and their mother Denyse, his loving wife of many years. Art was a life long musician, arranger and conductor, known for his work with C.B.C. Radio from 1946 to the 1960's. He was also a member of the Nanaimo Concert Band, Parksville Concert Band, Just Us Band and the Port Alberni Group. A special thanks to Dr. Peter King and the Palliative Care Team at Nanaimo General Hospital. No service by request. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Art's memory to the B.C. Cancer Society, Canadian Diabetes Society or the Palliative Care Unit at Nanaimo General Hospital.
PHIPPS, Leslie Roy. (1913 - 2001). At the Northumberland Health Care Centre, Cobourg, Ontario, on Wednesday, November 14 at the age of eighty-eight. Beloved husband of the late Viola Katherin Berkan (died May 13, 2001). Loving father of Robert, Lorrie and Donald. Leslie was a devoted grandfather to Tasha, Eric, Chrissy, Jenny and Danny. Leslie will also be missed by his nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., East, Cobourg, (905) 372-5132, on Monday, November 19 at 7 p.m. A memorial service for both Leslie and Viola will be held in May 2002 at the Ste. Therese United Church, Ste. Therese, Quebec. Those wishing, may make memorial donations by cheque to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation. Condolences by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Dad and Mom are once again reunited in everlasting love. May they rest in peace.
DOHERTY, Eileen (nee Feeley). Passed away in Montreal on November 17, 2001 in her ninety-eighth year. Beloved wife of late Charles Doherty. Dear mother of the late Teresa Harter (the late Stan), the late Edgar (Noreen), Gerald (Judy), Marjorie Kenny (Edsel), Susan Jean Greig (Tony), Douglas (Beatrice). Loving grandmother to twenty-one children and great-grandmother to thirty-four. Will be sadly missed by her sisters Rita and Marjorie and nieces, nephews and friends. Her involvement and contributions to the many charitable organizations will be dearly missed. Resting at Alfred Dallaire Inc., 1120 Jean Talon East on Tuesday, November 20 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 10 p.m. Funeral services at 10 a.m. Wednesday, November 21 at Holy Family Church, 7355 Lajeunesse. Thence to Cote des Neiges Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
ELKIN, Harry. On Saturday, November 17, 2001. Devoted husband of the late Lil (Levitsky) and the late Amelia (Kavanat). Loving father and father-in-law of Merle and Sidney Margles, Ronnie and Norma Elkin, Brian Elkin and Linda Hillier of Ottawa. Proud grandfather of Susan Margles and Michael Rapp, Elizabeth Margles and Stephen Halman, Melissa Margles and Michael Libman; Jennifer, Michael and Joshua Elkin; Alexander and Lisa Elkin. Dear great-grandfather of Lauren and Justin Rapp, Quinn and Tobias Halman and Gregory Libman. Cherished brother and brother-in-law of Ida and the late Ben Kositsky, Isadore Elkin and Miriam Himes, Belle and Irving Cohen, Sidney and Diana Elkin, Pauline and the late Tony Belsky and brother-in-law of Sadie and the late Charlie Rubin, Nettie and the late Saul Soskin, Rose and the late Dr. Phil Levitsky, the late Rose and the late Dave Steinberg. Special friend of the late Ellen Abelson. Special thanks to the ICU team at Hopital Haut Richelieu in St. Jean and to the staff of 5 South and the ICU of St. Mary's Hospital for their untiring efforts. Funeral service from Paperman and Sons, 3888 Jean Talon West on Tuesday, November 20 at 11:30 a.m. Burial at the Young Israel of Val Royal Congregation Section, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Duvernay. Shiva will be observed at his home, 6635 Mackle Rd., Cote St. Luc. Contributions in his memory may be made to the charity of your choice.
HILL-LASSNER, Shirley (nee Hubscher). At the age of seventy-eight in Delray Beach Florida on November 17, 2001. Beloved wife of Harry Hill and the late Benn Lassner. Devoted mother and mother-in-law of Stewart and Rhonda, and the late Harry Lassner. Stepmother of Shari Hill and Elaine Goren. Dear sister of Esther Nutick. Loving Nana of Beth and Georgia Lassner and Danielle Goren. Daughter of the late Jacob and the late Freida Hubscher. Born in Montreal, a graduate of Strathcona High School and Teachers College, she taught at the elementary school Level. Funeral Service from Paperman and Sons 3888 Jean Talon W. on Wednesday November 21 at 10 a.m. Burial at the Beth El Congregation Section, Eternal Gardens Cemetery, Beaconsfield. Memorial observance will be held at the home of Sue Carol and Arnold Isacson through Thursday November 22 and additional observance at the home of Stewart and Rhonda Lassner in Newton, Mass on Sunday November 27 and Monday November 28. In lieu of gifts, contributions in her memory may be made to "The Harry Lassner Memorial Fund" congregation Beth El 738-4766.
LEUTNER, Patrick. Peacefully on November 17, 2001 in his ninety-third year. Beloved husband of fifty-six years of Jaqueline. Devoted father and father-in-law of Storm and Chris Vandersluis, Miles and Corine. Cherished Papi and Papa of Melanie, Ashley, Michael, Andrew, Adam and Justin. Brother of the late Audrey Henderson. He will be greatly missed by all those whose lives he touched. Special thanks to Roger for his exceptional care and to the doctors, nurses and staff of the St. Mary's Hospital for all their support. Funeral service from Paperman and Sons, 3888 Jean Talon West on Tuesday, November 20 at 12:30 p.m. Burial at the Mountain View Section, Mount Royal Cemetery, Chemin de la Foret. Please respect the family's wish to sit shiva in the strictest privacy. In lieu of gifts or flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the "Pat Leutner Memorial Fund" c/o St. Mary's Hospital Foundation 734-2694.
RAYSON, Melbourne George. At St. Mary's Hospital on November 17, 2001. Beloved husband of Kathleen M. Smith. Dear father of Cheryl (Ken Fogel). Cherished grandfather of Jessica and Jeffrey. Dear brother of Doris (Melvin Smith). Dear uncle of Marlene and brother-in-law to Yvette. Complete funeral from Collins Clarke Chapel, 5610 Sherbrooke Street West on Tuesday, November 20, 2001 at 3 p.m. Visitation on Monday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.
WENER, Joseph. Suddenly on Sunday, November 18, 2001. Predeceased by his beloved wife Mildred Leithman. Devoted father and father-in-law of Farley, Perry and Maureen (Adler), and Monty. Cherished companion of Susan Stoliar. Proud grandfather of Matthew, Evan and Cory. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Gerry and Esther Wener, the late Sophie and the late Mark Kaufman and brother-in-law of Jerry and Nancy Leithman. Special friend to Joyce Stoliar Shanks and Sandi Stoliar. Funeral Service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon West on Tuesday, November 20 at 1:15 p.m. Burial at the Hebrew Protective Ass'n Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva to be announced. Contributions in his memory may be made to "Joseph Wener Memorial Fund" c/o The Fonds de Recherche de l'Institut de Cardiologie de Montreal, 593-2525.
ARNOLD, Sadye (nee Shorr). Passed away November 16, 2001. Wife of the late Roy Arnold. She is survived by her sister Ray Shorr, and brother Samuel. Predeceased by brothers Sydney and Barney. Sayde had gathered with family and friends in Montreal in August 2001 happily visiting with her nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Funeral services were held in Ormond Beach, Florida.
BROWN, Cora (nee Wise). On Tuesday, November 20, 2001, at the age of eighty-seven years. Beloved wife of the late Ben Brown. Dear sister of Rosalind Wise Goodman of Montreal and Edith Wise Sorin of Hollywood, Florida. Funeral and burial in Miami, Florida on Friday, November 23. Arrangements entrusted to Paperman & Sons.
DESROCHES, Lucien. In Nominingue, on November 20, 2001, passed away peacefully after a long battle at Centre Hospitalier Des Laurentides, Lucien Desroches, age sixty one years. He leaves to mourn his wife Therese Desroches (Castonguay) and his three children Lise (Andre), Michel (Sylvie) and Eric (Elaine) as well as his grandchildren: Valerie, Charles, Marc-Olivier, Karine, Marie-Michele and Isabelle. He volunteered at Camp Nominingue for more than forty-five years, never forgetting the Van Wagner Family. Donations to the Fondation de l'Hopital de L'Annonciation as well as to Sun Youth would be much appreciated. Visitation at Les Salons Funeraires Guay Inc., 495 Boileau L'Annonciation. The Funeral Services will be held at Nominingue Church on Friday, November 23 at 11 a.m. Interment at the Nominingue Cemetery. Visitation on Thursday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 10 p.m. and Friday as of 9 a.m.
FERRON, Marcelle. Artist, painter. She leaves to mourn her daughters Danielle Lemeunier, Diane Hamelin, Babalou Hamelin, her grandchildren Gael and Chloe Lemeunier, great grandchildren Lea, Tara, Gregoire, Serena, her sister Madeleine Ferron, her brother Paul Ferron, her sisters-in-law Madeleine Lavallee and Monique Bourbonnais, nephews, nieces and numerous friends. Her daughters would like to thank the CLSC, the personnel at Maisonneuve Rosemont Hospital and in particular the hematology department. A funeral service will be held at Saint-Viateur d'Outremont church on Saturday, November 24 at 11 a.m. Arrangements entrusted to Alfred Dallaire Inc.
HALASZ, Viola (nee Reiner). Born February 9, 1929, passed away in her beloved native city of Budapest, Hungary on Tuesday night, November 20, 2001. She will be greatly remembered by her devoted husband Tom, her step-children, Peter, Kathy (Rosenbaum, Scott) and her many devoted friends in three countries (Hungary, Canada and the U.S.). We will miss her grace, thoughtfulness, honesty, sincerity, unconditional love and above all, her joy in life's smaller pleasures. Her life will be celebrated for her warmth, for being our guiding light and her great capacity for love and comfort. We are grateful that God has granted her peace.
HAYNES, Linda. Passed away at St. Mary's Hospital on Tuesday, November 20, 2001 in her eighty-seventh year. Beloved wife of the late George. Loving mother of David and wife Patti, and Ann and husband Rusty. Sadly missed by grandchildren: Mark, Matthew, Chloe, Meiri, Justin, Ryan and Gavin. A visitation will be held at the Mount Royal Funeral Complex, 1297 Ch. De la Foret, Outremont, (514) 279-6540, on Thursday, November 22 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service on Friday, November 23 at 1 p.m. in the chapel.
HINKEL, Henry P. In Boucherville on November 19, 2001 at the age of fifty-five years. Husband of Jocelyne Blais Hinkel. Besides his wife, he leaves to mourn his son Patrick, his father-in-law Jean Blais, his mother-in-law Denyse Blais, his sisters-in-law Christiane (Daniel Chartrand), Sylvie (Francois Sauvageau), his nephew Philippe and god-daughter Emilie, as well as numerous relatives and friends. The family will receive condolences, in the presence of ashes, at Alfred Dallaire Pres du Fleuve Cemetery, 2750 Marie Victorin Blvd. East, Longueuil, Friday from 5 to 10 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
KOBRIC, Marvin. Peacefully in hospital on Tuesday, November 20, 2001. Best friend and cherished husband of Marilyn Klein. Much loved and devoted father of Jeffrey, Daniel and his fiancee Ilana Goodman. Loving son of Myer and Hela Kobric (formerly of Montreal). Dear son-in-law of Eva and the late Harry Klein. Dearest brother and brother-in-law of Ron and Celia, Ruth and Howard Tatner, Janet and Steven Slavin. Marvin will be sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral services in Toronto. If desired, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
RAUCH, Aristide. June 20, 1916 to November 20, 2001. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Didi on Thursday, November 20, 2001 at the Baycrest palliative hospital with his beloved wife Frieda (Pupi) at his side. He leaves behind his beloved daughter Michelle, her partner Arthur and his beloved grandson Matthew. He is also survived by his sister-in-law and brother-in-law and best friends Coca and Felix Zohar as well as their daughter Sandra and her husband Greg, and Sandra's brother Baruch and his wife Marisa. He also leaves behind his beloved niece Ruth and her husband David Steinberg as well as Ruth's daughter Jennifer Elias. In Israel, he is survived by his sister-in-law and friend Jetta Rauch and beloved nephew Arie Rauch and his family Diana, Liat, Dafna and Oren. Also, his beloved niece Hanna Milchan and her husband Gerry and their children Liat and Limor. As well, he leaves behind his childhood friend Ida married to the late Puiu Jacobovici and their children Sara and Simcha and his wife Nicole and their children Ziva, Nava and Iosefa. The funeral will take place at Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Avenue West, on Thursday, November 22 at 11 a.m. Shiva at 30 Greenfield Avenue, Apt. 2309.
SHAPIRO, Samuel D. Passed away on November 19, 2001. Born September 22, 1916. Former resident of Boston. Business man of Montreal for many years. Resident of Hollywood Florida. Survived by Elaine (Freedman) Shapiro and daughter Rene Jeans.