MILLER, Ida (nee Greenberg). On Sunday, November 25, 2001. Wife of the late Joshua. Beloved mother of Ruth Shanfeld, Miny Nitkowitz, and Norman Miller. Cherished grandmother of eight and great-grandmother of eight. Predeceased by her brothers and sisters. Sadly mourned by her many nieces and nephews. Funeral service from Paperman and Sons, 3888 Jean Talon West on Tuesday, November 27 at 1 p.m. Burial at the Beth Israel Memorial Park Section, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Duvernay. Shiva at 5700 Cavendish # 1406. Donations in her memory may be made to the charity of your choice.
PRATT, Frank B. Peacefully, at the Ottawa General Hospital, on November 24, 2001, in his sixty-fourth year. Loving husband of Florida Pratt. Dear father of Michael (Carolyn) and Glen (Karen). Cherished grandfather of Meghan, Jeremy, Courtney and Kristyn. Friends may gather for a memorial service at St. Paul's Anglican Church, 20 Young Rd, Kanata, Ontario, on Wednesday, November 28, 2001, at 1 p.m. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Ottawa Heart Institute would be appreciated.
ROSENBERG, Abe. Peacefully at home in his ninety-fifth year, on Sunday, November 25, 2001. Beloved husband of Sylvia Aronovitz. Loving father and father-in-law of Richard and Jean and Rhona Rosenberg. Cherished grandfather of Adam, Lisanne, Ilana, Janine, Jeremy and Leah. Predeceased by his brothers David, Saul, Harry and Arthur, and his sisters Raisel, Riva, Helen and Tammy. He will be sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews, family and friends. The family would like to thank the staff of the Dialysis Unit of the Montreal General Hospital. Special thanks to Gabrielle and Yvonne Leblanc and Tristan Banago for their loving care and devotion. Funeral service from Paperman and Sons, 3888 Jean Talon West on Tuesday, November 27, 2001 at 1:45 p.m. Burial at the Congregation Young Israel of Montreal Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva private. Donations in his memory may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 514-938-4515.
SMITH, Sheila (nee Taylor). On November 24, 2001 after a short illness at the Laurentian Hospital in Ste-Agathe. Survived by her loving husband Donald, her seven children Susan, Taylor, Donald, Kathy, Sandy, Brian, Wendy and 8 grandchildren. Memorial service and reception to be held at Ste-Adele Protestant Church, 1300 Chantecler, Ste-Adele at 2 p.m. Monday, November 26. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ste-Adele Protestant Church will be greatly appreciated.
WELDON, Kathleen (nee Eaves). Peacefully in her ninety-sixth year on Saturday, November 24, 2001. Beloved wife of the late Richard, sister of the late Phyllis and the late Kenneth. Dearest mother of Peter, Phyllis and Christopher (Inge). Proud grandmother of Patrick and Kathleen, Daniella Felske (Christian) and Haidee. Will be much missed by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends young and old. The family wishes to thank the staff of Westmount Chateau. Also thanks to her caretakers when mum was at home, Allison, and Penny and with special thanks to Eritria. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Gazette Christmas Fund would be much appreciated. Funeral service from Kane and Fetterly funeral chapel, 5301 Decarie blvd., corner Isabella on Wednesday, November 28 at 1 p.m.
FRENDER, Harry. Peacefully on Friday, November 30, 2001. Beloved husband of the late Ida Marantz. Devoted father and father-in-law of Robert of Edmonton, Betsy and Ken Gibbons of Winnipeg. Proud grandfather of Jesse of Victoria, B.C. Harry's children wish to thank the family members, friends and caregivers who provided love and support to their father. Funeral service from Paperman and Sons, 3888 Jean Talon street West on Monday, December 3, 2001 at 11:30 a.m. Burial at the Chevra Kadisha Congregation Cemetery, Berri street.
GILLEN, James Francis. Of Montreal, passed away peacefully in his sleep at the Jewish General Hospital on November 29, 2001 at the age of sixty-three years. Jim is survived by his beloved wife Leona, his daughters Angela and Cheryl (Robert), his son Michael (Dominique), and by his grandchildren Anthony, Alex and Tyler. Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation at Armstrong Funeral Home, 1640 Cote-Vertu, Ville St. Laurent (514) 331-1104 on Sunday, December 2, 2001 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, 875 Marcel-Laurin, Ville St. Laurent on Monday, December 3, 2001 at 10 a.m. with interment to follow at Notre-Dame-des-Neiges cemetery.
GORDON, Nat. Peacefully in his ninety-seventh year, on Thursday, November 29, 2001. Loving husband of Henrietta Rosenfeld. Devoted father and father-in-law of Susan and Murray Rosenoff, Lynn and Steven Yaphe. Adored grandfather of Howard and Pamela Rosenoff, Daniel and Jennifer Rosenoff; Scott Yaphe and fiancee Dana Weckstein, Darren Yaphe. Loving great grandfather of Allison and Amanda. Brother of the late Celia Gordon and the late Shirley Chernin. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon West on Sunday, December 2 at 11:30 a.m. Burial at the Shaar Hashomayim Congregation Cemetery, Mount Royal Blvd. Shiva at 4300 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West, Apt. 1010 West Wing. Contributions in his memory may be made to the "Nat Gordon Memorial Fund" c/o Jewish General Hospital Foundation 340-8521.
GOSLETT, Eileen M. (nee Mount). Passed away at the Lakeshore General Hospital after a brief illness in her eighty-sixth year. Widow of the late Reginald M. Goslett. A great mum to Ken and dear mother-in-law to Barbara. A wonderful and loving grandmother to Beth and Kate. Resting at Collins Clarke Funeral Home, 4610 Sherbrooke Street W. where the family will receive friends on Sunday, December 2 from 2 to 4 p.m. Funeral service at St. Thomas Anglican Church (6897 Somerled Ave.) on Monday, December 3 at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations made be made in Eileen's name to St. Thomas Anglican Church (6897 Somerled Ave., Montreal, H4V 1V2.)
GRINER, Moishe. On Friday, November 30, 2001. Beloved husband of Fania. Devoted father and father-in-law of Shirley and Willie Lerman, Hy and Alanna Griner. Cherished Zaidie of Eli, Brenda, Jaclyn and Kelly. Brother and brother-in-law of Sabina and the late Sam Griner. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. The family would like to thank the staff of 7W of the Jewish General Hospital for their exceptional care and compassion. Funeral Service from Paperman and Sons, 3888 Jean Talon West on Sunday, December 2 at 1:45 p.m. Burial at Montreal Workers Circle Cemetery, de la Savane. Shiva at his residence. Donations in his memory may be made to the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, 340-8251.
MANN, John Morris. Passed away on Sunday, November 25, 2001 at his home in Winfield, B.C. at the age of sixty-one. Beloved husband of Willa and father of Catherine (Mitch), older brother of Ross (Linda) and Peggy (Richard).
RATNER, Muriel Viola. In Toronto on November 29, 2001. Wife of the late Dr. Max Ratner of Montreal. She is survived by daughter Ann and husband Sol Weinstein, son George and wife Susan, grandsons Matthew and Stuart Mendelsohn, Mark and Jonathan Ratner. Private family service.
ROGERS, George Alfred. Peacefully at his residence on November 29, 2001 age eighty-three. Husband of the late Odette Garand. Father of Geoff and Grant. Grandfather of Ben and Joe. WWII Veteran and founding President of Liaison Association of War Veterans. Visitation at Collins Clarke Funeral Home, 222 Highway 20 (Cartier exit 49) Pointe Claire, on Sunday, from 2 to 4 and Monday 7 to 9 p.m. Special thanks to Claudette and staff of Le Manoir Le Sapinois. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Ste. Annes Veterans Hospital.
ROTH, Sala. On Thursday, November 29, 2001 at the age of eighty-nine. Beloved wife of Srulek (Ignaz). Much loved aunt of Cylia (Shel), Shirley (Hymie), Israel (Rochel). Dear sister-in-law of Mendel Haselberg. She will be sadly missed by her many great-nieces and great-nephews. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon West on Sunday, December 2 at 12:15 p.m. Burial at the Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Duvernay. Contributions in her memory may be made to the charity of your choice.
STEVENS, Anna Maria (nee Ketter). Passed away at her residence, on Friday, November 30, 2001, at the age of eighty years. Beloved wife of the late Bernard Stevens. Loving mother of Monika (Hermile) and Heidi (Herbert). Dear grandmother of Kathy (Steve), Pierre (Kathy), Christina and great-grandmother of Kayla Ann and Justin Hermile. Funeral service will be in the chapel of Collins Clarke Funeral Home, 222 Highway 20 (Cartier exit 49) Pointe Claire, on Monday, December 3, 2001 at 2:30 p.m. with visitation two hours prior to the service. Interment, Field of Honour. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the V.O.N. Canada, 1246 Bishop Street, Montreal, Quebec H3G 2E3.
THOMPSON, Edith (nee Alexander). On November 29, 2001 at the Palliative Care Unit, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal in her seventy-sixth year. Adored mother of Gordon (Betty Lamb), Jane, Christine of Australia and Catherine (Scott Waugh). Proud grandmother of fifteen, step-grandmother of two and great-grandmother of four in Sydney, Australia. Survived by her sister Nancy Sikorski and nephews David and Paul of Winnipeg. Edith battled briefly against insurmountable odds but was surrounded by her family until her passing. Of special importance to her were her cherished P.E.O. sisters in Montreal, Edmonton and Winnipeg. Private family funeral at Mount Royal Cemetery. Celebration of her life for family and friends will be at Beaconsfield United Church (202 Woodside Road, Beaconsfield) at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 5, 2001. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Palliative Care Unit at the Royal Victoria Hospital would be appreciated (687 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, H3A 1A1). Mom lived her life of gladness with grace and dignity and leaves her family as her legacy.
RITCHIE, Jean Patterson (nee Taylor). At the Griffith-McConnell Residence on November 24 at the age of ninety-one. Beloved wife of the late Rev. Arthur Ritchie. Cherished mother of James (Angela Campbell). Devoted and dearly loved grandmother of Ian and Erin. Funeral service at the Kane & Fetterly Funeral Home Chapel, 5301 Decarie Blvd., (corner Isabella) on Tuesday, November 27 at 4 p.m. Visitation at the funeral home two hours prior to the chapel service. Private Interment at Mount Royal Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a favourite children's charity.
ROY, Jessie Margaret (Betty) (nee Henderson). Peacefully in her ninety-first year after a short illness in Lachute, near her home in Lost River, Quebec. Much loved and admired by her two remaining children Rod Roy (Nancy) of Pierrefonds, Quebec and Sheila McKirdy (John) of Kingston, Ontario, ten grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband William Wallace, daughter Heather, son-in-law Peter Harling and grandson Donald. A private family service will be held at Mount Royal Funeral Complex. In lieu of flowers please send donations to McGill University Medical Research.
GROSSMAN, Samuel. Suddenly in Toronto on Friday, November 23, 2001. Beloved husband of Roslyn. Loving father and father-in-law of Murry and Fran Grossman of Philadelphia, and Joanne Grossman and Michael Schwartz of Toronto. Loving grandfather of Josh, Scott, Lisa and Daniel. Brother of Hyman, the late Morris, the late Ruth Kalachman. Funeral service from Paperman and Sons, 3888 Jean Talon West on Monday, November 26 at 1 p.m. Burial at Chevra Shaas Adath Jeshurun Congregation Cemetery, Adath Jeshurun Section (Berry Street). Shiva strictly private.
BLAU, Gertrude. Peacefully in her ninety-first year on Friday, November 9, 2001. Beloved wife of the late Joe. Devoted mother and mother-in-law of Sandy and Hy Katz, Lewis and Marlene Blau. Cherished grandmother of Eileen and Michael Rabin, Stephen and Jodi Katz, Shari and Ryan Blau. Loving great-grandmother of Jaclyn, Marlee and Dayna Rabin, Jason and Andrew Katz. Dear sister and sister-in-law of the late Charles Singer, Irene and the late Louis Hersh, and sister-in-law of Beulah and Sonny Blau, the late Anne and the late Abe Blau. Niece of Dora Baker. Special thanks to Daria and the staff at Rabiner's Residence for their special care and devotion. Funeral service from Paperman and Sons, 3888 Jean Talon West on Sunday, November 11 at 2 p.m. Burial at the Tifereth Beth David Jerusalem Cemetery, Kehal Jeshurun Section, de la Savane. Shiva private. Donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
CLYKE, Robert S. 1913 - 2001. Passed away on November 8, 2001 at the Lachine Hospital. Beloved husband of Blanche. Survived by his loving children Maxine (John), Myrna (John), Dennis (Betty), Linda, Lorne (Diane), cherished grandchildren Kristel, Marc, Sean, Kevin, Jeffrey, David, Jennifer, Tanya, Cherie, Rob, Veronica, Patrick, Danny, Kenny, Derek and eleven great-grandchildren. Also survived by his sisters-in-law Pauline, Barbara and Josephine, and his cousin Mary Sheperd and many nephews and nieces. Visitation will be held at Rideau Funeral Home (514) 685-3344, 4275 Sources Blvd., D.D.O., on Sunday, November 11 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The service will take place in the Rideau Chapel on Monday, November 12 at 2 p.m. followed by burial at Rideau Memorial Gardens. A special thank you to Rev. Benty and all the staff on the fifth floor of the Lachine Hospital for all their support. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke or Alzheimer Association would be greatly appreciated.
COURTNEY, Desmond Joseph. (Retired - Weaver Coal Co. - Montreal). Peacefully in hospital, after a brief illness, aged eighty-nine years. Predeceased by his wife May and his sisters Mary Currie (Hamilton) and Nancy Graham (Ottawa). Stepfather of Gordon Richardson of Texas. Des was a lifetime member of the Royal Ottawa Golf Club and a longtime member of the Rideau Club. Friends may attend a funeral service at St. Theresa Roman Catholic Church, 95 Somerset Street West on Monday, November 12 at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Arrangements in care of the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, Ottawa.
DAVIDSON, Frank Vincent (Doc). November 7, 2001, passed peacefully at home from loving wife Coralie, children Sharon, Tanya and Mark. Much loved by grandchildren Ayesha and Matthew, nephews Marty and Hal, nieces Roberta and Patricia, sister-in-law Florence and close relatives. Frank was special and will be missed by many friends and aspects of the community. The family will receive visitors at Feron's Funeral Homes, 2630 Notre Dame West, Montreal on Saturday, November 10, 2001 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held at the Union United Church (3007 Delisle Street) on Monday, November 12, 2001 at 2 p.m. Cremation to follow service at the Mount Royal Crematorium. The family extend special thanks to the palliative care of the MGH, Cote des Neiges C.L.S.C., Victorian Order of Nurses and the Mount Sinai Hospital. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to any of the above.
De ABREU, Bridgette Alison. Passed away suddenly and painlessly on October 17, 2001 in Surrey, B.C. at the age of forty-one. Beloved wife of Robert Nowac. Cherished mother of Sydnee, newborn Seth and the late Matthew. She will be sadly missed by many relatives and friends. This beatiful spirit left the world in grace and joy.
Di FILIPPO, Alfieri Gabriele. At Santa Cabrini Hospital on November 8, 2001 at the age of seventy-eight years. Husband of Virgilia Di Filippo. Leaves to mourn his daughters, Maria Gabriella (Ubaldo) and Luigina, grandchildren Mauro, Roberto and Laura, brother Ranieri (Tina), sisters Maria and Giovanna (Emilio), as well as other relatives and friends. The family will receive condolences at Loreto Funeral Complex, 4975 Boul. des Grandes Prairies, St. Leonard. Funeral on Monday, November 12 at 12 p.m. in Notre-Dame-de-Pompei Church, thence to Cimetiere Le Repos St. Francois D'Assise. Visitation on Saturday, November 10 and Sunday, November 11 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 10 p.m.
DOHERTY, Anna (Deannie). Passed away peacefully on November 8, 2001 at the St. Mary's Hospital. Daughter of John J. Doherty and Kathryn Flannagan, she leaves behind three sisters, a brother, nieces and nephews. Visitation on Sunday, November 11, 2001 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Armstrong Funeral Home, 1640 Cote-Vertu, Ville St. Laurent (514) 331-1104. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 875 Marcel Laurin, on Monday, November 12, 2001 at 10 a.m.
d'ORSONNENS, Louis. Passed away at Sainte-Justine's Hospital on November 4, 2001 at the age of one week. Beloved son of Genevieve Tardif and Andre d'Orsonnens, our little angel also leaves to mourn his grandparents Gisele Leonard and Guy d'Orsonnens, Denyse Terrien and Guy Tardif (Pierrette Therien), and his aunts and uncles Philippe d'Orsonnens (Dominique Pimont), Marie-Claude Tardif (Alexandre Morin) and Karine Tardif. We wish to express our deepest appreciation to the nurses, doctors and specialists at Sainte-Justine's who took care of Louis. Donations to the Sainte-Justine's Hospital Foundation for its neonatal unit would be appreciated. The family will receive friends and relatives at the Cote-des-Neiges Funeral Center, 4525 Cote-des-Neiges road, Montreal (514) 342-8000 on Sunday, November 11 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The funeral ceremony will be held the same day at 11:30 a.m. in the chapel of the funeral center.
DUERDEN, Kenneth. Passed away peacefully at St. Mary's Hospital on November 5, 2001 at the age of sixty-nine years. Ken will be lovingly remembered by his wife Gwendda, his sons Lindsay and Jay (Charlene), daughter Shelley (Brad) Wilson, grandchildren Michael Duerden, Brittany and Jessica Wilson and by his sister Kathleen Pelly. At Ken's request, no service will be held. If friends so desire, donations may be made to St. Mary's Hospital. Arrangements in care of Armstrong Funeral Home, 1640 Cote-Vertu, St-Laurent (514) 331-1104.
DUGGAN, Margaret Eliza (nee Austin). Peacefully at Northern Lights Regional Health Center in Fort McMurray, Alberta on November 8, 2001. Beloved wife of the late Herrick Duggan (1996). Survived by her son Peter, daughter-in-law Marie, grandson Patrick and his wife Jobena, granddaughter Christine and her husband Mike, grandchildren Victoria, Colton and Chase, son James, daughter-in-law Anastasia, grandchildren Alex and Jamie.
EL RAYES, Jean. Passed away peacefully at the Sacre Coeur Hospital on Friday, November 9, 2001 at the age of eighty-five years, Jean El Rayes, husband of the late Claire Abou-Samra. He leaves to mourn his sister Victoria, his children Magda (Waguih Saba), Laila (Adel Abdalla), Soheir (late Marcel Carriere), his grandchildren Roger, Joseph, Nadine, Joelle and his sisters-in-law Samira Ghattas and Amal Ebeid, his nieces, nephews and relatives in Egypt and Lebanon. Visitation will take place on Saturday, November 10 from 9 to 11 a.m. at St. Mary Greek Orthodox Church, 120 Gouin East, Montreal. The funeral will be held Saturday, November 10 at 11 a.m. at the same church and thence to St. Laurent Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the St. Mary's Greek Orthodox Church will be appreciated.
FIORENTINO, Joseph. Born in 1934. Passed away in Rivier-des-Prairies on November 8, 2001, at the age of sixty-seven years, Mr. Joseph Fiorentino, beloved husband of Jeannine Beaudry. He leaves to mourn his children Lina and Tony (Lyne Lavallee), his sisters Sarah and Kay (Robert Saad), his brother the late Sam, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Resting at Loreto Funeral Home, 4975 Des Grandes Prairies, St. Leonard. Visitation on November 11, from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 10 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Monday, November 12 at 11 a.m. in Notre-Dame de la Defense Church, 6800 Henri-Julien, Montreal, thence to Notre-Dame des Neiges Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, donation to the Doctor Maurice Bertrand Foundation (Centraide Ville-Marie) would be appreciated.
GENTILE, Antonio. Died at the Montreal General Hospital on November 6, 2001 at the age of eighty-three years. Beloved husband of the late Elsie Daly, dear father of Kerry, also brother of Josephine, Joe and Ida. Private funeral arrangements entrusted to M.A. Blythe Bernier Funeral Home.
GIANNETTI, Giuseppina. 1927 - 2001. In Montreal on November 8, 2001 at the age of seventy-three years, passed away Mrs. Giuseppina Fantillo, wife of Mr. Nicola Giannetti. She leaves to mourn her children, Loreta (Francois Leclair), Irene (Christian Henaff), Domenico (Caterina Cuonzo) and Giuseppe (Danielle Piche); her grandchildren, Tatsiana, Myriam, Anthony and Alexander, as well as her brother, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law and other relatives and friends. The family wishes to thank the staff of the Santa Cabrini Hospital. Those who wish, may give a donation to the Santa Cabrini Foundation. The family will receive condolences at the St-Francois D'Assise and Urgel Bourgie Complex, 6700 Beaubien East. The mass will take place on Monday, November 12 at 12 noon at the Notre-Dame de la Defense Church. Thence to Notre-Dame des Neiges Cemetery. Visitation on Saturday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m., Sunday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday as of 9 a.m.