Deaths

Gerry Isaacs (Abr)

Gerry Isaacs on Monday, July 26, 2010 in Coral Springs, Florida at the age of 63.  Beloved husband of Elaine (Mayoff) Isaacs (Abr).  Survived by his wife Elaine and sons and daughters-in-law Aaron & Ronite Isaacs and Brad & Jordana Isaacs.  Also survived by sister Darlene Isaacs and sister and brother-in-law Sandra and Jay Miller.  Cherished son-in-law of the late Meyer and Ada Mayoff and brother-in-law of Bernie and Denise Mayoff.  Gerry was a pharmacist and a daily “minyonire” at his shul and a frequent Torah reader.

Gerry Isaacs

Gerry Isaacs

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Zelda Mayoff (nee Schwartz) (Abr)

Zelda Mayoff (nee Schwartz) (Abr) On Sunday, July 11, 2010. Beloved wife of Sol for sixty-seven years. Most loving mother and mother-in-law of Donna (Roman), Robert and the late Wendy, Doug and Cynthia, Richard, and Bonnie. Cherished Grandma of Ricky and Evelyn; David; Chelsea, Dylan, and Harley; Ashley; Cory, Daryl, and Oliver; and the late Lori. Proud great-grandmother of Emily, Olivia, Andrew, Montana, Stone and Jade. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Sidney Schwartz (Marilyn), the late Phyllis and the late Lionel Goldsmith, Doris and Hy Zilbert, the late Fritz and the late Mack Perel. Zelda was a special aunt to her many nieces and nephews, and a true friend to many. She will be so very sadly missed. Many thanks to her dedicated caregivers, Kerry, Gigi, Zinny, Julius and Nina. Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Rubin Becker and nurse Elana Cohen. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W., on Tuesday, July 13 at 12:00 noon. Burial at the Chevra Kadisha B’nai Jacob Congregation Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O. Shiva private from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. daily. Donations in her memory may be made to the Miriam Home Foundation, (514) 345-1300.

Touching tributes by some of her family members are below.

Zelda Mayoff (nee Schwartz) (Abr)

Zelda Mayoff (nee Schwartz) (Abr)

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Freda [Fritzie] Perel (nee Mayoff) (Abr)

Freda [Fritzie] Perel (nee Mayoff) (Abr). Ending her ninety-fourth year, passed away on Sunday, December 20, 2009.  Beloved wife of, and shown with, the late Mack Perel.  She will be sadly missed by her daughters and son-in-law Doreen Kipnis [Neil] and Cheryl Nash.  Proud grandmother of Terri [Andrew], Jill, Shari [Oral] and Monica [Greg]. Cherished bubbie of Shawn, Adam, Sophie, Chiara and Sage.  Dearest sister of Sol [Zelda] and Doris, sister-in-law of Sarah and Rae [Jack].  She will be fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews. Heartfelt thanks to 5th floor staff of the Jewish Eldercare Centre for their compassionate care.  Donations may be made in her memory to Sun Youth.  A private service was held.

Fritzie and Mack Perel

Fritzie and Mack Perel

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Sydney Solomons (Soc)

Sydney Solomons – (Soc) Sadly on Thursday, October 15, 2009, a month before his 90th birthday.  Beloved husband of Beatrice.  Loving father of Stephen Solomons and Gerry Troy, and Cheryl and Leonard Cappe.  Adored zaida of Jeffrey Cappe and Tiana Roebuck, Sonia and Ben Leith, and Mitchell Cappe. Syd was a proud R.A.F.  World War II veteran, honourable fifty year member of the Masonic Temple and Shriners, lover of music, nature, crosswords, and cryptograms. Syd was wise beyond words with an inquisitive mind and his beautiful smile. His cleverness, wit, and love for his family was inspirational. Service on Sunday, October 18th at 2:30 p.m. at Beth Tzedec Congregation, 1700 Bathurst St., with interment at Beth Tzedec Memorial Park. Shiva will be observed at 81 Ridelle Avenue, until Thursday, October 22nd from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. If you wish, memorial donations may be made to the Sydney Solomons Memorial Fund c/o The Benjamin Foundation, 3429 Bathurst St., Toronto M6A 2C3, 416-780-0324. www.benjamins.ca

Dad

(Eulogy delivered by Cheryl Cappe)
Sunday, October 18, 2009

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Dennis Mayoff (Abr)

Dennis Mayoff (Abr) of Chicago, IL, born March 10, 1944, passed away in March 2009 of kidney failure.  Dennis was the husband of the late Linda Mayoff who passed away in August 2007.  Dennis was the only child of Sam and Bonita Mayoff and had no children.  See a photo montage of Dennis and Linda from a party in their honor (date unknown), courtesy of theri friend Carole Kuhrt-Brewer.

 

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Betty Drucker Rosen (Hen)

Betty Drucker Rosen (Hen) passed away on February 25, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona.  Betty was the wife of the late Dr. Irwin Rosen.  Survivors include children Billie Rosen, Barbara Rosen, Robert Rosen, Richard Rosen and three grandchildren.

Betty Drucker Rosen

Betty Drucker Rosen

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Sarah Mayoff (ISRAY) (nee Israelovitch)

Sarah Mayoff (ISRAY) (nee Israelovitch).  Suddenly, on Tuesday, August 5, 2008.  Beloved wife of Moe Mayoff for sixty years.  Devoted mother and mother-in-law of Nancy Mayoff and Howard Kates, Joanne Mayoff and James Ondrick.  Cherished Bubbie of Jonathan Leblanc; Amanda Ondrick.  Dear sister and sister-in-law of Bessie and the late Joe Greenblatt, Myrna and Bram Aikman, the late Anne and the late Mark Gould, the late Louis and the late Kay Israelovitch, and sister-in-law of Sol and Essie Mayoff, the late Anne and the late Abe Morantz. Sadly mourned by her many nieces, nephews, family and friends.  Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon St. W. on Thursday, August 7 at 12 noon.  Burial at the Reconstructionist Congregation Section, Eternal Gardens Cemetery, Beaconsfield.  Shiva at 6635 Mackle Rd., C.S.L. through Monday evening.  Contributions in her memory may be made to the charity of your choice.

Sarah Mayoff

Sarah Mayoff

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Allan Mayoff

Allan Mayoff – Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, January 26, 2008.  Son of the late Stanley and the late Jean Mayoff.  Beloved husband of Eva Busgang.  Devoted father and father-in-law of Felicia and Lionel Perez, Ilana and Neil Hubscher, Jeffrey Busgang, Lisa and Lorne Rabinovitch, Michael and Barbra Busgang.  Proud and adored Zaidie of Naomi, Amram, Simcha, Avigail; Kayla, Madison, Jeremy; Jacob, Benjamin, Avrum.  Dear brother of Sharon, Hershey (Jackie), Barry (Christine).  Brother-in-law of Abie (Sandy) Schwartz, Benny (Marlene) Schwartz, Gershon (Kettie) Schwartz.  Allan will be lovingly remembered by his nieces, nephews, family and friends.  Funeral service took place from Paperman and Sons 3888 Jean Talon W. on Sunday, January 27.  Shiva private.  Contributions in his memory may be made to Hope and Cope or to the Segal Cancer Centre c/o Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340-8251.
Published in the Montreal Gazette on 1/28/2008.

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Barbara Sue Simon

Barbara Sue Simon, (75), died on October 22, 2007 after a courageous battle with lung cancer.  Beloved wife of Herbert, and loving mother and best friend to daughters Amy York, Lisa Koransky, and the late Paula York.  Also survived by sister and brother-in-law,Marilyn and Ed Fine, stepdaughters, Mistie and Francesca, son-in-law, Henry Koransky, and the numerous friends and relatives who loved her dearly.  Barbara enriched our lives through her unconditional love, acceptance, support, strength, and beauty.  She will forever live on in our hearts and minds.  We love and miss her dearly.

Barbara Sue Simon

Barbara Sue Simon

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Benita Mayoff

Benita Mayoff, wife of the late Sam Mayoff (Abr) passed away Sept 2, 2006 in Chicago.  She was 91.  She is survived by her son, Dennis Mayoff and his wife Linda.

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