Dr. Harry Rosen

Funeral Service: Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 1:00 PM
Paperman & Sons
Shiva: Sunday, November 18, 2018 to
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

3 Westmount Square #1711, Westmount H3Z 2S5.
Shiva Details: Shiva hours: Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., Monday through Wednesday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The family will be receiving visitors in Toronto at 94 Lyndhurst Ave., Saturday from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., and Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Cemetery: Shaar Hashomayim Cemetery
Donations: Dr. Harry Rosen Scholarship in the Faculty of Dentistry at McGill University https://www.alumni.mcgill.ca/give/index.php?new=1&giftCode=03291, or 514.398.2787.

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Myron and Eva Echenberg - 7 days ago

Dear Delores, Please accept our heartfelt condolences. We hope that the memories will sustain you and your family in these difficult days. A life lived to the fullest, filled with the love of family, of work, of dear friends, and of creative endeavors. He shall be sorely missed.

Avi Marcovitch - 7 days ago

Dearest Delores, I was saddened to here of your beloved Harry’s passing. Few of us will leave a legacy as rich as his. Sending you love and hugs Fondly Avi

Linda & Sheldon Kagan - 17 days ago

Dear Auntie Delores, cousins Joy, Paula and Eric, Sheldon and I were so deeply saddened to hear of Uncle Harry’s passing. So sorry we were not in town to attend his funeral; we were certainly there in spirit and were thinking of you all on such a difficult day. Uncle Harry meant so much to so many, including of course Sheldon during those days of trying to find himself in business. Sheldon will never forget Harry’s offer to help him out, however dentistry was not in his plan. I, on the other hand will never forget how you, Delores and of course Uncle Harry, welcomed me and my entire extended family into the Rosen/Kagan family. My Mom and Dad, as well as aunts and uncles so often talked of the times we spent together. Marlene and Barry and their spouses have always enjoyed the times spent with their Great Uncle Harry! Thanks for those memories. While flying home from our cruise, I picked up the “En Route” magazine on the plane - there was an ad for the Segal Centre with a picture of the front of the building. There within the picture was Uncle Harry’s sculpture. That was a sign! Uncle Harry will be missed and never forgotten. Please know that we both are thinking of you all at this very difficult time. Love Linda & Sheldon Kagan

Penny and Irving Fransblow - 16 days ago

Dear Delores. We were very saddened to hear of the loss of your beloved Harry. Please know that we are thinking of you during this difficult time and wish you and yours long life and good health.

Martin T. Tyler - 22 days ago

Dear Delores and family of Harry Rosen, My friendship with Harry dates back to 1971, when I was a McGill/MGH rotating intern. It did not take me long to realize that the laudatory remarks from the recently graduated dental students in 1971, who were hired to teach in the McGill student summer clinic, only scratched the surface of our remarkable teacher and mentor. One of my fellow interns was Ed Calderon, with whom Harry also cultivated a lifetime friendship. Our mutual friendship with the Calderons revealed that they admired you and Delores as much as I, and it was always special to be invited to renew our friendship at your home when they were in town. One of the first messages that I sent when I received the news of Harry’s passing, while attending an NFL game in Atlanta, was to Cheli and Ed Calderon—hoping that Ed could still reflect on the positive influence Harry had on him. Apart from technique, the thing that I remember most was Harry’s chairside ability to make his students feel that their efforts had merit, as he demonstrated his superior skills and helped us improve ours. Harry shared many things with us; most memorable was when he took our small group of interns skiing—sharing ski technique plus wine and snacks at the tip of the slopes. Leaving the internship for the U. S. Navy and taking some of the invaluable restorative techniques he taught with me complimented the surgical tricks taught me by Eddie Slapcoff and put me a step above many of my Navy dental colleagues. Tolerating my ignorance of sending my notes with annual Christmas cards, we stayed in touch during my Navy days as you moved from Roslyn, to Anwoth, to your current home. I will always be grateful for his support for my return to McGill in 1981, his help in passing the Canadian Boards, and by pulling me back into the friendship with invitations to your home. Hearing him passionately describe, on site, his retrieving room sized boulders from the lake adjacent to your country home are unforgettable. Again, he shared his knowledge by making a present to me of the device to move smaller rocks into place at my home in the Adirondacks. His empathy was always present; the very precious handwritten letter that he sent to me upon the passing of my father in 1988 will always be remembered. In recent years when we were at the Montreal General, I would look around and he and I were the only remaining staff from the days of Drs. Ambrose and Bentley. Harry helped me realize and accept the inevitable process of aging, as I saw him go from the distinct erect posture to the slight stoop in the neck and shoulders. I took his advice as he taught me that a good blended scotch is just as good as a single malt, and with a deep sigh regarding the aging process stated: “You can’t play with the numbers.” I appreciated his acknowledgement of my admiration and friendship for him—from the special invitations to attest his artistry to newspaper photos where you both insisted that I be included in the photo. I feel sure that he knew how much he contributed to the quality of my life and the practice of my profession. I have tried to follow the example he set of a balanced life. Indeed he was the most balanced person that I have known and the best clinical teacher I ever had. I value so much the Delores and Harry friendship.

Bonnie and Jon Hamovitch - 24 days ago

We are so sorry for your loss, and for the loss we also feel. What a life ! His kindness, inspirational spirit and generous manner will be greatly missed. From the early days when he taught us to water ski he and Sam were a match for their patience. When we cleared trails at Lake Patrick when Harry was with us we were reassured - we knew if would be both a fun and safe adventure . We boasted to our Toronto friends about his stone sculptures, and we always walked by your house to "show him off" when we had guests at our house. His was a life well lived, and has left us all a beautiful legacy.

Einat & Yoni Embar - 25 days ago

Dear Dolores and beloved family, So sorry to hear these sad news. We have sweet memories of Harry from the time we were in montreal and at the lake house. He will always be remembered. Sincerely, Einat & Yoni

goldye raphael - 26 days ago

Dear Dolores, My sincere condolences on the death of your beloved husband.

Suzanne Adelson-Sylvere - 26 days ago

My first connection was when you invited me to babysit your children, never forget the connection between such a devoted couple. May you know how many lives both of you have touched over the years, with kindness. Always a happy smile, memory incredible, please accept my condolences; unforgettable both of you..a legacy to follow.

Janine West - 27 days ago

Dear Mrs. Rosen and family It is with a heavy heart that I send this off with my condolences regarding the death of your husband, Dr. Harry Rosen. I attended the funeral on Sunday, and the dedications from your family were powerful and heartwarming. He was obviously a wonderful husband and a wonderful father. One thing really stuck with me: “just one more push”. Dr. Rosen and Sherry had a tremendous impact on me and working with both of them was a journey where I learned not only about them, but about myself. Our work together clarified not only who I was and who I could be, but clarified what the role of the library vis-a-vis art and the community. Throughout the project, there was always one more push, however it was not a physical push - it was an intellectual push. Dr. Rosen and Sherry continually challenged me with the big questions, pushing intellectual boundaries to reach an understanding that included life, relationships, aesthetics, libraries, and of course art. And look what we have at the end. A monument that represents all that we were together: Strong, dependent on each other, trusting and I hope, friends. As I mentioned in my speech on the day of the inauguration, and I am enclosing the text for you, Dr. Rosen I believe was all about relationships. It wasn’t just about donating a sculpture, it was the joy that came from the journey, working together to build something truly wonderful, truly lasting. Everyday I walk by “Reliance”, I am reminded of his strength, his compassion, his spirit, and I am so proud to have worked on this. It some ways it represents my legacy as well, one of my best achievements. I hope you can take comfort in these words. He was a very special man, and he will be sorely missed. Janine West Library Director Eleanor London Cote Saint Luc Public Library

eDYTHE bERMAN - 27 days ago

So very sad about your wonderful Harry. He will be missed by all who knew him. Hoping for happier day for you in the future. Stay Strong! Best Thoughts Edythe

Liane and Danny Taran - 28 days ago

Dear Dolores, we are in Florida . I just opened the Paperman website to learn of Harry’s passing. Please accept our belated condolences. Harry was such a fine and talented gentleman. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Liane and Danny

Carl Remillard Fontaine - 28 days ago

Dear Delores, I just wanted to wish you and your family my deepest and most sincere condolences on the passing of Harry. Your husband was an exceptional man, and It's been a privileged to know him. He will never be forgotten! Most sincerely Carl

Art and Heritage Centre of the MUHC - 28 days ago

Dear Rosen family, Our deepest condolences go out to you in this time of loss. Dr. Harry Rosen was a valued prosthodontist at the Montreal General Hospital and a professor at McGill for more than 60 years. His legacy will live on through the patients he treated, the students he taught and the sculptures he created and donated to institutions across Montreal and Toronto. The McGill University Health Centre was the fortunate recipient of one of his works, Little Hercules. Installed in the early 2000s, he now stands tall at the new home of the Montreal Children’s Hospital at the Glen site, inspiring young and old alike.

Myrna Wolf - 28 days ago

Dear Dolores and family, my grandmother, Rose Rosen Feldman and Harry’s father were brother and sister. I moved away along time ago, but heard about Harry and his many accomplishments from my mother Tillie and aunt Ella. Harry was a bright light and I know his memory will continue to shine.and shine. And shine.

Michael Besner - 28 days ago

Dear Dear Dolores and family: I am so saddened by Harry's passing and wish to extend to you all my and Cynthia's deepest condolences on the loss of this remarkable man and immortal soul. While the world may appear less bright these days, not so, there is now in fact an extra "star shining brighter than most" way up in the Heavens watching over all of you and us... for eternity! Just look up! All of our love

Allen Wainberg - 28 days ago

Dear Delores; We were so saddened to hear of Harry's passing. He was so appreciated by my fellow classmates as a kind, inspiring, and highly intelligent human being-a truly unusual and versatile individual. As his colleague at the Faculty in McGill, he continued his enthusiastic leadership and fine judgement in issues of importance. This man is going to be remembered by all those he came in contact with. Farewell. Harriet and Allen.

Claire Stern - 28 days ago

Dear Delores and family, Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of your husband, father and grandfather. Dr. Rosen will live on in the many sculptures he created surrounding our fair city. May his memory be a source of strength to you and your family. Claire Stern (JPL)

Lesley Marks - 29 days ago

Dear Rosen Family, Our heartfelt condolences go out to every one of you. Harry was truly a role model for his children and grandchildren and a person whose legacy will surely be carried on through them. He made a wonderful contribution that extended beyond his family and ran deep throughout his profession and his community. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time. Lesley Marks and Bruce Barker

Rena Sharon - 29 days ago

A great soul has departed our midst. Dr. Rosen's capacious heart, his sage and brilliant mind, and his intrinsically kind and generous nature instructed and inspired us to savour and engage life with gentle humour, compassionate action, and vibrant celebration. The legacy of his well-lived life is evidenced in so many ways - his exquisite marriage with his beloved Delores, the beautiful family they have created together, and the magnificent tributes from across North America and beyond. I share what so many have expressed: he epitomized the meaning of a true mentsch, a gentleman, and a profound teacher to all those who experienced his rich essence. While I only had the privilege of meeting Dr. Rosen a few times, the signature of his joyous smile, unconditional warmth, and innate wisdom is inedibly inscribed upon my memory with deep gratitude. To Delores and all of the Rosen clan, my heartfelt condolences for your incalculable loss. May his spirit and the love of your friends and community enfold you with strength and peace.

Edith Blackman - 29 days ago

Dear Delores, Pleas accept my most sincere condolences on Harry’s passing. I still have vivid memories of my friend Sarah’s kid brother locked away in his room studying. Harry’s accomplishments in his life were incredible! Most sincerely, Edith

Mark & Riva Yudin - 29 days ago

Dear Dolores and family, Sorry to hear of Harry's passing. He was certainly a very special man. May your memories sustain you at this difficult time. Sincerely Mark and Riva.

Fausta and Lucy - 29 days ago

Dear Rosen Family, As part of the Dental Clinic at the Montreal General Hospital seeing Dr Rosen every week was a true honor. We enjoyed his weekly stories and pictures he was so proud of sharing. His passion to teach, the love for his family and the joy to sculpt are what made his so special. His smile lit up the clinic we always knew when Dr Rosen was in. Always professional, kind and classy. That's how we will remember him. Rest In PEACE..... Fausta and Lucy (Secretaries at the MGH Dental Clinic. )

Elaine and Mitchell Brownstein - 29 days ago

It was my greatest privilege to get to know Harry and learn from him through his appreciation of life and beauty. The City of Cote Saint Luc will forever be grateful for the donation of Harry's sculpture "Reliance" which stands prominently at the entrance of Ashekelon Gardens and the Library/ City Hall complex. It reminds us of Dr. Rosen's kind spirit and the fact that we all rely on each other to create beauty and build a community that we can be proud of. His legacy will be with us always. Our deepest condolences to the entire family. Elaine and Mitchell

Académie dentaire du Québec - 29 days ago

Dear Mrs. Rosen and family, Please accept deepest sympathies to you and the entire family. Dr. Rosen was a proud member emeritus of the Académie dentaire. L'Académie dentaire du Québec

Richard and Marcelle Gornitsky - 29 days ago

Dear Delores and family. Our deepest condolences on Harry's passing. He was a very talented and kind renaissance man who will be deeply missed. May God comfort you among the other mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

Mia Swartzman - 29 days ago

Dear Delores and family - It is with great sadness that I heard of Harry's passing. Harry will be missed not only for his groundbreaking innovation and utter professionalism in his field, but for his genuine warmth, interest and kindness towards others. Delores - It was a privilege for me to work with you both as honourees for the JPL Gala a few years back - a testament to your devotion to community and each other. Menahem and I and my parents, Monte & Roslyn, send our deepest and heartfelt condolences to you. May the lovely memories of Harry be a blessing. Mia Swartzman

Gene Riesman - 29 days ago

Dear Delores- Visiting my daughters in the States and just learned of your loss. To you and your family my deepest condolences. Words are inadequate but please know my thoughts are with you and your family at this sad time. Gene Riesman

Emmelle and Alvin Segal - 29 days ago

Dear Delores and Family, Sincere condolences on Harry's passing. The donation of Harry's beautiful sculpture placed in front of the Segal Centre, has helped make it the most important English Theatre in Montreal. We are proud it is part of the Segal Centre's history. He will never be forgotten. Emmelle & Alvin Segal

Carol Chahine and Matt Kerner - 30 days ago

Dear Rosen family Carol and I wanted to express our sincerest sympathies for your great loss. Dr. Rosen was an inspiration and mentor to us as dental students, residents and then colleagues in recent years and he will be missed. While a student at McGill, I (Matt) was in fact recipient of the scholarship in his name. This is when I met Dr. Rosen for the first time and came to understand what a profound impact he had on our profession and dental community. What an honor for me and a day I will always remember. Our thoughts are with your family during this difficult time. Sincerely Carol and Matt

Dr William Klein - 30 days ago

Dear Rosen Family, Dr Harry Rosen possessed extraordinary qualities. We revered him as a teacher in the dental school. I remember one example of the high regard in which he was held. I was in 4th year, and one of my crown and bridge patients was deemed not a good teaching case. But, when I had her in the clinic for operative dentistry, Dr Rosen recommended that I bring her back to the crown and bridge session for a particular splint. When I brought her again to the crown and bridge clinic, the demonstrators reminded me that they had told me she wasn't a good teaching case. "But Dr Rosen told me to bring her in and do such-and-such for her, " I told them. Their reply: "If Dr Rosen said that, then you can go ahead and treat her." A man always smiling, always cordial, always willing to impart knowledge. I have been trying in the last 51+ years to live up to the high standard he set for us. I will cherish his memory always. And I hope that all these messages of comfort and support help to ease the pain of his passing. Bill Klein London, ON

Elaine and Julian Kotler - 30 days ago

Dear Dolores, Children and Family, We would like to extend deepest sympathies to you for the loss of your beloved Harry. He was an incredible gentleman and will surely be missed.

Beverlee Ashmele - 30 days ago

Dear Delores + Family: Our Community is sadly diminished with Harry's passing... a mensch and a blessed man for all seasons with so many talents and interests.. His personality and exuberance made each encounter an uplifting and joyous experience. How I marvel each time I pass one of our community institutions where his wonderful stone sculptures grace and reach out with open arms....so much like Harry's beautiful smile and warmth. Harry's gifts will always remain a very special tribute to him and an unforgettable legacy. A giant in so many ways! May you find some measure of comfort from the myriad of examples he set for his loving Family >

Evelyn Zolov Boyman - 30 days ago

Dear Mrs. Rosen & Sarah, My sincere sympathy to you and your family on the loss of your beloved Harry. I have wonderful memories of the special times we shared at my parents home. He was modest, caring, fun and a true gentleman. I will never forget Harry. Sincerely, Evelyn

Mark Freedman - 30 days ago

Dear Dolores and Family, I am so sorry to learn of Dr. Harry’ passing. In recent years I feel very fortunate to have crossed paths with him on numerous occasions. Usually I would see him striding down the street, upright and beaming, his demeanor and attitude belying his surgeries and his illness. I always left our encounters feeling enriched to have crossed paths. A great practitioner, a brilliant artist, but above all else a mensch among us all. May God grant him the eternal peace he so deserves, and may you all be spared further sorrow. Mark Freedman

Ivy Rabinovitch - 30 days ago

Dear Delores and family, My very deepest condolences on your loss. I cannot tell you how saddened I was to hear about Dr. Rosen. You both treated us with such kind words and respect. He was a true gentleman. Only good things in the future.Fondly, Ivy Rabinovitch (JPL)

Maxine and Harvey Sigman - 30 days ago

Dear Dolores and family, We learned more about Harry from your offspring today. He was a very inspiring guy. We are inspired by his earth sculptures at Herzl and the LDI daily as we drive into the JGH. They are sources of strength. We will miss him. Please accept our deepest sympathy and know out thoughts are with you. Fondly, Maxine and Harvey

Gladys Aronson - 30 days ago

Bryan and I (Gladys) feel deeply saddened that Harry has recently died of a very difficult illness!. We will cherish our wonderful memories of him and will always remember Harry with much fondness!. He was a true mench! We send our most loving condolences to Dolres, Joy, Paula and Eric and all of their extended family members! We are there with you in spirit and wish that we could have attended his funeral-we will come to the Shiva in Toronto!. Harry really deserves a tremendous celebration of his life, which was so well-lived! With our Love, Gladys and Bryan Aronson and Family

Madeleine Ritz - 30 days ago

Dear Dolores, My deepest sympathy to you and your family. My thoughts are with you at this difficult time. Madeleine Ritz.

Charles Shaikovitz, Haifa - 30 days ago

Please accept my deepest sympathies on Harry"s death. He was an outstanding teacher in Dental School, in the knowledge he imparted, in the skills that he passed on to us, and in the way he treated us, always with a smile and with respect. I certainly tried to live up to his standards in the 52 years of practicing Dentistry.

Hershey Warshawsky - 30 days ago

Dear Family; Please accept our sincerest condolences on the loss o f Harry. A giant man in both stature, dentistry and art. I knew him as a colleague in the Faculty of Dentistry at McGill. He left a giant mark in the practice of dentistry and an everlasting artistic mark on our landscape. His memory will be eternal and a blessing for your family and all who were privileged enough to know him. May he rest in peace. Hershey and Goldie Warshawsky

Gladys Aronson - 30 days ago

Lena & Lionel Teitelbaum - 30 days ago

We are so saddened to hear about the loss your beloved Harry. Our families go back a long time, including Harry’s parents standing up for my parents at their wedding. I also enjoyed the dedication ceremony of a statue donated to the Côte St. Luc Library. The ceremony and statue were outstanding. May the family maintain strength in these difficult times.

Eliezer Trepman - 30 days ago

Dear Delores and family, I appreciate the faithful friendship that you and Harry shared with my parents, and especially your kind, warm spirits. I remember Harry as a solid, intelligent, dignified, accomplished, and humble mentshlech person who set an outstanding example of how to live. May his memory be a blessing to you and the entire community, and may you be spared of any further sorrow. Zayt gezunt un shtark, with love, Eliezer Trepman

Souzi Mhanna - 30 days ago

Dearest Delores, Joy, Paula and Eric, I’m truly sorry for your loss. Even though I knew this day would come, it’s just hard to imagine him not around. He was my inspiration, my mentor, my teacher, my friend and always my helping hand. He has taught me so much of which that resonates most is perseverance, patience, passion and compassion. He has shaped many fond memories for me and I’m sure for many others. I will miss him greatly. He will forever have a special place in my heart. May his soul rest in peace and his memories stay alive. I hope all these warm and heartfelt messages help ease his passing. Love, Souzi Mhanna

Marilyn Schiff - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores and family , The heartbreaking news of Harry’s passing just reached us this morning . A giant among men he truly was and will be greatly missed . Frank and I send our love and deepest condolences. Marilyn

Brenda Epstein - about 1 month ago

Delores and Paula, Irving and I send our most deepest condolences. May you know no further sorrows.

Lois and Bernard Shapiro - about 1 month ago

Dear Dolores and Entire Rosen Family A man among men and always a gentleman. We are all the poorer without him.

Marla Goodwin Zipper - about 1 month ago

Dear Paula, Our heartfelt condolences to you and your family on the passing of your dear father. The impact of his life’s work; professional, artistic, and interpersonal is so evident here, and, just like his magnificent stone sculptures, it too is everlasting. May your memories help to sustain you at this difficult time and may you all be spared further sorrow. Fondly, Marla and Richard Zipper

Bunny Berke - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores & family, There are some people who we feel will live forever; such was the case with your cherished husband, Harry. Years ago, Paul, Harry & I used to horseback ride through the woods together winter, summer, spring & fall; he seemed fearless! I am very sorry for your enormous loss! I send my heartfelt condolences; may you be spared further sorrow. Sincerely, Bunny Berke

Michael Davis (Barbados) - about 1 month ago

More than 2 decades ago, I was most fortunate to land at the door of Dr. Harry Rosen & Dr. Souzi Mahon and together over many, many years, they undid the poor dentistry I had suffered with complex restorative work. With modesty, warmth, kindness, and brilliance, Dr. Rosen routinely undertook challenges impossible for others and always attained success, professionally and in all aspects of life. He was the ultimate professional, sharing himself with his adoring patients, and living life to the fullest with absolutely no regrets. It was a privilege and an honour to know Dr. Rosen who will be missed and appreciated forever by countless many of us. I extend my deepest condolences to the entire Rosen family. May his cherished memory and legacy be a blessing and give strength to his loving family.

Janice Perry - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores, Joy, Paula, Eric Harry is an exemplar of a life lived to the fullest. He is esteemed in his profession but was able to live a balanced, rich life. Family was always so important to him. I have so many wonderful Lake Patrick memories including Harry taking us water skiing, trail work and hiking on "Harry's Trail". I always enjoyed encountering Delores and Harry on swims in the lake. Harry's sculptures will be a lasting legacy. Sending love and my deepest sympathies to you all. Janice and Charlie Perry

Gary Tucker and Andria Brenhouse - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores and Family, Please accept my sincerest condolences on the passing of a wonderful human being and a true gentleman. He will be missed by all whose lives he has touched. May the family be spared further sorrow.

Shirley Corn - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores and family. Harvey and I are so privileged to have spent time with you and Harry. His goodness, twinkling eyes, great smile and joie de vivre made one feel that life is to be enjoyed. He will be missed.

Lisa Rubin - about 1 month ago

Dear Dolores and family, our deepest condolences on the loss of Dr. Rosen. It’s hard to believe he’s gone. It was a privilege to know him and I’m honoured to witness the legacy he’s left behind. Sending you much love and strength during this difficult time. Lisa Rubin & Elan Kunin

Irving and Brenda Epstein - about 1 month ago

Delores, Paula, Stephan, Hanna and Family. Baurch dayan ha-emet. Sorry for your loss. May the family find comfort among all those who mourn and may Harry's memory be for a blessing.

Hershel Bernstein - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores and Family We were deeply saddened by the news of Harry,s passing. I hold fond memories of him as a teacher and colleague during our Mc Gill years and beyond . May all of your wonderful memories be of comfort and a lasting legacy .Deepest condolences to all. Hershel and Ann

Linda - about 1 month ago

Yes, a gentle giant he was!Yet, he made everyone feel equal My memories of him as my riding partner will NEVER be forgotten What a daredevil and great rider he was! Delores and Family my deepest sympathies. Stay Strong. Linda Woloz

Peter and Miriam Safran - about 1 month ago

Dearest Dolores and family, The dentist's dentist, a true teacher to whom generations are grateful. I remember at graduation asking my parents to come and meet the greatest of them all, critical but kind, telling us how but allowing the freedom to fly on our own. Dr. Harry Rosen was so in tune with us all, teaching by example. The best lectures were not showing what he could do ,but how to solve the problem for the patient when things didn't work out. In the early 80's Harry was our first Israel Bond honouree , over 400 dentists came to honour him, but I will never forget his daughters poem on bonds, family bonds.Dr. Rosen's advice to his students was do something special with your life, publish an article, teach , help. We have all been touched by his life, his accomplishments, an example for us all. RIP Dr. Harry Rosen and thank you.

Eunice Mayers - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores and Family: Please accept our most sincere and heartfelt sympathy on the passing of your beloved Harry. Bobby and I feel especially grateful to have known him over these many years. Wishing you healing and strength during this difficult time and may his memory be for a blessing. Love, Eunice and Bobby

Andrew Toeman - about 1 month ago

Dear Dolores & family, My deepest condolences. The passing of this gentleman giant has left us with a terrible feeling of emptiness. He was everything to which all dentists aspire: a brilliant professional, a superb mentor, a accomplished artist & above all a mensch.

Jerry Golick - about 1 month ago

My condolences to the entire family. My parents were good friends with both Harry and Delores. Harry was about as charming, creative and wonderful a person as I could ever imagine. I know he will greatly missed.

Eleanor Latsky - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores, My deepest sympathy to you and your family on the loss of your dear husband ,Harry . My thoughts are with you in your time of sorrow Eleanor Roth

Leonard Rosenthall - about 1 month ago

So very sorry to hear of Harry's passing. He is one of a kind and will be sorely missed. My cordial condolences.

Saul Levine - about 1 month ago

My deepest condolences to Harry’s entire family. May his memory help you through this most difficult time. How can one give a sincere tribute to a man whose kindness and gentle manner shone through his being as a teacher at McGill? Besides being a successful dental professional, Harry knew well how to handle the fragile egos of his students. I can truthfully say that Harry really knew how to teach! He never denigrated your meagre efforts in those learning years. He always offered alternative methods without bruising your ego. Although we practiced in the same city, our offices were very distant. The only times we ever met were at dental lectures. Five years on I was still addressing Harry as ‘sir’. Harry always smiled, offering a sincere handshake when we met. More than that, when I served as president of the Mount Royal Dental Society, he was the first to congratulate me. Later on, our dental society sponsored family picnics at a colleague’s riding stable. Harry didn’t participate in the picnic as his children were already adults, but often he was riding inside the riding ring. Wow did he impress with his elegant stature, confidently astride his steed. Then, many years later I was fortunate enough to employ Harry’s lab technician George. I not only heard stories of Harry’s expertise as a dentist and his kindness to his patients, but also his competence as a stone artist. In later years, George was moving the rocks and stones for Harry and loving it. I could go on, but I think you can see my understanding of Harry being a real renaissance man. A life well-lived for a giant of a man. Harry, “Ave atque vale”!! “Hail and farewell”!! Saul Levine (Toronto)

Jocelyne Feine - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores and Family, I am so sorry to hear that Harry has passed. He was a very special and talented man, whose contributions throughout the years have made a difference in many lives. He will be missed. I send you my deepest condolences. Jocelyne

Janis Levine - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores and Family, Harry was a great friend to my father, Bob Levine and my Dad often spoke of “the dancing dentist”. I too had the opportunity to ski with Harry and to celebrate in the dedication of his magnificent sculptures. He belonged to a generation of amazing gentlemen and will be sorely missed! Janis

Nancy Cleman - about 1 month ago

Dear Mrs Rosen and family My heartfelt condolences on the loss of your husband, father and grandfather. He has left so many wonderful sculptures and tributes around the city which we admire. He was always friendly and kind no matter if he knew you well or not. You were a wonderful team to watch. Daniel Turp asked me to extend his condolences and thank you again for the kindness you extended him at the hospital. Bartha and Daniel also extend their condolences to Stephen and Paula and family, My your memories give you comfort during this difficult time. Nancy Cleman

Bonny Mager-Oppenheim - about 1 month ago

Dearest Cousins Dolores, Joy and Larry, Paula, Eric and all the Family: Our heartfelt thoughts of sympathy go out to you on Harry's passing. Although we knew of his recent illness, it is still a shock to know he has passed and lost his fight. Dr. Harry was revered in our family. We boasted about his achievements in dentistry---he was the Best! We loved him for his charm, his caring and his devotion to the family. He was the true Renaissance Man. Dolores and Harry were the perfect couple...a wonderful example of friendship, love and companionship (so rare). My husband Steve and I were fortunate to have both of you attend Steve's birthday dinner party at Il Cortile recently, and we shared a fun night. Who could predict he would be gone so fast. Previously, we enjoyed dinner and a late night tour that he gave us in Montreal, so proud of his sculptures at Jewish General and Little Hercules at the Children's Hospital. He said "these will be here long after me"---and so it is. His legacy is unsurpassed. We were truly blessed to have him in our family. I know that my late mother Lily (Mager) and Auntie Florence, who worshipped him, will be greeting him at heaven's gates and they will all laugh, sing and play the piano, and enjoy each other again as always. Dolores, stay strong...you lost your soul mate, just remember the good times. We will be in touch soon. With all our love. Cousins Bonny and Steve (Hallandale Beach & Miami, Florida)

angela nevard - about 1 month ago

Dearest Delores, Paula and family, My heartfelt sympathies to all of you. What a beautifully written tribute to him. It complements what I knew of him as a kind and wise man. May his memory be a blessing. With love

Shirley Merowitz - about 1 month ago

Dear Joy and Rosen family, My heartfelt condolences to you on the passing of your father, husband, and grandfather. May all the wonderful memories of him sustain you during this difficult time.

Judy and Harley - about 1 month ago

Dearest Joy (and family), we share your sadness at the loss of Harry. We know how central he was to your lives and to the many communities with which he interacted. He will be mourned and misses by all. May the wonderful memories you made with him throughout your lives, be a comfort in the years ahead. Our sympathy and support are with you at this difficult time.

Mike Percio - about 1 month ago

I was so fortunate to have met Dr Harry Rosen . He was truly a special person and I was lucky to have had him as an instructor in my residency . He inspired me and his mentorship allowed me to become the capable dentist that I am today My sincere condoleances go out to Mrs Rosen and family

Brian Sarwer-Foner - about 1 month ago

Dear, Delores, Joy, Paula, Eric, and the whole Rosen Clan, Harry's passing is a great, great loss. He was a truly remarkable man! Heartfelt Condolences from myself and all the Sarwer-Foners.

Gerry Rudick - about 1 month ago

To Delores and family, I was shocked and saddened this morning when I read the Gazette and saw Harry's name....... he was a true Mensch in every sense of the word. He was not shy to share with his students his life, his loves, his talents and his hobbies.....he inspired all of us to try hard, be creative and reach for the top........ and to know him throughout my dental student years until more than 50 years later was truely a blessing, and an honor.

Doug Hamilton - about 1 month ago

Our most sincere condolences to the Rosen family. Harry Rosen was my teacher and mentor in my early career. His lectures and teaching were foundational to my practice life. More than this though, Harry was an inspiration. He taught me to love my profession and the people we aeece

Roni Shefler Heft - about 1 month ago

Dancing feet, magic hands, smiling face are the warm memories of this unique gentleman. My deepest condolences to Dolores and family on this profound loss. I imagine that dear Mel has a great friend and colleague for everlasting company. May you have long life. Roni Shefler Heft

Barbara & Stanley Plotnick - about 1 month ago

Dear Dolores, our thoughts are very much with you, and the family, and our sadness at the passing of a true gentleman, a man always with a welcoming smile, and a warm greeting. But his memory will not only live on in those who loved him but in so many who are touched by the many pieces of wonderful art throughout our city. Be strengthened by wonderful memories and the support of family and friends

Lillian and Morris Goodman - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores , our heartfelt sympathy on the loss of your beloved Harry. We enjoyed so many interesting discussions with him over the years on so many different topics. It’s hard to believe that vital force is no longer with us.

Alexandra Yanofsky - about 1 month ago

Dear Dolores and family, my heart goes out to you. For those reading these memories, I’d like to share this special one. Up North, showing us his stone work (both how he amazingly made use of the boulders from the lake to landscape and build over the decades, and some of his sculptures), we came to his Woman sculpture (based on Venus on the half shell). Me: I like that she has a round tummy. Harry: Of course! She’s a WOMAN, not a girl! What a wonderful man. Much love to the family in this time of loss.

Sheila and Herb Greenwald - about 1 month ago

Dear Dolores and Family Our deepest sympathies to you all on the loss of your beloved Harry All the accolades expressed are what we too feel As a dentist I always tried to live up to Harry’s high expectations On faculty council it was a pleasure to work with Harry He will certainly be missed in many venues Long life Sorry we are not in town to pay our respects personallyAbeila and Herb Greenwald

Sue Carol Isaacson - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores My heart is sad- sad for you and your family and for all of us who had the privilege of being part of Harry’s life But my heart is joyful- joyful because thinking of Harry brings a smile to my face as I remember his laugh and the exhuberance he brought to any room he entered . He danced through life with the best and most wonderful partner anyone could ever have . That’s the image that will be imprinted in my mind forever Love Sue Carol

Bernard Mayantz - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores, You have my deepest condolences. The world has lost a true gentleman. Dr. Rosen was a great teacher. He pushed us as students to think beyond what we knew and inspired in us a confidence to be better individuals. Thank you for your kind words and teachings Dr. Rosen. You will always be in my thoughts. Bernie Mayantz

Harriet Klein - about 1 month ago

I had the pleasure of working for Dr. Rosen back in the 80's. He was the kindest most generous dentist that I have ever worked for. My deepest sympathies to Delores and the whole family. He will be missed and never forgotten.

Doris Steinberg - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores and family, I am so sorry for your loss. When I first knew Dr. Rosen as a patient I enjoyed his recountings of how his marvelous sculptures came to be. So I felt it was destiny when we reconnected recently and worked together to bring his latest fantastic work to life. It will be a testament to his creativity, great talent, and determination. Dr. Rosen was a kind and caring man and a true gentleman. It was my privilege to know him. Please accept my deepest condolences.

Barouyr Toukhmanian - about 1 month ago

Dear Mrs. Rosen and family, Please accept my deepest sympathies to you and the entire family. I had the great privilege of being one of Dr. Rosen’s many students. He was a great dentist, teacher, artist and family man. Every day of my life I try to emulate him. I remember years ago when he invited all the residents to his house for supper and he made a memorable toast that I carry with me all these years. He wished for us the same great fortune he has had in his career and most of all in his family life. May he Rest In Peace, I will always remember him and his kindness.

Regina Halpern - about 1 month ago

Sincere condolences to Dr. Rosen's family. Though I never met him in person, I greatly admired his amazing sculptures and started looking out for them all over the city. Am so grateful that we have his beautiful work in Côte St. Luc. Baruch Dayan Emet.

Lynda Gould - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores - Harry will be remembered by many for his kindness and creativity. My deepest condolences.

Nicole Allio - about 1 month ago

My condolences to the family and friends of Dr Harry Rosen. I never met Dr Rozen but his sculptures make my heart dance and my soul smile every time I see them at the Y and in front of the Segal Centre. Dr Rozen brought joy to this world and I am grateful. His memory will be a blessing.

Riva & Tom Hecht - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores Tom and I are deeply saddened by the loss of your beloved Harry. He was a gift to our community for his warmth, his many talents and his generosity. He will be sorely missed by all. May his memory be a blessing to you and your precious family. With great affection, Riva & Tom Hecht .

Evelyn Kape - about 1 month ago

Dear Dolores and family, So sorry to hear of Harry's passing. He was a great and talented man. Known him for many years actually schoolmates. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Evelyn Kape

Lorraine Javet - about 1 month ago

Our deepest and most sincere condolences to all of the Rosen family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. From all of these beautiful messages, I am sorry I did not have the opportunity to meet Dr. Rosen. Marc (Javet) my brother always had very very kind words in regards to Dr. Rosen..... sincerely Lorraine Javet

Susan Penner - about 1 month ago

Dear Dolores and family Harvey and I send our heartfelt sympathies to you all. Our families were somewhat entwined in the early years. Your daughters babysat, Eric was a friend to Stephen and Dolores always left me laughing. Harry was the strong patriarch to you all. Susan and Harvey.

EDWARD AND FREYDA FELLOWS, HOLLYWOOD , FLORIDA - about 1 month ago

DEAR DELORES AND ROSEN FAMILY: PLEASE ACCEPT OUR DEEPEST CONDOLENCES ON THE LOSS OF HARRY! AS I READ THROUGH THE VARIOUS CONDOLENCES , I READ EVERYTHING THAT I WOULD HAVE SAID ABOUT HIM AS A DENTIST, TEACHER , ARTIST AND GENTLEMAN. HOWEVER WHAT WAS NOT SAID WAS HOW HOW HE INFLUENCED MY LIFE AND CAREER. I ALSO HAD A ST. URBAIN STREET CHILDHOOD, STUDIED ART WITH ARTHUR LISMER AT THE MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ART AND BECAME A COMMERCIAL ARTIST, AND THEN DECIDED TO GO TO MCGILL UNIVERSITY, FACULTY OF DENTISTRY WHERE I MET DR. HARRY ROSEN . I ALWAYS APPRECIATED HIS HONEST ADVICE, HIS TEACHING ABILITY , HIS CREATIVITY, AND ALWAYS HAVING HIS STUDENTS "BACKS" AFTER GRADUATION AND 16 YEARS OF PRACTICE IN MONTREAL, WE MOVED TO HOLLYWOOD, FLORIDA WHERE REMEMBERING HARRY'S FEELINGS ABOUT HIS PROFESSION AND ATTITUDE TOWARDS HIS STUDENTS AND PATIENTS, I DID MY VERY BEST TO EMULATE HARRY. I NOW HAVE BEEN IN PRACTICE FOR OVER 57 YEARS, AND STILL PRACTICE AND TEACH DENTISTRY AS AN ADJUNCT PROFESSOR AT NOVA SOUTHEASTERN COLLEGE OF DENTAL MEDICINE SINCE ITS INCEPTION OVER 21 YEARS AGO. I ALSO TEACH DENTAL ASSISTANTS AND DENTAL HYGIENISTS AT BROWARD COLLEGE IN FT. LAUDERDALE FOR 40 YEARS WITH THE SAME LOVE AND CARE THAT HARRY EXHIBITED. ALL THIS DEFINITELY BECAUSE OF MY MEETING WITH DR. HARRY ROSEN AND HIS INFLUENCE OVER ME AT MCGILL 60 YEARS AGO! MAY HE REST IN PEACE !

Josie Nudo - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores and family, I was deeply saddened to hear of Harry's passing. He ranked among the best professors we've had at McGill. His passion, enthusiasm, talent, compassion and sheer joy made him the most effective teacher and mentor. I will always cherish the time I worked with Harry. Aldo joins me in expressing our very deepest sympathies. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your lovely family. May the happy memories surface quickly to comfort you through these difficult times. Josie and Aldo

Joyce Becker - about 1 month ago

Dear Dolores and Family, We were so saddened to read that Harry passed away. Our deepest sympathies, he was such a special guy! We know he will be greatly missed. Joyce & Jeremy Becker

Robert Dorion - about 1 month ago

Dear Dolores and family. I was saddened to hear of Harry’s passing. His professional, educational, personal and philanthropic accomplishments were wide-ranging and generous. He was a mentor to so many dentists and his teachings reflected his excellence of practice. His presence has marked us all and he will be sorely be missed. Please accept my most sincere and heartfelt condolences. Bob Dorion.

Herb & Shelley Ptack - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores & Family Shelley and I were so saddened to learn about Harry's passing. He was a great teacher and innovator in our profession. All who attended his lectures took something home with them on returning to their practice. He will be greatly missed by our profession. May his memory be a source of strength to you and your family Shelley & Herb

Harvey Faigan - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores and Rosen Family, Rosalie and I were very saddened to learn of the passing of our beloved Harry. What a great man- When I was in Dental School he was my hero and mentor, a great teacher and gentleman the students respected.Harry was so talented- from his great ability as a dentist and teacher to his artistic achievments as a sculptor. But most of all, Harry was a Mensh- to his friends and aquaintences and to the community.. Delores and Family- please accept Rosalie and my heartfelt condolences on yourloss.

Carole Prussin Blank - about 1 month ago

Dear Rosen Family, I am so sorry to hear of Dr Rosen's passing. I always remember our late mother's praising him when he worked on her smile over the years. Just recently I was delighted to see him at the Cote St Luc Library at the dedication of one of his pieces. He will long be remembered for both his talent as a dentist and as a sculptor of such unusual works. My thoughts are with you at this very difficult time. Sincerely, Carole Prussin Blank

Maureen Glazer - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores & Family, I was saddened to hear of Harry's passing. My sincere condolences to you & your family. Maureen

Elaine Harris & David Cohen - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores: Although we knew how ill Harry was, it was still hard to see the obituary today. We are in Europe, but have you in our hearts and thoughts. Harry's life will be remembered as one lived with grace. We will be in touch when we return at the end of the month. Meanwhile our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Warmly, Elaine & David

Shirley Garfinkle - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores and family, So sorry to hear of Harry’s passing, My heart is with you. Shirley

SHARON naimer - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores and beautiful family, so sorry for the news of this awesome man, and sad that we can not be with you. I saw all of you rally around him for the past few weeks and know he left this world for the next in peace. We are thinking of you our very deepest sympathy to you all your neighbors the Naimer’s

Donna Rosenberg - about 1 month ago

Ah, dear Delores, dear Rosens. The earth is less bright now, for good. We send our condolences and our love to you. Donna & Roy

Philip Magder - about 1 month ago

My deepest sympathies to the Rosen family on your loss. He was a truly great man.

Andrew Silver - about 1 month ago

As the son of the late Dr. Ike Silver, student and later partner of Dr. Harry Rosen, the Silver family expresses our sincere condolences to Dolores and the Rosen family.

Mark Lazare - about 1 month ago

To the family of the late Dr. Rosen, As a student, and graduate dentist I only have very fond memories of Dr. Rosen. I am sure you will be comforted with this outpouring of condolences.

Robert and Denyse Langlais - about 1 month ago

Dr. Rosen is one of my Professors at McGill who I remember and cherish the most. He was a true gentleman and always treated us students with a high degree of patience. He had the highest expectations from us and made certain we overcame any and all difficulties with our studies in operative dentistry. When I myself became a dental educator I always tried to emulate DR. Rosen's approach to teaching. I would characterize his approach as "Patience with High Expectations" of everyone regardless of our various natural skills and learning abilities. Though his passing saddens me enormously. please accept my heartfelt condolences especially to his family and also to his many friends. Harry: we will miss you but we will not forget the wonderful lessons, skills and friendship you gave us. Robert Langlais (San Antonio Tx)

Jewel Lowenstein - about 1 month ago

Dear Dolores, Our thoughts are with you and your wonderful family at this difficult time. Please know that we hope you find strength from the many memories you share of Dr. Harry who was so talented and so caring. Jewel and Paul Lowenstein

Harvey Wiener - about 1 month ago

Dear Dolores and Family, I was deeply saddened to hear of Harry‘s passing. I have read what so many of my colleagues and friends have already written and they have said all that I feel and would wish to express to you and your family as well. Harry’s mentorship and influence was appreciated not only in Montreal but all over the world. For all of us who he touched, whether as a teacher, friend, husband or father he stood out as a solitary example of someone we all would wish to emulate. His influence was profound and I feel so fortunate that I was able to tell him this personally on many occasions over the years. The likes of Harry Rosen will never be forgotten. He was simply the best of the best. May you and your family be spared any further sorrows. Harvey Wiener ( Fort Lauderdale, Florida)

Rudolf Postema - about 1 month ago

Please accept my most sincere condolences to Dr. Harry Rosen's extended family. I have always profoundly respected him as a human being, educator and dental practitioner. May he rest in peace.

Perry Goldberg - about 1 month ago

Little did I know the day Harry, Delores and their young daughter Joy walked down the road to our country house at Lake Patrick and ultimately bought the house next door to us, the impact Harry would have on my life…redirecting me from a planned career in architecture to one in dentistry and ultimately to Prosthodontics. The path that he set me upon, the challenges he placed before me as a friend, teacher and mentor were both compelling and motivating. Harry’s approach to dentistry and to life were truly inspirational and I will be forever grateful for the role he played in my life. I pray for comfort and Shalom for Delores and the entire Rosen family in this difficult time. Blessings, Perry

Mark Egan - about 1 month ago

Dear Rosen Family: My heart is with you.

Perry Goldberg - about 1 month ago

Little did I know the day Harry, Delores and their young daughter Joy walked down the road to our country house at Lake Patrick and shortly after bought the house next door to us, the impact Harry would have on my life. He redirected me from a planned career in architecture to one in dentistry and ultimately on to Prosthodontics. The path that he set me upon and the challenges he placed before me as a friend, teacher and mentor were both compelling and motivating. Harry's approach to dentistry and to life were truly inspirational and I will be forever grateful for the role he played in my life. I pray for comfort and Shalom for Delores and the entire Rosen family in this difficult time. Blessings, Perry

George Fortier - about 1 month ago

Harry was a great instructor back in the late 60’s when I was at McGill.

Arthur Greenspoon - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores and Rosen Family, Sheila & I were so saddened to learn that Harry had passed away. The obituary says so much and is all so true,but no words can say how much Harry meant to Montreal and in particular McGill Dentistry. We will all miss him. Sheila & Arthur Greenspoon

Gary Freedman - about 1 month ago

Dear Dolores and Family Rosen, Gary and I sent our sincere sympathies and heartfelt condolences on the sad loss of your beloved Harry. Richa Freedman

Myrna Gotfrit - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores and family,It was pleasure and an honour to have worked with both you and Harry for many months.His interest and input in the project, made it even more enjoyable.He loved explaining and telling anyone involved ,all about his work and accomplishments.May you find comfort in your beautiful memories, Myrna and Phil

Gordon Schneider - about 1 month ago

I am so sorry for your loss. Harry was always an inspiration to me. Lynda ‘s cap has lasted for 54 years ! We both hope that your wonderful memories will help you during this sad time.

Frank Guttman - about 1 month ago

DEAR DOLORES & FAMILY: Harry was a great husband, and a great father, great dentist and a great sculptor. He moved rocks with great facility and inventiveness WE join with his many friends to express our deepest sympathy, We will all miss him very much. Frank

Hanani and Naomi Rapoport - about 1 month ago

Dear Joy, So sorry to hear about your dad z”l! A big hug of support from me and Naomi. May your dad Rest In Peace! Our deepest condolences to you and your family. Love,

Lois & Danny Miller - about 1 month ago

Thinking of you and sharing your sadness.

Karen Adelman - about 1 month ago

Dear the entire Rosen family. Seeing Harry name on Paperman website brought lots of tears to my eyes. The ADELMAN ROSEN families shared a lot of memories together . Cherish all his great memories, he was a very special man Love Karen

Barbara Sederoff - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores and family Please accept my sincere sympathy on the passing of an exceptional man,Dr Harry Rosen. He was compassionate and talented. Hopefully wonderful memories will sustain you at this sad time. Barbara Sederoff

Marilyn Mitchell - about 1 month ago

Dear Dolores and Family. How very, very saddened I was to hear of Harry's illness only two days before his passing! Had I known earlier, I most certainly would have been in touch to come and see him and let you both know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Harry was always one of my favorite people! When I was only a child, I asked him to wait for me to grow up so that I could marry him! Well, obviously, that didn't happen, but other things did...... At 8 years old, Erev Yom Kippur, I smashed my teeth on the handlebars of my bicycle. In a panic, my mother called Harry who opened his office to wire my teeth in place . Subsequently, as a teenager, with his amazing talent, he constructed a bridge for my front teeth, which now, 50 years later, is still there. At every family wedding, I looked forward to the opportunity of dancing with him which was truly a joy! When Auntie Faigee came to Montreal, Harry took us to where he was working on his latest sculpture and we felt so honored and privileged to be shown his magnificent creation "up close and personal". Harry seemed to be the patriarch of the family and there was an unspoken understanding that we could come to him with any issues if necessary. In recent years, Hugh and I thoroughly enjoyed the evenings we spent out together with you and Harry. Our men seemed to have so much in common, one in dentistry, the other in medicine. Although we didn't have contact on a regular basis, just knowing that he "was there" was wonderful. We certainly will miss his laugh and warmth at future simchas. May the memories of the happy times help to get you through this difficult period. Love from Hugh & myself.

Lottie & Mel Shevell - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores & Family We were so shocked and saddened to hear of the passing of Harry. He surely can be regarded as one of the foremost dentists in Montreal and probably in Canada as well, He has been my foremost inspiration as to how I practiced dentistry and I so often have said that he taught me most everything I knew. His influence on me as a teacher along side of him was profound and I will always be grateful for having known him as my mentor , friend and colleague He will missed by so many. Our thoughts are with you.

Ann and David Kruger - about 1 month ago

Dear Dolores and family.please accept our deepest and condolences on the passing of Harry

Pearl Craft - about 1 month ago

My dear Delores My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this very sad time. He will be missed by all

Pearl Craft - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores

Monte Bail - about 1 month ago

The biographical discussion of Harry, with his nice photo, was so eloquent, so true and to the point, but I read it not from a distance, but as being immersed in it. It so well and perfectly describes Harry. It is "right there", just like Harry always was, in everything he did, and with everyone he was with. I am deeply grateful that this biographical piece does such beautiful justice to him, and keeps alive the person that was Harry. I also must say that I agree with everything said by my brother Jeff, in his note; actually, I could not have expressed those reflections and sentiments any better, and I feel like I could have written an exactly similar note. I am privileged to say that I had an opportunity to basically live with the Rosen family for years, and I spent tons of time with Harry, skiing, folk dancing, horseback riding, swimming, sailing, water skiing, hiking and biking, and just hanging out. We spent many hours together, talking about the world, family, and things, in his car, on chair lifts, at the stable, driving to go skiing and horseback riding. I feel so lucky that I have had Harry in my life, for all of my life. He and Delores have been and are so much a part of my life, and I still have him in me. I will cherish that presence for as long as I live. I really loved and admired Harry, and I am going to sorely miss him. He was always a role model, mentor, family, and good friend to me, and my mom absolutely adored him. To all family members, and good friends of Harry, I reach out to you, so that we may support each other, to sustain each other, as we deal with this loss

Eileen & Herb Borsuk - about 1 month ago

Dear Dolores and family, We are so very sorry to hear of Harry’s passing, and even sorrier that we won’t be able to attend the funeral, as we are presently in Cambodia. The loss is great to you, the family, but so very great as well, to the dental community, the artistic community, and to all who knew him. He was a mentor to many, including Herb, and will be sorely missed. We are so grateful to have had the opportunity recently to have had dinner at your home, and to share the blessing of being in Harry’s company. He was many things, but above all, a true Mench. May you find comfort in your beautiful memories, and the love that is being shown to you now from everyone who knew him. Eileen & Herb

Wendy Corn - about 1 month ago

Dear Dolores and family. I am so saddened to learn about Harry's passing. I came to know him well when he donated and installed the beautiful statue on the lawn of Mount Sinai Hospital. He was such a fine man and it was an honour to work with him on the project. He will be missed but his spirit lives on as he will be remembered through his beautiful works of art. May you be spared further sorrow.

Roz Ornstein (Lester) - about 1 month ago

Dear Deloris and family, How sorry I am to learn of Harry’s death. Many years ago we were fellow folk dancers at the J..P.P.S . I remember how lovely you and Harry were as a couple dancing together and how charming Harry was especially with those more shy . There were also dancing workshops at your beautiful and cozy home where we enjoyed you and Harry’s warm hospitality . I am so sorry for your loss Deloris. Please accept my heartfelt condolences. Fondly, Roz .

Selina and Steven Smith - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores and thevRosem family. I would like to express my deepest condolences on your loss. I have only known Harry for a short period of time and have respect for his zest for life and . May. You be spared further sorrow by the memories you have of him.

Freda Browns - about 1 month ago

Dearest Family Rosen, Words cannot express what we feel in our hearts at the passing of Harry. We shall always hold onto our wonderful memories and hope that your memories of him will provide solace and healing to all of you. Love, Freda and Irwin

Ellen Kleinman - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores and Family, It is the end of an era for Montreal dentistry. Harry served as a mentor for my late husband Ezra Kleinman and myself. I remember meeting you both on a train to Toronto to an AO convention in 1964. We were both so in awe of you both and your beautiful and warm relationship. His warmth was so real even as we met at Chalet BBQ. He was a very special man. Harry attended the funeral of my husband last November. It meant so much to me. My deepest condolences to you ay this sad and difficult time. Ellen Kleinman

Warren Libman, DDS, MSD - about 1 month ago

Dear Rosen Family, So sorry for your loss of this great man. I still vividly remember his dental school lectures from 35 years ago. He was probably my first inspiration to become a prosthodontist. And I admittedly recycled one of his great lectures in my teaching years in the University of Washington dental school. He was a brilliant dentist and certainly an influence on my life.

Bunny and Mort Lechter - about 1 month ago

Dear Dolores and Family, we are so deeply saddened by the loss of a Wonderful, kind ,talented , caring Gentleman. Please accept our deepest condolences. With wishes for Long Life, Bunny and Morty Lechter.

JEFF A BAIL - about 1 month ago

To The Rosen Family, My Most Dear and Special Canadian Cousins I am deeply saddened and somewhat shellshocked that Harry has passed away. He was my hero throughout my life as you know. From the day I was a little kid, I always understood the special relationship, through my mom's close extended family upbringing in Montreal with Harry and his family on St. Urbain. Our family will forever be connected deeply, spiritually, and with the greatest affection, respect and admiration.....Harry will live within us forever. Beyond being my hero, he was my mentor and he was committed to opening up the world to me that was impossible to experience from the gritty Brooklyn streets where I was born and raised once my mom married and left Montreal to live in America. Harry took it upon himself to teach me about the wonders of the world. He taught me how to snow ski, and how to water ski, he would take bike rides with me in Westmount and talk with me about life and how I could achieve my dreams by working hard and staying the course. He was always there for me, and with my parents and my brother, he is the one person in my life who I can say has made me who I am today and how my esprit de corps and positive energy force lives within me. He always loved to discuss his interests with me, not to impress me, but to instill within me the positive power of thinking and how anything is possible with hard work and commitment. But it was so hard not to be impressed, because frankly, Harry was the most talented, most creative and most eloquent person I have ever met. I was always impressed with his world-class Dentistry career, and I often bragged to people about how he travelled the world lecturing on prosthodontics, but also, I was always so intrigued about how people around the world would come to Montreal for their dental needs because we was the best in the world in prosthodontics. I remember days when I would visit Montreal and would come to his practice and sit next to him while he conducted intricate and incredible procedures, it was just a fascinating experience and I always left with pride and admiration, but, or course with deep love and respect for Harry. This is a sad time. Our entire family tree (uncles, cousins, aunts and my immediate family) always revered Harry, he was the shining light for our entire family.....always. I will miss Harry sooooo much for the rest of my life. I will never forget how Harry visited my Mom when my Dad was in poor health and how he provided my Mom with support and comfort. I remember once he just flew into Brooklyn to visit my Mom at her apartment and I was there, and he just came to be there, no more no less, just to show support. He was a brother to my mom, not a cousin, their relationship was special and that has always been and will always be special. I always considered his father, Edel as my uncle, I always called Edel Uncle Edel, that was because our close knit relationship was true family and kindred love that can never be replicated. We are so fortunate that Harry was able to attend the funeral of my dad and many years later the funeral of my mom. At both funerals we were honored to have Harry give a Eulogy, which I will never forget. Truly inspirational and uplifting, and spoken in a tone that was soft and heartfelt. Although my mom and dad were not alive to attend the marriage of our son Tyler to Betsy two years ago, it was comforting to have Harry be a part of the wedding, we loved experiencing the wedding with Harry and Delores because the spirit of my parents lived within them and they were looking down with good fortune upon all of us. And so, my wife Taryn and our two boys Tyler and Austin want to offer my deepest condolences to the Rosen family. I am confident that Harry will be in heaven with all of our deceased loved ones and no doubt the yiddush dancing will continue up there with lots of laughter and love. G-d bless you Harry, you are and will always be an incredible human being, and the world is a better place because of you, and we are all better people because of you. I love you Harry and will never forget everything you have done for me in my life. Jeff Bail and family

Evelyn Shrier and Henry Geniele - about 1 month ago

My dear Delores and the Rosen Family: This is one of the times when words fail me... I can only offer my most heartfelt sympathy to all who loved Harry... He will not be forgotten; his memory and his sculptures will live on forever... May you all enjoy long life filled with good health and be strong for each other... Fondly, ~E~

Sandramintz - about 1 month ago

Dear Delores and family, Steve and extend our deepest sympathies to the family on the loss of Harry. This man had such a passion for so many things and achieved numerous awards for his dedicated work . We were present at many of his award ceremonies. What we will never forget was, when Harry addressed a crowd, Delores was in the corner listening and approving everything Harry said. What a dynamic couple! May all his achievements bring good thoughts during this sad time. Sandra and Steve Mintz

natalie &asher garbuz - about 1 month ago

DEAR DOLORES AND FAMILY......PLEASE ACCEPT OUR SINCEREST CONDOLENCES ON YOUR LOSS OF HARRY.HE WILL CERTAINLY BE MISSED BY MANY WE HOPE THAT THE WONDERFUL MEMORIES THAT HE LEAVES FOR YOU WILL SUSTAIN YOU NOW AND IN THE FUTURE....NATALIE AND ASHER............