Merle Powell

Funeral Service: Sunday, December 30, 2018 at 10:00 AM
Paperman & Sons
Shiva: Sunday, December 30, 2018 to
Friday, January 04, 2019

Shiva at her son's home
Shiva Details: Shiva hours: from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. daily until Friday morning
Cemetery: Kehal Israel Memorial Park
Donations: Ovarian Cancer Research fund c/o Jewish General Hospital Foundation (514) 340-8251.

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173 Condolences

Joyce & Lloyd Prizant & family - 7 days ago

Dear Anthony, Marissa & Family, we are so sorry to hear of the passing of your beloved mom, mother-in-law,& grandmother. It’s so hard, so painful to lose a parent. No matter the age, a mother is always young to her children. We wish you , your Dad & Family strength & courage. You are in our hearts, love the Prizants

Tami Zuckerman - 8 days ago

Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Merle. Geri, we know what a dear friend Merle was to you and we wish you strength during this difficult time. With Love, Tami, Carl and Noah

Warren Hersh - 10 days ago

Dear Anthony and family My deepest condolences on your loss. May all your great memories inspire you as you move forward through life. Warren Hersh WH

Robin Gorn - 11 days ago

I am saddened to hear that my cousin Merle's sparkling and loving presence is no longer with us. She was always a joy to be around at family gatherings. My deepest condolences to Harvey and family in your time of loss.

Vivian kujavsky - 12 days ago

Dear Anthony and family, We were so shocked and saddened to learn of your mother’s passing.Hopefully your fond memories will help sustain you and your family during this difficult time. Fondly Vivian and Allan Kujavsky

Marguerite Kirby (Maggie Doherty) - 13 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony, and family,, I am so sorry for your loss. I didn't know Merle very well but I do know that she was a kind and beautiful woman--and the many messages of sympathy and the tributes attest to Merle's goodness. Please accept my deepest condolences on your wife and mother's passing. God grant you peace and comfort as you go forward.

Franceen Goodman Finesilver - 13 days ago

Dear Rena and Family,I was away and just heard about Nerle’s passing today.My mother ,Ruth ,and I want to send our sincere condolences and wish you and your whole family no more sorrow.May Merle Rest In Peace.Warmly,Franceen

Daniel Zuckerman - 13 days ago

Dear Anthony, Marissa and Harvey, I am so sorry for your loss of such a wonderful woman. I only new Merle for about a year and I really enjoyed being her friend. Geri spoke so highly of her and all I ever saw in her was Geri's description. I will miss her jovial presence. I was so sorry to be away for the funeral and Shiva but I was thinking of her every day. At the start of this new year I wish you strength and know you will cherish for now and forever, all the happy memories you and she shared together.

Marsha Schaffer - 13 days ago

Dear Harvey: I was deeply saddened when I read about Merle. My most sincere condolences to you and your family. Marsha Schaffer (Liberman) Fort Lee, N.J.

John Cusmariu - 14 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony and family, I was so shocked and saddened to hear of Merle's passing. I have only the fondest memories of her. May you be comforted by the wonderful memories you have and be spared any further sorrow. Warm regards John Cusmariu

Jason Berger and Family - 14 days ago

Dear Anthony, Harvey, Marissa, and family, On behalf of Jordana and the entire Berger family, I want to express our deepest condolences to you. May Merle's memory be a blessing to you all.

Leslie Weitzman - 14 days ago

Dear Anthony and family. Please accept my sincere and deepest condolences. My thoughts are with you.

Mark lazar - 15 days ago

To Harvey and Anthony and the Powell Family my condolences on the passing of Merle. I remember first meeting her over 40 years ago and her smile, kind words and goodness were always there. She was a very special person and I will always have fond memories of her. May your memories provide you comfort during this time of sorrow. Mark

Marla Stromberg - 15 days ago

Dear Harvey and Anthony, My deepest condolences for the loss of your beloved Merle. I remember Merle from the early 80's, when we were neighbours on Earnscliffe. She was such a beautiful woman inside and out. You both trusted me with looking after your tiny baby Anthony! I have such fond memories of those days. May you be spared further sorrow and take comfort in knowing how much Merle was loved. xxxx

Arnie and Lili Yesovitch - 15 days ago

Dear Harvey and family, We are so sorry to hear of Merle's passing! Please accept our most sincere condolences. May your loving memories carry your through this time. BDE.

Thelma Orzeck - 15 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony, and family We were so very sorry to hear of Merle’s passing. We only met her a few times, but we will remember how warm and friendly she always was. Our deepest sympathies go out to all of you. Thelma and Jeffrey

helen guttman - 16 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony, Marissa, and Rena: we are saddened to hear of your loss....such a vibrant, fun-loving woman. Although I did not know her well, Allan remembers her as a gorgeous 20 year old, and she was gorgeous to the end. May you take comfort in your memories and we know she will live in your hearts forever. Allan and Helen Guttman.

Trudy Cusmariu Ain and Aaron Ain - 16 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony and family We were deeply saddened to know of Merle's passing... Merle was always so kind, caring and interested in everyone that was in her presence.. I can hear her laughter now and see her beautiful smile. She will be missed by so many friends and families.... with love to you all... Trudy and Aaron .

Elaine Cohen - 16 days ago

Dear Family, Deepest sympathy on the loss of a beautiful lady, who took an interest in everyone she encountered. I met Merle when she worked at CJN. I appreciated her camaraderie and kindness.

Steve Goldenberg - 16 days ago

Anthony - Please accept my deepest sympathies on the passing your mom. My thoughts are with you and your family.

Stephanie and Jeremy Cymet - 16 days ago

Our deepest condolences to the entire family. We are incredibly sorry for your loss.

Tammy and Mitchell Salis - 17 days ago

I am so sorry and so sad for all of you.

Aviva, Graham and Laine - 17 days ago

We are so sorry to hear about Merle. Our sincere condolences.

Lorry and David Silver - 17 days ago

How very sad to hear of Merle’s passing. Please accept our sincere condolences . Lorry Levy and David Silver

Miriam and Alan Schwartz - 17 days ago

Anthony, Marisa and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Sending our love and condolences at this most difficult time. Cherish the memories. Miriam and Alan

Lee Dermer - 17 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony, Marisa and family, we are so sorry for your loss, please accept our deepest and sincerest condolences in this very difficult time. Our thoughts are with you

Marvin and lynda ostin - 17 days ago

Dear Sharon and Lawrence and family Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your sister. May your family be spared further sorrow. May your memories sustain you through this difficult time.

Carol and Zutty Sculnick - 17 days ago

Dear Harvey Our sincerest condolences to you and your family at this very sad time. Our thoughts are with you

Lynn & Howie Wolfe - 17 days ago

Dear Anthony, Marisa and family, We are so sorry for your loss. Please accept our deepest condolences. Lynn & Howie Wolfe

Evelyne and Jean Paul Vanhille - 17 days ago

Sincères condoléances à la famille et surtout beaucoup de courage pour surmonter cette terrible épreuve. Nous garderons toujours le souvenir d’une femme joyeuse heureuse et avec un humour exceptionnel. Que tu reposes en paix. amen.

Rosalie Feigenbaum - 17 days ago

Dear Harvey, I am so sorry for your loss. Please accept my deepest sympathy to you and your family. Sincerely, Rosalie

Natalie and Daniel Martz - 17 days ago

Our thoughts were with all of you today and we are sending love and strength to get through this tragic loss. Merle’s warmth and kindness and tenacity were admirable and she will be missed by many. Love you guys.

Alyssa Wolfe - 17 days ago

Anthony, We were heartbroken to hear about your mom’s passing. From the Reibels down in Arizona, we send our most sincere condolences. We love you and wish you to be spared further sorrow, Aaron, Alyssa, Gabey and Noah

Melvin Klein - 17 days ago

Dear Harvey and family! I was very saddened to hear of Merle’s passing. She was a very special person !Mel Klein

Irving Handelman - 17 days ago

My name Misses Mall I shop at Cavendish Mall But every once and awhile I shop at Cote St Luc. Fun times Misses Mall. Irv and Ching

Yvonne Brock - 17 days ago

Dear Harvey, My heartfelt condolences to you and your family.

Rick Mosseri - 17 days ago

Please accept my deepest condolences to everyone in your family Anthony. May everyone be spared of any further sorrow.

Mona Rosenblum - 17 days ago

I am so very sad to hear the news about Merle passing, she was such a wonderful sweet person. My condolences to the entire family.

Sandra Smolar - HDS - 17 days ago

My sincere condolences to everyone. I was so sad to hear the news. May your family be spared any further sorrow

Sahra Merrill Kott - 17 days ago

Condolences and comfort to everyone . In such a situation where we are all in shock , then we can relocate Merle in our hearts and carry her forever as love and blessings

Jerry Brittan - 17 days ago

Please accept our heartfelt condolences on your recent loss.May you be spared future sorrow. Suzanne & Jerry Brittan

Roslyn Starke - 17 days ago

I am so sorry to hear about Merle. My sympathy to Harvey and Anthony and families. We go way back in the days of our kids growing up in Hampstead! Lots of memories. Roz

Manny and Evelyn Young - 17 days ago

Dear Anthony. Please accept our deepest condolences on the untimely passing of your mother. Our thoughts are with you.

Elliot Sklar - 17 days ago

Our deepest condolences. Sending comfort during this difficult time. Elliot & Matthew

Carole Rocklin - 17 days ago

Rena - my deepest sympathies.

Minnie Cusmariu - 17 days ago

My deepest condolences for the loss of beautiful Merle. Minnie

Richard Shereck - 17 days ago

Anthony and family Let us express our deepest condolences for your loss .

Arlene Ruttenberg-Skork - 18 days ago

Dear Sharon, I was grieved to hear of Merle’s passing. I have strong memories of our happy childhood summers in Val Morin when we and all the cousins played together. Although the years have passed, the times we spent together have not faded. Please extend my condolences to your mother and the whole family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time of your loss. May Merle’s memory be a blessing. המקום ינחם אותך בתוך שאר אבלי ציון וירושלים Cousin Arlene Ruttenberg (from the Waldman/Eisenberg family) Tel Aviv, Israel

Zee Rabin - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony, Shirley and Gorn and Powell families, I was so shocked and saddened to hear of Merle’s passing. She was a wonderful friend. And always elegant and gracious. Her passing leaves a deep void. I hope that good memories will give you a modicum of comfort. You are all in my thoughts.

Tema Ostrega - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey, Jerry & I send heartfelt condolences to you & your family.we are saddened by Merle’s passing & just want you to know you are in our thoughts. Tema & Jerry

Reva Fleischer - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey and Family Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of your dear wife. May the memories of all the happy times you shared together sustain you during this sad time.

Norman Cohen - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey Anthony and Powell family.. We are truly saddened by the passing of Merle. She was a wonderful and beautiful lady, both inside and outside, and she surely will be missed. I know that you will cherish all your wonderful memories. May you be spared from future sorrow, and long life to all of you Sincerely Beverly and Noman Cohen

Johnny Galambos - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey and Anthony, I am so sorry to hear about Merle’s passing. I have many fond memories of her from when we hung out in your house on Aldred many many years ago! She was always so warm and welcoming. May her memory be a blessing. BDE.

Linda, David and Marla Stromberg - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony & Marisa, Please accept our deepest condolences on the passing of your dearly beloved Merle....with fond memories of Hampstead Towers.

Neil Rubin - 18 days ago

Anthony, Marissa, Abby and Tyler, we are so sad to hear about your loss. Andy, Lexi, Tristan, Joey and I send our deepest condolences.

Wendy Sculnick - 18 days ago

Thinking of you at this very sad time.

Charron Laufer - 18 days ago

I wish Merle's family peace and comfort. Merle and I were best of friends when we attended Jewish People School. We had sleep overs and talked abut everything young girls dream about. Merle was always in the fabric of my young memory of days gone by. God bless. Charron Laufer

Joy & Fred Pellatt - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey & family., please accept our sincere sympathies on the passing of Merle. May you be comforted with the fond memories. Joy & Fred

Nancy Pedvis Strohl - 18 days ago

Dear Gorn and Powell families. I was so sorry to hear of Merle’s passing. I will always remember her warmth and friendliness that shone through her effervescent smile, Thinking of you during this most difficult time. Nancy

Lea and Shmuel Nemes - 18 days ago

Dear Anthony, Marissa, Abby and Tyler, We are so sorry for your loss and feel so sad for all of you . May your memories sustain you through this difficult time and please extend our deepest sympathies to the whole family. Lea and Shmuel

Philip Fine - 18 days ago

I was saddened to hear of the passing of Merle. My deepest condolences to Harvey and Anthony and the entire family.

Sheila Singer - 18 days ago

Dear Family, I was very sad to hear the news of Merle’s passing. My sincere & heartfelt condolences & sympathy go out to all of you at this difficult time. Merle & I were friends throughout high school & then met each other again years later when we both lived at the Mountain Place apartments. She was a beautiful, kind & caring person. May she rest in peace. Sheila

Linda and Barry Zackon - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey and Family, We were saddened to hear about Merel's passing. Thinking of you at this most difficult time and sending our deepest sympathies to the entire family. Linda and Barry Zackon Anita Silverman

Sandy Victor Merrill - 18 days ago

Harvey....This is Sandy who used to work at Decor Jacqui. I just wanted to send you my condolences on the loss of your dear wife. Sandy Victor Merrill

Linda, David and Marla Stromberg - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony & Marisa, Please accept our deepest condolences on the passing of your dearly beloved Merle....with fond memories of Hampstead Towers.

Heid doctor - 18 days ago

Anthony, Marissa and family we are so sorry for your loss . Sending our love and condolences at this most difficult time. Cherish the memories. Xoxo Heidi and Jamie

Rhona Sobol - 18 days ago

Dearest Harvey Anthonyand family Joey and I are so saddened about. Merle’s passing Our deepest condolences May you be spared no further sorrow

Noah Sobol - 18 days ago

Anthony, Marissa and family, So sad to hear the news of Merle’s passing. Our thoughts are with you during this most difficult time. May you find joy in the wonderful memories you have. Noah and Shawna

Marlene & Joel King - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey, Sharon, Lawrence, Rena and families, We were so very sorry to learn of Merle’s recent passing. Please accept our heartfelt condolences. May your lifetime of fond memories serve as a source of comfort at this difficult time. Marlene & Joel King

Susan and Lawrence Sklar - 18 days ago

Dear Sharon and Lawrence Our deepest sympathies to you on the loss of your dear sister and sister in law. Susan and Lawrence

Sarah & Gary Hutman - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey and family,our heartfelt condolences on your great loss Our thoughts are with you at this very difficult time May you draw comfort from your many happy memories spent together and be spared further sorrow .sincerely Sarah & Gary

Wendy Fine - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony and family I was shocked and saddened to learn of Merle’s passing. As you know, we crossed paths almost 42 years ago when we were both in labor at the MGH, about to deliver our sons. We didn’t meet up again until both you, Anthony and Rob were classmates in kindergarten at Solomon Schechter – when you became best buddies. Through the years, each time I would see Merle we would catch up about our respective families and always reminisce about the births of our boys on the same date. Merle was a vibrant, warm, friendly and beautiful lady. My deepest sympathy to you at this sad time.

Stanley Sklar - 18 days ago

Dear Sharon and Lawrence, I want to express my deepest condolences on the passing of your dear sister and sister in-law Merel . May she Rest In Peace. Stanley Sklar

Sara Mechaly - 18 days ago

My sincere condolences on your loss. I remember her fondly from my childhood she was the nicest lady. May all your wonderful memories help you during this difficult time.

Rhona Elias - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey & Anthony & family I am at loss of words at this very difficult time, but I want you to know that I wish you comfort & peace as you remember your dear wife, mother,grandmother, & sister. My heartfelt condolences to you. Rhona Elias

Vicki Diamond Coblentz - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey and family, Although we never had the pleasure of knowing Merle, we do have fond memories of you, Harvey, from our childhood neighbourhood. We are so very sorry for your loss and wish you to take comfort in the many happy memories you shared. May you have no more sorrows. Vicki and Marshall Coblentz

Riana Levy & Lorne Scharf - 18 days ago

Dear Anthony, Marissa and family, We would like to extend our condolences on your loss. Do surround yourselves with dear family and friends at this time.

Mona Sheres - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony and families, I am stunned and saddened to read this news. Merle was a true lady -grace and elegance , she was also tremendous fun and we had wonderful times and great laughs, I will never forget all the years we spent together. May she Rest In Peace and May you find comfort in knowing how much she loved you all ,Mona Sheres

Arlene Bloomfield - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey and Anthony . My parents the late Moe and Sarah Bloomfield were close to the Gorn brothers and we always felt like family and so I offer my sincere condolences to your family . On the few occasions I met Merle it was always a pleasant hello as we knew the closeness of my family to all the Gorns . May you be comforted in the future with happy memories that will be with you always .

Alissa Kerner - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey and Anthony, I am so sorry to hear about Merle’s sudden passing. May you always be comforted by the fond memories you have together. Wishing your family only strength. Love, Alissa Kerner

Jamie Abramovitch - 18 days ago

Dear Anthony and Marissa, I’m so sorry for your loss. I haven’t seen your mom in so many years, but I can never forget that she was the kindest and most caring person and how good she was to all of us kids (as we were). Thinking of you and May all of your special memories bring you strength and help guide you in this tremendously difficult time

Connie & Harry David - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey and family, We are shocked and saddened by the news of Merle’s passing. We have such wonderful memories of sharing hot drinks and cake on those cold and snowy evenings on Harrow. Please accept our sincere condolences. Connie & Harry

Joanne Costom - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony and families, I was shocked and so very sad to hear of Merle’s passing. I still think of you as our neighbors, even though it’s been quite some time. I am wishing you strength and peace, and hope your happy memories will sustain you at this awful time. With love, Joanne

Arlene Chinks - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony, Marissa, Rena, Eric and Small-Gorn Families, I am shocked and very deeply saddened to learn of Merle’s passing. I have known Merle for 40 years and can not recall one time where she wasn’t perfectly groomed and would not only have a smile on her face but a chuckle in her voice. I extend to you my deepest sympathies and wish you strength and courage to get through this painful time. Much Love, Arlene

Bluma and Brian Blicher - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey and Anthony and family, We are so sorry and so shocked to learn of Merle’s passing. We had wonderful times, back in the day. There are no words. May your memories sustain you during this most difficult time.

SAM KENIGSBERG - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey, I was devastated to hear that Merle is gone.Since we met in 1968 in the fabric business world our love of tennis and old cars was only surpassed by your love of Merle.You lost your biggest cheerleader and we all lost a tremendous woman and friend.We are leaving for Montreal to pay our respects and give you a hug. love Sam and Carla

Dora and Ron Bloomberg - 18 days ago

Dear Sharon, Lawrence and Family, Our deepest condolences on the loss of Merle. May your fond memories of her be a comfort to you. Dora and Ron

Evelyn & Martin Brook - 18 days ago

Dear family, it was a shock seeing Merle’s name on the Paperman obituary list. We remember Merle, I from our young years and Marty from his teenage year. May you find comfort among the mourners of Zion, and among yourselves recounting Merle’s legacy.

Joy and Richard - 18 days ago

Dear Harv, Anthony, Marissa, Sharon I thought if I didn’t send this note then this would be just a bad dream. Last we spoke was early December and Merlie said she now had to kick back. My heart is breaking for you all. We have lost our beautiful loving wife, mother, sister and friend. We are in Naples so are unable to be with you all at this time. I’m sorry for that. Merlie will be forever in my heart and I will remember all the laughter we shared. Love Joy and Richard

Annie Young - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey and family, I was shocked and very saddened to read about Merle. I extend my deepest sympathies to you all. My thoughts are with you. Annie

Evie and Herb Steckler - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey and family, Please accept our sincere sympathy and condolences. Our thoughts are with you at this sad and difficult time. Fondly, Evie and Herb.

Beverly Steinberg - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey and family, I am so sorry for your loss and I am sending you my deepest condolences at this very sad time. Merle was such a lovely lady with a warm smile. May you and your family find comfort sharing your treasured memories together. Sincerely Beverly Steinberg

Mona Besner - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey and family, we were shocked to hear about Merle's passing. She was a vibrant person and always enjoyed conversations with her. We extend our deepest condolences to all. Mona and Alan Besner

Mitch and Shauna and family - 18 days ago

We are so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in the many memories you shared together. Our prayers are with all of you during this difficult time.

Eddy And Terri Isenberg - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey And Family, Our Deepest Sympathy’s At This Very sad Time, Cherish The Fond Memories, Terri And Eddy

Kelly Goodman - 18 days ago

Dear Anthony and Marissa, I was so sad to hear about your Mom, Tyler and Abby's Bubbie. I am sending you loving prayers, strength and peace and hoping all your amazing memories of your mom give you some comfort during this incredibly difficult time. My thoughts are with you.

Shauna Small - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony and Marisa- we are so sad to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. I hope you can find comfort in the many memories you shared with Merle; she was a wonderful woman. May she rest in peace.

Gita & Barry - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey,Anthony, Sharon,Lawrence & Marissa, It is impossible to express our sadness and complete shock about the passing of our dear cousin Merle. She was a kind and a very special person. May your memories of her give you strength and courage at this very difficult time in your lives. May she Rest In Peace. With love, Gita &Barry

Allan and Nathalie Coopersmith - 18 days ago

Dear HARVEY, Anthony and Family. We are so sorry for your loss. Merle was the epitome of goodness and love. She shared it with everyone she met. We are out of town and want to extend to you all our deepest sympathies. May you and your family be spared future sorrow. ALLAN and Nathalie

Ellen Tock - 18 days ago

Dear Anthony & Marisa, David and I send our heartfelt condolences to you and your families 💕

Lynda Pesner Fried - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey, I was so sad to learn of Merle’s death. My good memories of both of you go back to High School days. Please accept my deepest sympathy. I hope all the wonderful memories you have will help you and your family through the days ahead. Lynda Pesner Fried

Paul C. Ross - 18 days ago

Dear aunt Shirley, Julie and I send our sincere condolences on the loss of your daughter Merle. The last time we saw Merle was at the Gorn Family reunion in Montreal and while our contact over the years was intermittent, our thoughts were never far from you and your lovely children. It is not the natural order for a Parent to lose a child. May Merle’s Neshama be blessed. Paul and Julie Ross

Peggy and Earl Fixman - 18 days ago

Dear Sharon and Lawrence, Mrs. Gorn and Family, Our heartfelt sympathy to you. Cherish your memories and good times spent. Peggy and Earl, Hallandale, Florida

Larry Kolodny - 18 days ago

Susan and I send our very deepest sympathies to the whole family on this very sad occasion. We are sorry we are out of town but our thoughts are with you. Larry Kolodny

Rhonda White - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey and family I am so sorry for your loss, and sending you my heartfelt condolences. I have so many fond memories of Merle. Rhonda

Robbie Steinfeld - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony and family, I am shocked and saddened to read about Merle. I wish you comfort from your beautiful memories and from the love and support of family and friends. My deepest sympathy. Robbie

Carol Levine - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey and Family, What is there to say at a time of such profound loss? We are terribly sad to hear of Merle’s untimely passing and send you all our deepest condolences. Carol and Allan

Marilyn Farber Aisen - 18 days ago

Dear Rena, Harvey & family....so sorry to hear the sad news of Merle's passing. Please accept our condolences as we are not able to visit you. Marilyn & David

Ed and Lorraine - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony, Marisa, Sharon and Lawrence: Words can not express the sorrow we feel about the passing of Merle. We want to extend ours Sincerest Condolences and we are sorry for you loss. She was a beacon of light with an ever ready smile to one and all. I know that her family was prima for her and her love was unconditional. She was a very special lady who will be sorely missed and fondly remembered. Hugs de Nous

Rona & Peter Small - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey & Anthony, Our deepest sympathies. Merle was such a warm, lovely lady. May your memories be a comfort. Warmly, Rona & Peter

Joel Rosenthal - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey and Family, My sincere condolences on your loss. Joel Rosenthal

Barbara (Waldman) Tamir - 18 days ago

Dear Sharon & Lawrence & Families, I am very sadden to read about Merle;s passing. We all spent so many happy hours as children playing together in Val Morin. Although we may not have seen each other in so many years, those past memories are never forgotten. I am very sorry for your great loss and hope that wonderful memories of you late sister inspire the entire family and give you peace and comfort and help you through many tomorrows. May her memory be for a Blessing. Cousin Barbara (Toronto).

Stephen Shiller - 18 days ago

Dear Harvey, I am so sorry for your loss. I remember when you and Merle took me my sister and my brother for our first McDonald's hamburger in Miami. Wishing you only happiness in the future. With love, Stephen

Hope Wener - 19 days ago

Dear Sharon and Lawrence: My sincere condolences to you and your family. Hope

Ida Naiditch - 19 days ago

Dear Shirley, Harvey, Anthony and Sharon, Please accept my sincerest condolences on the loss of your beautiful Merle. May her memory be a blessing to all! Ida Naiditch

Sharon Braunstein - 19 days ago

Harvey,Anthony,Sharon,Melissa,and all family. I have no words to express what is in my heart. Merle abd I were besties for 55 years. My “munchkie as we called each ither. I am in complete devastation. My heart is breaking. I hug each of you and pray for Merle to rest in peace.

Pamela & Harold Garfinkle - 19 days ago

Dearest Harvey and Family: Our sincerest condolences to all of you on your profound loss. May your good memories of Merle remain with you forever. We wish you all strength and send you our love. Pam and Harold

Marvin Dankoff - 19 days ago

Dear Sharon, Lawrence, Harvey. My deepest and most heartfelt sympathy on your loss. May you be blessed with fond memories of Merle and may you be spared from further sorrow.

Marilyn Cobrin - 19 days ago

We were sorry to hear about Merle’s passing. We extend our deepest condolences to all. Marilyn and Avner Cobrin.

Fred Diamond - 19 days ago

I am very sorry to hear that Merle has passed away. We were good friends in the late sixties before I moved to Toronto. She was someone special and I will remember her kindness and joie de vivre. My condolences to the family. Fred Diamond

Rhona Kessner - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey and Anthony and Family, my sincere and heartfelt condolences at this very sad time in your lives. When I saw her at the beginning of this past summer, she looked as beautiful as ever. Cherish your memories. Fondly, Rhona

Barbara Perzow - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony and Marisa. My most sincere and heartfelt sympathies to you and your family. Merle was a truly beautiful woman inside and out. A terribly sad loss for everyone.

Margie Stober - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey and Anthony, I am so saddened to hear about Merle's passing. My sincerest condolences to you.

Heidi sternthal - 19 days ago

Dear anthony, marissa ,abby and tyler We are so sorry for your familys loss. Thinking about you all during this difficult time. Sending strength and all our love Heidi sternthal, paul garellek, zoe and cammie

Phylene & Lawrie Dermer - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony and family. Please accept our sincerest condolences on the very saddened loss of your beloved wife and mother. Our deepest heartfelt thoughts are with you at this time. Merle was a true sweetheart. Phylene, Lawrie & Melissa

Faigie and Morris Biberkraut - 19 days ago

Dear Sharon and Lawrence , Please accept our most sincere condolences on the passing of your sister and sister in law. Faigie and Morris

Marty Silverstone - 19 days ago

I’m so sorry to hear this news. My heart goes out to Harvey, Anthony and all of your loved ones.

Cirile Gorn Alter - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony and Sharon, My sincere condolences to you on the passing of such a terrific and fun loving person as Merle! She will be sadly missed by her many cousins.

Leanne Elias Deutch - 19 days ago

Dearest Anthony (+Marisa)~ I am at a loss for words during this sorrowful time, but please know that I am thinking of you guys from afar and praying for peace, strength and comfort for you and your entire family. "What we have once enjoyed we can never lose; all that we love deeply becomes a part of us." -Helen Keller My heart goes out to you and your family. Sending lots of love and comfort XO

Gail Miller - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony, Sharon et al: I am absolutely in shock after reading of Merle's passing!! Please accept my deepest condolences and keep the wonderful memories that you shared in a safe place close to your heart's!! So sorry for your loss. xoxoxoxo Gail

Gloria &Stephen Schneider - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony, Marisa,Sharon & Mrs. Gorn- We are deeply saddened to hear of the loss of your cherished wife, mother, sister& daughter. She will always be remembered as a very caring & devoted person to her family & friends. We wish you all strength at this very difficult time.

Molly Wolanski - 19 days ago

To Harvey Sharon & Families My Heartfelt condolences on the loss of your beloved Merle. May her fond memories sustain you during this difficult time. Molly

Jorie and Freddie Rosenthal - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony , Marisa and family, Our sincere condolences on the loss of Merle. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time. Jorie and Freddie

Marlene Richler Dworkind - 19 days ago

I was so sorry to hear of Merle’s passing. I remember her well from the many years we spent at Jewish People’s School and Pripstein’s camp. She was always lovely and a good friend. May her memory be a blessing.

Mary segal - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey ,Sharon and family, Please accept my deepest condolences on the loss of Merle. She was a a lovely lady. Mary and Nuchum

Marlene Shama - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey and Merle's Entire Family, I'm so saddened and shocked to here about Merle's passing. We were high school friends and I always had fond memories of her. She was fun, always laughing, bubbly, elegant and beautiful. We bumped into each through the years and recently about three years ago. She was as elegant and youthful as she was in high school. May Merle's memory be a blessing, her spirit always surround you with love and help you during your most difficult time. Please accept my most sincere and heartfelt condolences.

Gayle Inhaber - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey , Anthony, Sharon and Family, It is with profound sadness that I write this note... Merle was a Beautiful and Smart Lady, A Class Act. Please accept my Sincere Condolences Gayle Inhaber ( Toronto )

Harriet Bernstein - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey & entire family. I just learned of your terrible loss. I am so very sorry . Merle was a beautiful lady Thinking of you Harriet .

Natalie & Stan Bassel - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony , Rena and family. Our condolences on the passing of your beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt & friend. May your family be spared any further sorrow. Anthony, Carrie sends her sympathy to you as well. Natalie & Stan Bassel

Caryn goodman - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey,Anthony,Marisa, Sharon and Lawrence. I’m so sorry your warrior has pasted. I have great memories of her and my mom make-up shopping. Merle taught me that you can always return a Mac lipstick. Love Caryn.

Beryl and Stan Aranoff - 19 days ago

Sharon and Lawrence and family... our deepest sympathy; please accept our condolences. Beryl & Stan Aranoff

Esser Spiegel - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey and Family, Please accept our condolences on the loss of your wife . Our thoughts are with you at this sad time. Sharon and Esser

Sheila Rothstein Glasser - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey ,Rena and family.So sorry to hear about Merle. Please accept my sincere condolences. Sheila

Barbara and Harley victor - 19 days ago

Anthony and Marisa: our sincere condolences to you and the kids for this terrible and premature loss of a dear mother, grandmother and friend. As part of the group of parents of “ the boys”, we were so proud of you all! We know you and Harvey will bring her legacy forward in your relationship and your wonderful children. We wish you strength surrounded by all who love you. Barbara and Harley.

Sandra Abrams - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey, So very sorry to learn of your wifeʻs passing. Please accept my very deepest condolences to you and your family. Sincerely, Sandra Abrams (Weber) Ottawa, Ont.

Peter & Susan Ship - 19 days ago

Merle, the Pearl, as she was lovingly called in our younger days. She was truly a jewel to her family and friends. To Harvey, Anthony, Marisa & family our hearts go out to you at this very difficult time. Peter & Sue

Riva & Andrew Toeman - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony, Melissa & family, We are completely shocked to read this terribly sad news. Merle was a truly beautiful woman. We just recently saw & spoke to her. Please accept our sincerest & loving condolences. Riva & Andrew

Patsy Rudner & Allan Perlman - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey, To you and your family, our sincere condolences in memory of Merle. Our thoughts are with you.

Alan & Barbie Zavalkoff - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony ,Marisa & Family Barbie and I are so very sad to hear about Merle's passing. I can remember all the years we spent together in camp and school and later in life bring up our kids . I hope that all your many memories help you all through this very sad difficult time. Our sympathies to you all. Barbie & Alan

Garry Pascal - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey, Rena, and family - I am very sorry to hear of your loss. My deep condolences.

Susan Leckner Puritz - 19 days ago

To the entire family. I am saddened to learn of Merle's passing and extend my deepest condolences on the great loss of your beloved daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, sister and sister-in-law. Although it has been some time since I last saw Merle and had lunch with her at Decarie Square when she worked for CJN, I will always remember her beautiful smile and the gentleness she radiated. I hope that her memory will be a blessing and leave you all with thoughts of happy times you shared as a family. Fondly, Susan Leckner Puitz

Eta and asher elcabetz - 19 days ago

Dear harvey and anthony and famiy So sorry to hear about your terrible loss. May you be comforted by good memories.

Marian and Lenny Goodman - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey,Anthony,Marisa, Tzir and Lawrence. I’m so sorry Merle is gone from our lives, she was a big part of my life. My memories of Merle bring a smile to my face and a tear to my eye. Abby and Taylor your Bubba love to you very very much. Love Marian and Lenny.

Susan Michelin - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony, Marissa, Sharon and Families, My very deepest condolescences to you on the loss of a beautiful and wonderful lady. My thoughts are with you at this very sad and difficult time.

Hildie Gossack - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony and Family, It is with great sadness that I write to offer my deepest sympathies. Merle was such a warm, sweet, welcoming person - I have such wonderful memories of sharing car pool with her many years ago. I know she will be greatly missed and can only pray that special memories will bring you comfort in time.

RoseLee Sztern - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony, Marissa and family, My sincerest condolences on the loss of your Mother. I was so sad to read this this morning. I hope all your memories will help you remember all the good times. May her neshama have an Aliya. Fondly, RoseLee Sztern

Ian and Melissa Goodman - 19 days ago

Harvey, Anthony, Marissa and family- our deepest condolences to all of you on the passing of Merle. She will be missed greatly by all who knew her. Love always Ian, Melissa, Makayla and Zachary

Victor Salem - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey & Family: I was sorry to hear about your loss and ask you to accept my deepest sympathies. Let the good memories sustain you at this difficult time.

Melanie Schwam - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony, Marisa, Abby, Tyler and family, I’m so deeply shocked by this news. I spent a lot of years in your house growing up, Anth, ....popping in whenever I wanted. Your mother was always so warm and inviting and made me feel like I was always welcome. What a wonderful lady. Gone way too soon. I’m so terribly sorry for your horrible loss. Sending you lots of love. - Mel

Marlene Lewis and Chana Schlein - 19 days ago

Dear Shirley, Sharon, Lawrence and Family, BDE. Our deepest condolences on the loss of your beautiful daughter, sister, sister in law, bubba and friend. May her memory be a blessing.

Lois and Bernie Grossman - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey,Anthony,Marisa, Rena and family We were so sad to hear of Merle's passing. We are sorry that we cannot be with you but you are in our hearts and prayers. Merle was a beautiful lady with a lovely smile who adored her family. May fond memories sustain you at this difficult time and all of you only know good times ahead. Fondly Lois and Bernie

Fraidel & Louis Small - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony, Marissa and family. We are both saddened on this terrible loss. We have fond memories of many family celebrations we both attended together. May G-d give you strength to go on without her. Fraidel & Louis

Paula and Gary mittleman - 19 days ago

Paula and I are sorry for your loss. May her memory be a blessing. Our thoughts are with you at this time.

Joan boretsky - 19 days ago

I was so sad to hear of Merle,s passing.she was such a devoted and loving person.may she rest in peace

Judi Peters-Levine - 19 days ago

To Merle’s family & friends, I’m so saddened & shocked to hear of beautiful Merle’s passing. Although I haven’t seen Merle since we shared a friendship when we both attended Jewish Peoples School, I remember Merle as a lovely & very sweet girl. I wish you only special memories to share with each other during this very difficult time. Fondly, Judi Peters-Levine

Sandy and Hascal Rosen - 19 days ago

Dear Sharon and Lawrence We are sorry to learn of the passing of your Sister, Merle. Kindly accept and extend our Condolences to your Family. Sandy and Hascal

Jodi boretsky - 19 days ago

Dearest Harvey and Sharon I can't believe what I am reading. I am so shocked and so sad to hear of Merle's passing. Thinking of you all at this very sad time

Jean and Mark Pascal - 19 days ago

Dear Anth, Maris, Harvey, Abby and Tyler What an awful shock to hear this devastating news!! Merle was a true lady and she will be terribly missed. Sending you lots of love Xoxox Jeannie and Mark

Cookie Lang and Len Miller - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey and Family, We we’re shocked to hear of Merle’s passing. Please accept our deepest sympathies on your loss. Fondly Cookie and Len.

sheila sinclair kirstein - 19 days ago

.omgd.....i had no idea that merle was so ill......i lost my closest aunt to this disease 56 years ago...no progress has been made since....merle was a great gal.... my profound sympathy to you harvey and your offspring....be strong and be healthy....know that others care.....sadly, sheila

Susan and Eddy Levitt - 19 days ago

We are deeply saddened to hear about the passing of our beautiful cousin, Merle. We extend our deepest sympathies to Harvey, Anthony ,Auntie Shirley and the whole family. Out thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time. Love, Susan and Eddy

Leesa Marcus & Brian Kutzin - 19 days ago

Dear Rena, Harvey and family, Please accept our condolences on the loss of Merle. May memories of happy times spent together always remain in your hearts. Hugs, Leesa & Brian

Evie and Hy Hy Ruckenstein - 19 days ago

Dear Harvey, Anthony, Marissa and family, We are devastated to lose such a dear friend! Please accept our heartfelt condolences. May her dear soul rest in peace and may you find the strength to carry on without her.