Claire Lightstone Friedes

Funeral Service: Sunday, July 08, 2018 at 10:00 AM
Paperman & Sons
Shiva: Sunday, July 08, 2018 to
Friday, July 13, 2018

138 Broughton Rd., Montreal-West H4X 1K3
Shiva Details: Shiva hours: Sunday following burial until 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. daily, and Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Evening services at 8:00 p.m.
Cemetery: Shaar Hashomayim Cemetery
Donations: Norman Berman Children’s Library c/o the Jewish Public Library of Montreal, (514) 345-2627 ext.: 3332.

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66 Condolences

steven shadowitz - 6 days ago

My most sincere condolences on your loss.may your happy memories sustain you now and in the future

Tamara and Michael Weinerman - 6 days ago

Dear Ally, Norm, Lucas and Ashley, It is with deep sadness that we hear about your mom’s passing. Please know that we are thinking of all of you at this very sad time. Our deepest condolences. May her memory be a source of pride and peace to you always. Very warmly, Tamara, Mike and the boys

JoAnn and Sheldon Itzkowitz - 7 days ago

Dear Allison, We are so sorry for your loss. We send our deepest condolences. JoAnn and Sheldon Itzkowitz

Harriet Shostak - 7 days ago

Dear Dana & Allison: My sincere sympathy for the loss of your mother.

Joanie Glogover - 7 days ago

Dear Allison,Dana and Joe , My deepest sympathy to you .Claire's earthly light has been extinguished but certainly the glow of her heavenly soul will forever shine among us .Rest in peace dear Claire .There will never be anyone who could replicate your remarkable self .Your dear friend from Aventura, Florida Joanie

Nancy Pedvis Strohl - 7 days ago

Dear Dana, Allison and the entire family. So sorry to read of your mother’s passing. Claire was a wonderful, caring and warm person. Whenever I would run into her we would chat about you and the past. My family and yours go back a longtime. Thinking of you during this most difficult time. Nancy Pedvis Strohl

Gabe, Amanda and Avery - 7 days ago

Dear Ally, Ash, Lucas and Norman. We extend our deepest condolences to you and your family for this terrible loss. Sending you lots of love.

Lisa Freedman Smith - 8 days ago

Dear Allison, So sorry for the loss of your mother. She was a beautiful woman. May the life long memories give you strength at this difficult time.

Marian hoppenheim - 8 days ago

Dana, Allison and family, I was so sad to hear of your wonderful Mother’s passing. Those years on Thulow were so meaningful to me. At this time I can only say how lucky you both were to have Claire as your mother and guide in life. Claire was beautiful inside and out. Truly an extraordinary woman.

Janice and Michael Rosman - 8 days ago

Dear Dana and Allison - We remember your family so well on Thurlow Road. We are still on the street.. We are so sorry for the loss of your Mom. Cherish your memories.

Diane Pinsky & Steven Rothman - 8 days ago

Dear Allison, Our deepest sympathies to you and your family. Sending you love and strength at this most difficult time. Diane & Steven

Maura Hoppenheim - 8 days ago

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David and Jenny Lightstone - 9 days ago

Dear Dana, Allison and the family: Our sincere condolences to you all. Claire was a remarkable person and touched us all. Fortunately she lives on as wonderful example of love and enthusiasm. We remember so many good times with her. Love David and Jenny.

Shari Fleming - 9 days ago

Dear Allison, my condolences to you and to your family.

Lynda Gold and Mark Lazarus - 9 days ago

Dear Ally and Dana, Our deepest condolences on your loss. Claire's great strength has been and will continue to be a source of inspiration for you and your children. Let her memory be a blessing to all those who knew and loved her. Love Lynda and Mark

Myra issley - 9 days ago

Dear Allison. My sincere condolences on the loss of your mother. Thinking of you and your family at this time.

Elaine Levy - 9 days ago

Dear Allison and family. Our deepest sympathies on your loss. May you treasure your many memories of Claire and find strength in knowing how deeply she loved you. Our thoughts are with you. Elaine and Jonathan.

Elayne Gold - 9 days ago

Dear Allison and Dana, My sincerest sympathies to you both. I know what a great loss it is. Please take comfort in your warm memories of of your mother and from the love that surrounds you now from family and friends. Love Elayne Gold.

Ellen Grosz - 9 days ago

Allison, my heartfelt sympathy to you in the passing of your mother. Claire was a strong woman of presence and stature. She will be missed by you all. Her smile was radiant and I always said how much you resembled her in beauty. Baruch Dayan HaEmet Ellen Grosz.

Joanne and Rick Cummings - 10 days ago

Dear Allison and Dana and Family, Claire was a wonderful and formidable matriarch. Her grandchildren adored and treasured her as she adored and treasured them. May Claire's strength inspire you and your memories warm your hearts forever. We send our love and care at this sad time. Rick and Joanne Cummings

Karen Etingin - 10 days ago

Dana, Allison - Your mom's radiant smile, deep laugh and gracious personality will be missed by all who knew her. She was always present, always ready with a quip or a knish, a welcome hug and a supporting embrace. I remember well your home in Hampstead, and always enjoyed spending time there. I wish you strength in your memories, and comfort from those you love. Much, much love, Karen

Edna Katz-Silver - 10 days ago

Dear Dana and Allison It is with sadness at hearing about the passing of your mother we all go back a very long way with many many memories. Edna

Natalie & Warren Green - 10 days ago

Dear Allison & family. Thinking of you at this very sad time. Your mom was an amazing woman that we remember very well. Always smiling just like you. We send you our deepest condolences.

Art and marion - 10 days ago

Dear Dana and alison.Your mom was a great lady.May she rest in peace

Evelyn Bessner - 10 days ago

Dear Dana and Allison, I am so sorry to hear that your mother has passed away. We knew each other for many years and I have wonderful memories of her. Please accept my deepest sympathy.

Sarah Bromberg - 10 days ago

Dear Dana and family, Sorry for your loss. We were back to back neighbors on Rand in C.S.L. In the 60 How well we know the history.Claire was a very special lady. May all her wonderful memories sustain you at this difficult time Sarah Bromberg

Roni Shefler Heft - 10 days ago

Dear Allison, Norman, Ashley, Lucas and family, A strong light has dimmed but the memories never will. Take comfort in each other. My heartfelt condolences.

Bonnie Linder - 10 days ago

Dear Allison and family, no words can ease your pain but may the beautiful memories of your Mother always remain close to your heart and soul.

Helen Tencer Copenh. - 10 days ago

Dear Dana my sincere condolences on the passing off a strong loving person in spite off the greatest lost that happen to her in the 60 I remembered only to well so long ago Claire was exseptionel

Lisa Glickman - 10 days ago

My deepest condolences to Allison and the entire family. Clearly a devoted matriarch, I am sure she will be long remembered and loved. I do hope the family can take comfort in her memory. Sincerely, Lisa K Glickman

Claire Desjardins & David Glickman - 10 days ago

Dear Allison, Norman, and the rest of the Lightstone family, We are so sorry to learn of your loss and send you our deepest condolences. Love and hugs from David and Claire.

Zena Levitt - 10 days ago

Dear Allison, My deepest condolences to you & your family. Thinking of you, and wishing you strength during this difficult time.

Joy melnick - 10 days ago

Dear Allison, Norman, Ashley , Lucas and family, Please accept our deepest condolences. Your mom and grandmother was an incredible woman. She was so lucky to have such a loving and devoted family. May the wonderful memories sustain you all during this most difficult time. Thinking of you , Joy, Sandy, Rachel and David.

Marlene Fischel - 11 days ago

Dear Alison, Norman and the Lightstone Families. I am saddened to learn of the passing of your Beautiful & Beloved Mother. May the Beautiful Memories Sustain you all at this most difficult time. Fondest Regards, Marlene Fischel

Nancy Gurberg - 11 days ago

Dear Dana, Alison and Norman Claire was very special. What I remember so well about your Mom obm was not only her beauty, her radiance but her perpetual smile. She was one of the few parents who thanked me for teaching her Dana. Dana you were bright, hardworking and we were both proud of you. I am sorry for your loss and wish you all long life, good life and a meaningful life. May Mom's neshama be protected through many acts of love and kindness, Nancy

Elaine Dubow Harris - 11 days ago

To Claire's Family: What a special lady is gone. We met infrequently, but most of the time it was in Stowe. Her warmth, her smile and lovely manner endeared her to those who knew her. I was really sad to hear she had passed away. To you her family, I wish you strength and warm memories.

STEPHEN GUTTMAN - 11 days ago

Dear Allison and Dana, and Pearl , My deep condolence at this difficult time. I have such nice memories of Claire from Stratford Rd - She was always a kind and warm person.

Helen Tencer - 11 days ago

Susan Benaroche - 11 days ago

Dear Allison, Norman and family, We are very sorry to learn about the passing of your beloved mother. Thinking of you and wishing you much strength and courage during this difficult time. Susan and Patrick

Amy Peaner Morris - 11 days ago

Hi Dana and Allison and families, It’s been so many years since I saw your mom but I remember her clearly. What a strong and loving woman. I’m so sorry for your loss! Having just lost my mum, Joan I know how difficult this time is no matter the conditions. I wish you many wonderful memories to give you all comfort. Next summer in Ogunquit?!

Sam and Kathleen Lazare - 11 days ago

Dear Allison and Family....our sincere condolences to you all at this most difficult time. Fondly,Sam and Kathleen Lazare

Kiki and Henry Etingin - 11 days ago

Dear Allison and Dana, and Pearl So many memories, Jack and Claire in Stowe where we met Sorry for your loss of an energetic vibrant mother Henry and I send sincere condolences to you all

Brenda Blatt - 11 days ago

Dear Pearl, My sympathy is with you and your family of the loss of your beautiful sister - always with a smile that lit up the room.

Mona Golfman - 11 days ago

My sincerest sympathy to Claire’s lovely family & special sis -in-law Pearl & her family ; Claire’s beautiful smile & warm conversation will be missed @ Shaar Hash every fall ; Sympathies to all

Linda Greenberg - 11 days ago

Dear family. Claire was a colleague. My sincere sympathies to all of you on the passing of your beloved mother, mother-in-law, and grandmother. Linda Greenberg

Leslie Szirt - 11 days ago

Dear Allison and family, thinking of all of you at this difficult time. Leslie and Michael

Gail wasserman - 11 days ago

Dear Alison I am so sorry for your loss. I have very fond memories of your mom and dad when we hung out together on Thurmond. Your mom lit up a room with her smile spunk and wit. She will be sadly missed. I hope the many special memories that you shared will provide you with some comfort during this sad and difficult time.

Debra Fitleberg - 11 days ago

Dear Allison & Family So sorry to hear of your moms passing. Wishing you my deepest condolences, am thinking about you during this difficult time and sending you a big hug.

Lorraine Naimer Bloomfew - 11 days ago

Allison, I am so sorry for your loss. I'm sure you will miss your mother everyday. I remember her elegance and class from our days at JPPS. May you know no more sorrows.

Phyllis and Robert Friedman - 11 days ago

Dear Dana,Allison and family, Robert and I were saddened to read of Claire’s passing.Please accept our heartfelt condolences to you and the family.We shall miss her and the lovely times we shared in Florida.May your memories of happy times you shared help you through this sad time.We shall miss her.Fondly, Phyllis and Robert

Jon Reisler - 11 days ago

Allison and family, my sincere sympathies to you. Hoping only good memories strengthen you at this very difficult time...

Emily P - 11 days ago

To Allison and family, the joy and light Claire brought to others is exactly what I see you all bringing to everyone else. What an amazing life she lived, and what an amazing family she created. Love to you all, my condolences xx

Carol Grossman - 11 days ago

Dear Allison and family, Please accept my deepest sympathies on the loss of your beloved mother. My thoughts are with you during this most difficult time. Carol

Janie Respitz - 11 days ago

Dear Dana , Allison and family, please accept my heartfelt condolences at this sad time.

Evelyne Finn - 11 days ago

Dear Dana and Alison, My deepest sympathy for your loss. Claire was a bright And beautiful lady, who overcame great losses in-her life and Carried on with hope and great spirit.. You both were wonderful daughters and made her proud. Fondly, Evelyne.

angela nevard - 11 days ago

Dear Allison, Dana and family. I have special memories of Claire and her beauty, energy, intelligence and interest in others. My deepest sympathies to all of you. Much love, Angie

Mimi Brownstein - 11 days ago

To Claire's d Family, I am so sorry for your loss, she was a fun vibrant lady, we had a great time traveling thru China together... Baruch Dayan Emet....Mimi

Sheila Sinclair Kirstein - 11 days ago

remembering a tragedy so many years ago......when claire's dear husband and two children, perished that day and are still alive in our collective memory...........claire's incredible strength and dignity somehow helped her to go forward , creating more beautiful memories..... may she rest condolences...

Brenda April - 11 days ago

Dear Allison and family, I am so sorry to hear of Claire's passing. She is someone who will not be forgotten. I have so many memories of the times spent on Thurlow, your mom made sure that your friend from out of town always had a home to go to...she welcomed me to numerous family dinners, Jewish Holidays, weekends in Stowe. It has been a long time since then, but I remember her wit, intelligence, and beauty. Richard and I send you heartfelt condolences at this very sad time. Love Brenda

Andi Berman Heffez - 11 days ago

Strength and dignity were, are, and forever will be your clothing, Grandma. Love always, Andi.

Adam Schachter - 11 days ago

Allison, our deepest condolences to you and your family. May you find comfort in your mom's memory. Sending lots of love from Toronto. Adam, Jon and the entire team.

Bonnie Glogover - 11 days ago

It is with a heavy heart I participate to say this. Dear Claire, As from the onset, you touched a deep space in my heart and I trust you will hear and feel these words in your purest heaven, from Edgewater, NJ. The inner connection will always remain connected. Love is radiating from my heart. Thank you for our magnificent chats. May you rest in peace. -

Monna and Abby Malkinson - 11 days ago

To Claire's Family, Our heartfelt sympathy on the loss of a beautiful, intelligent, and strong lady. May your cherished memories sustain you all through this difficult time. Sincerely, Monna and Abby Malkinson

Esther Mamane - 11 days ago

My dearest Allison,Dana and family, I am so sad to hear about the loss of a matriarch .She was so full of life,wisdom and beautiful..She always had good relationship advice to give us through the years as teens,Mother’s ,divorce and marriage again!it was always appreciated and with good laughs.may her memories comfort you at this difficult time.all my love Esther Mamane & Ken Tencer

Ashley Anne Gold - 12 days ago

Most beautiful grandma. We love you so much. Thank you for everything. Asalways, Ashley