Ivar Isaac Riff

Funeral Service:
Private Family Service
Shiva: Monday, July 29, 2019 to
Thursday, August 01, 2019

31 Holtham Rd., Hampstead Qc, H3X 3N2
Shiva Details: Shiva hours: Monday from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Evening services at 7:00 p.m.
Cemetery: Baron De Hirsch Cemetery
Donations: Ivar Riff Legacy Fund at Cedars Cancer Foundation (514) 656-6662 or www.cedars.ca. All funds will be allocated to glioblastoma research.

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91 Condolences

Jan MacNair-Smith - 11 days ago

Our condolences to Sandra and family. Our thoughts are with you. Jan MacNair-Smith and family

Anna Fraenkel - 16 days ago

Dear Josh and famliy, So sorry to hear about the passing of your father. My thoughts are with you. Anna

David Barth - 18 days ago

Deepest condolences to the Riff family.

Marisa Shaw - 18 days ago

To Gabriel and the entire Riff family, I was out of town and was so truly sad when I heard of your devastating loss. . Sending you all my deepest sympathies. I hope your memories together bring you some comfort and may your family be spared any further sorrows.

warren Gornitsky - 19 days ago

Dear Avi and Family I was away and only heard the terrible news. I am so sorry to hear and send my sincerest condolences to you and family Warren Gornitsky

Guberman Family - 19 days ago

Dear Sandra, Mara, Josh, Shoshana, Gabriel and Avi, Our deepest condolences on your tragic loss. Ivor was a good soul, had a big heart and a great sense of humour. We shared many wonder times in Ottawa, Montreal and Israel. May you know no further sorrow. The Guberman Family

Anne Marie Hodder - 20 days ago

Sincere condolences to the Riff families especially Sandra and Gabriel. Peace be with you all, Anne Marie

Karen Zajdman - 21 days ago

Dear Avi and Sandra, I just heard the sad news about your father/ husband. I am so sorry for your loss. I wish I had heard earlier so that I would have attended the funeral. Please accept my condolences and I wish you and your family much strength. Yours truly, Karen was

Elaine & Steve Wohl - 21 days ago

Dear Karen, Avi, Sandra and Family, please accept our sincere condolences on your loss. We are thinking of you at this difficult time.

Shirley and Harvey Corn - 22 days ago

Dear Betty, Norman and family Our sincere condolences. May your good memories help with your loss..

Martin Yolleck - 22 days ago

Avi and the Riff Family. It is always hard to lose a loved one in the family. At this time and in the future you must remember all of the Great times you had with your father. Our heartfelt condolences on the passing of Ivar from all of us at Almark Sales & Imports Ltd.

Wendy Adelman - 23 days ago

Dear Sandra and family, Our deepest condolences on the loss of your beloved Ivan. May you find solace in all your wonderful memories. Our thoughts are with you. Wendy and Raoul

Light family - 23 days ago

For many years my brother. School, camp, fraternity, bar mitzvahs, weddings, and more. All etched in my heart and memory. Deepest sympathy. Peace.

CONNIE ZOTTI - 23 days ago

My deepest condolences to the family. I had the pleasure to work with Ivar for many years, he will be missed. Connie Zotti

Meir and Helen Hakak - 23 days ago

BDE. Our deepest condolences on the loss of your beloved husband and father.

Erwin Gordon - 23 days ago

Dear Riff Family, My deepest condolences. May Ivor's beloved memory be a constant source of comfort and strength to you. Erwin Gordon

Erin and David Nemes - 23 days ago

Dear Riff Family, Our sincere condolences on the passing of Ivor. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

Renee Simand and Ron Eliakim - 24 days ago

We are deeply sorry for the loss of your beloved father Renee and Ron

Renee Simand and Ron Eliakim - 24 days ago

Raymondhodhod - 24 days ago

Dear sandra , Avi and family Please accept my sincere condolences Raymond hodhod

Don Rubin - 24 days ago

So sorry to learn of Ivar's passing. I have fond memories of Ivar dating back to the summers spent at Camp Pine Valley. Ivar was a person I admired and liked very much. Please accept my sincere condolences.

Tammy Salis - 24 days ago

Dearest Mara, I am so sorry for your loss. I am here if you need me.

Florrie Levy - 24 days ago

Dear Sandra and family, I am so sorry for your very sad loss. May the wonderful memories of your beloved Ivor comfort you at this very difficult time.

Nancy Kape Gurberg - 24 days ago

Dear Sandra, I am so sorry to know your wonderful husband, best friend Ivar has passed away. He loved and adored you and your family. Many years ago Ivar called me when there was a fire in your Hampstead home and was confident I would easily find an interim home for your family to live in which we did. He could not stop thanking me and was truly appreciative of my effort. It was an absolute delight, a pleasure to work with Ivar. May his neshama be protected through your acts of love and kindness. And I wish you and your family no more sorrow. Nancy

Bobby and Shelly Azeff - 24 days ago

Dear Sandra, ,Avi and the entire Riff family, Going back as far as pine valley camp,,there are so many fine memories On behalf of Shelly,Liza,Michael and myself we extend our deepest sympathies.

Albert Schuster - 24 days ago

Dear Riff Family, Our sincerest condolences on the passing of Ivor. It was always a pleasure doing business with him throughout the years. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time, Albert, Lenny and the extended Amerella Family

Ashraf Hanna - 24 days ago

Josh, My condolences to you and your family on the passing of your father. It is never easy to lose a parent, and I pray for your peace and comfort during this difficult period. - Ashraf

Syd Stein - 25 days ago

Dear Sandra,Avi and Families, Please accept my sincere condolences. Syd Stein

Mindy and Irving Schok - 25 days ago

Dear Betty, Norman and family and entire Riff family, please accept our deepest condolences.

Gerald Levy - 25 days ago

Dear Sandra and family. My heartfelt sympathies to you all. I can recall many fond memories of life we all shared with our children on Holtham Rd. Ivor was a really good guy. Fondly, Gerry

Denis and Katherine Guimont - 25 days ago

Liz and the Riff family - we wish to express our sincerest condolences on the loss of your beloved Ivar.

Ian Torrance - 25 days ago

To Sandra and the entire Riff family Please accept our deepest sympathies on the loss of your beloved Ivar. We are thinking of you and your family at this time. Ian Torrance and your friends at PKD.

Janet Presser - 25 days ago

Dear Mara and Terry, Michael and I extend our deepest condolences to you and your entire family. We wish you strength and hope that you find comfort in all of your beautiful memories. Janet & Michael Maislin

Natalie & Stan Bassel - 25 days ago

Sandy, Mara, Josh, Shoshana, Gabriel, Avi and families. Our condolences on the passing of Ivar. We will miss him at synagogue beaming so proudly of his children and grandchildren. Keep his wonderful memories alive forever. May your family be spared any further sorrow.

Francine Bishinsky - 25 days ago

Dear Avi and Karen and families, My condolences on the passing of Ivar. I know how close a family you are. Thinking of you at this sad time. Francine Bishinsky

larry Smolar smolar - 25 days ago

To The Riff Family, There are no words to express the loss of your beloved Ivar ,husband,father and grandfather. Please accept my sincerest condolences and know that know that all of you are in my prayers. May your treasured memories comfort you at this most difficult time and may you know no more sorrow .Barauch Dayan Haemet sadly Larry (BIg Dog)

Marni Wise & Jeffrey Itscovitch - 25 days ago

Sandy, Mara, Josh, Shoshana, Gabriel, Avi and families, We are so sorry to hear of Ivar's passing. We loved spending time with you all. Ivar was always so sweet to us. Sending you all big hugs from Dallas, wish we could be there with all of you. Love, Marni and Jeffrey Itscovitch

Richard and Marla Lefcort - 25 days ago

Marla and I would like to express our sincere condolences To Sandra the children and the whole family on the Loss of dear Ivar . He was a sincere gentleman and family Man. He was very inspirational to me on a personal level And I will always remember our discussions and the twinkle In his eye. I have so many fond memories He will be greatly missed. May you all be spared from any future sorrows Fondly Rick and Marla Lefcort

Hedy Lis - 25 days ago

Dear Sandra & family Please accept my deepest sympathy on the loss of your beloved Ivor .

Betty and Malcolm Citrin - 25 days ago

Dear Sandra, Mara and Family, So sorry to hear of Ivar's passing. Malcolm and I send our deepest sympathies.

Leslie Solomon - 25 days ago

Dear Mara and family, My deepest condolences on the passing of your dad and grandfather. I hope your memories of time spent together will be a source of comfort. Leslie.

Susan and Howard Barza - 25 days ago

To the Riff Family, We extend our sincere sympathy on your profound loss.

Steven Deckelbaum - 25 days ago

Dear Sandra and family,Elaine and I send our deepest condolences.

Shirley Kornitzer - 25 days ago

Dear Sandra and family, My deepest sympathies on the loss of your beloved husband. He will be sadly missed.

Anita Pedvis and Marven Leftick - 25 days ago

Dear Sandra,Mara,Josh,Soshana,Gabriel,andAvi, Marven and I want to wish you our deepest sympathies.We have lost a very good friend.We have always admired Ivar for his generosity,kindness, intellect and wit.We will never forget his wonderful speeches at each of your weddings.Sorry we cannot be with you but we are in the process of moving to North Carolina.May your wonderful memories of Ivar help you through this very difficult time Love Anita and Marven

Cooperberg Peter - 25 days ago

Dear Sandy & family So sorry to hear about Ivar. We go back to OHS days in the 50's! Fond memories. Peter

Jason and Tamara Arbeiter - 25 days ago

Dear Riff family, We are so very deeply saddened to learn of the passing of beloved Ivar. We are sending you love and strength through this difficult time and beyond. May his memory and the legacy he leaves comfort you and bring only joy. Love Tamara, Jason and the kids

Cliff Stermer - 25 days ago

Avi, sorry to hear of your loss.

Carol & Marty Goldenberg - 25 days ago

Dear Sandra & family, Please accept our heartfelt condolences.We are so sorry to hear of Ivar’s passing. Carol & Marty

Ellen Grosz - 25 days ago

I’m truly so so sad. I just saw Ivar’s name on the site and gasped. My heart felt sympathy to you all. One my favourite people, a great man. May all your memories be cherished in your hearts forever. A true gentle man. Baruch Dayan Haemet.

Alan and Barbie Zavalkoff - 25 days ago

Dear Gabriel and the entire family. Alan and I want to express our sincere sympathy to you all at this saddest time. The loss of a parent especially your dad is overwhelming. We hope that wonderful memories will help you thru this . Alan and Barbie Zavalkoff

Linda Mann Gewurz - 25 days ago

Avi,Sandra and family, We are thInking of all of you at this sad time in your lives. Cherish all your memories, these are his legacy. You are surrounded now by many people, after the shiva you will go forward day by day.....be strong for each other. Linda Mann Gewurz Lauren Jennifer and Jamie Gewurz

Ali Mindel - 25 days ago

Dear Mara and Terry and Sandra and Family I am so sorry and saddened by this news. I know that your dad meant the world to you. I am so sorry for you and I am thinking about you at this sad time. Xoxox Ali

David Apelbaum - 25 days ago

Dear Riff family: my heartfelt condolences on Ivar’s passing. I have fond memories of his large & impressionable personality. We were classmates of the first graduating class of Outremont High School in 1960. May his memory be for everlasting blessing. Rest In Peace Ivar. Sadly, David

ROBERT STEINBERG - 25 days ago

To Josh and family, Sincere condolences to the entire family. I am deeply saddened for your loss.

Robyn and Robert Spector - 25 days ago

Dear Mara, Terry and the entire Riff Family, We are so sorry to hear about your loss. We know how much you loved your dad and how devoted you are to your family. We are thinking about you, sending your our love and hope that as you endure this difficult time in your lives you are able to reflect on all of the happy times you shared and lasting memories you created with with your dad. xoxo

Carmela Mindel - 25 days ago

Dear Sandra, Mara and family, my thoughts are with you at this sad time. May good memories of time shared together be of comfort. Fondly, Carmela Mindel

Robert Segal - 25 days ago

Dear Riff Family, Please accept our most heartfelt condolences on Ivar's passing. A nicer man we could not have met. Fondly, Robert & Laurie Segal Baltimore, MD

Eleanor Singer - 25 days ago

To all the Riff family Ivar and I go way way back tour teens in Pitt Lac Long...those were the days! So saddened and shocked to hear of his passing! My sincere condolences to all. Eleanor

KAREN KRAVITZ - 25 days ago

DEAR LIZ AND THE RIFF FAMILY, MY SINCERE CONDOLENCES TO YOU ON THE LOSS OF A BROTHER-IN-LAW,HUSBAND,FATHER AND GRANDFATHER. I AM THINKING OF YOU AT THIS SAD TIME.

Gerry Dubinsky - 25 days ago

Dear Gabriel and the entire Riff family. I was shocked to hear of the passing of Ivor. I have known him for a very long time and always enjoyed talking to him about our early years in the Maritimes.. Please accept my sincere condolences T this difficult time. Gerry Dubinsky

Ali Stein - 26 days ago

Mara & The entire Riff family, I am so sorry for your loss. I am thinking about you and send my love and condolences. Ali

Reisa and Bruce Vineberg - 26 days ago

To the entire Riff family our deepest sympathy on the passing of Ivan. Great memories of winter and seeing the RIFFMOBILE driving around St Agathe. May your fond memories be a source of comfort during this difficult period. Reisa and Bruce

Daniel Barza and Stephanie King - 26 days ago

Dear Avi and Karen, We are thinking of you and extend our deepest condolences at this time.

Rosalie and Shelly Tager - 26 days ago

Dear Sandy , Mara and Riff Family We were very saddened to hear of Ivars passing We were friends from high school and our children continued the path. Ivar was a great husband father and devoted grandfather He will be surely missed Rest In Peace Ivar Rosalie and Shelly Tager

Avery Palevsky - 26 days ago

Dear Sandra and family, I was so sad to read of Ivar's passing. We had the opportunity to do some business and he always amused me with his stories and antidotes. I am very sorry for your loss.

Susan Caplan-Keeb - 26 days ago

Dear Sandra, so saddened to learn of Ivars passing. May your memories sustain you through these difficult times. Susan Caplan-Keeb

Mario Morellato - 26 days ago

My sincerest condolences to the entire Riff family. Ivar was truly an inspirational person who always put a smile on all our faces, I will surely miss our heartfelt conversations. May he forever rest in peace.

Mimi and Howard Shiff - 26 days ago

To the entire Riff family Please accept our deepest sympathies on the loss of your beloved Ivar. We are so very sad for your loss. Mimi&Howard Shiff

Stanley Baboushkin - 26 days ago

Please accept my sincere condolences. Stanley Baboushkin

Harry Melnik - 26 days ago

Guy Oiknine - 26 days ago

My sincere condolences to the Riffs Family , I lost a true Freind and a gentleman Rest In Peace , We will miss you very much .

Ricky and Johanne (Ariella Fashion) - 26 days ago

We are deeply saddened by the news of Ivar passing. Please accept our heartfelt sympathies to you all. May he Rest In Peace

Christine & Perry Kirstein - 26 days ago

My condolences to Sandra and the hole Riff family . Xox

adham zulfikar - 26 days ago

my deepest sympathy on behalf of myself, and the AYK family. Adham Zulfikar

randy aziz - 26 days ago

Dear Sandra, Avi and the entire Riff family. Please accept my sincerest condolences on the passing of your husband,father,grandfather. He leaves behind an amazing legacy. May he rest in peace

Cindy and David Abramovitch - 26 days ago

Dear Sandra, Please accept our sincerest condolences. Ivar will be deeply missed. Cindy & David

Florence Simonin - 26 days ago

Dear Sandra and Family, please accept my sincere condolences.

Carole Spector - 26 days ago

Dear Mara and the entire Riff family, we Ste so sorry for the loss of Ivan.May the wonderful memories you have give you strength at this difficult time. Fondly Carole and Allen

Nancy Pedvis Strohl - 26 days ago

Dear Sandra and Family, Words cannot express my sorrow. Thinking of all of you during this most difficult time. My deepest sympathy. Nancy

Fran Thorz - 26 days ago

Dear Sandra . It has been many years since we have been in touch, but you are still in my thoughts. My sympathies to you and yours. We go back so far. Best, Fran

Allison & Rob Hoppenheim - 26 days ago

We are so sorry for your loss. I know your Dad leaves a strong legacy of love that will live on in all of you forever. Our deepest sympathies.

Lenny Codas - 26 days ago

Dear Sandra and Family Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of Your dear Ivor. He was a great guy and will be missed May he Rest In Peace Lenny Codas

Mel Ravinsky - 26 days ago

Dear Sandra, Avi, Josh, Mara, Shoshana & Gabriel, I have had the singular pleasure and honour to work with Ivar for over 25 years. He was a brilliant, honourable, funny, charming and generous man, a real mensch. Ivar was one of the good ones; you must all be very proud of him. My late wife Marian and I both loved him. I will miss him. My most profound condolences to you over your loss.

mel&pia guralnick - 26 days ago

Dear Sandra &Family,we are saddened to learn of Ivor"s passing. May you cherish all your wonderful memories

Beth and Lee Wise - 26 days ago

To the entire Riff family. So sorry for your loss. I have so many old fond memories of Ivar as we grew up and had so many family celebrations together. May your cherished memories comfort you during these hard times.

Phyllis levy - 26 days ago

Dear Sandi and family. We have known Ivar for over 6o years and are saddened at ur loss. Rest in peace Ivar Phyllis and Hershy Levy

Monty Hass (Ego Fashions) - 26 days ago

I/We are extremely saddened to hear of the news. You should all know that every time we would see IVAR he was always so proud of his family and that was his true pride and joy. He is the most likable and honorable man I/We have met and had the opportunity to work with .He always had a smile and will surely be missed. There are not many people in the world that made a positive and big impression but Ivar did and is truly loved . Please accept our warm and heartfelt sympathy. Monty Hass and the Ego Fashion Team

MICHAEL SCHWARTZ - 26 days ago

My condolences to the family I remember the nice times we had traveling with the family. Let’s remember the good times Regards and I thoughts are with you all Regards Michael

Gerry anisman - 26 days ago

Our sincerest condolences to the Riff family. He was an honest and honorable person who had love for his family and friends. May he Rest In Peace.

Aubry Tager - 26 days ago

To the entire Riff family,we are so sorry for your loss. To this day, my parents still talk about Ivar playing with me as a baby. Doree and I send you our deepest condolences. Sincerely, Aubry, Doree, Zach, Jordyn and Cooper Tager