Ruth Berenbaum

Funeral Service: Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 10:00 AM
Shiva: Wednesday, September 25, 2019 to
Saturday, September 28, 2019

320 Hidden Trail, North York M2R 3R8
Shiva Details: Shiva hours: Wednesday and Thursday from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. daily. Evening services on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Cemetery: Eternal Gardens Cemetery
Donations: “Ben Berenbaum Parkinson’s Memorial Fund” c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, (514) 340- 8222 ext.: 24133 or (514) 340-8251

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32 Condolences

Rayna Gelber Moise - 11 days ago

Dearest Berenbaum Family, Julia - I remember those days of Roslyn School and sitting in your Mom's kitchen.....What a lady! I send my sincere condolences to the family.. May you be spared further sorrow.

Irwin Lambersky - 20 days ago

Dear Deborah and Frank. So sorry to hear of your loss Sending you and your family our sincerest condolences

Allyson and Ralph - 21 days ago

Deborah our hearts go out to you. She sounds like someone I would have loved to know. You are in our hearts and prayers as you cope with your loss.

Rosanna Besner - 21 days ago

Dear Deborah, Julia and families, I was so sorry to hear about Aunt Ruth.. She was quite a gal. It was great living across the hall from her. We used to reminisce about our parents. Her and Uncle Ben and my parents. There were so , many stories. Wishing you strength at this sad time.

Susan Raymer - 23 days ago

Dear Debbie and Julia, My thoughts are with you and your family. How wonderful for your mother to have been in Toronto with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Your mother in her own elegant way was always very welcoming into your home.What a beautiful legacy she has left . With heartfelt condolences, Susan

ethel singer - 25 days ago

Dear Family..Extending my deepest sympathy to the family of Ruth, a very elegant, strongwilled and kind lady who I miss seeing and playing against at the bridge club..I remember well the first day she returned to the club, after having had hip surgery, when against the judgement of many welcoming friends , she still insisted on removing her winter boots and walking in with high heel shoes..What a woman!!!Fondly Ethel Singer

Maxine Sanders - 25 days ago

Dear family, I’m another bridge player who enjoyed your mother. She was inspiring! My partner and I said we wanted to be just like her...... classy to the end. We will miss her. Cherish your memories. Maxine

Bonnie Marcus - 25 days ago

Dear Family, I am sorry to see that this elegant, classy lady who took pride in her appearance has passed. Enjoyed seeing her at bridge. My sympathies Bonnie Marcus

Myrna Rabinovitch - 25 days ago

To the Berenbaum Family, My deepest condolences. I knew Ruth from the Y Bridge group....what a lady and what a sense of humour. Always enjoyed seeing her. May wonderful memories always keep her close.

Mona Besner - 25 days ago

The above condolence is from Mona and Alan Besner

Mona Besner - 25 days ago

Dear family, my husband and I knew your mom and dad almost 50 years as we al l used to visit Bernie and Esther on Murray Hill. Bernie was my hudband's uncle . I also knew Ruth from the bridge club. What an amazing beautiful lady she was. Always well dressed and elegant. We will certainly miss her.

Lois Baron - 25 days ago

Dear Debbie. I recall many mornings passing your house on Roslyn on the way to school. My sister was in your year, but I remember you well. More recently, I got to know Ruth as my bridge opponent. What a wonderful, friendly and classy lady. She has left a legacy that your family should be proud of. Lois

LINDA HAZEN - 25 days ago

Debbie and Julie, My deepest sympathies to you and your families on the loss of your mother. She was one of a kind and I thought that she would live forever and, despite the years, I can still hear your father's booming voice. Wishing you only happier times.

Barbara Lang - 25 days ago

Dear Debbie, Julia and Families, I want to express my deepest sympathy on the passing of Ruth. She was a very special lady, elegant and a good friend to my mother. I remember the good times of my parents with yours. May she Rest In Peace, cherish the memories. Barbara

mona polachek - 25 days ago

To Ruth's Family: I extend my hearfelt sympathy.I was so saddened to read that she had passed away. What a special lady she was!. It was a pleasure to be with her at the bridge table. She was a true gem: elegant, warm, friendly. She will be missed.

Sheila Greenwald - 25 days ago

To Ruth’s Family I too always told Ruth I wanted to grow old like her What a great lady and so friendly at the bridge club!It was truly a pleasure to see her as the ultimate Elegant Lafy Sosorry for your liss

Sandi Isaif - 26 days ago

To the Entire Berenbaum Family, marty and I want to expresss our deepest sympathy on the loss of your beloved mother, Ruth. I have so many fond memories of this beautiful lady. I know her since I am 16 years old.....never did I see here without her perfect makeup, hair and clothing. She was always so friendly when I would walk into her home. She was the epitome of a REAL LADY. Sandi

Syl Spector - 26 days ago

To the Berenbaum Family : My heartfelt sympathy on the passing of Ruth. Every Friday I saw Ruth as we went to the same Hairdressor . As well I also spent time with her at the bridge club. Ruth would bring me some of her baked squares that she had when her friends came to visit. She always had a smile, , and she will be missed. Rest In Peace dear Ruth .

Millie Pearson - 26 days ago

To Ruth’s family. Ruth was a special lady I knew her from the bridge table. Lovely to see how she enjoyed playing and also a delight Sorry for your loss BDE

Enid Solloway-Goldberg - 26 days ago

Dear Debbie & Julia, Please accept my heartfelt condolences on the passing of your dear Mother. May all your wonderful memories sustain you. Most sincerely, Enid

Evelyn Shrier - 26 days ago

To Ruth's family I send my deepest sympathy for your loss... and I also send my highest praise for "my hero"... I always told Ruth I wanted to be just like her when I grew up... she was the epitome of elegance even in her older age... the last time she played at the Shaar, before moving to Toronto, Ruth brought her partner (Lillian Gold) lunch and then sat down with her own lunch... she was absolutely remarkable in every way... What an example she has set for her progeny... r.i.p. dear Ruth...

Marylin Smith Carsley - 26 days ago

Phyllis levy - 26 days ago

Ruth was a very delightful lady. We shared a hairdresser on Fridays. My sympathies go out to her family

Pauline Fried - 26 days ago

My deepest sympathy on the loss of a beautiful lady,always impeccably dressed and a friendly smile on her face.She will be missed by many people at the “4300”

Joycegoldfarb - 26 days ago

I don’t know Ruth’s family but your Mom was exceptional in many ways!her attitude toward life,always smiling beautifully dresses sporting her high heels as she awaited to go play bridge!ee all loved her st 4300 she left behind a beautiful legacy to be cherished! The

Millie & Leonard Kantor - 26 days ago

Sincerest condolences on the loss of a beautiful, lovely and most friendly lady. Her smile and interest in other"s welfare was always the first thing that was of concern to her upon meeting. Rest in Peace Ruth. To the family, may you all be spared from further sorrow.

Linda and Norm Shacter - 26 days ago

Dear Deborah and family Sincere sympathy on your loss... Linda and Norm

Deena Miller Garfinkle - 26 days ago

i Would like to send my condolences to the family of Ruth.....she was a delightful lady who always had a smile on her face and loved to play bridge to the end.....she was a pleasure to play against and fun to be with.....Bon Voyage Ruth, now you will have all your friends to play bridge with in are a Spunky lady and I will miss you........

Brenda Blatt - 26 days ago

To Ruths family, I've known Ruth for over 50 years - from being a young bride in Trout Lake to the bridge table in more recent times. Ruth was always kind and friendly and adorable in her high heels. We used to reminisce about the country days. With condolences, Brenda Blatt

Beverley Hamburg - 26 days ago

I do not know your family, but I would often meet your Mother in the lobby of the building waiting for her lift to her bridge game. Always so beautifully dressed, well made up, high heels, a lovely smile, and ready to go! What a lovely lady! She had said she was moving to Toronto, to be with her family, and I must say she was missed here. Wishing you all a long life, and know you have many pleasant memories stored up. Beverley Hamburg

Peggy Hubscher Fuxman - 26 days ago

Dear Debra and the Berenbaum Family: What a lady! Ruth was the most elegant, sweet, gentle lady. A pleasure to have her at our bridge table, and always played east/west, going from table to table in her high heels, coiffed hair and perfect make up. She will be sorely missed. On behalf of the directors, Mark Yudin and Ady Kofler; and the Bridge chairs Pearl Cooper and Peggy Fixman and the bridge committee we extend our condolences. Ruth will be missed!

Joy Yanow - 26 days ago

Dear Debbie, Julia and Families Its been many years since we have seen each other but I have fond memories of both your parents. Playing in your home in Westmount and of course Trout Lake. Your mom was so beautiful and a real lady. Please accept my condolences for your loss. Joy