Dr. Leslie Renée Clement

Funeral Service: Friday, January 31, 2020 at 1:00 PM
Paperman & Sons
Shiva: Friday, January 31, 2020 to
Wednesday, February 05, 2020

611 Kindersley Ave., Mont-Royal, H3R 1S3.
Shiva Details: Shiva hours: from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. daily.
Cemetery: Eternal Gardens Cemetery
Donations: The “Leslie Cohen and Samuel Clement Convocation Prize in Creative Writing” c/o West Island College, (514) 683-4660 or https://wicmtl.ca/.

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43 Condolences

Sari S - 2 days ago

I remember Dr Cohen's classes fondly from my Marianopolis days. I was so saddened and shocked to see this news. Dr Clement and family, please accept my sincerest condolences at this difficult time.

Liliana Ardissono - 13 days ago

Dear Robin, Alice and Paul, I had no chance to meet Leslie when I was in Canada but I was emotionally involved in her story, as Robin's friend and as a patient myself. I am very sorry about this sad news and I wish to send all of you my deep condolences. My condolences to the whole family as well. Liliana Ardissono

Lucia Chamanadjian - 20 days ago

I am saddened by this news. She was always helpful whenever I consulted her with CUPFA questions, always there to lend a helping hand. May she rest in peace! I send my most heartfelt condolences to her family.

Andrée Deveault - 20 days ago

I'm saddened by this news. I was her colleague for many years at Marianopolis. My sincere condolences to Sam and family.

Francine Weston - 21 days ago

Dear Shirley, Sam and family, We send our deepest sympathies and condolences at this difficult time. Leslie was a woman with a huge heart. She was generous, thoughtful and deeply cared about others. She was such a smart woman. I loved talking to her. She was amazing and will be deeply missed. You and your family will remain in our thoughts and prayers. Sincere Sympathy. Francine and Daniel Froment

Marilyn Berger - 21 days ago

Dear Shirley and family I was devastated to read of your beloved daughter’s passing. Know that I am thinking of you. Heartfelt condolences.

Linda Rissman - 21 days ago

My Deepest Sympathy to Shirley and SAM. I I was always deeply touched that Leslie always went out of her way to take my parents out for a beautiful lunch. My deepest sympathies go to everyone who knew Leslie.

Pat Baker - 23 days ago

Dear Sam and family, My deepest sympathies. I wish you much comfort and support at this difficult time. I will always remember Leslie's kindness and generosity. Peace

Samuel Galet - 23 days ago

Sammy, my sincere condolences at this time on the loss of your wife. May her memory be a blessing to you and all who knew her .

Jamal Bentahar - 23 days ago

My sincere condolences and deepest sympathies to the whole family. I didn’t have the chance to know Leslie, but her story tells a lot about her achievements and values.

Ken Fischer - 23 days ago

Sincerest condolences to Sam and all of Leslie’s family. I had the good fortune to have Leslie as a teacher and then later as a friend, and felt very fortunate to have such a relationship with her. I will always remember the natural approach she took to teaching and her friendly nature.

Geri Savits-Fine - 23 days ago

Sam, I was so sorry to hear about Leslie's passing, and saddened that I only met such an amazing person once. Hugs, Geri

Edward Chrzanowski - 23 days ago

O God, full of compassion, Who dwells on high, grant true rest upon the wings of the Shechinah, in the exalted spheres of the holy and pure, who shines as the resplendence of the firmament, to the soul of Leslie who has gone to her supernal world, for charity has been donated in remembrance of her soul; may her place of rest be in Gan Eden. Therefore, may the All-Merciful One shelter her with the cover of His wings forever, and bind her soul in the bond of life. The Lord is her heritage; may she now rest in peace; and let us say: Amen.

Rachelle Hubscher - 23 days ago

Leslie was my teacher at Marianopolis but the way she treated her students you felt she was your friend. I have fond memories of our time in her office where she was always open for extra help and encouragement. Years after graduating I saw her at iga and she stopped to catch up and genuinely cared. What a beautiful person inside and out. Rest In Peace

Ruth Weiner - 23 days ago

Dear Shirley and family, Please know that I am thinking of you at this most difficult time. May you all find comfort in the days ahead with each other. Fondly, Ruth Weiner

Jackie Rae Wloski - 24 days ago

Let it not be forgotten that, along with all her other accomplishments, she was the President of the Women's Art Society of Montreal for several years, after her Mother, Shirley, stepped down from that position. We were privileged to know her for that time! So sorry for your loss.

Paul McGraw - 24 days ago

After reading this amazing announcement, I realized that this fine lady was an amazing human being...Condolences to the entire family!

Cynthia Jones - 24 days ago

I am so sorry to hear of Leslie's passing. Although it was expected, it is never easy loosing such a bright, intellihent, loving and giving star. He absents will be greatly missed.

Suzanne Nobel - 24 days ago

I am very sorry to hear this news especially since Dr Cohen was a very helpful and encouraging professor when I was in her class in Marianopolis. BDE Allah yerhamha May she Rest In Peace ameen

David and Doris Gandell - 24 days ago

Dear Sam and family: We want to express our sincere condolences. We will always treasure the wonderful times we spent together and especially Leslie's beautiful smile. May your memories of the wonderful life you shared be a comfort to you. Fondly Doris and David

Carol and Bill Voss - 24 days ago

Shirley, we are so sorry to hear the news of the loss of your daughter. I remember meeting her at some of the dining outs she ran and which I took over from her with the American Women’s Club. Thinking of you during this rough time.

Marilyn Suojanen - 24 days ago

Dear Shirley, My most sincere condolences on the loss of your talented, lovely daughter Leslie. May she Rest In Peace now as warm memories sustain you, Sam, the family and all who knew her.

Jeannie Moosz - 24 days ago

My deepest condolences to you, Shirley, at the untimely loss of your dear Leslie. May your loving memories of her carry your forward and find peace that her battle is over.

Aniko lysy - 24 days ago

I am shocked by this terrible loss. My heart goes out to Sam and the entire family. I have the vivid picture of the two of them in the elevator ( old MC) stuffed with papers , running for 8:30 am classes. Her checks still red from the cold...

Sandy Baylin - 24 days ago

Shirley, my heartfelt condolences go to you.

Tamara Zakon - 24 days ago

I am deeply saddened to learn of Leslie's passing. As her colleague at Marianpolis College for many years (albeit in different departments), I had frequent exchanges with her, and will always remember her clear thinking, candid opinions and readiness to listen. And I remember the many students lined up outside her office door waiting to see her. My sincere condolences to Sam and family for your loss.

Nella and Miron - 24 days ago

Dear Marty and Sheila, Just read about the loss of your beautiful and brilliant cousin, Leslie. We are so sad for your loss. Our heartfelt condolences to you and the entire family. Nella and Miron

Pierre Ouellet - 24 days ago

My most sincere condolences to her family and friends. Leslie was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed.

Zsolt Alapi - 24 days ago

I was so sorry to hear about the passing of Leslie, a colleague from Marianopolis and Concordia. She and I both shared an abiding love of cats, and Leslie would often give me toys for mine. She was also incredibly generous with her time when she served on CUPFA, helping me navigate the intricacies of grants, applications, and moving between faculties to get a full workload. She was beloved by her students and gave her all. My condolences go out, especially to Sam, for your loss.

Linda and Peter Nobel - 24 days ago

Our deepest sympathies on the loss of a wonderful, kind and caring individual. Keep all the fond memories of Leslie in your heart to cherish forever. Linda and Peter Nobel

Batia - 25 days ago

Dear Shirley, Sam and I want you to know that our thoughts are with you and your family at this sad time. Leslie was so bright and charming that no one who knew her will ever forget her. We send you and your family our heartfelt condolences and much love. Affectionately, Batia and Sam Kloda

Marilyn and Bill Schreiber - 25 days ago

Shirley , So saddened to learn of your tragic loss. Sending you all our most heartfelt condolences.

Perwaiz Hayat - 25 days ago

I was shocked to hear the demise of Leslie. She was a great help to me at CUPFA when I was new to University. She will be remembered as a kind and gentle person who would go out of her way to help others. May her soul rest in éternel peace.

Adrienne Fischer - 25 days ago

My condolences to the Cohen family and to Sam Clement. Leslie was such a special person, a great teacher to my son and daughter-in-law and later their friend, an intelligent woman with a generous spirit. Our friendship goes back to before her marriage as we met at the synagogue where she and Sam were later married. May her memory be for a blessing.

Linda Mann Gewurz and Joyce Mann Prizant - 25 days ago

To the Cohen Family, Growing up in TMR and having you live behind us we have several memories. We are so sorry to read of the passing of Leslie. We send you our condolences and know that you are in our thoughts. It appears she accomplished a great deal in her life and has left you a wonderful legacy. Cherish all those memories. We may not have seen you in a very long time but our memories do last. She died too young.

pearl schoenberg - 25 days ago

my dear niece has passed away and Iam inconsolable. She was like a daughter to me and I loved her very much I am glad she is at peace now and no more suffering.

Donato Totaro - 25 days ago

I remember Leslie from her work with CUPFA which was always conducted with the well-being of her members in mind. She worked hard for us and helped pave the way for other committee and CUPFA members. I'm so sorry to hear of her passing and that she suffered with the disease which took her life. My condolences to her friends and family.

Pankaj Kamthan - 25 days ago

I knew Leslie for more than 8 years, before and during the time I served on the CUPFA Executive. Over the years, I learned much from her, and shared many trials and tribulations with her. Leslie had an excellent memory and a great sense of humor. I will always remember her as somebody who was committed, direct, honest, fair, hardworking, and caring. She will be sorely missed.

Evadne Anderson - 25 days ago

I was so shocked to hear about Leslie's passing. My sincere condolences go out to Sam and the whole family. Leslie was a thoughtful and generous soul, and I will never fogrget her.

Judith Grad - 25 days ago

I was very sorry to hear about your passing. Your contributions to Concordia among many others will live on and benefit many. Thank you. RIP Leslie. My condolences to your friends and family on this very sad time.

Donna Nebenzahl - 25 days ago

Years ago, a new member of part-time faculty at Concordia, I was grateful for Leslie's kind heart and assistance. My sincere condolences to all the family at this sad time.

Eleni Panagiotarakou - 25 days ago

May her memory be a blessing.

Barry Lazar - 25 days ago

Greatly saddened by this news and untimely passing. Leslie was my guide through CUPFA and various Concordia passages. Her Dad and mine were good friends and golfing buddies and we often chatted about them as they became older and passed away. Leslie you are missed and will be. May your memory be a blessing.