Herbert Marx

Funeral Service: Sunday, March 22, 2020
Private graveside
Cemetery: Baron De Hirsch Cemetery
Donations: Université de Montréal, Faculté de droit, Fonds Herbert Marx, (514) 659-8404

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Elaine and Mitchell Brownstein - 3 days ago

Elaine and I and our mothers, Irma and Miriam extend our deepest condolences on your loss. We each have our own special memories of our times together. He was one of a kind, always ready to help anyone he could, touching so many in his kind and thoughtful way. He will be dearly missed.

Lindy Katz - 3 days ago

We haven't told my mother, Lilly Katz, of Herbie's passing. I know she would be extremely saddened by the news since she was so fond of you both. Your husband was very special, a man of integrity who was respected by all who met him. May your memories of happier times shared together bring you comfort now and in the future. Please accept sincere condolences from my mom, my brother and I.

Sara and Allan Bernstein - 3 days ago

Dear Eva and family It is with great sadness that we leaned about the loss of Herb. Please accept our heartfelt condolences. Our thoughts are with you at this most difficult time. Sara and Allan

Ruth and Moe Gerstein - 4 days ago

Dear Eva and entire family, Please accept our heartfelt condolences on the passing of your beloved Herb. Our thoughts of sympathy are with you at this most difficult time . Hopefully the wonderful memories shared will help sustain you with each passing day.

Frank & Betty Bloomstone - 4 days ago

Dear Eva and Family, We were saddened to learn about the loss of a very special person and long time neghbor. We go back to our high school Baron Bying days when we met on Fletcher's Field and speculated about the purpose of the world. Years later, Herbie became a neighbour when the family moved to Montreal West around the corner. Over the years when our paths crossed we often stopped to chat. Our talks were always thought provoking. His loss leaves a vacuum in our Jewish Community as well as in the National Community. May the family gather strength during this very difficult time and know of no more sorrow. Boruch Dayan Emeth.

Edward Braiter - 4 days ago

Dear Eva and family, Please accept my heartfelt condolences for your loss. He will be missed.

Alan Rauch - 5 days ago

Dear "Mrs. Marx" (Eva still seems too casual for a former student): I was so saddened to hear of the death of the wonderful and celebrated Herbert Marx, who I read about and cheered on (from a distance) not merely as a major political figure, but as the spouse of my favorite teacher. It is particularly sad that His life, for the moment, cannot be honored as it should and that, notwithstanding a wonderful family, that you cannot be embraced and consoled by a community that loved you both. My heart goes out to you and your family while also wishing you strength and fortitude. Memory is perhaps the most powerful quality of the human spirit, and I know that Herbert Marx will thrive in the personal recollections of you and your family, and in the public recollection of Canada as a whole.

Pierre Verdon - 7 days ago

C'est avec tristesse que je viens d'apprendre le récent décès de monsieur Herbert Marx. Je l'ai notamment côtoyé en qualité de sous ministre associé alors qu'il exerçait ses fonctions de ministre de la Justice et de ministre de la Sécurité publique. Je garde de lui le souvenir d'un homme droit, bienveillant , généreux et de grande ouverture. Je rends hommage à sa mémoire et j'exprime à sa famille et à ses proches mes plus sincères condoléances.

mel and Neomi Kronish - 7 days ago

I am deeply saddened on learning of the passing of your beloved Herb. As a classmate, colleague and friend, I will always relish, treasure and remember my interactions with Herb. On behalf of my wife Neomi, I wish to extend our sincere condolences to you and your entire family.

Frema Engel - 7 days ago

Dear Eva and family. Of the many contributions that Herb made to society, what stands out most for me was his commitment to improve the plight of victims of violence and crime in Quebec. As Minister of Justice he conducted province-wide consultations and not only listened with compassion to the testimonies of victims of violence and crime and their family members, and to the recommendations of professionals, advocacy groups and community organizations but he showed he truly cared by his swift action. With the passing in 1988 of the Loi sur l’aide aux victimes d’actes criminels and under his continued leadership, Quebec recognized victims’ rights and introduced a comprehensive policy for victim assistance that included a compensation program and a multitude of programs, community supports and services. May you be comforted knowing how much his wisdom, commitment and actions have dramatically improved the lives of countless victims of violence and crime and their families.

Allan Winikoff - 7 days ago

Dear Eva and family. All of the words of praise for Herb in these condolences cannot fully express what a GREAT guy Herbie was. We always looked forward to our family get togethers because we knew he would be there. We will miss him and can only hope that your wonderful memories of your time together will get you though this. Allan Winikoff and Myrna Silverman

Lydia Lechter - 7 days ago

Dear Eva and family. Eddie and I can only attest to all the wonderful words that described Herbie's lifetime achievements; however what we shall remember most about him was his wonderful sense of humour and the fact that he was "an average guy". We can still hear the echoes of his laughter as he told one of his wonderful stories, some about others, some he told on himself. Baruch Dayan ha-Emet. Sending you our most heartfelt condolences, Lydia & Eddie

Yvonne Frankel Margo - 7 days ago

Dear Cousin Eva, I have fond memories of meeting you and Herb at many occasions. He was a humble, brillant gentlemen. He was so wonderful & respectful to your dear late Mother zl. A true patriot to his Jewish community, to Quebec and Canada of which we are so proud of his many accomplishments. May the wonderful memories comfort you and family Yihi Zichro Ubaruch, from Jerusalem , love Yvonne

Carolyn Mendelssohnc - 8 days ago

Dear Eva & Family, I was so saddened to hear of Herbs passing Amongst my memories is teaching together in our early years at Elmgrove School...at the mention of Herb's name your eyes would glow. As the woman behind the man Herb became so accomplished and will always be remembered by Quebec society and our Jewish community . I hope that all your wonderful memories will help to sustain you through these difficult times. Carolyn Goodman-Mendelssohn

Lessy and Earl Kimmel - 8 days ago

To Eva and family. We were very saddened to learn of Herb’s passing. We fully subscribe to the sentiments expressed in the two eulogies in last Saturday’s Gazette which, so much better than we can, say what he had done for and meant to all of us. May you find comfort in your wonderful memories and be spared all further sorrow.

Freda Browns - 8 days ago

Dear Eva, We were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Herb. We were pleased that such nice things were written about the two of you. Those are memories you can keep and cherish forever. Please accept our most heartfelt sympathy and extend it to your family. We know we lost a great man but , of course, your loss is the greatest. May you find comfort in the support of family and friends, xoxo Freda and Irwin Browns

Delores Rosen - 8 days ago

Dear Eva, You are deserving of great praise for the wonderful helpmate you were to Herb. You helped make his life better on every count. I just wanted you to know I know.

Barry Herman - 8 days ago

Dear Eva, I am saddened to hear of the passing of Herb. I will always remember him for his sense of humour. Please except my sincere sympathy.

Howard Gold - 8 days ago

I would like to express my deep condolences to Herb Marx’s family and friends. Prof. Marx hired me as a summer research assistant when he was a member of the Opposition. He was generous with his time and advice, smart, and so open-minded. I later ended up in Quebec City where he continued to show me such generosity. The qualities that marked his life and career –tolerance, open-mindedness and generosity – are sorely missing today.

Gil Troy and Linda Adams - 8 days ago

Dear Eva - and the rest of the Marx family, We were devastated to hear of Herb's death. Herb was a marvel: witty, wise, and warm. He was always beaming that mischievous smile of his, which showed an appreciation for life's ironies and absurdities -- while also conveying a passionate love of life. We are most grateful for both of your friendship with Annie z"l and Marcel -- and, most particularly, for Herb's deep, enduring, loving, legendary, friendship with Marcel. Marcel relied on him as a trusted counselor, an entertaining walking partner, a rock of stability, and a fountain of wisdom. We in the next generation feel also blessed by our friendship with the both of you. We always enjoyed bumping into you at social functions - where the two of you delighted others and delighted in each other's company. And, we, too, knew we could trust Herb's insight, integrity, and intellect when we turned to him. We send you and your family love and condolences from Jerusalem - may you be spared further sorrow and comforted with the mourners of Zion. Love Linda and Gil and the kids

Michel Décary - 8 days ago

Dear Eva, Je viens d’apprendre la triste nouvelle. Premier de notre classe ne droit, Premier a l’examen du Barreau de 1968, a qui je me suis adressé a de nombreuses reprises depuis les années 70 pour ses conseils en droit constitutionnel et Libertés Publiques, le Quebec pers un remarquable juriste par surcroît doté d’un tout aussi remarquable sens de l’humour. Michel Décary, confrère de classe et ami

Marcia Slaven - 8 days ago

Dear Eva, I remember the twinkle in Herbie's eyes as he made some astute observation on the day news, when we gathered with old friends at our house, and at Schwartz' restaurant for Loy's 60th birthday; I remember Herbie honouring us by officiating at Jenni and Mike's wedding only a few years ago. If there's a heaven, perhaps he and Lloyd are greeting each other and discussing world events once again.

Barbara and David Klineberg - 8 days ago

Dear Eva , Sarah and Rob, We were shocked and saddened to hear of your great loss . Please accept our sincere sympathy . Barbara and David

Marla and Marvin Shahin - 8 days ago

Dear Eva and family, Please accept our heartfelt condolences for your loss.

William Brock - 9 days ago

I am saddened to learn of Herb’s passing. He was a giant of the legal community, renowned for his sense of fairness and devotion to justice. He will be missed by many. My condolences to his family.

Karen Wasserlauf - 9 days ago

Dear Sarah, My sincere condolences to you and your family on the loss of your father. May your wonderful memories give you comfort during this difficult time.

matt and chloe azrieli - 9 days ago

dear eva and marx family, matt and i were so saddened to hear of herbert’s passing. just a week ago or so, we found the letter he sent us before our wedding. we’ll always remember him for his kind and generous nature - he will be greatly missed. sending you all big love and strength during this difficult time.

Carole and Myer Bick - 9 days ago

Dear Eva and family While Herb had medical issues for a while now it is still very sad to learn of his passing . Thankfully we had many years of his vibrant personality , intellect and humour in our lives . We shared many good times together and these memories will remain . His public contributions are legend and we’ll known but his personal relations with so many made a difference in so many lives. Eva you were his intimate and indispensable partner in all he did , including his political and communal life , family and world wide travels. We will always cherish our friendship . May you be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem, Carole and Myer

Ron and Myriam Edelman - 9 days ago

Dear Eva and Family. We are very saddened to hear of Herb's passing. We will always remember his wonderful sense of humor, his sage advice and generous nature. May his memory be for a blessing. BDH. Ron and Myriam (Chloe's parents)

Mireille and Murray Steinberg - 9 days ago

Dear Eva, Rob, Rena and family, Please accept our heartfelt condolences on the immense loss of your cherished husband and deeply loved father. Our thoughts are with you at this sad time. A man like Herb leaves a painful physical void but also a rich legacy of dedication to his community, personal integrity and devotion to his family. May your good memories of Herb and your love for one another sustain you and help heal you. With affection, Mireille and Murray Steinberg.

Jody Milstein - 9 days ago

Dear Sarah and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I am sending you a big hug. Stay healthy and strong.

Gail Dangoor - 9 days ago

Dear Sarah and family. So sorry to hear about your loss. As we were growing up, I was always impressed how dedicated your father was to his family and community. Our thoughts are with you and your family. Gail and Alex

Goldie Sigal - 9 days ago

Dear Eva and family, What a special man and caring human being. Herbert will be greatly missed, but I'm sure his memory and influence live on. With my deep sympathy at your great loss, Goldie Sigal.

Charles Bronfman - 9 days ago

Dear Marx Family. I recall Herb mostly from his political endeavors. In that role he was a force in Quebec City not only as Attorney General but as a guardian of our Community . His yeoman service will be recalled for generations. Should you know no more sorrow. Charles Bronfman

Howard Kaminsky - 9 days ago

Dear Rob, - I am deeply saddened by the passing of your wonderful father. I know how much you cherished and admired him and am so sorry for your loss. One of my fondest memories of your dad is of him coming downstairs to your family's basement with his big, endearing smile to check in on us during the early years of our annual fantasy baseball league draft. Although we eventually graduated from your basement to the luxurious board room at Richter, it is telling of how much he meant to us that, in his honor, we named our league the “Herb Marx Rotisserie League,” which lasted for 25 years. Another special memory I hold close is his visit to address the law school at Universite de Sherbrooke while I was a student there and he was Justice Minister. I remember feeling so proud that my good friend’s father, whom I had known since I was 8 years old, was such a big deal and had achieved great heights and respect in both the Francophone and Jewish communities . . . not an easy feat. I am sorry that due to the Coronavirus your dad is not receiving the sendoff he deserves and that your family, especially your mom, cannot be surrounded in-person by all of the people who care for your family and loved your dad. Please know he will be missed and that memories of him will be a blessing. We have not stopped thinking about you, your mother, your sister, Rena, and the girls, and we hope to be able to see you in person soon. Please extend them our deepest sympathies. With love, Howard, Laurie, Isabelle and Oliver Kaminsky.

Grace Halperin - 9 days ago

Dear Eva and family - my heartfelt sympathies to you. This is a very sad time - another of the great judges gone and Herb was great. I also had the pleasure of working with Herb on many of your trips. What fun it was. Herb had a great sense of humor and loved life. He certainly accomplished a great deal in his lifetime. I hope your memories will sustain you. Just know, Eva, that you are cherished by many people . Much love....

Gladys and Donald Kattan - 9 days ago

Hi Eva Please accept our deepest sympathies and condolences on the loss of Herb. Herbert leaves an immense legacy behind him not just as a highly respected judge but also as a great human being. You and Herb were a great team! May you find comfort in all the wonderful memories!

Elaine Rosenberg - 9 days ago

May you rest in peace with the knowledge that your legacy shall not soon be forgotton.

Irwin and Ariela Cotler - 9 days ago

Dear Eva, Irwin and I are with you in this very difficult time. My relationship with Herb goes back for many years. Herb was for me a dear friend, colleague and mentor. Ariela joiner in with me into this friendship, and together we cherished every time we could spend together, benefiting from Herb’s wisdom, warmth humour and kindness. Herb’s contribution to the law, to human rights and justice will be forever remembered by all - in Quebec, Canada and beyond. May you and your loved ones find comfort in Herb’s legacy.

Ivan Abrams - 9 days ago

Dear Eva and Family, Ivan and my family were so fortunate to know Herbie. We had so many good times together, always making us laugh with his spontaneous wit. Love, Marilyn and Ivan and Family

Arnold Bennett - 9 days ago

I want to express my deepest condolences to the Marx family. I first met Herbert Marx (whom we always knew as “Herbie”) in the mid-1970s outside the Black Rose Books office on St-Urbain, when we moved in the same circle of civil libertarians and progressives, a circle that included the late Abe Limonchik (who later served with me on Montreal City Council) and the late Lucia Kowaluk. Over the years, he was a good friend and advisor. I will always remember that he attended my wedding in 1982. We often had discussions over the phone about tenants’ rights when he served as Minister as Justice and later he was a Superior Court judge. He was a man of tremendous wisdom, principle and compassion. I will never forget how amazingly quickly he acted on my request for a Civil Code amendment to protect tenants against being stuck with huge rent increases if they answered a landlord’s notice in the wrong language. The case that triggered our conversation involved a 30% increase based on this technicality, which was causing widespread abuse by landlords. He simply closed the loophole and made the technicality correctible instead of fatal – and amazingly, he pushed it through the bureaucracy in a matter of months. In contrast, many years later, it took about 5 years, two governments and a community campaign to get the law amended so that abused spouses and other victims of violence could break a lease on two months notice. He as a man who truly believed in the Biblical principle: “Justice, justice, shalt thou pursue”. We will all miss him.

Myrna Housefather - 9 days ago

Dear Eva and family members' I have such fond memories of Herbie from the days I first taught at Elmgrove and he so kindly drove me to school each morning. What delightful conversation ensued. In later years I had the privilege of celebrating as a group all of us celebrating anniversaries together. Eva you and Herbie were both special individuals and he will be missed by all who came into contact with him. His community commitment and political contributions were above and beyond the call of duty. May you all be comforted with the cherished memories you all carry for this outstanding human being, Herbie. My sincere condolences. Myrna Housefather

Rena & Eddy Entus - 9 days ago

Dear Eva & Family, You lost your husband, your father, father-in-law, grandfather; we lost a friend. And, as can be seen by the tributes from such an elite group of people the world says good-bye to someone special to many people who may not have even known who Herb was. May Herb remain a protector ( a behtor) for his family, and may he continue to care for humanity from his resting place. May he rest in peace knowing he left a beautiful legacy.

Lev Bulkovshteyn - 9 days ago

Dear Eva and family, we are shocked to hear of Herb’s passing, he was a real mensch and was always ready to help people. We will never forget his help when we came to Canada. Nadya and Lev Bulkovshteyn

Linda & Harvey Lechter - 9 days ago

Dear Eva & family, I was saddened to read that Herbie had passed away. A multitude of memories starting Roxton Crescent came to mind. Herbie was a fine gentleman with a great sense of humour. Even though much time had elapsed, I always considered you both as dear friends. Our thoughts our with you at this time, and, we too grieve your loss.

Abe Gonshor & Annie Young - 9 days ago

Dear family Marx, Our heartfelt condolences on the loss of this very special human being that dedicated so many years to the Montreal community, to Quebec and to Canada. Annie & Abe send you our love at this very sad time, Herb touched many and will be missed by all!

JACQUES PORTAL - 9 days ago

Over 48 years ago, Herbert and I met while we both entered Law School in Montreal; his french was very rustic and a short while after we went for coffee and i went through his prepared notes and for weeks on, i coached him on the proper delivery in French for a Anglo it was a challenge, our roads crossed again at the home of Claude Ryan, before he became a candidate and a number of time and i was impressed by the welcoming of Jacques Yvan Morin toward an Anglo and a Jew, Antisemitism was rampant in Quebec. I left for the old continent and we spoke once in a while and he was a straight shooter, not a typical politician but he had something very few people practice or have he cared for people and that was his trait, he was able to extricate himself from darkness to light and always kept in mind his origin. We will meet again in the other world most likely discussing the Talmud rather than the constitution of Canada. Quebec is indebted to him for planting much good seeds in a society much closed at the time to people like him. Chief Justice Alan Gold would always have a twinkle in his eyes when we spoke of him. We are all confined and as I told him a long time ago, i will say Kadish for him and include him in my long list of Yskor, May he rest in Peace and May the Almighty comfort his family. Amen

Miriam and Morton Kapusta - 9 days ago

An unique man who,will be missed.

Meir Buber - 9 days ago

Dear Eva, I was very sorry to hear of HERB's death. Since I took up the position at Tel Aviv University, you have both been mentors to me and guided me on how to find my paths in the CFTAU and the Community in Montreal. HERB's knowledge, his keen sense of humor, the stories he told me that were always accompanied by the feelings of "Rachmunes" made each meeting with him a special experience. I hope you find some solace in the fact that you both had life of interest, achievement and Nachas. With Feelings of grief Meir

Moishe New - 9 days ago

I had the privilege of enjoying Herb’s company at the Friday afternoon gatherings with close friends at the home of Donald and Barbara Seal. I shall never forget the pleasure he would have when I helped him don the Tefillin. He was a valiant son of our people. May his memory be a blessing.

Reuben Poupko - 9 days ago

Herb was a great man, whose sharp mind and warm heart made him an inspiring leader. Our community is forever indebted. He wisdom and courage will be sorely missed.

Michael Dahan - 9 days ago

Sarah and family, I am so sorry to hear about your loss . Your father was a true patriot and warrior for justice and the Jewish community.

Edmond Elbaz - 10 days ago

Dear Eva and family, Our heartfelt condolences on the passing of Herbert, a pillar of wisdom of our Community. i was very proud last summer to welcome both of you at the Spanish and Portuguese synagogue for the presentation of his latest book, followed by Q.A from devoted and loving audience. May Herbert's Memory Be Blessed. Sincerely yours, Edmond Elbaz

Shirley Meltzer - 10 days ago

Dear Eva and family. So sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts are with you at this time and I sympathize with. Shirley Meltzer

mimi shugar leibovitch - 10 days ago

DearEva & Family, I was so sad to read of your beloved Herbie's passing.I remember him from the days he was a student with Phil at U.de Mtl.Phil always said he was going to become someone great and he did. Yet he was always so modest, ethical and gentle, with a great sense of humour and a pleasure to be with. He leaves a wonderful legacy to the community and I hope the many wonderful memories you have can help sustain you & stay with you forever . My sincere condolences to all. Mimi Shugar Leibovitch

Joseph and Marissa Nuss - 10 days ago

Dear Eva, We send you and your family our deepest sympathies on the death of Herb. He was a loving husband and family man. He was an outstanding constitutional lawyer and professor, an excellent Minister of Justice and a highly respected Justice of the Superior Court. Herb was a staunch advocate for the promotion and protection of human rights. He was a pillar of the community. Herb was a caring and compassionate humanist who will be sorely missed. I have a precious memory of the many occasions we were together and our warm friendship. Dear Eva we wish you well during this difficult period and know that you will be comforted in the knowledge that Herb will be fondly remembered by all . With affectionate best wishes, Joe and Marissa

Norma Joseph - 10 days ago

It is so sad that we cannot gather together to mourn the death of Herb Marx. He was always a community man: always dedicated to justice and the right way for all. I hope his family will find comfort in the wonderful memories that they have. My own memories of his advice will always remain.

Judy & Amos - 10 days ago

Dear Eva Please accept our condolences. It is end of an era, but he left a great legacy behind him. We remember the great trips that we took together & the many great pictures that we would like to share with you in the near future.

Tamara and Philip Greenberg - 10 days ago

Dear Eva and family, What a shock. We had been in touch and we never understood that Herb's condition was critical. Although I have known you since college days, we only got to know and appreciate Herb's personality, humanity and accomplishments in recent years. May his memory comfort you with all the mourners of Zion and Israel.

Daniel A. Rosensweig - 10 days ago

To the family of Herbert Marx: I sadly never had the opportunity to meet your loved one personally, and while it's unusual for strangers to leave a condolence in this way, I felt compelled to leave a notice. Herbert Marx left me with the impression merely through television and his writings he was highly principled, a true blue mensch. Had I studied law, I would have been delighted to have learned from him, but to me his finest hour was when he, and Messrs. Richard French and Clifford Lincoln resigned their cabinet posts strictly on principal back in early 1989. I learned he became a judge and I'm sure he was a fair, prudent and altruistic jurist. Sadly, being of the minority population, I felt the need to leave Quebec due to the political climate and economic opportunities I found elsewhere. I'm certain you all have memories that are far more plentiful and fond than I'll ever have. השם יברך (G-d bless).

Vince Bacani - 10 days ago

Dear Sarah & Andy, Mrs. Marx, & Family, My sincerely condolences for your tragic loss. What a great man, as evidenced by all these lovely tributes but more importantly by the family he loved so much. You are all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Sharon Wolfe - 10 days ago

Hi Eva, Our heart goes out to you. Your loss is shared by all who knew, respected and were truly fond of Herb. He was a man among men- highly respected, devoted to family, community and country. He will be missed Paul and I are grateful for the memories we have of the times we had together. And it is our most sincere wish that you will be strengthen and comforted by the love you and Herb shared over the decades. Sharon Wolfe

Ernie D’Alessandro - 10 days ago

Dear Rob and family, my deepest sympathies on the loss of your dad. May you all be spared any further sorrow.

Sabina Ratner - 10 days ago

Dear Eva, It was with great sadness that I learned about Herb’s passing. I was privileged to meet him very early in life and was able to appreciate his extraordinary achievements. May you be consoled by your cherished memories. With sincere sympathy, Sabina

Eva Komlos - 10 days ago

Dear Eva and Family, Our deepest heartfelt condolences at this time. Our thoughts are with you. Most Sincerely, Eva Komlos & Family

Frank Schlesinger - 10 days ago

I was deeply saddened by Herb's passing. As for many in our community and outside, he was my mentor. His sage, often witty , comments around the Community Relations table at Canadian Jewish Congress were always insightful and valuable. He was generous and self-effacing with a giant intellect. He always had time for everyone and everything,especially when it concerned the Jewish community or the cause of justice in general. May the family be spared future sorrow.

Bernard ( Bucket ) & Shirley Herman - 10 days ago

Dear Eva. So many great achievments, a true Mench. A giant in our times. Bernard was a class mate of Herb. We are losing the best of our generation. Our thoughts are with you. Shirley & Bernard Herman

Joan&Moshe Rotstein - 10 days ago

Dear Eva and Family ——SINCERE CONDOLENCES . Moshe’s acquaintance goes back as class members at BARON BYNG HIGH SCHOOL—-then through ties with his nephew Tim Lake a closest friend. Herby pioneered and forged an historic breakthrough for the Jewish Community in Quebec . I

Illeana Edelstein - 10 days ago

Dear Eva and family, Please accept my sincere condolences on your profound loss. As a litigation attorney, I had the privilege of pleading numerous cases before Judge Marx. He was an extremely literate, intelligent and witty Judge - but more importantly so wise! He made a true difference in the lives of those lucky people whose cases he adjudicated upon because of his true sense of justice and fairness. It was an honour knowing him. May your family be spared further sorrow.

Bernard ( Bucket ) & Shirley Herman - 10 days ago

Dear Eva. So many great achievments and a real Mensch. A giant in our times. Bernard was in the same class in Baron Bing. We are loosing our best from that great generation. Our thoughts are with you. Bernard & Shirley Herman

Ann Shirley and Sonny Mass - 10 days ago

Our deepest condolences to Eva and the entire Marx family. Our memories of Herb are those of a kind, warm, jovial and humble man of the common people despite his successful transition from a happy-go-lucky youth to a most admired and respected law professor, M.L.A., cabinet minister and Justice of the Quebec Superior Court. We remember with smiles and will sorely miss all the dinners we shared, so often in B.Y.O.B’s of his choice in the Plateau where we àfshared a good (usually) bottle of red wine, funny stories and many anecdotes, political and otherwise. Herb will be remembered as a great friend. a true believer and leader in the field of civil liberties for all. He was a great Quebecer, a great Canadian and a true mensch.

Randy and Stuart Eiley - 10 days ago

Dear Eva, Sarah and Andy, Rob and Rena, and families, We are very saddened to hear about the passing of Herb. Our deepest sympathies on your tremendous loss. Our thoughts are with you. We remember Herb for his intelligence, and sense of humour. We always enjoyed being in his presence. May your wonderful memories be a source of comfort during this sad and difficult time. Warmly, Randy and Stuart

Stephanie Azrieli and Danna Azrieli - 10 days ago

Dear Eva and family, We send you our sincerest sympathies at this difficult time. May you be comforted by your family and your wonderful memories of your life together. Herb was a wise and funny and smart man. We appreciated his many years of service as a director on the Azrieli Foundation in Canada. Sending you our best wishes. Baruch Dayan Emet. Stephanie and Danna ( writing together from Israel)

Doris and Bill Steinberg - 10 days ago

Dear Eva , we first admired Herb when he took a principled stand against Bill 22. Later, when we met you socially we admired him for his intelligence, goodness and a wonderful, sharp sense of humour. We are so very sorry for your loss. Please accept our deepest condolences. Doris and Bill

Vinda Gross - 10 days ago

Dear Eva, my sincerest condolences to you and your family.

Stuart and Pearl Freedman - 10 days ago

Dear Eva, Robbie and Sarah. Pearl and I just found out about Herb. We are so sorry we cannot attend the funeral and that we have to send you our condolences in such a non-personal manner. But life has changed in the past couple of weeks but none as much as for you and your families. What a great guy! What a mensch! And what a contribution to our community and to society. He will be missed.

Jeff & Robyn Goldstein - 10 days ago

Sarah, Andy and family. Robyn and I wanted to give our condolences. May your memories bring you confort.

Gary Waxman - 10 days ago

Dear Eva, I was deeply saddened to learn of your family's great loss. As you know, Herb was my mentor during a very exciting and challenging period of my life many years ago, and I will be forever grateful for his wise counsel throughout and for the treasured friendship that developed between us which endured long afterward. In addition to his exemplary life of service and accomplishment, he will be remembered for the fierce courage of his convictions for the many causes he championed in the political arena and beyond. He led a life that mattered and left the world a better place. Karen and I offer our heartfelt condolences to you and your family.

David Sternthal - 10 days ago

A true gentleman-In my brief encounters with Herbert,I was touched by his kindness, humility,sense of fairness and justice. Herbert will be truly missed by all.

Rose and Murray Cogan - 10 days ago

We were sad to learn of Herbie's passing He was a good friend with a great sense of humor we will miss him With our sincerest condolences

Corinne Asseraf - 10 days ago

Robert and family I’m so sorry for your loss, my sincere condolences. Corinne Asseraf

Daniel Arbess - 10 days ago

Dear Marx Family, sorry to hear of the loss of our respected Sheraton Drive neighbor, learned and kind Justice Minister and important voice in the National Assembly for anglophone and Jewish constituents at a pivotal moment in history, Will be grateful always for Prof. Marx' recommendation on my behalf to Harvard Law School. May you know of no further sorrow.

Daniel Arbess - 10 days ago

Bunny and Mort Lechter - 10 days ago

Dear EVA and family, please accept our deepest condolences. Herb was always welcoming and warm whenever we met. He has left a legacy that few can hope to emulate. With respect and wishes for a long life, Bunny and Mort Lechter

David Feldstein - 10 days ago

Dear Eva& family Germaine joins me in expressing our deepest sympathies on the passing of your beloved Herbie . We are deeply saddened. Herbie was an exceptional individual a true gentleman, a definition of what a Mensch is; we will always remember his humility,his warmth and always showed his pleasure when seeing us. The entire community has suffered a huge loss

Dr Nathan Sheiner - 10 days ago

Dear Eva and family, It is with great sadness to learn of Herbie’s passing. We were old Baron Bing students together. He was a tour de force and will be fondly remembered by all who were privileged to know him. Nate Sheiner

Joel Pinsky - 10 days ago

Dear Eva, Robert and Sarah Herb and I first came to know one another in the early mid-70's when he joined my committee in Canadian Jewish Congress as a Constitutional Law expert. Our friendship developed and eventually he agreed to run as a provincial Liberal candidate for D'arcy McGee. There then followed many meetings that he, Lillian Vineberg and I shared at the Marx home in Montreal West. His nomination was not that certain. However, after a boisterous nomination meeting, "Herb Who" became our Liberal candidate and the ensuing years became a wonderful litany of Herb's various accomplishments as he continued to serve Quebec and Canada. Throughout the years and especially during the referendums, Herb was always there to provide his invaluable counsel and direction. He was a shining example of the collective Jewish contribution to Quebec society. Herb was very much his own man and will be greatly missed by all and especially by those who were privileged to have known him as a friend. May the wonderful memories he has left us all be of some consolation to you and the family as we bid him a sad but respectful adieu.

JOSEPH MONTGOMERY - 10 days ago

To the Marx family, losing such prominent figure in Quebec's society is fully regrettable. Honourable H. Marx, is probably recruiting candidates that passed on before him at the faculte de droit from the UofM, to start up a new faculty in the heavens and I am sure he will be well received. To his family, may his legacy bring you comfort, that this person did an amicable job here in Quebec, many thanks. A sincere dedication to a life well lived. Condolences to all concerned, may you all be blessed.

Catherine and Tom Mulcair - 10 days ago

Dear Eva, Catherine and I send you and your family our deepest sympathies for the loss of your extraordinary husband. Herb Marx was a kind and generous man of principle who was also a warrior for social Justice throughout his brilliant career. He will be sorely missed.

Shelley Corrin - 10 days ago

Dear Eva, So sorry for you . Herbie was the finest guy, and I treasure fine memories , from Bessborough to Jerusalem. The closeness you two had was so evident and heartwarming. I will treasure having known him.

Jamie Mass - 10 days ago

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Carole and Bernie Arbess - 10 days ago

Dear Eva and family Our thoughts are with you at this sad time. We have fond memories of our neighbour Herb. We celebrate a life well lived and the wonderful legacy he leaves. Fondly Carole and Bernie

Colette &Allen Feldman - 10 days ago

We were saddened to learn of the passing of Herbert Marx. During our all too brief acquaintanceship of several years with Herbie, as he allowed us to call him, we could not help but admire, respect and revere him by reason of his exceptionally special qualities. He was never beyond lending a helping hand or sharing his vast knowledge and experience. Our heartfelt sympathies to his family and may they know no more sorrow.

Ralph Pellatt - 10 days ago

Dear Eva, Please accept my sincerest sympathies on the loss of Herb. Although I only knew him for a short while when I lived in Montreal West, he will be missed but not forgotten. Stay strong. Ralph.

Linda Greenberg - 10 days ago

Dear Eva and family. I am so sad to learn of Herbie’s passing. His professional and personal implication in and dedication to Quebec society are legendary and laudable, as so many others have shared with you. Unquestionably, he left a giant footprint, both personal and social. But I will remember Herbie as a most loving and devoted husband and father-in-law and as a warm and caring friend and colleague to those with whom he worked as a Judge of the Superior Court. Please accept my most sincere condolences. May you and your family be spared further sorrow and be consoled by a lifetime of memories and may Herbie rest in eternal peace.

Bluma Roth Roitman - 10 days ago

Dear Eva and family, My heartfelt condolences on the loss of your beloved Herb. My thoughts are with you at this most difficult time. Bluma Roth Roitman

Eric and Naomi Bissell - 10 days ago

Dear Eva and Family We are so sad to hear of Herbert’s passing. I have fond memories of round table lunch discussions with Herb, Josh Ronn and Hersch Segal. Politics and travel were the order of the day. Herb was brilliant always with a great sense of humour. Please accept our heartfelt condolences on your loss,

Paula Weitzman - 10 days ago

Dear Eva and family, I was profoundly saddened to learn of Herb’s passing. It was a privilege knowing him and like so many others I was enriched by his kindness, wisdom, warmth and humour. I will remember him always with great affection. My heartfelt sympathy on this sad loss. Paula

Carole and Eddie Burack - 10 days ago

Dear Eva and Family, Please accept our sincere condolences for your great loss. We all have suffered a loss for our community. May you find some comfort in knowing how much Herb will be missed by so many. With our deepest sympathies, Carole (Lowsky) and Eddie.

David Birnbaum - 10 days ago

Eva and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I feel so privileged to have known Herb, and to be, in some way, following in his footsteps. I will treasure his friendship and remember his courageous leadership, good humour and strong local presence. His humanity, his warmth, his commitment to social justice will always be remembered. May you be spared further sorrow.

Arthur Shiller - 10 days ago

My sincere condolence to the family.

Lucienne Robillard - 10 days ago

Mes sincères condoléances à toute la famille. Je n'oublierai jamais l'humanisme de Herbert Marx. Quand il a piloté ma nomination comme Curatrice publique du Québec, il a insisté sur l'importance de la protection de la personne et non seulement la gestion de ses biens. Et il a appuyé sans réserve l'idée du mandat d'inaptitude qui deviendra loi avec Gil Rémillard. Le Canada perd un grand homme et un grand juriste.

Fran Gutman - 10 days ago

Dear Eva and family, I am so saddened by the news that Herb has passed away. This is such a great loss for us all. It was such a privilege and pleasure to have gotten to know Herb over the years. I will miss him. Eva please know that you are in my thoughts at this difficult time and please accept my sympathies. sincerely, Fran

Rosemary Steinberg - 10 days ago

Sidney Margles - 10 days ago

My deepest condolences on the passing of a great man. May the Lord comfort you among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem and may you know no further sorrow.

Nicole Allio - 10 days ago

I wish to express my condolences to the Marx family on the passing of Herb Marx. I will remember him as a man with a formidable experience as a jurist and a politician, humble and willing to share his knowledge. A mensch who made our community proud of his exceptional contribution to the Quebec society. May his memory bring strength to his family.

Helen Segal - 10 days ago

Dear Eva Please accept my sincerest condolences . May your many memories & the support & love of your friends & family help you through this difficult time. Helen Segal

Rita Tenenbaum - 10 days ago

Dear Eva, Robbie and Sarah, I am truly saddened to learn of Herb’s passing. You and I had spoken just a few days ago and I knew he was ailing however this still comes as a shock! What memories we have! Herb’s name first came to my attention when Claude Ryan mentioned him at a meeting at my home set up to search for a candidate for D’Arcy McGee riding. He subsequently became our riding representative, an elected MNA then Minister of Justice for the province. As president of our riding association I always looked forward to our monthly meetings with Herb when he brought us up to date with current events in Quebec City. These meetings were sprinkled with a lot of humour and good fun. Our visits to Quebec City expanded our horizons and brought us all closer to Quebec society , a society of which Herb was a great admirer. Reciprocally Herb was greatly admired by Quebec society. He was an exemplary representative of our community to Quebec. My thoughts and prayers go out to you at this time. Baruch Dayan Emet!

Arthur Garvis - 10 days ago

My heartfelt condolences on the loss of your husband, father and grandfather. My earliest memories of Herbie go back to the time we grew up on Esplanade. He was truly a role model throughout his life and careers.

Judy Litvack - 10 days ago

Dear Eva and family, Fond memories of Herb go back to 1979 when we first met him. His warmth and modesty, sincerity and humor, and gentle demeanor defined his personality and drew everyone to him. Herb's outstanding contributions to education, politics, and the community are already legendary, and the man he was will leave an indelible mark on all who were privileged to know him . I extend my sincere condolences to the family very sad time.sad time.

Cindy & Howard Pedvis - 10 days ago

Dear Auntie Eva, Sari, Robbie and Family, Hearing the news that Uncle Herbie passed away yesterday is shocking and something that saddens me to the core. I have many fond memories of Herbie growing up! To this day I remind my children that when my Dad passed away you and Uncle Herbie were always there for their Grandma. I will never forget that nor will I forget how much our families have always meant to each other! You both will always be my favourite “Auntie” and “Uncle” ! My deepest condolences to you all during this difficult time. I wish I could be there with you. Love Always, Howard, Cindy, Allison and Aaron.

Irving Epstein - 10 days ago

Baruch Dayan ha-meet. May the family find comfort among all those who mornand May his memory be for a blessing. Brenda and I are sorry for your loss.

Marielle Miller - 10 days ago

Dear Eva, Sarah and Robbie, I am so very sorry for your loss. Read his memoir but did not have your phone number to congratulate you. Marielle

Jocelyn and Jerry Cooper - 10 days ago

Dear Eva and family, It is with great sadness that we read of Herb's passing.All the messages to you are indeed a tribute to the mentsh he was. Our most sincere condolences. Jocelyn and Jerry

Ian & Doreen London - 10 days ago

Dear Eva... Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. While I never got a chance to meet Herb in person, I (and many my friends) clearly recall the glint in your eyes when you spoke of him -- both before and soon after you married and some sixty plus years later when we were fortunate to reconnect. May his memory only bring strength to you and your family... Hugs... Ian

Jay Josefo - 10 days ago

Dear Eva, and family; thinking back to 1979, when I first met Herb and you, and all the political adventures that followed, it feels like yesterday. I am so sorry to have learned of his passing; he was truly one of a kind. A leader in the community, always respected and appreciated for his service--as a teacher of the law, cabinet minister, and as a jurist. A righteous man of high morals and principles, a role model to many. He also exemplified patience in his role as MNA, including to those of us on the riding association at our always entertaining monthly meetings. His memory will live on and his contributions to Quebec and Canada will always be thought of with gratitude. I wish you all a long life. Jay Josefo

Stacey Pedvis - 10 days ago

Dear Auntie Eva, Sari, Robbie and family. I was saddened to learn of Uncle Herbie’s passing. I have fond memories of him from my childhood. My thoughts are with you all during this difficult time.

Evelyn and Phil Gold - 11 days ago

Dear Eva and family, Our sincerest condolences on you loss of Herb. Indeed, he is a loss to the entire community that he served, so well, and for so long. Herb was an extraordinary man who certainly left his mark. We join in your sorrow at his loss. We trust that your good memories if him will help you through this difficult time

Mark Yudin and Riva Kaplan - 11 days ago

Dear Eva and family , We are saddened to hear of your beloved Herb's passing. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time. Mark and Riva

Margie Stober - 11 days ago

Dear Eva, I was so saddened to hear about Herb's passing. I always enjoyed chatting with you both. I'm thinking of you at this difficult time. My sincerest condolences to you and your family.

Rachel Shalit - 11 days ago

Dear Eva, Sarah and Rob, Our deepest sympathies on the passing of Herb. He was such a big presence. Our holidays dinners will never be the same. Love, Rachel, Brian, Morgan, Jonathan and Julianne.

Rita Briansky - 11 days ago

Dear Eva: I am so sorry to learn of your great loss. I send you my heartfelt sympathies.

Rena & Mervyn Gornitsky - 11 days ago

Dear Eva & Family, It is with great sorrow to have learnt of Herb's passing. We have so many fond memories of the evenings spent together. He was a man of many interests-all exceptional- a lawyer, educator, parliamentarian and judge as well as a loving husband and father. Please accept our deepest sympathies in this most difficult time. Rena & Mervyn

Bernie Shuster - 11 days ago

Dear Eva, and Marx Family. It is so heartbreaking to hear of Herbie's passing. He was the greatest example of a humble,mentsch. I first met him in high school Baron Byng ,and his abilities and sense of humour were evident even then. His loyalty to friends and causes was legendary. May the many great memories you have as a family sustain you at this most difficult time. BDH.

Mike Cohen - 11 days ago

Our family extends our deepest sympathies. Herb was a magnificent individual and I cherish the many talks I had with him over the years. Eva you and Herb were such a dynamic couple. He will be missed. Please cut and paste my tribute to him in your browsers :http://www.thesuburban.com/blogs/cohen_confidential_with_mike_cohen/two-giants-have-left-us-herbert-marx-and-yoine-goldstein/article_ca55a1b4-6b0f-11ea-ab8b-8bbc7fb878c9.html

Lillian Vineberg-Goodmam - 11 days ago

Dearest Eva, Robbie and Sarah, So sad to learn of Herb’s passing. I remember when we invited 20 people to our home to try and identify a representative for the National Assembly that our riding that we would be proud of. Joel Pinsky suggested that Herb Marks would be the ideal candidate. I didn’t know him and Joel suggested we meet Herb for lunch, which we did. During our discussions, it was clear that this was a brilliant person, with high ethical principles, soft spoken but passionate about justice and honesty. We could see that he was not afraid to stand up for what was right, while understanding the need for diplomacy and fairness. He was our man. He thought about our request to be our representative and looked at me and said, I’ll do it if you run my campaign. I agreed. The rest is a wonderful story of friendship with two of the finest people I knew, Eva and Herb. His humility and kindness was legendary. He adored his family and was so caring to Eva’s Mom. We’ll remember Herb as one of the most unique, accomplished individuals. Morris joins me sending our thoughts and heartfelt sympathy to you and your families. Love, Lillian

Stefanie Chorlton - 11 days ago

Dear Rob and family, We were so saddened to learn of your Dad's passing. May his memory always be a blessing. We are sending our deepest condolences from Vietnam.

Joel Silcoff - 11 days ago

Dear Eva, My deepest sympathies to you and the members of your family on your loss Herb was admired and respected, not only as an honored statesman and public servant, a learned academic and a knowledgeable jurist, but, and above all, for his human qualities. He was, in the truest sense, and known around the Court house as a “mensch on the bench”. He will be truly missed by all of us who were privileged to have known him. May you be spared further sorrows. Joel Silcoff

Irwin Liebman - 11 days ago

A great community leader and friend. Decent and smart. Always applied justice and well-grounded at all times. Humble and admired the ordinary low key guy. Huge insight into political reality and real life issues. Total Mensch. Baruch Dayan Haemet. he ordinary guy.

Morty Minc - 11 days ago

Dear Eva and family, We are deeply saddened to learn of Herb‘s passing. He was a kind and sympathetic person with an amazing sense of humour.A great Quebecer and Canadian. We shall miss him dearly.

Eva Verebes - 11 days ago

Dear Eva and family, please accept my sincere condolences. I hope, your memories will help you in these difficult days and in the future. Love Eva

Howard Greenfield - 11 days ago

Goodbye to an important man, a man with no sense of self-importance. The scourge will pass, and a life devoted to justice will be celebrated in just manner.

cynthia brown herschorn - 11 days ago

Dear Eva and family.....I was deeply saddened to read of your beloved Herb's passing..... Herb was quite a guy with an amazing sense of humour….you Eva are a very special women and I know that he had the best care possible from you...May your cherished memories sustain you during this difficult time …….with sincere condolences.....Cynthia

Debby, Fern & Hattie Ship - 11 days ago

Dear Eva, Sarah, Andy & family, We were so sad to learn of Herb's passing. Our hearts go out to you, please accept our heartfelt condolences. Debby, Fern & Hattie Ship

Jim Torczyner - 11 days ago

Dear Eva, I am terribly sorry and deeply saddened to learn of Herb's passing. He was a truly remarkable man whose contributions are legendary to Canada, to Quebec, to the Jewish community worldwide and Israel in particular. I remain eternally grateful for his support over many years for Community Advocacy/Genesis Israel and for being co-chair of The McGill Middle East Program (ICAN McGill)

Irwin and Myrna Schwartz - 11 days ago

Dear Eva, Robbie and Sarah Our very deepest sympathies to all of you. We were very honoured to have such a wonderful neighbour as Herbie. Humour with such high morals was our friend. I remember those early morning walks that almost killed me . It is very very sad that he has left us . Irwin and Myrna Schwartz

Laya Feldman - 11 days ago

Dear Eva I was sad to learn that Herb had passed away and send you condolences.My husband, Harry Feldman , always spoke so highly about Herb. I wish you and your family strength to overcome this tragic loss. Laya Feldman

Réseau des diplômés de l'Université de Montréal - 11 days ago

Chère Eva, chère famille, C'est avec une grande tristesse que toute l'équipe du Réseau des diplômés de l'Université de Montréal a appris la disparition de votre cher époux, cet illustre diplômé, ce juriste de renom. Nous partageons votre peine et vous adressons nos plus sincères condoléances. Nous souhaitons saluer sa carrière qui est assurément un bel exemple à suivre pour les étudiants en droit de l'Université de Montréal et d'ailleurs. Nous gardons en mémoire son allocution lors du Grand dîner de l'ADDUM, à l'automne 2018, où il nous avait, à la fois, fait rire et pleurer. Un grand homme nous quitte mais sa mémoire et sa contribution au Québec resteront présentes à jamais.

Carolyn & Arnold Steinman - 11 days ago

Dear Eva, Please accept our profound sympathy on the loss of your beloved husband Herbert. Herb was not only an intelligent and kind person, he was a mensch! May his memory be a blessing to All those who knew and loved him, Baruch Dayan HaEmet, Rest In Peace Carolyn and Arnold Steinman

Dorothy Waxman - 11 days ago

What a mentch! May his memory be for a blessing Leonard and Dorothy Waxman

Janis Levine - 11 days ago

Dear Eva, please accept my deepest sympathy. Herb was truly A source of support and wisdom, which I will never forget. My thoughts are with you and your family. Janis Levine

Jacob Rothman - 11 days ago

My sincere and heartfelt sympathy to the entire Marx family.MrJustice Marx was a respected jurist and a very fine person. His accomplishments were truly remarkable and his personal warmth and concern for people were noteworthy. Jacob Rothman

Marilyn and Ben Bicher - 11 days ago

Dear Eva and family Please accept our deepest sympathies. Herb was a very special person and his legacy will live on.

Miriam Cohen - 11 days ago

Dear Eva and Family, Herbert Marx was a wonderful example of what a dedicated public figure should be: despite his many hono urs and acconplishments he remained modest and genial throughout his life and stellar career. May his memory be "forever green and rich" and a source of comfort to you and your family! Miriam Cohen

Pearl Adams - 11 days ago

Dear Eva, I was saddened to read that your dear husband passed away He made our community proud - he was a giant of a man with Strong ethical & moral values! My deepest sympathy to you, Sarah & Robert, & all who loved him. Pearl WhomImwas fortunate to teach

Susan and Howard Barza - 11 days ago

We extend our deepest sympathy to Eva and the entire Marx family. Herb was a dear neighbour and friend, respected by all as a brilliant and erudite legal scholar. He exuded a keen sense of humour as well as great humility while displaying a profound commitment to his community and an abiding passion for justice. May his memory be richly honoured and always be for a blessing. Sincerely, Susan and Howard

Pepita Capriolo and David Morris - 11 days ago

Dear Eva and family, we loved Herb. He was not only a great public man, as a professor, a Minister of Justice or a judge, but also, and maybe primarily, a great humanist and a wonderful mentor and friend. The world needs more Herb Marx. Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies and our love. Pepita and David

Paul Ryan - 11 days ago

C'est avec beaucoup de tristesse que j’ai appris le décès de Herbert Marx et je souhaite offrir mes plus sincères condoléances à toute sa famille. Herbert Marx était un homme exceptionnel. Mon père, Claude Ryan, avec qui il s'était lancé en politique, me parlait toujours de Herbert Marx avec admiration, respect et amitié. Ce fut un plaisir de retrouver Herbert lors du dîner 2018 de l'association des diplômés en droit de l'Université de Montréal, lors duquel il fut nommé Grand Diplômé, un honneur pleinement mérité. Comme toujours, son allocution empreinte d'humour et d’humilité fut très appréciée ce soir-là! Paul Ryan

Nancy and Marc Gold - 11 days ago

Dear Eva and family, How sad we were to hear of Herb's passing. In all of our interactions and dealings, Herb was a true leader - principled, passionate, and engaged. But more than that, he was a real gentleman. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time. May his memory be a blessing to you always. Fondly, Nancy and Marc Gold

Roslyn and Nick Pfefer - 11 days ago

Dear Eva, Sarah and Andrew, Robert and Rena, and families, We are very saddened by the passing of Herb. Our deepest condolences on your tremendous loss. We will remember Herb for his intelligence, integrity, congeniality and sense of humour. We always enjoyed being in his presence. May your wonderful memories be a source of comfort to you during this sad and difficult time. Our thoughts are with you. We will miss Herb very much. Warmly, Roslyn and Nick

Andre lisbona - 11 days ago

Dear Eva and family. We were shocked to hear of Herb s passing. He was a great man and a pillar of our community. In spite of all he had accomplished he was always very humble. Herb had a tremendous sense of humour and it was always a pleasure to be with both of you .We will miss him a lot ! Our thoughts are with you. Fondly Glenda & Andre

Betty Laxer - 11 days ago

Dear Eva We are so sad to hear of Herb’s passing. He was many things to many people but always a mensch. Our heartfelt condolences to you & your family . Sincerely , Betty & Carl

Tamara Jedwab - 11 days ago

Dear Eva and family, we are so heartbroken to hear about your loss. Herb was remarkable. We were fortunate enough to spend time with Herb and Eva. We will always remember his big smile and laugh that would light up the whole room. We will miss him terribly. We love you both very much. Our deepest condolences to the entire family. Love, Louise, Tamara, Romy, David and Ashley Jedwab.

Jean Hétu - 11 days ago

Chère Eva C'est avec une profonde tristesse que je viens d'apprendre le décès de Herb, mon ami, avec lequel j'ai eu le plaisir et le privilège de collaborer d'abord comme jeune professeur à la Faculté de droit et ensuite comme proche collaborateur lorsqu'il décida d'entreprendre une carrière politique. Il y a des personnes que le destin met sur notre chemin et qui changent notre plan de carrière; Herb fut une celles-là et j'ai été très heureux de pouvoir lui rendre hommage lors du lancement de ses « Mémoires » à l'automne 2018. Mon épouse Lise se joint à moi pour offrir nos plus sincères condoléances à la famille Marx. Jean Hétu

Pearl & David Hazan - 11 days ago

Dear Eva, We were so saddened to hear of the loss of Herb. Our fond memories of being together on so many joyous occasions will not be forgotten. His career and his major accomplishments are to be lauded and to be proud of, yet he maintained a humble nature. We enjoyed his sharp mind, his great sense of humour, his high ethical standards, and his commitment to make a difference in whatever he undertook. Our sincere condolences to you and your family.

The Association for Canadian Studies - 11 days ago

Aside from his many years of public service as a professor, politician, minister and judge, Herbert Marx acted as Chairman of the Association for Canadian Studies in 2008-9, and subsequently took on the role of honourary chair. His brilliance and humour set a positive and productive tone, were valued by all, and guided our non profit think tank in vital years of its evolution and growth. This is but one example of the many ways in which Herb generously shared his talents to enrich our society on levels both big and small. His contribution to ACS will always be remembered and his wise presence will be sorely missed.

Jeffrey - 11 days ago

Please accept my heartfelt condolences on the passing of your husband. May God bless and comfort you and your family during this difficult period.

Theodore Goloff - 11 days ago

Dear EVA and family Marilyn and I send you our deepest condolences Herb was the most humble and gentle man who invented something that is sometimes forgotten by lawyers and judges Its called the writ of rachmones - roughly translated charititable good de ce A loss to us all May his memory be for a blessing and you know sorrow no more Teddy Goloff and Marilyn Takefman

Debbi Cohen Silver - 11 days ago

Dear Eva, I was sorry to read of the passing of Herbert. I had the opportunity to meet Herb on a few occasions through my cousin, Brenda Pedvis z'l. He was a real gentleman. Our sincere condolences to you and your family. Harvey and Debbi Silver

Marion Shuster - 11 days ago

Dear Eva and family, please accept my heartfelt condolences on Herb’s passing. May your cherished memories bring you comfort during this difficult time. Marion

David Lazarus - 11 days ago

Dearest Eva and family, I am most saddened to hear that Herb has died. I was very fond of him and no one took himself less seriously than Herb despite his judicial brilliance. We would meet periodically for meals at Ruby Foos and he would regale me with anecdotes from his amazing life. He will be greatly missed.

Michael Moscovitch - 11 days ago

Dear Eva and family, My sincerest condolences to you all . I am grateful for the recent time I spent with Herb. Always a twinkle in his eye and some witticism to add to the day. He stood out and made a difference. We will all miss him.

Eleanor and Murray Lipman - 11 days ago

Dear Eva, Rob, and Sarah, please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of Herb, a bright, kind gentleman with a marvellous sense of humour. May a lifetime of shared memories and the support of family and friends provide some measure of comfort to you at this sad time.

Rita posel - 11 days ago

Dear Eva, my deepest sympathy on the loss of your dear husband. Rita posel

Kappy Flanders - 11 days ago

Dear Eva, I was saddened to learn of your beloved Herb’s death. I hope that your fond memories of happy times together will help you at this difficult time and that the pain of your grief will become less acute with each passing day. In sympathy, Kappy

Josie and Arthur Roskies - 11 days ago

Dear Evaleh, Josie and I were shocked to hear of Herb's passing, even though we knew that he had been ailing for a long time. Many people will remember him for the many hats he wore as a professor, lawyer, judge, politician, justice minister, etc, But we will always remember him as a good friend in whose company it was always a pleasure to be. He was knowledgeable, gentle and kind and had a terrific sense of humour. Whether at dinner parties or at study group meetings we always looked forward to being with both of you. He was a real "mensch", and we will miss him very much. Josie and Arthur

Stewart Rappaport - 11 days ago

I wish to express my sincere condolences to the Marx family on the passing of Herbie. I can only hope that the ever-lasting memories help you through this most difficult time. My sincere sympathies.

Harvey Schwartz - 11 days ago

Dear Eva, Robert, Rena, Sarah , Andy and family. I am so saddened by Herb's passing. I was always entertained and enjoyed his wisdom when we were together. It was always a pleasure sitting around Herb at the table for the holidays. He would talk of his beginnings as a BOOK of KNOWLEDGE salesman to his Attorney General days and then his Superior Court Judge appointment. He loved his wine. I will miss him. May the fond memories-and there are many- be a source of strength at this difficult time. We have lost a great man. Harvey

Shaar Hashomayim Study Group Daled - 11 days ago

Dear Eva and family, We offer our deep sympathies on your loss of Herb. He livened and deepened our discussions. We admired his accomplishments and he was a good friend to all. His memory will be a blessing. Philip Greenberg for Study Group Daled

David Sultan - 11 days ago

Condoleances To Eva and Family... Herb Marx was a Mentor to Me and had a great influence on my life an carreer.... Un homme d'une grande connaissance, d'une grande intelligence, d'un grand sens de l'autre, d'une grande générosité. Un homme dont les titres et les honneurs étaient multiples. Mais, surtout, un homme dont la modestie et la générosité de cœur, furent un exemple pour moi et j'en suis sûr, pour nombreux d’entre nous. Rest in Peace dear Herb and thank you for everything... You will be missed but greatly remembered

Richard and Celina Goldman - 11 days ago

Dear Eva and family, Whether working for social justice in Canada or peace in the Middle East, Herb was an inspiration to so many. He was also a great and loyal friend to my late parents. He will be deeply missed. Please accept our heartfelt condolences.

John Parisella - 11 days ago

Condolences to Eva and the family. Herb was above all a friend. He was also a man of character and integrity. Anyone who knew him were struck by his humility and his sense of humour. His legacy will recall his generosity ,his courage and his social progressivism . Knowing him and sharing long conversations with him made me a better person. Merci Herb😊👍❤️

Miriam Taylor - 11 days ago

He broke many barriers and made a major contribution to our society. At times like these, his intelligence, experience and humour are needed more than ever. May we all gain inspiration from the example he set.

Bill Bell - 11 days ago

Dear Marx family-Herb & my connection were thru. Marcel Adams. He was. Always a joy to be with- the ultimate gentlemen & by far & away one of the funniest-please accept my heartfelt condolences at this trying time-Bill Bell

Carol and Jerry Zigman - 11 days ago

Dear Eva, Robert and Sarah, Even though we knew that Herb's health was deteriorating, we are heartbroken to hear that he has passed away. We remember him as a brilliant law student who came first in his class winning the gold medal and coming first in his year's Bar exams: as a respected constitutional law professor; as the Minister of Justice in the National Assembly who never forgot what was right and what was wrong and voted and acted accordingly; as a Superior Court Justice who properly applied the law and added some "rachmunisse" to a judgement when appropriate; and always a very loyal friend. We loved him and told him that every time we saw him or spoke to him. Eva, Robert and Sarah, we share your loss and express to you our most sincere and heartfelt condolences. Herb had a full, distinguished life,and it is now his time to rest in peace. We already miss him. Carol and Jerry Zigman.

melaine lypsy - 11 days ago

My deepest sympathies. May you have no further sorrows.

Riva and Tom Hecht - 11 days ago

Dear Eva and family, We send you our heartfelt condolences on the passing of a great man! he will be missed and long remembered

Michael Tenenbaum - 11 days ago

Dear Eva and family. It was my honour to learn from the best. He was an inspiration to me and all our board members at Canadian Friends of Tel Aviv University. His leadership and mentorship were invaluable. He set a high standard for all of us. May his memory always be for a blessing. Baruch Dayan HaEmet.

Harold and Pamela GARFINKLE - 11 days ago

Sarah and Andrew Pam and I offer our condolences to you and all of the family on your dad’s passing . May his life always be a good and comforting memory to all of you

Terry and Marvin Epstein - 11 days ago

Dear Eva and family, Words can't express our feelings on Herb's passing. We're so very sorry for your loss.

Heather, Joel, Kennedy & Carsyn - 11 days ago

Dear Eva, Sarah, Rob & Families, We are so heart broken over the loss of your dear Herb. We pray that your wonderful memories will provide some comfort during this difficult time. We will always remember the dinners we shared in your home - Herb at the head of the table drinking great wine and joking around, smiling. Eva, your love and devotion is extraordinary.

Daniel Epstein - 11 days ago

Dear Eva, Robert and Sari, I'm so saddened to learn of Herb's passing, I am so sorry for your loss. I'm also so grateful for how wonderful a friend and mentor Herb was to me. He always seemed to have faith in me, even when I questioned my own; it pushed me to believe in myself when times were tough. Always inspiring, I'm blessed to have stood in his shadow. May his memory be a blessing.

Goldie Libman - 11 days ago

My dear Eva...it is with a heavy heart that I learn of your loss. I know what a wonderful marriage you shared with this fine and intelligent mensch. Wishing you and your family long and healthy life. Fondly, (your old classmate) Goldie Libman

Shirley Nadell - 11 days ago

Dear Eva and family Saddened to hear the news. Please accept my sincerest expression of condolence. A good man and a loss to our community .

Beverley Bratt - 11 days ago

Dear Eva, We were so sorry to hear of your profound loss of your beloved husband. We always enjoyed chatting with both of you whenever we met. Our sincerest sympathy to you and your Family. Beverley and Stephen Bratt

Steven and Susan Cummings - 11 days ago

Dear Eva and family, Please accept our sympathy on your terrible loss. Herb was a genuine role model to our community and to all citizens. Sincerely, Steven and Susan Cummings

Michael Crelinsten - 11 days ago

Eva, My sincerest condolences, Eva. Herb was a remarkable man, a leader and mentor to so many. It was a privilege to have known and to have been able to work with him. Michael Crelinsten

David Winikoff - 11 days ago

It hurts whenever a pillar of the English & Jewish community leaves us. While having met Mr. Marx on only one occasion his stature and caring nature were immediately felt. To his family I extend my condolences on his passing. David Winikoff Washington, DC

Eva & Jacob Raby - 11 days ago

Dear Eva and Family, We are deeply saddened by the loss of your beloved Herb. He was a gift to the entire community, his public service exceptional and cherished. He always enlivened the discourse around him; he will be greatly missed. May the memories of all the good times bring you a measure of comfort at this time.