Laury (Laurence) Gross

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Private Service
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Donations: “Laury Gross Legacy Fund” c/o the Cedars Cancer Foundation, (514) 656-6662 (

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73 Condolences

Lynda Milstein - 11 days ago

To Roz and family, sincere condolences on your tremendous loss. Sincerely Lynda Milstein

Amy Friedlander Gorin - 15 days ago

To Zeek and the entire Gross family, my deepest condolences. May Laury's name and memory always be a blessing and comfort to you all. I am an old TMR friend of Zeek's from St. Claire Rd.

Lorne Prupas - 16 days ago

My deepest condolences go out to the Gross family. I was deeply saddened to hear the news of Laury's passing. Laury was a classmate of mine in high school and someone I wish I had gotten to know better. May Laury's memory be for a blessing.

Erik Slutsky - 23 days ago

My sincerest condolences to all the Gross family. Laury was one of the finest individuals I've ever had the privilege to have known; kind, authentic, talented, generous and so much more. A truly loving person who loved and lived life to the fullest. May he be an example to all of us.

Nancy Guberman - 23 days ago

My sincere condolences on this loss which comes at such a terrible time for families. My thoughts are with you.

Lea Bergman Nemes - 23 days ago

Dear Marlene, Please accept my deepest sympathies on the loss of your brother. Albeit, I lived on Lanark Cr adj, the hood was home. I remember your family fondly and can appreciate from the beautiful tributes, that your brother was a special and well loved human being. Fondly, Lea Bergman

Heidi Sternthal - 24 days ago

Dear roz and family I was so saddened to read of laurys passing. He was a such a lovely man always greeting me with his warm smile whenever i was at your house. Sending you and the boys strength and all my love at this difficult time. Heidi sternthal

Jeffrey WEINSTEIN - 24 days ago

Dear Roz and Family, I am so sorry for such a loss. I grew up with Laury. We went to public school, hebrew shcool , high school and of course camp together. I can honetly say I never saw him without a smile on his face. He indicated he was planning to move to Toronto and I was hoping we could all reconnect. I rember how happy he was when he met you at camp. Please accept my deepest condolences. I am so sad he is gone and it has ben so many years- that is how special a person he is. With much love and sadness. Jeffrey

Linda Miller - 24 days ago

Our sincerest sympathy to you and your family at this most difficult time. It was an honour to have known and worked with Laury. He will be sadly missed. Linda and Bill

Roma Kozlov - 24 days ago

Dear Roz and Family, My heart is with you. I feel privileged to have been the recipient of Laury's generosity, creative and delicious cuisine, specialty drinks and contagious sense of humour. May his shining light live on to infinity. Sending love and condolences during this sad and difficult time.

Orly Argaman & Eilon Saphier - 25 days ago

Dear Naomi, Marlene, Roz and the entire family, our deepest condolences for your huge loss. We will always remember Laury as a sweet, warm, generous and a good person. Our thoughts are with you. Orly & Eilon

Janice McGimpsey - 25 days ago

My sincere sympathy to you and your family.I consider myself to be fortunate to have known Laury for so many years.He truly was a gentleman and will be missed. As always Janice

Roz and Bill Fraiberg - 25 days ago

Dear Bakst and Gross Family, We extend our deep sympathies to you on the passing of Laury. We have great memories, including the chamber music concerts so generously hosted by Laury, just one example of his openness to exploring the good that life offers and sharing the experience with others.

Randee&Jeff Melnick - 26 days ago

Dear Roz and family, Our sincerest condolences on the loss of your husband /dad. May the cherished memories that you have of him help you to find comfort at this time. Our thoughts are with you Randee and Jeff

Sheila mendelsohn - 26 days ago

Dear Naomi and family, My heartfelt condolences on your very sad loss. my thoughts are with you. Fondly, Sheila.

Diane Liebling - 26 days ago

Dear Naomi- I was sorry to learn of Laury’s passing. He sounds like a man who lived a rich and varied life- loved and was loved, and surely gone to soon. My sincere condolences.

Nancy,Fred Fitzhugh - 26 days ago

Dear Naomi and Family, We were saddened to learn of the passing of your dear son Laury. Our most sincere sympathy to You and your family at this most difficult time. Fondly,Nancy and Fred

Arlene Lerner - 26 days ago

Dear Roz , I was so saddened to read of your beloved husbands Passing. May you and your family know , no more sorrow

Beatrice Levine - 26 days ago

Dear Naomi: My heartfelt condolences to you and your family on the tragic passing of your son, Laury. My heart and thoughts are with you at this very sad time. Beatrice

Allan Zelikovic - 26 days ago

To the Gross family. Please accept my heartfelt condolences on your loss. While we are separated by years and miles I will always have fond memories of you and young Laurence.

sandra zelikovic - 26 days ago

Dear Naomi, Roz, Marlene and the entire Gross Family, My sincere condolences for the loss of Laury. My thoughts are with you. My mother Esther sends her condolences as well. Sincerely, Sandra

Benjie Carroll&Johanne Gagne - 26 days ago

Dear Roz and family, Naomi, Marlene Our deepest sympathies to you all on this great loss. Laury was the nicest man -a real mensch. We wish you lots of strength in this most difficult time.

Syd Apel - 27 days ago

To Bram and the whole Gross Family, Bonnie and I and send our deepest condolences. Thinking of you at this difficult time.

Sam Shackman - 27 days ago

Dear Gross family-my condolences go out to my former neighbours on Lanark Crescent. Laury was part of what made this street a special place to grow up on. May his memory be for a blessing.

Diane Yancovitch - 27 days ago

My thoughts are with you. So very sorry for your loss.

trudy cusmariu - 27 days ago

Dearest Nini.. Naomi...and the whole Gross family The Gross family was the source and centre of Lanark Crescent.. A beautiful family that is cherished by all of us growing up on that street...We are so sorry and saddened by this tragic loss.... With Love Trudy and Aaron

Albert Schuster - 27 days ago

To the Gross family, my deepest condolences on the passing of Laury. Through business he proved to be a gem of a person, Albert Schuster

André Laplante - 27 days ago

To all the family,my heartfelt condolences. We will all miss Laury for the great person he was. He will be in my heart because I learned so much from him. May he Rest In Peace .

Gloria & Brian White - 27 days ago

Dear Naomi,Marlene & Lenny. Our heartfelt sympathies for your very sad loss. We are thinking about you during this very difficult time.

Denis Martel - 27 days ago

Dear Gross and Bakst Gross family, Please accept my sincere and deepest condolences. Laury will be missed and remembered by many. I feel privileged to have known him, a really nice guy, a true Mensch, and a real pleasure to talk to and have as a client for so many years. My thoughts are with you. May he rest in peace. With deepest sympathy. Denis

Doug and Connie - 27 days ago

Our sincere condolences to Roz and all her family. It was an honour and a privilege to have known Laury. Sending love your way. Doug & Connie.

Ted Mayers - 27 days ago

Roz, Marlene, my deepest sympathies on the loss of your wonderful husband and brother. I have very fond memories of growing up with him on Lanark Crescent, and was in awe of his incredible sense of humour. He was a nice person who will be missed.

Lorin Levine - 27 days ago

Dear Gross Family, I am truly sorry for your loss. Laury was a gentleman, and a mentor for one short year while I transitioned through consulting. He was well respected in our Customs Brokerage community, and I enjoyed speaking with him about Klezmer music and his artwork in his office. May you be spared further sorrow.

Cathy Geringer - 27 days ago

I extend my deepest sympathies to the entire family- Laury was gentle, worldly, articulate man. He will be remembered by many.

Tigist Abebe - 27 days ago

Candice and Ari .. We are so sorry for your loss. May his soul rest in peace and may you find peace and comfort in this difficult time. Take care

Connie and Roy Fleischman - 27 days ago

Remember the Gross's from Lanark Crescent and beyond. we were young married couples with young children and we loved playing ball on the street, Larry being one of them. Most of the families on the street were charter members of the newly formed Cedarbrooke golf and country club and we were a tightly knit group. Pleasant memories that we will always cherish. very sorry for your loss, connie and Roy Fleischman

Yasmin Khan - 27 days ago

Dear Candice and Family, I'm so very sorry for your loss. Mr. Gross sounds like an amazing person and contributed a lot of joy and great memories to all his loved ones. My sincere condolences.

John MacAdam - 27 days ago

My Deepest Sympathies on the passing of such a wonderful man. Laury was a true gentleman and an incredible mentor. He will be deeply missed.

Pearl Adams - 27 days ago

Dear Naomi &. Roz, My sincere sympathy to you & your family on the passing of Laury. May the memory of happy times spent together bring Some comfort at this very difficult Time. Wishing you no more Sorrow. Pearl

Estie Kleinfeld - 27 days ago

Dear Naomi and family; my sincere and heartfelt condolences. Thinking of you and wish I could give you a real hug. RIP Larry.

Karen (Milgram) & Ron Presner - 27 days ago

To the entire Gross family, there are few words to express our sadness on hearing of Laury’s passing. He was the true definition of a mensch. May your many memories sustain you at this time. A virtual hug to everyone

Esther Lieberman - 27 days ago

Dear Naomi, Marlene and family, Please accept our heartfelt condolences at this very sad time. Esther & David

Florence garmaise - 27 days ago

Dear Naomi"..remembering Laury and crying at the same time"......from a member of the Lanark family...

Ivonne Perez - 27 days ago

My condolences to family and friends. Laury was a sweet man, intelligent, a real gentleman. RIP

Lori Greenblatt - 27 days ago

Dear Marlene, Roz and the entire Gross Family. The world is a little dimmer with the loss of Laury. Funny, brilliant, kind, irreverent and so talented. My memories of him still shine. My heart is broken for you all. Take comfort in all you shared and will continue to share as his family.

Audrey and Mark Berner - 27 days ago

Dear Naomi: We are so sorry to hear about your loss. We can't even imagine how devastating it must be to lose a child, no matter his age. Our thoughts are with you, and imagine us giving you a hug! Audrey and Mark

Sylvia Dubrovsky - 27 days ago

Dear Naomi and Family, My heartfelt condolences on the passing of a talented, kind, loving, and considerate individual. Naomi, my heart goes out to you. Your good friend, Sylvia Dubrovsky

Gwyndaf Garbutt - 27 days ago

My deepest sympathies to Roz, Ari, and the family. Laury was a wonderful person.

Clarence Blatt - 27 days ago

My dear Naomi and Gross family. I can't describe how shocked and saddened I was when reading of Laury's passing, as I was completely unaware of his illness. Please accept my deepest sympathies at this very tragic and difficult times. Clarence

rhona blanshay - 27 days ago

Dear Roz, Naomi, Marlene & Lenny & family, We extend our deepest sympathies to you.May your memories of Lenny bring you much comfort in this difficult time. Rhona & Bernie Blanshay

Ruth Eliesen - 27 days ago

Dearest Naomi & Family, Truly sad to learn of your huge loss. Know that I am thinking of you and sending most sincere condolences. May he RIP.

Shawnie - 27 days ago

Dear Roz and family! I am so sorry for your great loss! I feel priviliged to have known you and Laury over the last thirty plus years! My memories of our kids playing together in the country will always make me smile! Shawnie

Robyn Miller Wexler - 27 days ago

Dear Marlene and Family. Seeing this very sad news about Laurie brings back so many memories of days gone by..I was his date for his TMR HIGH graduation . There are so many wonderful memories of spending time with you and your family on Lanark Crescent..Thinking of all of you now and sending you my deepest sympathies ..Robyn

Linda Mann Gewurz - 27 days ago

Naomi, Marlene,,Zeek and Gross family, Was so very sad to read of the recent passing of Laurie. I had just spoken to him last summer and we had a nice conversation catching up after 50 years since graduating high school. So many memories we spoke of. I did not know he was sick. Memories and good times spent together are your legacy, cherish them. He was so very special to all of you. Be strong for each other. This pandemic adds extra stress to this time, face it together and be there for each other as best as you can. You are in our thoughts. Linda Mann Gewurz Joyce Mann Prizant

Stephen Segal - 27 days ago

On behalf of the entire Omnitrans family, we extend our heartfelt condolences to the Gross Family. Laury was a wonderful guy, true gentleman and gentle soul. He was a person of great integrity, and someone that we highly respected. Our thoughts are with you at this most difficult time.

Lila Wolfe Druckman - 27 days ago

Dear Naomi and family, I was saddened to hear about Laurie”s passing. He was a wonderful, considerate husband, father, son , and brother,. MY heart goes out to you all, at this time. Lila

Daniel Bader & Fatma Toufexief - 27 days ago

I'm so sorry for your loss, and for the world's. Laury was a beautiful soul who shared that love freely and deeply with his family, as was evidenced by all the stories I heard from Ari and Adrian over the years. I only had the pleasure of meeting Laury a couple of times, but each time he was incredibly warm and welcoming, and I'll miss him. Rest in peace, Laury. You've earned it.

Peggy and Earl Fixman - 27 days ago

Dear Naomi and entire Gross Family: memories...I can not put into words how sad we are for your incredible loss. Cherish times spent together. A virtual hug to you all. Peggy and Earl and Family

Nathan Goldman - 27 days ago

Dear Roz and family, my heartfelt condolences on Laury’s passing. I have many cherished memories of our 35 years together at Milgram. Laury was always kind, thoughtful and a gentleman. Wishing you much strength during this sad time. Nathan and Margie Goldman

Lorna Bierbrier - 27 days ago

Dear Naomi and family, I am so sad to read of Laury's passing. My heart goes out to you and the entire family. Thinking of you my friend. Lorna

Maristella iacobello - 27 days ago

Dear Roz and family I am so incredibly heart broken over the passing of Laury . My sincere and deepest condolences . I was fortunate enough to call Laury a friend and a colleague. During his final days we spoke of the years past and the the excitement of resolving the challenges of work related matters . I would say “Laury I live traveling through you” followed by “where are you going next?” I will miss you my friend . You were so special

Bonnie Marcus - 28 days ago

Dear Noami and Family, My sympathies on your loss. Fondly, Bonnie Marcus

Gavril and Marilyn Gross - 28 days ago

Dear Naomi and the entire Gross family please accept our most heartfelt condolences at this very sad time. Gavril and Marilyn

Jean MacGibbon - 28 days ago

Dear Marlene, Roz and the entire Gross family, I am so sorry for your loss. I consider myself very lucky to have known Laury. I know you will be comforted by your memories of such a wonderful, creative and caring man who left us too soon.

Sue Carol Isaacson - 28 days ago

To Naomi , Roz, Marlene and the entire Gross family My heart goes out to all of you on losing a devoted son, loving husband and adoring brother , special father and grandfather . No words can help dull the pain of losing such a wonderful human being Know that you are all in my thoughts , as I consider you all family

Abe Gonshor & Annie Young - 28 days ago

Dear Roz and family, It is with true sadness that I write this message of condolence to all of you. The loss of such a vital pillar in your lives, at this time in your lives, is very difficult to accept and reconcile. Laury was such a very special person who will leave a huge void. I had the opportunity to get to know Laury over a few short years working hand in hand during the Hampstead Municipal elections and developed a very strong and unique bond that I will always cherish and remember. The small measure of comfort that I am offering, is to remind you that you are surrounded by dear and loving family and friends. We as others cannot be with you during these unprecedented times but send you our love and tons of "virtual hugs and kisses" at this very sad time in your lives. Please accept our deepest and most heartfelt sympathies. Annie & Abe

Ellie Manis-Harovitz - 28 days ago

Dear Gross family, I was shocked and saddened to read of Laury's passing. He was a neighbor and a friend and a part of my childhood on Lanark Crescent. Sending my heartfelt condolences at this very difficult time. You are in my thoughts. Ellie

Mark Avrith - 28 days ago

Dear Roz and the Gross family Laury, you will be missed. I will keep with me all the memories we shared. I will always admire the courage you showed.

Kronick - 28 days ago

Dear Naomi and family , our deepest sympathies at this sad time . Merle and Rupert

elaine kronish - 28 days ago

Dear Naomi and family Please accept my sincere condolences. Elaine

Marcia Reim and Syd Stein - 28 days ago

Dear Naomi and family, our sincerest condolences on the loss of your beloved Laury. May the good memories help to sustain you during this very sad time. Marcia Reim and Syd Stein

Mona & Sol Polachek - 28 days ago

Dear, dear Roz & Naomi & Gross Family, I cannot believe what I just read on the Paperman's web site. Sol & I are beside ourselves with shock & grief...We were not aware that Laurie was ill . We extend to you all our deepest , heartfelt sympathies. What a tragedy, so young , so lovely ,so warm , talented & full of life, & above all such a MENTCH. He will be missed. Very fondly & with heavy hearts, Mona & Sol

Rob - 28 days ago

Deepest condolences to the our friends Candice, Ari, Lydia and Leon, and the entire family. -Rob and Sophie