Walter Fischer

Funeral Service: Friday, March 19, 2021
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Richard Eisenberg - 13 days ago

Dear Stephen , My deepest condolences for the loss of your father.May your fond memories of him get you through this difficult time.

Marla Cohen - 21 days ago

Dear Lorraine, Anita & Family, My deepest condolences on the loss of your beloved Walter. I will always remember hanging out at your house many high school years ago. Anita, you and Walter were always so kind to everyone. Keep your wonderful memories close to your heart.

Lisa Singer - 23 days ago

Dear Fisher family, I’d like to extend my heartfelt condolences to you on Walter’s passing. I have very fond memories of Walter and my late father, Irving Singer, as chaperones for Hampstead Ski School on Saturdays in the winter when I was a child. They shared some great times together. I am very sorry for your loss. May you know no further sorrow. With compassion, Lisa Singer

Sheila Bell - 23 days ago

Many years have passed since our paths have passed. I was so sorry to read your sad news. my heart goes out to you Anita and to your entire family may your memories give you the strength to carryon I wish you all good health and may he Rest In Peace. Sheila

Adam Family - 24 days ago

Dear Mrs. Fisher and family, Our heartfelt condolences on the passing of your beloved. Mr. Fisher's warmth and welcoming demeanor will be greatly missed on Briardale. May his memory be a blessing. Baruch dayan ha'emet

Robert Czerny - 25 days ago

Dear Stephen, I remember Walter with great fondness. My parents Egon and Winifred Czerny relied on him from quite early in his professional life (the mid 1950s, I think). When he came to our house, his warm personality and lovely Viennese accent made a strong impression on me. In the 90s, after Dad died and I started helping Mom with her financial affairs, I was impressed with the careful plans and management he had exercised. (Later you took over and I really appreciated your sound advice too.) In my mind I associate Walter strongly with my parents as people who kept some wonderful sensibilities of caring, courtesy and manners (and accents!) from a Mitteleuropa that also had its terrible darkness -- while succeeding in living exuberantly in their new homeland. He made the world a better place.

Ann Singer - 25 days ago

Dear Anita and family, My condolences on the loss of your husband and father, Walter and my late husband knew each other from Hampstead Ski school and later I met Walter at the Y in Aqua fitness. Always a smiling and a pleasure to meet. May you know now further sorrow.

Evelyn Schmetterer - 25 days ago

Dear Anita and family. Please accept my heartfelt condolences. Walter was a gentleman and a warm person. We go back a long way to Philippe Hebert. Anita you and Walter made a lovely couple. Take solace in the happy years you had together. Evelynschmetterer Gasoi

Ron Wigdor - 25 days ago

Dear Fischer family, Most of my more recent memories of Walter came through my Dad and all the stories he told about the great ski trips in Europe. It seemed as if those trips would never end. When I did bump into Walter, he was always very warm and engaging. My sincere condolences on your loss.

Stanley Kirsh - 25 days ago

Dear Stephen and Family, It has taken me a little time to fully absorb the news that Walter is gone. The man I knew for the past 30 plus years seemed indestructible. The first I visited their home, Stephen, (you were late arriving) there he was, larger than life, sporting a great big smile and a twinkle in his eye. He immediately opened his arms wide and welcomed me in, even though he did not know me from Adam, because, as your friend, he already considered me part of the family. That is just the kind of guy he was! It will never be the same without him, but please take comfort in knowing that he will forever be remembered fondly in all our hearts. Thinking of you at this difficult time Love, Stanley & Family

Peggy and Earl Fixman - 25 days ago

Our sincerest condolences to the family. Cherish memories. Peggy and Earl

Ann Bruner and Marc Fishman - 25 days ago

We are so sorry for your loss and send our love and condolences to all of you.

Carolyn Goldberg - 25 days ago

Dear Bruce and family, My sincere condolences on your loss. Carolyn

Kevin Fainbloom - 25 days ago

Dear aunt Anita, Stephen, Lorraine and Bruce, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. May you find comfort and peace through this difficult time.

Eugene Mazliach - 25 days ago

On behalf of the lunch bunch aqua fitness group of the YMHA , may I extend to you our sincere condolences .Walter was always having fun with our group , and he enjoyed every moment with us during this time in the pool . He will be sorely missed. May you be spared further sorrows Eugene Mazliach

Despina, Frank, Michael & Alexandra - 25 days ago

Dear Stephen, Our sincere condolences to you and your family. Your father was always a joy to talk to and made us laugh every time he visited the office. May he rest in peace.

Donald and Gladys Kattan - 25 days ago

Dear Stephen and Family We were very sad to learn of the loss of your beloved father. Walter was a very warm and charming person who was appreciated by all who knew him. May he rest in peace and may you be spared further sorrow.

Esther Attias - 25 days ago

Dear Mrs Fischer, we were very sorry to learn of Walter’s passing. We want to express our sincere sympathy to you and your family on your great loss. Esther, Charles and girls

Helen Karanofsky Zipes - 25 days ago

Dear Bruce and family, Deepest sympathies on the loss of your beloved father. Hoping your cherished memories will comfort you all at this sad time. Baruch Dayan Ha’Emet

Gita and Dov Grossnass - 26 days ago

Dear Stephen and Family Fischer, We were very sorry to hear of the loss of your father. We were both so impressed and humbled witnessing the incredible love, care and devotion you gave to him. No doubt these were all part of the integral character traits that he shared with you. May you continue to carry forward his legacy and continue to be proud of the traditions he left you with. Hamakom Yenachem Etchem Btoch Shaar Aveilei Tziyon V'Yerushalayim. Dov and Gita

Lisa Kattan & Adam Cieply - 26 days ago

Dear Fischer family, Our most sincere condolences on the passing of Walter. He was very nice, warm and friendly and we always enjoyed spending time with him during the high holidays. Our thoughts are with you all during this difficult time.

Dena Fellen (Barbalat) - 26 days ago

Dear Family. Please accept my deepest sympathy on the passing of Walter. I worked for him at the accounting office of Duby, Fisher, Schnurbach as their bookkeeper for about 10 years. It’s a long time ago but I will always remember how great it was to work with Walter.

Rony and Jane Kattan - 26 days ago

Dear Anita, Stephen, and the Fischer family, Please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of Walter. We have fond memories of him when we celebrated the high holidays at Stephen's house. He was a charming gentleman who enjoyed laughing. May his memory be a source of comfort for you. Jane, Rony, & Joelle

Lorne Blumer - 26 days ago

Stephen and family, My deepest condolences go out to you and your family.

Michael and Lina Yachnin - 26 days ago

We are so sorry to hear about your dad's passing Bruce. Our condolences to you and Marian and the whole Fischer family.

Marian and Maurice Douek - 26 days ago

Walter was my father's very good friend. As children, we don't often pay attention to our parents' friends. But I remember my father speaking fondly of Walter, bar mitzvahs, weddings, good things... After my father passed away, I got to know Walter personally as a friend and a mentor. Maurice and I will truly miss our great conversations with Walter. To Anita, Bruce, Lorraine, and Stephen, and all your families, our very sincere and deepest condolences on the loss of this lovely person.

Elaine& Avrom Podbere - 26 days ago

Elaine & I extend our condolences to the entire Fischer family. His early life would make for memorable reading. We always enjoyed his company, whether on business or privately. He will be missed.. We will not see the likes of him again

Rena Entus - 26 days ago

Dear Anita and family, My heartfelt condolences on the loss of Walter. You and he have meant a great deal to many people. We appreciate you. We all have special memories to cherish. May yours be a comfort to you all in this time of mourning. May you continue to cherish these memories with smiles and tears, and great stories over the years. Walter may you rest in peace and smile down on your family as you intervene on their behalf.

susan doubilet - 26 days ago

We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Walter Fischer. He was a trusted friend of my parents, Bessie and Sam Doubilet, and a devoted father to our friend and advisor, Stephen Fischer. We wish the family strength in their sad time. Susan Doubilet and Gernot Horlbeck

david hazan - 26 days ago

Dear Anita and family, My sincere condolences on the loss of Walter. I ski'd with Walter for many years. He was a conscientious volunteer for the Cote St. Luc ski school. He was always a pleasure to be with and to talk to.

Harvey Risdhikof - 26 days ago

Let me join Barry and Fran's lovely sentiment of condolences. I have many delightful memories of Mr. Fischer coming to our house and all of us going downstairs to discuss business. Mr Fischer was always the epitome of clam and had a European air of discrete civility. He was a wonderful presence of kindness in our family and I will always remember Walters's laugh. My heart goes out to the family.

Susan and Joseph - 26 days ago

Dear Stephen, we are so sorry for your loss. May your Dad rest in peace,

Larry Jacobson - 26 days ago

Dear Lorraine, Marc, and Fischer family, I was saddened to hear of your father’s passing. I have fond memories when I would see him during a bus commute to work. We would talk shop (accounting) but also about family and politics. He was always entertaining and had a wry sense of humour. Even when he put a person down, like myself, he would have a glint in his eyes, letting on he wanted to have some fun. He had such pride in his family (deservedly so). I share your sadness. Larry Jacobson

Steven Dector & Michelle Burak - 26 days ago

Dear Stephen and and family, our deepest condolences on the loss of your father. May his memory be a blessing for you all, and may you have no more sorrow. Thinking of you at this difficult time.

Steven Deckelbaum - 26 days ago

My deepest condolences to all of Walter's family. I remember him cominng to my house more than 60 years ago to do my Dad's books.He was so kind to me and I was always so happy to see him. May he rest in peace.

Barry and Fran Rishikof - 26 days ago

Dear Anita and family, please accept our sincere condolences on the loss of Walter. Words cannot express what he meant to our family and how he helped guide, counsel, protect and support both our business and personal affairs. We are forever grateful to him and is a constant reminder of what a true “mench” means. It was a privilege to have him in our lives.

Neal & Phyllis Pekofsky - 26 days ago

Stephen and the Fischer Family, Phyllis and I are deeply saddened by the loss of your Father. We know how much love and affection you held for him, and the close relationship you had. May all of the wonderful memories you've shared always fill your heart with joy and continue to be an inspiration in the future.

Elliott E Davis - 26 days ago

So sad to read about Walter’s death. I worked for him in 1974. I share a story about my 1st meeting with him. I was interviewing with his accounting firm and had prepared my resume with everything I had done in my short 18 month career out of college. Walter joined the interview and after looking at my resume asked me how long I was working as an accountant. I proudly said 18 months. He laughed and said. It’s taken me 20 years to do all this. And with that, he hired me. It was an honor working for him. He taught me everything that wasn’t on my resume. RIP Mr. Fischer.

Pearl Adams - 26 days ago

Dear Anita & family, My deepest sympathy on the passing of Walter. He was a strong & devoted family man & a good friend to all fortunate to know him. Pearl

Brian van Frank - 26 days ago

Dearest Stephen, The van Frank family extends our deepest condolences to you and your family. May your dad's memory last you and your loved ones a lifetime of cherished memories. May all be spared further sorrow.

Lily yousfan - 26 days ago

Dear Mona Steven Toby & Lila and the whole family . I am very sorry for your loss may his memory be a blessing.

Gertrude Katz - 26 days ago

Nikki, David, so sorry for your loss. Reading the tributes wish we had known your wonderful grandfather. Great that you came to Montreal before his passing. Thinking of you, Gertie & Carl, Sharon & Seymour, Linda & Neil

Danny Markuze - 26 days ago

Dear Stephen, my deepest sympathies on the loss of your father. My late father enjoyed many conversations with him a long time ago.

Lewis & Henry Gitelman - 26 days ago

Our sincere heartfelt condolences on the loss of Walter. He was a towering figure, a trusted advisor and friend to my parents and myself who shared his wisdom like it was basic common sense. My father still tells the story of when he wanted announce his retirement, Walter advised him not to, otherwise my father’s only client at the time would not pay a large receivable owed if they knew my father was retiring. My father waited, kept his intentions quite, finally collected his outstanding bill, then closed shop and retired. The client went bust a few months later.

Michael Shevell - 26 days ago

Dear Lorraine & Fischer Family Have many warm memories of Walter going way back to his days heading up the Cote St Luc & Hampstead ski school. He had a remarkable life journey from Vienna to France to Switzerland to Canada and he lived life to the fullest. Treasure the good memories and may you and the family be spared further sorrows. Annette Majnemer & Michael Shevll

Shari Ann Fleming - 26 days ago

Dear Stephen, My very deepest sympathies on the loss of your father. Thinking of you during this very difficult time.

Kiki and Henry Etingin - 26 days ago

Dear Anita and all the Family, Henry and I offer you our sincere sympathy on your great loss. Walter and Henry had an excellent working relationship for decades. Always diligent and honourable, he was a pleasure to deal with. We enjoyed his buoyant personality, and our occasional dinners together with Anita. We send deep condolences at this difficult time.

Joy & Eric Weisbloom - 26 days ago

Dear Bruce and Marian and family. Our deepest sympathies to you at this time. May you be comforted by the fond memories you have. BDE

cynthia van frank - 26 days ago

Dear Stephen, Thank you for sharing your father's life story. You painted a picture of an amazing life! Please accept my and Asher's condolences to you and your family.

Renee Pearl - 26 days ago

Dear Stephen, Mona, Toby, Lila & the extended Fischer family, Sending my condolences on the loss of your dear father, father-in-law and grandfather. May you all be spared from any further sorrow & may your memories sustain you during this most difficult time. Fondly, Renee

Betty & Joe Fridell - 26 days ago

Dear Anita and family. It’s the tenth year since we left Montreal. I occasionally met You, Anita, either grocery shopping or at events in the city. We enjoyed our chats of catching up with how our kids were progressing, and reminiscing of the old days. Walter was a great guy, who valued and had great love and pride in his family. We wish you all good health and long life. Stay strong and relish the memories of good times together. Betty & Joe, Toronto.

Fran Krane - 26 days ago

My sincere sympathy to Mr. Fischer’s family. Our family has had business dealings with him for many years. He was always an honorable true gentleman. May good memories bring you comfort at this time.

Michaela and Stephen Meltzer - 26 days ago

Lorraine, Marc, marine and Michael So sorry to hear of Walter’s passing. We wish you all a long life and may your wonderful memories of him Comfort you at this time. Big hugs Michaela, Stephen, Spencer, Ariella and Elijah.

Froms & Norm Shulman - 26 days ago

Dear Lorraine, Mark & Family, Our sincerest condolences on the passing of Walter. Froma & Norm Shulman

Jack and Simone Yeager - 26 days ago

Our deepest sympathies to Anita, Bruce, Nikki, Tess and the entire Fischer family. We enjoyed Walter's friendliness and sense of humour. We're glad that he lived a long and fruitful life that included becoming a great-grandfather.

Elly and Marty gross - 26 days ago

To Steven and family- our deepest condolences on your great loss. May your wonderful memories sustain you in this difficult time.

Bunny and Mort Lechter - 26 days ago

Dear Lorraine, Marc, Michael and Marnie, we are so sorry to learn of the passing of you Father and Grandfather. Please accept our deepest condolences, fondly, Bunny and Mort.

Jacqueline Shasha - 26 days ago

Dear Mona, Steven, Toby and Lila, my sincere condolences to the whole family. I’m very sorry for your loss. May his memory sustain you at this difficult time.

Michele Shahrabani and family - 26 days ago

Dear Stephen, my sincere condolences to you and your family. May the wonderful memories your father seems to have left to so many people help you though these sad times.

Mona Rutenberg - 26 days ago

To all of the Fischers: My sympathies to your whole family. You will always be my neighbors of the Briardale street neighborhood. Countless mornings I walked over two houses to the Fischer's house so that Lorraine and I could walk to West Hill High School. Anita assured that Lorraine was ready to leave the house. She would holler up the nearby set of stairs. Looorrrrraaaaiiinnneeee! Walter was outside, getting his car ready, shovelling snow or insisting his kids do it! He was organized, head strong and always greeted me politely. I was always welcome at the Fischer household. This family is a devoted one and protect one another. Admirable traits, and clearly modeled by the Fischer parents. I will remember always, skiing with you all, having meals in your kitchen on Briardale, hanging out on the private balcony above the yard. Lorraine and her parents were one of those alternate families to go to when you wanted to be somewhere else other than your own home. You have been a wonderful daughter to your pop, Lorraine. Your love and caring is exceptional and with full committment. Walter will certainly be missed, but well remembered.

Tracy & Cyril Wani - 26 days ago

Dear Stephen, Mona, Toby and Lila, we are so sorry for your loss. We send our deepest sympathies to your family. May your wonderful memories of your father comfort you during this sad time. Baruch Dayan Emet.

Gladys and jack Noonoo - 26 days ago

Dear Anita,Stephen and Fischer family our sincere condolences on the loss of Walter,he was very kind and knowledgeable ,he had joie de vivre and loved to travel, lived very good life and will be missed. Gladys and Jack

Robin Anisef - 26 days ago

Dear Anita, Sincere condolences to you on your loss. I have many fond memories of skiing with Walter throughout the years with the CSL ski school. Robin Anisef

irene lipper - 26 days ago

Dear Lorraine, Marc, Michael and Marnie, we are sorry to read that your dear father, father in law and grandfather has passed away. These are such difficult times and we wish you strength and support as you mourn your loss. We are thinking of you and remembering all the family times with all 4 of your parents, the good old days😊 With love, Stephen and Irene

Shirley Schnurbach - 26 days ago

Dear Anita, Stephen, Lorraine, Bruce and families. How sad I was to read that Walter has passed away. He was such an important person to my late husband Sam. He was a mentor, a father figure and tremendous friend. After Sam’s untimely passing, Walter then became a mentor to me. He was always there for me and my children. I will remember him for his strength of character and kindness. May his memory be a source of comfort. Shirley Schnurbach

Annette Wolfstein-Joseph - 26 days ago

Dearest Anita and family, I was very saddened to read of Walter's passing. I remember him as a very warm, handsome and dignified man. May time and fond memories help to heal your hearts.

Pearl and Lew Cooper - 27 days ago

Dear Anita and your Family, We were so sorry to read of Walter’s passing. We remember, with fondness, the wonderful times that we had , as chaperones for the Hampstead ski school with our Son, Brandon and the other children, with Walter, as our Head Chaperone. Our ski trips after the local season and especially, One trip to Austria, skiing , which included Walter to his original home and other emotional venues with him. We have never forgotten that experience. What a Gentleman! Our condolences and May his memory be a blessing. Pearl&Lew Cooper

Louise Ferland & Sammy Pinsky - 27 days ago

Dear Anita, Bruce, Lorraine, Stephen & extended family Sammy and I want to offer our sincere condolences on Walter’s passing. I first came to know Walter in his role as a Ski Club volunteer for Hampstead when I was with the CSL Ski Club. I had the pleasure of skiing with Walter many years, our ski days were always fun ones. In later years for 25- 30 years we had business dealings with Walter; we were always impressed with his diligence & honesty. May all your fine memories carry you through this difficult time. Louise & Sammy

MARTIN SURKIS - 27 days ago

Dear Fischer family. Please accept my sincerest condolences on Walter's passing. Walter was the partner of the late Maurice A. Miller and the late Haskel Blauer in the partnership called Miller, Blazer and Fischer Charteted Accountants. Walter was a huge influence in my life. I remember the day when he called me into his office and asked me the following question. "Marty" he asked "do you want to be a good Chartered Accountant?". When I replied yes, he said " to be a good Chartered Accountant, you first need to be a good bookkeeper". He then took me under his wing, sending me out to his numerous accounts who relied upon him for bookkeeping and auditing services. I will never forget his words and advice. At the time I was a senior in his offices and went on to become a C.A. two years later. Walter was a mench. He was kind caring and understanding. It is now almost fifty five years later and I still am thankful for his caring and concern. May your happy memories help console you and may Walter rest in peace.

Jack Doctor - 27 days ago

Steven. Please accept my condolences on the loss of you father