Sylvia Soicher

Funeral Service: Sunday, April 11, 2021
Private Graveside
Shiva: Strictly Private Shiva. Thank you for respecting the family's wishes.
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Carolyn and Brian Hillcoat - 19 days ago

Dear Mel, Marisa and family, we are sending our sincerest condolences. May all your wonderful memories sustain you at this most difficult time. We are thinking of you.

Earl Tucker - 20 days ago

Dear Bernie and family: My sincere condolences on the passing of your mom. Our mothers were friends while living nearby at Baycrest and Eglinton. We are both sincerely saddened by this loss. BDH. Earl

Pearl and Sam Levy - 22 days ago

Dear Harvey, Mel, Bernie, Avrum and family, It's with great sadness that we learned of your mom's passing. She was really such a special person. We were such close friends with Jack and Sylvia for most of a lifetime and had so many wonderful times together. (Sam still talks about his wonderful childhood friend, Jake.) Our hearts go out to you -- wishing you much love and strength. Pearl and Sam

Rachel Cohen - 26 days ago

Dear Harvey,Mel, Bernie and Avrum and family: my deepest sympathies on the passing of your mother, mother-in-law and grandmother. Your parents were great neighbours and friends and were an integral part of such a wonderful community in which we were privileged to grow up. I remember being at a pre-seder at your parents` home- your mom organized it because all of you happened to be home together at this time! What a treat! You have great memories and may they be a legacy to you all. May your mother`s name be forever a blessing.

Melvin and Sandy Brown - 27 days ago

Dear Soicher Family, From 1963-1965, Sandy and I lived in Montreal while we were immersed in our graduate studies. While there, Sylvia and Jack were so very kind to us, inviting us to Yom Tov meals and arranging Synagogue tickets for the High Holidays, kindnesses we have never forgotten. Sylvia took her profession very seriously. I still remember that every time we entered their home on Houde Street, Sylvia would say to me, "Melvin, stand up straight". We send our deepest sympathies to the four Soicher boys, to Miriam Crystal and the entire Soicher family. May Sylvia"s memory be for a blessing. Fondly, Melvin and Sandy Brown

Anita Shugar - 27 days ago

To the Soicher family, my deepest condolences on the passing of Sylvia, our dear old neighbor in Ville St. Laurent. Anita Shugar & Family

Asya and Fima - 27 days ago

this is to remember Sylvia, our dear Sylvia.... she, Aunt Riva and Jack made my life in Montreal one big wonderful fairy tail. At the house at Houde str I always felt at home, from the first day upon our arrival to Montreal, unforgettable, unreal, and yet so real, so homey, so warm, so familiar. Every time and all the time, Sylvia and Jack supported me in all my doings. I used to spend weeks at their house while at Vanier, they always took part in my life, they knew my friends, they went to my pIays, they fixed my bike, they gave me all the space I needed to learn, even if it meant I needed the whole dinner table and spread all my books there, they met Fima and accepted him, they made him feel at home, they, my parents and Aunt Riva did everything for me to have four wedding parties!!!!!, I never had to call and ask, just came, just like that - and there was always Jack's soup, Sylvia's famous zuccini muffins -the dishes, the cutlery, the cluttered kitchen table - the smell of home, the feeling of absolute inner comfort, the sometimes unspoken love, this is how it felt back then, and now, 24 years later all these feelings are all very much alive in my soul, now mixes with great sorrow, and still bigger gratitude. Dear Harvey, dear Mel, dear Bernie, dear Avrum, all the dear family - my dear Sylvia - so easy going, so uncomplicated, so loving, soothing, so will always live in my heart, in Fima's heart, the emotions do not die, Sylvia I love you very much!!! hope you meet Jack there, I know how much you missed him.

Jonathon Crystal - 27 days ago

Dear Soichers, I am so saddened that Auntie Sylvia passed away. I have fond memories of our visits to Montreal while growing up and her visits to Toronto. I wish to extend our deepest condolences on behalf of me, Andrea, Jennifer, and Jack. Jon

Edye and Dave Besner - 27 days ago

Dear Mel and Marissa, Our sincere condolences to you and your Family on your recent loss. Edye and Dave

Asya and Fima - 27 days ago

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Marilyn Medjuck - 27 days ago

Dear Mimi and Soicher family, I do not remember a time in my life that I did not know Sylvia. She was a role model when I was growing up and a friend in later years. I really admired her. My deepest sympathy Marilyn Medjuck

Cheryl and Joe Abrams - 28 days ago

Dear Marrisa Mel and Soicher family, Sylvia was a caring active snd special lady. Such wonderful memories of the many visits to Fredericton. Joe and I send our heat condolences. Cheryl and joe

Ivan Levine - 28 days ago

Dear Mel, Marisa and the entire Soicher/Budovitch Family, Our Fredericton Jewish Community knew your Mother Sylvia very well as she visited us often and even skiing on our Crabbe Mountain. Sylvia was an active gracious Lady that was always interesting to talk with. As president of our Shul and on behalf of our Executive, Board and Congregation, we express our sincerest condolences to the entire vibrant Soicher Family. Ivan and Leianne Hudson Levine

Felicia Shulman - 28 days ago

Dear Soicher family; I have strong memories growing up of Mrs. Soicher, as I would call her- Through elementary school years, high school and beyond. She always stayed after performances to chat and I so appreciated her commentary. She was filled with light, wisdom, no nonsense reality and humour that never seemed to dim over the years. I often have thought about her this last while, since theatres been dark. Sad to hear of her passing. I do believe her Light will keep shining upon those she loved who loved her. My deep condolences to you all. xofelish

Betty Molnar - 28 days ago

My condolence to the family. The Soicher gang and I go back three generations. Having Sylvia and Jack living next door to us was an added bonus. Sylvia and I continued our friendship when she moved to Toronto.She was a great lady, and will be missed

Heidi Fischel - 28 days ago

Dear Bernie and Soicher family, I was saddened to hear of Sylvia’s passing. She was a wonderful, kind and compassionate person. She attended many of our family simchas in Montréal. We were always happy to see cousin Sylvia as she was warm and loving. She will live on in our memories. May her memory be a blessing to your family. Fondly, Heidi

Michael Fish - 28 days ago

To Harvey, Mel, Bernie and my dearest Avrum, My address may have been 140 Houde St, but from a practical point of view it may well have been 130. Your mother always made me feel welcome in your home and I had always had a sense that I was an honourary Soicher. Sylvia’s unflappable patience, even when Jack was in the backyard saying goodbye to the trees moments before heading up north, are forever etched in my mind. Your home, filled with love of sport, love of family and overall love for anyone who crossed the threshold is vividly etched into my mind and my heart. Sylvia gave me much, including Avrum, and for that I will be eternally grateful to her. May her memory always be for a blessing. Michael

Ron Huberman - 28 days ago

130 Houde was a second home for me growing up in Eastern St. Laurent. Many fond memories hanging with Bernie as well as Harvey, Mel and Avrum. Sylvia and Jack’s home was open to all and there was always something interesting going on. Sylvia herself was warm, welcoming and always interested in what was important to us. Sincere sympathies to the entire family … Adeena & Ron.

Sheila Kirstenberg - 28 days ago

Dear Family: I knew Sylvia when we both worked at the Jewish Rehab Hospital. I was an X-Ray Tech there and called on her many times to do her magic on my back, neck etc. My deepest sympathy and condolences to all of you. Sheila Kirstenberg

Celia Leopold Goodman - 28 days ago

To the family of the late Mrs. Soicher my deepest condolence on the loss of your mother she was my late mother Ethel Leopold’s therapist. I remember as a child when she came to our home. May your memories of your mother comfort you.

Tod Hoffman - 28 days ago

To the family: please accept my sympathies on Sylvia’s passing.

Peter Pinsler - 29 days ago

DearMel,Marissa and Soicher family ,So many memories of Sylvia from Fredericton Your Mother was very special,active,caring about family She willed be missed Sharon and Peter

Ilene Geringer-Smith - 29 days ago

To the Soicher Family: I remember your Mother very well. She would be on the kitchen and helping us get ready for ski races as I used to visit at your house in St Laurent often .. She was terrific lady please except my sincere condolences.. Ilene

Eva Kuper - 29 days ago

I knew Sylvia slightly through the hiking and cross-country ski group at Cummings Centre in Montreal. IShe was an avid enthusiast of exercise and nature well into her senior years. I'll never forget her answer when I asked her, (I think she in her early 80's at the time), "how do you manage to do all this and keep up?". Her answer was, and remains my inspiration. She said two words - "Never stop!". My deep condolences to Sylvia's family. Rest in peace Sylvia.

Sherry (Budovitch) Rioux - 29 days ago

Dear Harvey, Mel, Bernie & Avrum, Stephen and I send our heartfelt sympathy in the loss of your mom, Sylvia. I always loved our visits and talks. Your parents were so good to my late sister, Barbara, in Montreal, and for that I will always be greatful. Thinking of you all and remembering the wonderful person your mom was and such a strong member of our family.

Leonard Kaplansky - 29 days ago

Mimi and Sylvia’s Boys My deepest sympathies on Sylvia’s passing A fine lady. She will be missed. Sincerely Leonard Kaplansky

Merle Metalin - 29 days ago

To all the family my and Krikor's condolences . Sylvia was a force of nature , kind ,caring and a good Aunt. . May her memory be a blessing .

Beverley Shinder rath - 29 days ago

Why do I believe that all who lived in our great area of eastern St Laurent will be on this earth forever. No so. Sylvia Soicher was a wonderful person who was blessed with a wonderful husband, many sons and grandchildren. She left a wonderful legacy

Jeff Sidel - 30 days ago

Dear Harvey and to the entire family My deepest sympathies. Your mom revives the best memories of growing up together in Saint-Laurent. May her memory be always a blessing for you.

Myrna Bergen - 30 days ago

Sincerest condolences to the entire Soicher family from my mother Marlene Kronick, a dear friend of Sylvia's (Montreal). Her kindness and warmth will always be remembered. May her memory be for blessings.

Mortoncohen - 30 days ago

To the. Family. Of. My. Cousin. Syliva. My. Cousin. Was. A. Heart. Of. Gold. Since. I know. Her. She was. Lady. Of. Gold. My. Family. Of. The. Soicher. Family. My. Close. Cousin. She. Always. Love. People. She. Was. A. Person. Deeply. My. Heart. Is. Loosing. A. Cousin. My. Mom. Lillian. Budovitch. She always. Had. Said. Cousin. Pl I want to take. Her out. But we. Love. Her. A lot. She. Use to. Come to my. Shul. And. I use to. Go to. Her. Shul. My. Deeply Condone. To. My. Cousin. Mel. Midis. Advrom. Bernie. Harvey and wife. And grandchildren. To. Me I. Will miss. My. Cousin. Slot. As. I was. To. Close. To. My cousin My. Mom. And. I. Use to. Come. To. Baycrest. On Sunday. To the. Concern. God. Bless. My. Cousin Morton mordechai. Cohen. Firmly. Fredrricton. N. B. Thornhill. On

Liane Sharkey - about 1 month ago

To Sylvia’s family, My heartfelt condolences. I knew your morger frim her time at Congregation Darchei Noam in Toronto. Such a warm, lovely person. I always enjoyed talking with her. BDE

Natasha Budovitch - about 1 month ago

What an inspiring and wonderful person she was. She always had such a special way of bonding with people. When she spoke to you she spoke to your soul. I have wonderful memories of her and send you all my love and condolences! She will be missed.

Aline Levi and Richard Swieca - about 1 month ago

Sylvia was an exceptional physiotherapist and friend. She made my back pain magically better, no meds involved. She taught me to maintain a healthy back and a strong mind. Thank you Sylvia. May her memory be a blessing and an inspiration. BDE.

Gita Kizell Pearl - about 1 month ago

I have fond memories of skiing with Sylvia, in the ‘80’s in the Laurentian's where she was a member of the ski patrol. Sincere sympathy to her family, of whom she spoke so proudly. May her memory be a blessing.

Lois Lieff - about 1 month ago

Dear Mimi, Deepest sympathy on the passing of your beloved sister Sylvia z"l. I got to know her through Congregation Dorshei Emet and we got along famously, with many common interests. Sisters have a special relationship and I pray that you find comfort in a lifetime of shared memories. Warmly, Snookie