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RENEE (RENIA) ROSENZWEIG December 27th, 1927 – October 3rd, 2019

rosenzweig reneeBorn in Lodz, Poland, the 3rd youngest of 10, Renee at 12 years old and her brother Max (deceased) were the only surviving members of their family who perished in the Holocaust. Renee was the epitome of a Yiddisha Mama, with a cool modernity. She had a profound effect of happiness on others while in her presence - a gentle warrior, who managed each hurdle in life with grace and positivity. Her inner beauty radiated to the surface with a Regalness until her very last breath.

ESTHER SLATER
 June 14, 1934 – October 19, 2019

esther slaterAfter years of dementia and the struggles of memory loss, Esther passed away in her sleep at 1:15 a.m. at the Simkin Centre.
Esther was predeceased by her husband Jack, sister Reva, and parents Rose and Samuel Friver. She will forever be remembered by her children, Karen (David), Janet (Arnold) and Sandy. Her four grand-children, Jona, Jordan, Brynne and Gavin.

LEO SHEARER

leo shearerIt is with profound sadness that the family of Leo Shearer announces his passing, at the Simkin Centre on November 1, 2019 . Leo lived a long and full life, achieving great success while overcoming many challenges. Words do not do justice to the man Leo was and what he meant to many people. He was larger than life and a true force of nature.