In the final hours of August 29th, on his own terms and with a peaceful spirit, Laurie Block passed away. Despite his struggle over the past 6 years, Laurie maintained his intelligence, sensitivity and sense of humour to the end, winning the hearts of all those in the care home in the same way he had endeared himself to friends and family throughout his life.
Barry was born in Winnipeg on March 25, 1950, the second son of Bluma and Morris.
Arthur Frankel passed away on July 8, 2018. He was predeceased by his parents Sara and Samuel, his sister Zelda and his beloved wife Leah. He is survived by his sons Bernie, David and Harvey, daughter in law Susan, and grandsons Matthew, Robby (Rachel) and Jed.
Shirley was born and raised in Winnipeg. She received a Human Ecology Degree from the University of Manitoba. In 1951 she married Dr. David Drabinsky from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. They permanently moved to California in 1959.