June 16, 1926 - July 2, 2015
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of
Myer Silverstein on Thursday, July 2, 2015 with family by
Myer was the son of Jacob and Bunia Silverstein and
the youngest brother to Izzie, Sydney, Al, and Dave.
Myer was a devoted and caring husband to Norma who
pre-deceased Myer in Sept. of 2012. Myer and Norma were
inseparable, enjoying the same sports, golfing, baseball
games, hockey games, travel, fine art, and dining. You
rarely saw one without the other. Whether it was walking in
the park, golfing, or working out at the reh-fit, they were
always there for each other in every way. When Norma passed,
there wasn't a day that went by that Myer didn't talk about
how he considered himself a lucky and blessed man, to have
had a wonderful marriage of 60 years to the love of his
Family was always the most important thing to Myer. Not only did
he say he was blessed with a wonderful wife, he would tell
everyone he was blessed with wonderful children and amazing
grandchildren. Always a proud Zaida, he and Norma went to
all their grandchildren's piano and dancing
recitals, hockey and baseball games, and special graduations.
He was loving, supportive, and demonstrative, always ready
for a hug.
No matter what job he took on, he was always placed in
management positions even from early on. He had worked in
the film industry for a while and then later worked for
London Life, as a manager for 35 years. Everyone loved Myer,
and always came to him for advice. He had a calm and tactful
demeanor, always with a very positive attitude, never
judgemental of others. He was a gentle man, kind, caring,
witty, wise, joyful, hard working, and compassionate, with a
wonderful sense of humour. He had a love for his brothers,
respect for his father and mother, and was a prince of a
In his last days he was virtuous and his mind was clear. He
gave us all advice for life.. especially to his
grandchildren.. Myer said " You're alive. Make the most of
it. With a smile! It makes the world different, completely!
And everyone will smile with you. Always smile, always try
to help people if you can. That's my philosophy. And you
know what? It works"
Myer leaves behind to mourn him, his daughter Randie (
Stephen ) and sons Jeff ( Karen ) and Lyle ( Roberta ), and
daughter-in-law Cydnee, and grandchildren Harlyn ( Jenny),
Sadie, Justin, Brittany, nieces, and nephews.
Myer will be lovingly remembered and missed by family and
friends and all who knew him.
Funeral services were held at the Rosh Pina Memorial Park
Cemetery on Sunday July 5th, 2015 with Rabbi Larry Lander