With broken hearts, we announce the passing of Paul Divinsky CA, on November 18, 2017.
Paul was born in Dauphin, MB, on May 16, 1927. He recently celebrated his 90th birthday with family and friends. Paul is survived by his wife Carla of 49 years. He was looking forward to having a big celebration next year for their 50th wedding anniversary. He is survived by his son Aaron (Kim) Divinsky and grandchildren Noah and Kaylee. He was loved and will be missed every day by his daughter Mara (Shane) and grandchildren Tyler, Mattie and Ryder. He adored them all so much and was such a proud and loving Zaidee.
Paul was predeceased by his parents Harry and Esther Divinsky and sister Ruby Chafetz.
Paul was a chartered accountant in his own practice and was later involved in other business endeavours.
From an early age Paul was active in the Jewish community, B’nai Brith, Ramah School board, The Council of Christians and Jews and as chair of Shalom Residences.
Paul enjoyed traveling with Carla and the kids for many years, visiting family and friends overseas and in the US.
Paul was one of the kindest human beings and was deeply loved and cherished by family and friends. He was a real mensch and he will be missed every second of every day. He lived every day thinking and doing for others. We are better people for having him in our hearts.
“My Zaidee had a good life and he would poke me and tell me how much he loved me all the time. I will miss him.”- Ryder.
In Paul’s honour, if you so wish, donations maybe made to the Jewish Foundation, Human Rights Museum or charity of choice.