It is with profound sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt on July 26, 2017 at age of 87.
Sheila will be forever loved and missed by Roy her loving companion and husband of 67 years, her daughters Robin Paisner (Bruce), and Lori Shapera (Nolan). She will be dearly missed by her grandchildren, Samara, Kira, Tali, and Ilana whom she loved very much.
Sheila was predeceased by her parents: Ben and Rose Stone, sisters Betty Rosenthal, Leah Cantor, Perry Gilbert, and Isabel Ship. Sheila is survived by her sister Cecile Silverman (Irving), and sister-in-laws Reena Taviss (Stan) and Shelly Nitikman (Cliff). Funeral services were held July 28, 2017 at the Rosh Pina Cemetery. The Pallbearers were: Igal Margolin, Shane Marmel, Cole Leinburd, Edward Cantor, Ryan Cantor,
and Daniel Glesby.
Sheila was born in Winnipeg on December 26, 1929. She was the second born of a family of six daughters. She spent her early childhood years in Winnipeg, and as she grew into adolescence, moved to Montreal. After meeting Roy the love of her life, she returned to Winnipeg and was married on December 24, 1950.
Sheila was a homemaker and devoted herself to raising two daughters with much love and guidance. She took pride in her cooking and baking especially during the Jewish high holidays. She enjoyed Yiddish Kite and observed many Jewish traditions. In her early years of raising a family she also dedicated her time to organizations such as Hadassah-Wizo and B’Nai Brith. Sheila and Roy both loved to travel; Favorite destinations being Florida, Hawaii, and Palm Springs.
The family would like to express our sincere love and thanks to the caregivers over the last several months at The Simkin Center. Special thanks to: Liezl, Tessie, Josie and Marcella who cared for Sheila with much love and compassion. They helped improve her quality of life.
Sheila’s passing has left an immeasurable void in our lives, and although she is gone she will remain in ourmemory and hearts forever. Mom we love and miss you.
If so desired, donations can be made to : Cancer Care Mb, The Wpg. Humane Society, The Heart and Stroke Foundation, or a charity of your choice.