Hy Kliman of Jacksonville, FL passed away June 21, 2017 at the age of 90.
He was born to Meyer and Necha Kliman in Winnipeg and was raised in McCreary, MB. Hy attended U of Manitoba and moved to Jacksonville, FL in 1955. Predeceased by his parents, beloved wife Lovee (Kare), sisters Freda Rubinstein, Ethel Kopelow, Anita Sherr and brother Lou Kliman (Estelle), Hy is survived by his sister Sybil Dressler (Dr. Gerald) of Brandon MB; his daughter Marilyn, grandchildren Harry and Nekka Hindmarsh and great-granddaughter Aria Hall, all of Seattle,WA; his son Marvin and Cheri of Atlanta, GA, their son Chad and Julie and great grandchildren Nicholas and Ashlyn Sherr, as well as cousins, nieces and nephews in Canada and USA, who regarded him with great affection. An accomplished entrepreneur, actively engaged in local, civic and international business affairs for over fifty years, Hy was a prominent figure developing Florida’s international trade profile, in which he found himself traveling the world on behalf of the government. Graveside services were held June 23rd in Jacksonville.