Sadly, the children of Rose Lillian “Cookie” Rutman, born January 19, 1931 announce her passing at the Simkin Centre on June 13th, 2022.
Mom was predeceased by her husband Albert Rutman and by her parents Isadore and Clara Lavitt. Mom was also predeceased by her brothers & their wives, Len Lavitt, Joe and Lola Lavitt, Sam and Bev Lavitt, Jack and Helen Lavitt and by Albert’s sisters and their husbands, Bernice and Chilo Burko and Cecile and Sam Meyrowitz.
Mom is survived by her children Ray and his wife Linda, Sondra and her husband Dr. Jason Brown, and Fred. She is also survived by Ray & Linda’s children Leah & her husband Dan, plus their children Aria and Zack, along with Evan and wife Kristen, plus their children Noah, Jake and Kira. Also, Sondra and Jason’s children Shael Brown and Nicole Sasson, and Zane Brown.
Mom is also survived by many nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews with whom she had a special bond.
Nothing was more important to Mom than being a good mother, baba, aunt, sister, sister-in-law, cousin and friend.
The family is very grateful to mom’s care team at Simkin and is particularly appreciative of the care and assistance of mom’s caregiver companions Edna Maula and Merlyn Soriano who dramatically improved mom’s quality of life. Also, a special thanks to mom’s pallbearers: Albert Yanofsky, Arthur Chapman, Ari Zipursky, Avi Waldman, Zane Brown, and Jon Waldman ..
Interment was graveside at the Shaarey Zedek cemetery, with Rabbi Rose officiating and offering words of encouragement. Donations in Cookie’s memory can be made to Parkinson Canada, or a charity of your choice. Cookie will be forever remembered, loved and missed by family and friends.
BERNARR IVAN KLAPMAN
Passed away November 12 in his home in Tampa.
Barry (as he was known) Klapman was a business leader in Winnipeg. After law school he went to work for his father, Meyer, who started Peerless Garments manufacturing company and grew the family business into one of the largest employers in Winnipeg. Barry loved boating and trips to Las Vegas with his family.
He is survived by his: wife Monique Landry; two children, Arla Klapman Green and Jason Klapman; daughter-in-law Sarah Klapman, and son-in law Stephen Green; sister Maxine Brownstone; niece and nephew, Lorrie and Danny Brownstone; as well as his four grandchildren, Charli, Myles, Miller, and Gabrielle. .
He lived his life to its fullest. Donations in Barry’s memory can be made to Brothers For Life https://www.brothersforlife.com/donate/
It is with deep sorrow that he family of Barry Posner announces his passing after a lengthy illness at the age of 75 on Monday, October 9, 2023.
Barry leaves behind his wife, Sharon; children, Adam (Christiane) and Daniel (Victoria); grandchildren, Jordan, Jade, Ari, and Zoey; brother, Murray; and nephew, Cort. Barry was predeceased by his parents, Alec and Claire, and his in-laws, Harry and Rose Borodkin.
Thank you to all the staff at St. Boniface E2 Medical Surgical Intensive Care Unit, especially Dr. Denira Govender and nurse Kaitlin for all of their kindness during this difficult time.
Funeral service was held graveside at the Shaarey Zedek Cemetery on Thursday, October 12, 2023. Our thanks to Rabbi Matthew Leibl for his beautiful eulogy and to the pallbearers: Cort Posner, Zeev Rafaeli, Joseph Gillies, Aaron Migie, Rod Gordon, and Stephen Dubienski.
Barry loved his family and friends. He had a great sense of humour and always made people laugh. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, son, son-in-law, brother, and uncle. Barry was so brave and courageous during the years of his illness. He will be forever missed and never forgotten.
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Joel David Cooperband on Friday, October 6, 2023. Joel leaves behind his loving wife of 35 years, Cheryl, his gorgeous daughter Adeena, and his beautiful son Joshua. He also leaves behind his sister Reesa (Marty), brother Benjie (Adrienne), brother-in-law Monte (Stephanie), mother-in-law Shirley, along with nieces, nephews, and his uncle David Weinberg.
Additionally, he leaves behind his favourite fur babies, Jersey and Milo. Joel joins his dad Mickey, who passed February 1983, his mom Sandra – March 2018, and his father-in-law Phillip – December 2022.
Joel grew up in Garden City on Woodcrest and loved going to the family cottage at Winnipeg Beach. He worked at Silverman Jewellers and started Executive Jewels with his wife. They travelled across Western Canada setting up their wares but more importantly, enjoyed daily adventures together. Their children both worked with them. And they loved their lives. Family was his greatest passion. Josh chose a different path to take and Joel was so very proud of him. He would talk about him at every opportunity. Adeena was his sidekick, his buddy, his best friend. A huge hole in our hearts is felt by everyone who knew him. Funeral services took place at the Chesed Shel Emes with interment at Shaarey Zedek Cemetery on October 10, 2023. Shiva was private.
Joel was so appreciative of a second chance at life. Unfortunately, it didn’t last as long as we hoped. Until we meet again – beautiful soul.