Syd Glow, 85 passed away peacefully at the Simkin Center on Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015.
He is survived by Freda, his loving wife of 60 years, sons Brian (Liora) and Sheldon (Leslie), grandsons David, Devon, Josh and granddaughter Sari, sister Molly Rosenblat, sister-in-law Molly Barnett, of Israel, nephews Rob Rosenblat (Sue) and Ed Rosenblat (Bev) of Toronto, David Roytenberg (Dora) and Daniel Roytenberg of Ottawa, nieces Carmel De Kalo (Elik),Shelley Lalloum (Shai), Deborah Charash (Meir) all of Israel and Judy (Wilf) Yaeger of San Francisco, cousins Bert Glow and Edith Pomerance of Calgary and Paulette Brody of Denver, Colorado.
He also leaves to mourn a large group of friends and business associates. Syd touched the lives of many through Edison Electric and later Capital Electric and other enterprises here and around the globe. Syd was the founder of Dickie Dee Ice Cream and many will remember his five fruit and nut stores in various parts of Winnipeg and Sunshine Deli in Charleswood. His amazing work ethic was passed down to his sons,who still marvel at his energy and enthusiasm for new challenges. Syd always looked back with pride on his term as President of the B’Nay Abraham Synagogue.
Syd was predeceased by his parents Esther and Goodman Glow and brother-in-law Ernie Rosenblat. Interment was in the B’nay Abraham Cemetery. Shiva services were held at the home of Dr. Sheldon Glow, 123 Handsart.
Pallbearers were Ed Rosenblat, Rob Rosenblat, Max Roytenberg, Josh Glow, David Glow and William Rosenblat. Honorary pallbearers were Len Wolechuk, Ben Greenfeld, Gus Kokoschke, Art Hirsh, Leslie Litman and Leonard Bakalinsky.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Weinberg One, at the Simkin Center for their tender loving care during Syd’s nine month stay. We know they will miss his jokes and shenanigans. Much thanks to Mylanie Roxas,who remained a loving caregiver until the end. We will remember you forever Syd,
Donations can be made to the Gwen Secter Community Center or a charity of your choice.