Bernice Marmel was born in Arran, Saskatchewan as Ethel Bernice Macklin. After moving to Winnipeg, she resided at the Winnipeg Jewish Orphanage and then went on as a teenager to live with her aunt and uncle Fred and Sarah (Hechter) Sures in River Heights.
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Ben Hirt at the age of 81. He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Lil, his daughter Kim (Jerry) and his granddaughters Rachel (Alex) and Bina. Ben was predeceased by his parents, Sam and Pearl Hirt, and by his sister Sharon Hirt.
With deep sadness we announce the passing of Toby Gutwilik on April 8th, 2021 at the age of 93.
She is survived by her children Jack (Shari), Hersh (Francine) and Fay-Lynn (Martin), grand-children, Micha (John), Matthew (Desiree), Cara (David), Jonathan (Rachel), Jacqui and Sabrina and great-grandchildren Malachi, Miles and Lyla.
With deep sadness we announce the passing of Betty Warshawsky on April 1st, 2021 at the age of “100 plus”.
Betty was born in 1917 in Kiselin, Poland. While under Soviet occupation, her family refused to leave their home, but Betty escaped and began her journey - first to Russia and later to Uzbekistan where she met her husband Hersz (Hershel).