IDA CALNITSKY Ida Calnitsky, 93 years of age, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 19, 2012, at Victoria General Hospital. Ida will be greatly missed by her daughter Nancy, sons Ed (Linda), Phil (Charlotte), grandchildren David, Naomi, Shauna, Brent, Tara and Josh Calnitsky, as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband David Abraham Calnitsky in 1955, and by her son Ben Calnitsky in 1996. She was also predeceased by her parents, Harry and Sarah Oberman, sister Edith Katz, and brothers Dave, Lou, Al, and Jack Oberman. Ida was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. After the untimely death of her beloved husband, she provided a nurturing home for her four young children, surrounding them with warmth, guidance, encouragement and laughter. She lived her life with courage, vitality and optimism. Ida faced life and its adversities with determination and an independent spirit. She adored her grandchildren and they were greatly impacted by her presence in their lives. Funeral services were held on Sunday, April 22, 2012, at Etz Chaim Synagogue with burial at Shaarey Zedek Cemetery, Rabbi Larry Lander and Cantor Tracy Kasner Greaves officiating. Pallbearers were David Calnitsky, Brent Calnitsky, Josh Calnitsky, Neil Schipper, Daniel Schipper, Michael Tennenhouse, and Gordon Steindel. The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to Drs. Al Pacin, Michele Evans, and Bryan Sharkey for their care and compassion. Heartfelt thanks goes to Kathy Ritchie of W.R.H.A. Home Care, caregivers Judith Mitchell and Remi Ballesteros, and Sarah Reid, Carol Liable, Lori Pawluk and staff of the Simkin Centre, as well as the nursing staff and caregivers at the Victoria General Hospital.
Publish Date: May 5, 2012
IDA CALNITSKY On Thursday, April 19, 2012 Ida Calnitsky beloved mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully at Victoria General Hospital. Funeral services will take place at Etz Chaim Synagogue, 123 Matheson Ave. on Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 1:30 p.m.
Publish Date: Apr 21, 2012
As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on May 05, 2012
Condolences & Memories (3 entries)
Sorry for your loss. - Posted by: Don & Linda from Vancouver (Cousins) on: May 06, 2012
Our deepest sympathy to Ed, Linda and the family on Ida's passing. She was clearly a unique and loving woman. With love, Bonnie and Fred - Posted by: Bonnie Aquilino (Cousin) on: May 05, 2012
Ida was such a wonderful lady. I have nothing but fond memories of her and her typically bubbly personality. She would pinch my cheeks & I would be transported to another time & space:the generation of her and my Father. It is indeed sad to hear of her passing. My sincere condolences and shared mourning. - Posted by: Saul Oberman (Nephew & Auntie) on: May 05, 2012
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