Telegraph Journal, June 22, 2006
Fransblow, Max - Peacefully, in St. Catharine's, ON, on Tuesday, June 20, 2006 in his 92nd year. Beloved husband of the late Ida (Guss). Dearly loved father of Jerome of Abbotsford, British Colombia, June Mary Fransblow and Michael Karenberg of Kingston, ON and Marlene and her husband Howard Slepkov of St. Catharine's, ON. Cherished and much admired grandfather of Rebecca and Noah Slepkov. He will be greatly missed by his many nieces, nephews and their families. He is survived by his sister, Kay Cohen (the late Nathan) of Moncton and his sisters-in-law Sylvia Fransblow of Fredericton, Bernice Fransblow of Vancouver, British Colombia and Rose Guss (the late William) of Saint John. He is predeceased by his brothers, Edward (Rose), Louis, Harry, Hyman, William, his twin brother Joseph, his sister Bernetta Guss (Abe) and his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Ben and Millie Guss, Jack and Jean Guss and Joseph Guss. Max was the proprietor of Fransblow Grocery in Saint John for many years.
Funeral service will be held at Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home Chapel, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424) on Thursday, June 22, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. Interment in Shaarei Zedek Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum, 29 Wellington Row, Saint John, N.B. E2L 3H4.
Gravestone reference code(s): JM 2011.106.34. Memorial plaque in synagogue: Kashetsky-Michelson - F2. Additional notes: merchant