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GROSWEINER, Sidney

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Collection
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum Synagogue Records
Material Format
textual record
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
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Collection
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum Synagogue Records
Material Format
textual record
Name of Father
Maxwell Grosweiner
Spouse
Ella J. Lesser Grosweiner
Children
1 son - Martin, 1 daughter - Susan Lieberman
Additional Family
3 sisters - Dora Siegerman, Rose, Esther
Date of Birth
June 15, 1910
Date of Death
January 13, 1990
Place Where Deceased
New Brunswick, Canada
Place of Residence
Saint John
Cemetery
Shaarei Zedek Cemetery
Age at Time of Death
79 years
Notes
OBITUARIES: Evening Times Globe, January 15, 1990 Grosweiner – After a lengthy illness on Jan. 13, 1990, at Ridgewood Veterans' Wing, Sidney Grosweiner of the Ridgewood Veterans' Wing and formerly of 4 Candlewood Lane, Saint John, husband of Ella (Lesser) Grosweiner; survived by his wife; one son, Martin Grosweiner, Fredericton; one daughter, Susan, Mrs. Murray Lieberman, Edmonton, Alta.; one sister, Dora, Mrs. Thomas Sigerman, Toronto; five grandchildren, Brenda, Jill and Karen Lieberman, Edmonton, and Adrienne and Kate Grosweiner, Fredericton; cousins and several nieces and nephews. Resting at Castle Funeral Home (Hillsley), 91 Leinster Street, from where the funeral will be held on Monday at 2 p.m. Interment in the Shaarei Zedek Cemetery. Memorials may be made oat the Parkinson's Foundation of Canada by contacting the funeral home or telephone 633-2675, ext. 640. The Evening Times Globe Monday, January 15, 1990 Sidney Grosweiner – Sidney Grosweiner of the Ridgewood Veterans' Wing and formerly of 4 Candlewood Lane, Saint John, husband of Ella (Lesser) Grosweiner, died on Saturday at the Ridgewood Veterans' Wing after a lengthy illness. Born in Saint John, he was the son of the late Max and Ida Rubin Grosweiner. He served in the RCAF in the Second World War. For many years, he was a retail merchant, owner of Nu Mode Ladies' Apparel in Saint John. He was a life underwriter with Sun Life Assurance and general insurance agent for Mitchell O'Connell Insurance Ltd. Before his illness, he was active in community affairs, having served as president of the Saint John and Maritime Jaycees, president of the Saint John Merchants Association, and president of the Saint John YMHA. He held office in Saint John Lodge No. 2, F and AM, served on the boards of the Synagogue Shaarei Zedek, B'Nai Brith Lodge, Jewish Community Players, New Brunswick Museum, New Brunswick Historical Society, New Brunswick Cancer Society and the Saint John Art Club Inc. He was a member of the Jewish War Vets, the Shomer Club, and the Parkinson's Foundation of Canada. He is survived by his wife, Ella (Lesser) Grosweiner; one son, Martin Grosweiner, Fredericton; one daughter, Susan, Mrs. Murray Lieberman, Edmonton, Alta.; one sister Dora, Mrs. Thomas Siegerman, Toronto; five grandchildren, Brenda, Jill and Karen Lieberman, Edmonton, and Adrienne and Kate Grosweiner, Fredericton; cousins and several nieces and nephews. The body is resting at Castle Funeral Home (Hillsley), 91 Leinster Street, from where the funeral will be held today at 2 p.m. Interment will be in the Shaarei Zedek Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Parkinson's Foundation of Canada by contacting the funeral home or telephone 633-2675, Ext 640. The Evening Times Globe Friday, January 19, 1990 Sidney Grosweiner – The funeral of Sidney Grosweiner, husband of Ella (Lesser) Grosweiner of 4 Candlewood Lane, was held from Castle Funeral Home, Hillsley Chapel, 91 Leinster Street with Mr. Lou Michaelson of the Congregation Shaarei Zedek, officiating. Members of the Chevra Kadisha served as pallbearers. Donations were made to the Wickham Baptist Church New Brunswick; Canadian Red Cross Society, including one from the staff of Red Cross Arts and Crafts; New Brunswick Heart and Stroke Foundation; and for the Parkinson Foundation of Canada, executive of the Saint John Art Club, Mayor and members of Common Council, Bi-Capitol Project and Foundation staff, Aitken Bicentennial Exhibition Centre, DOT Sign Shop staff, Local 486, Housekeeping and Receiving Ridgewood, N.B. Arts Council, management and staff of City Manager's Office, executive and members of the Soroptimist International Club and from the Saint John Arts Council. Interment took place in Shaarei Zedek Cemetery with graveside prayers by Mr. Michaelson. A memorial service was held at the funeral home by officers and members of Saint John's Lodge No. 2 F and AM. Gravestone reference code(s): JM 998.61.478. Memorial plaque in synagogue: Samuel Meltzer - A5.
Record Source
SJJHM Cemetery and Obituary Records
Fonds No.
SJJHM-S
File No.
402
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Repository
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum
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