Evening Times Globe, April 1, 1993
Benjamin N. Goldstein of Saint John, widower of Ida (Freedman) Goldstein, died on Wednesday at the Victoria General Hospital in Halifax.
Born in Saint John, he was a son of the late Phillip and Rose (Rubin) Goldstein. He was a lifelong resident of Saint John where he owned and operated Ben’s Music Store on Charlotte Street for many years. He was a member of the Musician’s Union, of the Masonic Lodge and of the congregation of Shaarei Zedek Synagogue.
He is survived by two daughters, Roslyn (Mrs. George Avery) of Toronto and Janet (Mrs. Allan Stern) of Halifax; one sister, Bertha Master of Saint John; two grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
The body is resting at the Castle Funeral Home (Hillsley), 91 Leinster Street, from where the funeral will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. Interment will be in the Shaarei Zedek Cemetery.
The Evening Times Globe
Thursday, April 1, 1993 and Friday, April 2, 1993
Goldstein – At the Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, on March 31, 1993, Benjamin Nathan Goldstein of Saint John, husband of the late Ida (Freedman) Goldstein survived by two daughters, Roslyn, Mrs. George Avery of Toronto, Janet, Mrs. Alan Stern, of Halifax, two grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Bertha Master, of Saint John, several nephews and nieces.
Resting at the Castle Funeral Home, (Hillsley), 91 Leinster Street, from where the funeral will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. Interment in the Shaarei Zedek Cemetery.
The Evening Times Globe
Thursday, April 15, 1993
The funeral of Benjamin N. Goldstein of Halifax and formerly of Saint John, husband of the late Ida (Freeman) Goldstein, was held from Castle Funeral Home (Hillsley), 91 Leinster Street.
David Lubin of the Congregation Shaarei Zedek officiated.
Members of the Chevra Kadisha served as pallbearers.
Donations were made to the Canadian Cancer Society; CNIB; the Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation; the New Brunswick Heart and Stroke Foundation; VON Saint John Inc.; the Community Food Basket; and the Church of St. Andrew and St. David.
Interment was in Shaarei Zedek Cemetery.
Gravestone reference code(s): JM 997.111.110. Memorial plaque in synagogue: Samuel Meltzer - A5.
Telegraph Journal, June 30, 1969
Goldstein – At the Convalescent wing, Saint John General Hospital, June 29, 1969, Philip D. Goldstein, husband of the late Rose (Rubin) Goldstein, survived by two sons, one daughter, four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Resting at the Calvin Funeral Home (Hillsley), 91 Leinster Street, where service will be held Monday at 1:30 p.m.
Interment in Shaarei Zedek Cemetery. Memorial Week will be observed at Ben Goldstein’s residence Leinster Street.
Gravestone reference code(s): JM 998.61.358. Memorial plaque in synagogue: Kashetsky-Michelson - F4 .
Telegraph Journal, November 5, 2002
The death of Mrs. Bertha Rubin (Goldstein) Master, of Saint John, NB, wife of the late Robert Master, occurred peacefully at her residence, on Monday, November 4, 2002. Born in Saint John,, she was the daughter of the late Philip and Rose (Rubin) Goldstein. Bertha was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She had formerly been employed at Princess Dress Shop on Union Street, Jacobson’s Furniture Store and had retired from Dalmy’s Ladies Clothing Store on Charlotte Street following many years of employment. She was a volunteer at the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum, and was a member of the Toastmaster’s Women’s Group and the Hadassah Wizo. Bertha was very active at the Senior Citizen’s Centre at the Saint John City Market and had a large circle of friends, which encompassed many age groups.
She is survived by three nieces, Janet Stern (Alan) of Halifax, Roslyn Avery of Toronto, and Susan Shaver of Stouffville, ON, one nephew, Michael Goldstein (Allison) of Mississauga, ON, a friend, Darlene Woodford, as well as numerous other cousins, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert, her parents, and two brothers, Ben and Murice Goldstein.
The funeral servie will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. from Brenan’s Select Community Funeral Home Chapel, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (506) 634-7424. Interment will take place at Shaarei Zedek Cemetery, (Fernhill Cemetery). In lieu of flowers, remembrances to the Jewish Historical Museum or the Church of Saint John and St. Stephen Nursing Home would be appreciated.
Gravestone reference code(s): JM 2003.56.31. Memorial plaque in synagogue: Kashetsky-Michelson - F4.