Telegraph Journal, August 2, 2005
Gaum, Harry - Harry Gaum, York Pint, Saint John, passed away peacefully on August 1, 2005 at the age of 92. Born in Sydney, Nova Scotia, he was the son of the late William and Ida Gaum. He was a well-known and respected businessman throughout Cape Breton. He was an active and valued member of Shaarei Zedek Synagogue.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his loving wife Dorothy and brother Abe. He is survived by his children, Simon (Karen) and Lois (Dr. Ricardo Bessoudo), grandchildren, Lesley (Dov Bercovici) and Jennifer Gaum, Lynn and Mark Bessoudo, and great- grandchildren, Rebekah and Matthew Bercovici. He will be lovingly missed by family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Saint John Jewish Historical Museum or charity of choice would be appreciated.
Arrangements under the care of Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (506-634-7424).
Gravestone reference code(s): JM 2006.43.20. Memorial plaque in synagogue: Kashetsky-Michelson - F2.