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Shalom and Welcome

“In Toronto, we are blessed with a strong Jewish community, with rituals and customs that have united our people for thousands of years.

“These traditions are especially important when a death occurs. They comfort us as we grieve and provide a source of spiritual healing. At Benjamin’s, we honour these rites in a way that is meaningful for family and friends. We go above and beyond to help you in your time of loss.

“On this site, you will find the most updated information on services, shivas and unveilings. You will also find a wealth of information on our time-honoured Jewish mourning traditions.

“The Benjamin family has supported our community for four generations. If we can assist you in any way, please do not hesitate to contact us.”

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Jonathan Grossman 
Yonaton Pinkus Ben Haim Yoel Ve Faiga
Death Date: Sunday, August 30, 2009 Yahrzeit Date: 10 Elul 5769
Funeral Date: Monday, August 31, 2009 Funeral Time: 01:00 PM
Funeral Place: Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel
Cemetery: Pardes Shalom Cemetery Cemetery Section: Adath Israel Syn - Section WW
Shiva Address: 65 Spring Garden Ave., # 1602, Toronto, Ontario, M2N 6H9
Shiva Direction & Info:
Yonge Street, north of Sheppard Avenue. Turn right (east) onto Spring Garden Avenue to # 65.
GROSSMAN, Jonathan Paul - In his 47th year, after a valiant and courageous battle with myelofibrosis, Jonathan passed away peacefully on Sunday August 30, 2009. He leaves behind the loves of his life - the 3 J's - Julie, Jessica and Jason and survived by his loving parents, Dr. Harold Grossman, Faigy Nightingale Grossman and his father-in-law Moishe Simon. Pre-deceased by his loving mother-in-law Joyce Gordon Simon. He will be sadly missed by his siblings Esther Gur (Shaul), Dav1d, Michael (Bonnie Flatt) and sister-in-law Tammy Simon (Alex Lemon). Loving uncle to Adam, Joshua, Benjamin, Daniel, Zachary, Gabriel, Akiva, Chana-Mindel, Maxine and Derek. Jonathan will remain in the hearts of his many family, friends and colleagues. After a successful bone marrow donor drive, the family wishes to acknowledge all who participated, Gift of Life (Florida) and to especially thank his anonymous donor who gave him a second chance. The family would also like to thank Drs. Loach and Lipton and their patient-care focused medical team for their compassionate support during this time. Funeral will be held at Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West (3 lights west of Dufferin) on Monday August 31, 2009 at 1:00 pm. Shiva will be held at 65 Spring Garden Avenue, Apt.1602 from 1:00pm; evening services at 8:00pm. Memorial donations may be made to the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation - Bone Marrow Transplant Unit 416-946-6560, or the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada (416) 920-5035,
Princess Margaret Hospital Fdn. Bone Marrow Unit (416) 946-6560
Crohn's And Colitis Foundation (416) 920-5035
Ext. 215
Other Information:
Shiva visits daily from 1:00 p.m. Evening Services: 8:00 p.m. Shiva will conclude on Sunday September 6th, with an 8:30 a.m. morning service.