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“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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Arthur Leon "Lee" Jourard 
Aryeh Lieb Ha Cohen Ben Louie
Death Date: Monday, September 01, 2014 Yahrzeit Date: 7 Elul 5774
Funeral Date: Thursday, September 04, 2014 Funeral Time: 11:30 AM
Funeral Place: Graveside
Cemetery: Sons Of Jacob Synagogue Memorial Park Cemetery Section:
JOURARD, Arthur Leon "Lee" - February 28, 1929 - September 1, 2014 - Veteran broadcaster Lee Jourard died peacefully on Monday September 1, 2014 in Belleville General Hospital, after a short illness, with his wife Eleanor at his side. He is also survived by daughter Tigger and son-in-law Bryan McLennon, and Bryan's daughter Leslie and son Ian; daughter-in-law Shelley Jourard, grandson Matthew and granddaughter Rebecca; son Mike and daughter- in-law Beryl Cohen; son Andrew, daughter- in-law Charlynne Jourard and grandson Gregory. He was pre- deceased by son Lewis on September 5, 2013. The funeral will be held on Thursday September 4, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. at the Sons of Jacob Synagogue Memorial Park, Belleville, Ontario. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
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Cemetery Address: 1081-1095 Old Highway 2, Belleville Directions from Toronto: Take Hwy 401 East to exit 538 (Wallbridge Loyalist Rd.), approx. 177 km / 1 h 41 min Turn right (South) onto Wallbridge Loyalist Rd, approx. 9.4 km / 8 min. Turn right (West) onto Old Highway 2/Hastings 2, approx. 5 km Cemetery will be on the right (North) look for small white posts on either side of the gate.