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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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Stephen Stren 
Shimshon Ben Yacov Ve Miriam
Death Date: Sunday, December 23, 2012 Yahrzeit Date: 10 Tevet 5773
Funeral Date: Wednesday, December 26, 2012 Funeral Time: 01:00 PM
Funeral Place: Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel
Cemetery: Beth Tzedec Memorial Park Cemetery Section:
Shiva Address: 373A Lawrence Avenue, West, Toronto, Ontario, M5M 1B8
Shiva Direction & Info:
On the south side of Lawrence Avenue, west of Avenue Road.
STREN, Stephen - On Sunday, December 23, 2012 at Toronto General Hospital. Beloved husband of Cynthia "Cookie". Loving father and father- in-law of Scott and Felicia. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Richard and Claude. Devoted grandfather of Michael, Benjamin, Jacqueline, and Elizabeth. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Interment Beth Tzedec Memorial Park. Shiva 373A Lawrence Avenue West. Memorial donations may be made to the Stephen Stren Memorial Fund c/o The Benjamin Foundation, 3429 Bathurst Street, Toronto, M6A 2C3, 416- 780-0324
Stephen Stren Memorial Fund

c/o The Benjamin Foundation
3429 Bathurst Street, Toronto
M6A 2C3 (416) 780-0324
Other Information:
Evening Services: 7:30 p.m. except for Monday December 31st services will be at 5:30 p.m. Shiva will conclude Tuesday morning, January 1st.