In memory of
Gertrude Yvette PEARL
PEARL, Gertrude Yvette (nee Gennis) December 3, 1919 - October 14, 2016 Beloved mother of Michael (Cathy), Howard (Erin); dear Bubby of Joshua Cartu, Jonathan (Nassim) Cartu, David (Diana) Cartu, Benjamin (Sharon) Pearl, Alexandra (Rachel) Pearl, and Jeremy. Step-grandmother of Mathew (Jaclyn) Appleby and Jeffrey (Lora) Appleby. Great-Bubby of Joseph Pearl. Great-step-grandmother of Tyler, Ashley, and Jason Appleby. Loved by her many cousins and entire family. Predeceased by her husband Jerry, her parents Joe and Fanny Gennis, her brother Max, her sister Goldie (Red) (Lloyd) Burns, and her daughter Lynda (Lazar) Pearl Cartu. Passed away peacefully at Hillel Lodge. Family is grateful for the tireless care of Elpie Valmonte and the entire Hillel Lodge staff. Gertrude had a long and productive life growing up in Ottawa and raising her family. She was very involved in charitable work, including Hadassah, and spent 25 years as Librarian at the National Library of Canada, and was a member of the Eastern Star. She was loved, adored, and respected. Funeral Service will be held at the Jewish Memorial Chapel, 1771 Cuba Avenue, on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 1 p.m. Interment at the Jewish Memorial Gardens, 2692 Bank Street, Ottawa. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hillel Lodge are appreciated. Very limited Shiv'ah due to Sukkot. Condolences / Tributes / Donations Hulse, Playfair & McGarry www.hpmcgarry.ca 613-728-1761
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