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Fiche créée le : 2005-10-24
Décès le : 2005-10-24
Parution : 2005-10-25
Conjoint(e) : Anna
Paru dans : Ottawa Citizen, ON

HEILMAN, Joshua WWII Veteran Passed away Monday, October 24th, 2005 after a long illness. Beloved husband of Anna; father of Ariela and Noa. He was the grandfather to Jory, Danika, Jesse and Jacob. Josh is also fondly remembered by Ariela's husband Ray Faiola and Noa's husband Sheldon Schwartz. Josh Heilman was born in Lubaczow, Poland, July 24, 1921. He emigrated to Palestine in August of 1939 and served in the British Army in Palestine in North Africa during the Second World War and the Israeli Army during Israel's War of Independence in 1947. The Heilman family moved to Boston in 1958 and emmigrated to Ottawa in 1960. Between 1960 and 1975 Josh was a teacher and principal of the Hillel Academy Talmud Torah. Between 1975 and 1985 he worked in the federal government supply and services office and from 1975 to 2003 translated Hebrew and Yiddish documents for the Government of Canada, Department of Foreign Affairs Translation Office. Joshua Heilman was an active member of Agudath Israel Synagogue and the Jewish War Veterans of Canada. A graveside service was held at 3 p.m., Monday, October 24, 2005 at the New Jewish Cemetery, Osgoode. Published in the Ottawa Citizen on 10/25/2005


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