Helene Estrin

Obituary of Helene Estrin

Helene Wertman/Estrin

It is with heavy hearts that we are announcing the passing of our beloved Helene
on Thursday, February 1 st , 2024, surrounded by her loving family. Adored
daughter, mother, Bubby and Great Bubby, Helene was a strong woman who
always carried herself with grace, warmth, and dignity. Devoted daughter of the
late Dorothy and Robert Raphael and doting sister to her brother Ernie (Debra &
She was entirely committed to the love of her life, the late Dr. Murray Wertman
and her dear sweet late husband Ben Estrin, her children the late Daniel (Karen &
Liz & his loving partner Susanne), Julie Snider (John), Sam Wertman (Cheryl),
Roberta “Bobby” Wertman (Jeffrey Stone) and the late Carole Kushner.
Enthusiastic and caring for her many grandchildren, Michael (Becky), Eden (Erran),
Brittney (Devon), Zack, Debra (Todd), Jaime (the late Justin), Murray (Rachel),
Benjamin (Michal), Jennifer, Katie (Ross). And great grandchildren, Colton, Amelia,
Iliad, Kaia, Walter, Willow, Elle, Remi and Daniella..
We are eternally grateful for the example that she set by sharing her sage wisdom
with a practicality and joyful exuberance that truly defined her. We will miss her
beyond measure and will continue to respect her legacy.
The family would like to thank Lilly who provided her with friendship and care for
several years, allowing her to stay at home until her decision to move to The
Dunfield where she received exceptional care and attention from the amazing
staff that works there. Special thanks to her incredible palliative team, Dr. Deepa,
Dr. Lilly and nurse Priscilla.


Family has suggested donations be made to The Temmy Latner Centre of Palliative Care (tlcpc.org) or donation of your choice.

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Graveside Service

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Sunday, February 4, 2024
B'Nai Israel
100 Bunting Road
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
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