Mrs. Faigie Hershcovich, a midwife who helped bring hundreds of Jewish children into this world, and was a member of the Chevra Kadisha in Montreal, Canada, passed away.
Mrs. Faigie Hershcovich, a loving wife, mother grandmother, and great grandmother who had the Zechus to assist in bringing life to hundreds of babies in Montreal’s Jewish community, passed away on Sunday, 23 Av, 5781.
She was 74 years old.
Mrs. Hershcovich served as a nurse and midwife in Montreal, Canada, helping to bring life to hundreds of Jewish children. She also served as a member of the Chevra Kadisha and helped numerous people prepare for the Olam HaEmes.
She is survived by her husband Mechel, and their children Chani Myhill (West Hartford, CN), Lena Silverstein (Coral Springs, FL), Ben-Zion Hershcovich (Cabo, Mexico), Zvi Peretz Hershcovich (NDG, QC), Esther Hershcovich (Tel Aviv, Israel), Bashie Naparstek (Montréal, QC), and Malky Shuchat (Haifa, Israel), and grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is also survived by her siblings, Arnold – Toronto, ON and Seymour – Ottawa, ON.
The levaya will be in front of Beth Rivka, 5001 Vezina at 4:00 pm. Shiva will be at 6730 Coolbrook. Shacharis at 7:00am and Mincha-Maariv at 7:15pm.
Baruch Dayan Haemes.
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