Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 12:00 PM
Thursday, January 19, 2023
Friday, January 20, 2023
1 Wood Ave., Westmount, in the reception room.
Shiva Thursday following burial until 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and ending Friday 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Evening service at 7:30 p.m.
|Cemetery:||Kehal Israel Memorial Park|
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, (514) 849-7591
If you are unable to attend the funeral service in person, you may join it virtually on Thursday, January 19 at 12:00 noon: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCI44-JAG5dCDIjw49YmbZig/lives
Susan & Nick Stivaletti - 4 days ago
Dear Murray, Alex, Richard and family, I was saddened on hearing of Baila’s passing. She was a kind and classy lady and enjoyable to be with. Please accept our condolences and cherish all those wonderful memories of the wonderful times together. Susan and Nick
Cyndi and Max Mintzberg - 5 days ago
Sincere condolences to the Kertzer family and all the nephews. It’s been over 50 years but seems like yesterday.
Rai & Allen Katz - 6 days ago
Dear Murray and you entire extended family, our sincere condolences on the loss of your Mom. Great memories. Allen & Rai
Penny and Bernie Tevel - 6 days ago
To all of Baila’s loved ones, Please accept our sincerest condolences on her passing. May your blessed memories bring you comfort during this difficult time. Fondly, Penny and Bernie
Lori (Zelcer) Palatnik - 6 days ago
Aunty Baila was the most beautiful, classy, loving aunt. As a young girl I was in awe of her style that was both glamorous and down to earth at the same time. She was generous in every way, in all the right ways She will be very, very missed ❤️💔❤️
Jenna Jones - 6 days ago
Stacy, Ryan & the entire Kertzer family. My deepest condolences at the loss of your beloved Mama. May your memories keep you during this difficult time.
Ronald Friedman - 6 days ago
Dear Kertzer, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother.i wish you my deepest sympathies
Susie Gold - 6 days ago
Sending good thoughts and condolences to you all. May Baila's memory be a blessing and bring love and laughter to your hearts.
Gail Miller - 7 days ago
Dear Murray, David and Family: I was so sorry to read of you Mother’s passing. May her memory be a blessing to all who knew and loved her. Sending love and light: Gail
Rita Manaster - 7 days ago
Dear Murray and family, my heartfelt condolences on your loss. Have fond memories of times spent in Bal Harbour with Baila and my mother…she was so fun, talented and full of energy. The last time we bumped into each other, she hugged me. I only hope your special memories of your very special mother will help comfort you through these difficult times. Rita
JoeSklar - 7 days ago
Dear Kertzer family both baila and bernie were always good friends good friends with my wife and me we spend many enjoyable times together Rip. Joesklar
Carole Halickman - 7 days ago
Dear family of Baila So sorry to hear of the passing of your dear mother, grandmother. She was lovely, talented and lots of fun. My deepest sympathy. Carole Halickman
Joshua McKell - 7 days ago
My sympathies to all who Baila has touched over the course of her lifetime. I was lucky to have met this remarkable lady a couple of times in the last year, always surrounded by family. She spoke highly of her Grandchildren and would share her beautiful memories of her marriage. Will always remember your contagious smile.
Wendy and Mark Spatzner - 7 days ago
Dear Richard, Murray and Family Please accept our heartfelt condolences on the loss of your dear Mother and Grandmother. May you be comforted by your sweet memories of her. Baruch Dayan Emeth. Fondly, Wendy and Mark
Allen & Isabelle Shulman - 7 days ago
Dear Murray and the Kertzer family, Isabelle & I want to give you our deepest condolences on the loss of your dear mother. May you and your family always remember your adoring memories of her .
Eta elcabetz - 7 days ago
Dear Kreitzer family So very saddened to hear about Baila May she rest in peace.
Linda Hamer - 8 days ago
Please accept my deepest sympathies on Auntie Baila’s passing. She cherished all of you. Her kindness, smile & love of her family will live on in all of us forever. XX Linda & John Hamer.
Andree Naimer - 8 days ago
My sincere condolences to the family. I had the pleasure and delight of working with Baila on some of her projects. She was always up on the latest trends and was a real professional. So much fun, always smiling and appreciative. I will miss her.
Lucy and Stewart Shapiro - 8 days ago
Dear Murray and the Kertzer family, our most sincere condolences on the loss of your dear mother. May you always remember the fondest of memories. BDH
Marvin & Philippa Carsley - 8 days ago
So sorry to hear of the passing of dear Baila Kertzer who was the Rock and loving wife of the late Bernie. May her fine qualities of life be remembered forever and may she rest in peace
Linda Woloz - 8 days ago
Little Baila a ''Pillar of Strength" She was one of a kind. Rest in peace my dear, you will be missed.
Carla & Ron Vineberg - 8 days ago
Dear Kertzer family, Our sincere condolences on the passing of lovely Baila. She and Bernie were a special couple who will be fondly remembered by many who enjoyed the halcyon days at the LRYC. Carla & Ronnie
Amy and Misha Kornik - 8 days ago
Dear Kertzer family, Baila was always a strong, courageous woman, with a wonderful infectious, positive attitude about life. A beautiful soul. We’re so sorry for your loss. Amy and Misha
Carmele McGeary - 8 days ago
Sending my heartfelt condolences to the Kertzer family on the loss of Baila. It was always a pleasure to see and spend time with Baila and Bernie both in Montréal and Bal Harbour. She will be missed by so many . Wishing you all strength at this difficult time.
Pearl Walker - 8 days ago
To the entire Kertzer family; Our families go back years and years. The years when we were all young and well, and enjoyed the best things of life together. Was great to watch the children grow and have their own. I’m going to remember only the good times, hope you can do the same. Fondly, Pearl Walker and family
Barbara Mintzberg - 8 days ago
Please accept my deepest sympathies on the loss of your beloved mother and grandmother. May you be sustained by your memories of her which can never be taken away.
Sheila and Steve Altro - 8 days ago
Dear Murray David and all the Kertzer Family we were so saddened to hear of the passing of Baila We spent many good times together Our deepest sympathy and condolences Sheila and Steve
Garri,Ashton,Janeth,Katia Evdosin - 8 days ago
Ryan,Stacey and Kerzer family’s Our condolences on the lost of your grand mother and mother Garri,Ashton,Janet,Katia Evdosin
Joy Lawrr - 8 days ago
Dear Murray, Alex, Richard and the Kertzer family, Steven and I are so sorry to hear of your mother, grandmother’s passing. We hope that the many wonderful memories you all shared will offer you comfort at this very sad time. Sincerely, Joy & Steven Lawee
Doug Mayoff - 8 days ago
Dear Murray, So sorry to hear about your mom’s passing. Baila was really a doll and a force to be reckoned with for sure. We always enjoyed her company and good natured humour and smiled and laughed a lot when we were out with her on decorating missions. Thanks to her we still enjoy our Kenilworth condo which decor has well stood the test of time. Dougie & Cynthia Mayoff
Karen Weiner Koenig - 8 days ago
Dear Murray & family, Such memories from time spent at your house as teenagers and then again at LRYC. Your mom was a vibrant personality who had a sense of confidence & fun that I still recall. I am thinking of you all. Fondly, Karen
Judi & Roger Preston - 8 days ago
Dear Kertzer and London family, We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of our wonderful cousin Baila. She was always a shining light with a constant smile and excellent advice. Her presence will be greatly missed, but her memory will live on in the happy times we spent together. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May she rest in peace
Vicki and Michael Feil - 8 days ago
Dear Kertzer Family, Please accept our most heartfelt condolences on the loss of your Beloved Baila. Sincerely, Vicki and Michael
Lissy Kates - 8 days ago
Dear Kertzer’s, My sincere condolences to you all on the loss of Baila. I have very fond memories of Bernie and Baila. Thinking of you all during this difficult time.
Anne Perlman - 8 days ago
Dear Kertzer family, Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of Baila. May your cherished memories of her bring you comfort and a blessing at this difficult time. Anne Perlman.
Monique Sanche - 8 days ago
Dear Murray, Richard and family. Very sorry to hear of the passing of your mother, grandmother. Please accept my sincerest condolences for your loss. Monique
Bev Chaimberg - 8 days ago
To Baila’s entire family, So very sad to hear of your beloved Baila’s passing. What a ray of sunshine she was. I have many delightful memories of working with her on occasion and then after meeting up on Greene avenue for a happy chat. She touched my heart ,home and office. She was a true sweetheart. My thoughts are with you all.
Ashton Evdosin - 8 days ago
Gale Yanofsky-Wiseman - 8 days ago
Dear Kertzer Family: Our thoughts are with you at this sad time. Baila was always so positive and full of life. I have such fond and vivid memories of her with my Mom- they shared lots of laughs and good times together. May she Rest In Peace and may your many cherished memories comfort all of you. Gale and Lorne Wiseman
isaac alt - 8 days ago
dear Murray, David and families. Baruch Dayan Ha emet. may yo have strength from good memories from your dear Mother. She was a very elegant, bright and caring individual. my sincere condolences .
Perri & Bryant Bramson - 8 days ago
Kertzer family . So sorry to read of the passing of Baila . Our condolences to the entire family. May she Rest In Peace . Perri & Bryant Bramson .
Robin and Neil Gelber - 8 days ago
Dear Murray and David and to all your loved ones, Please accept our heartfelt condolences on the huge loss of your kind and beloved Baila. Robin and Neil
simon shatzky - 8 days ago
Dankner family - 8 days ago
Dear Kertzer family. Our deepest condolences on the passing of Baila. May your memories of her give you comfort.
Israel Bonds Montreal - 8 days ago
To the family of the late Bernice Kertzer, On behalf of the staff and management of Israel Bonds, please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of Bernice. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time. May your memories give you comfort and may you be spared further sorrow. With our deepest sympathy, Israel Bonds/Canada-Israel Securities, Ltd.
Kathy Carsley - 8 days ago
Dear Murray, Angie and family, Very sorry to hear of your loss. Our sincerest condolences. Kathy and Wayne
Heidi & Eric Puritt - 8 days ago
Dear Cousins, Our sincere condolences on the loss of Baila. She was always full of energy, kindness and truly lived life to the fullest. Keep your warm and wonderful memories close to give you strength for many days ahead.
Judy Cohen - 8 days ago
Dear Kertzer and London Families Our most heartfelt condolences on the passing of your Matriarch Baila was so loved and respected by all May she Rest In Peace Judy and Eli Cohen
Annie Karolinski-Donig - 8 days ago
My heartfelt condolences on your loss. Baila was a wonderful, warm woman and I have fond memories of her. She will be missed by many.
Jo Ann Heft - 8 days ago
Dear David, My thoughts our with you during this difficult time. I have fond memories of your mother. She will be missed by many.
Jennifer Campbell - 8 days ago
To granddaughter extraordinaire Alex and family, deepest condolences on the loss of your shining light and matriarch, the ever incandescent Baila. Sending much love and strength during this very devastating time.
Jonathan Isenebrg - 8 days ago
Dear David, my sincerest condolences on the passing of your beloved mother and know that my thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
Sharon & Arie Alter - 8 days ago
Dear Kertzer Family, Sending our condolences on the loss of your mother and grandmother. our thoughts are with you. Sharon & Arie
Sharon Levine Cohen - 8 days ago
My mother Betty and I offer our deepest condolences on the loss of your matriarch Baila. How sad to read of her passing, yet it evoked such fond memories of great parties in Trout Lake with my late father Herky. Baila and Bernie were such a dynamic couple, together again, and we hope you find comfort in all your memories.
andrew hops - 8 days ago
My deepest sympathies to the Kertzer family on your loss, I will miss my wonderful and caring neighbours .
Riva and Roger Fenster - 8 days ago
Dear family of Baila, our thoughts are with you on the loss of Baila. We last saw her smiling face with Bernie doing the rounds on cote des neiges first to Morrie and then Roger’s office. Her radiant smile was always with her. May she Rest In Peace and May your many cherished memories comfort you, Roger and Riva
sam sheraton - 8 days ago
Richard and the Kertzer family From what I’ve heard, your grandmother was a phenomenal woman. What good memories you must have. Lean on them to remind you of the joy she brought into your life "Baruch hadayan haemet"
Reisa and Bruce Vineberg - 9 days ago
To the entire Kertzer family, our deepest sympathy on the loss of your dear mother. Fond memories of our days at LRYC. Reisa and Bruce Vineberg
Lynn Woloz - 9 days ago
Dear Kertzer Family, Please accept our heartfelt condolences on the passing of Baila. Sincerely, Lynn and Steve
Donna Seidman - 9 days ago
Dear Stacy, Ryan and family, my heartfelt condolences on losing beautiful Baila. She was a lovely woman and I know she will be sorely missed. May your cherished memories sustain you through this difficult time and may you be spared further sorrow.
Dina Kneller-Gold - 9 days ago
Dear Kertzer family, My sincerest condolences. Baila was always positive and had a wonderful attitude to life. She talked about her family all the time and you could see that there was a lot of love around.
herbert isenberg - 9 days ago
dear david, brian and the kertzer family...i was saddened to learn of the passing of your mother and grandmother...i want to wish yourselves and the entire family strength and courage during this difficult time...may the wonderful memories of your mother and grandmother inspire yourselves and the entire family, and give you all peace and comfort and help you through many tomorrows.. please accept my sincerest condolences and sympathy...herbert isenberg
Suzie Shaffer - 9 days ago
Dear Kertzer family, My heartfelt condolences on Bayla’s passing. I hope you are all blessed with amazing memories that will help bring comfort at this difficult time. Thinking of your family.
Darcy Kertzer and Sean Leclerc - 9 days ago
Aunt Baila was a bright light, always kind and cheerful. Every time I saw her it was obvious that she deeply loved my Uncle Bernie and her entire family. Please accept our sincere condolences.
marlene & fred cantor - 9 days ago
Dear David, Murray and Families, Your Mom was such a special person. Always smiling, pleasant, honest, and easy to talk to. We always enjoyed her company and appreciated her wisdom. Please accept our deepest condolences. May the wonderful memories you have of her give you strength during this difficult time. Marlene and Fred
Judi and Ronnie Kornbluth - 9 days ago
Dear Kertzer Family…..please accept our heartfelt condolences on the loss of Baila. What an amazing woman! May your fond memories of her comfort you at this difficult time. Sincerely, Judi and Ronnie Kornbluth
Claire Grief - 9 days ago
Dear Kertzer Family. My heartfelt condolences on the passing of Baila. We had such wonderful times together which I will always remember. Rest in peace my good friend Love Claire Grief
Merilee & Les Weitzman - 9 days ago
Dear Kertzer family Our heartfelt condolences on the passing of your beloved mother/grandmother. May your happy memories give you strength at this time. Sincerely Merilee & Les Weitzman
Jason and LeeAnne Ullmann - 9 days ago
We would like to extend our sincerest condolences to Ryan and Melissa on the loss of your grandmother. May you be spared further sorrow.
Liat Lev-Ary & Dan Goldstein - 9 days ago
Dear Ryan and Melissa, and dear Kertzer family, We are very sorry to hear of Baila’s passing. She was a true warrior and a woman of valour. Her family was of the outmost importance for her, especially her grandchildren. I hope that her reunion with her beloved spouse and daughter was a happy one. Together they will watch over you. Our sincere condolences. Baruch Dayan Ha’Emet.
Ann and David Kruger - 9 days ago
Dear Kertzer family. Please accept our sincerest condolences on the passing of Baila.
Sandy and Joey Schreter - 9 days ago
Dear Brian and Gessica Wishing you our deepest sympathies for the loss of your beloved grandmother. You were so lucky to have experienced the special love of a grandmother . Cherish all your beautiful memories. Sincerely Sandy and Joey
sandra agulnik-max cantor - 9 days ago
dear kertzer family sorry to lose a wonderful friend. may you have wonderful memories. sandra and mac
Cindy and Freddie Naimer - 9 days ago
Dear Murray and family, Please accept our sincere condolences on the loss of your beloved mom. Cindy and Freddie
Richard Gilman - 9 days ago
Murray & Family; My sincere condolences on your loss.
Lenny Lighter - 9 days ago
Dear Family, Please accept our heartfelt condolences on the loss of your dear Bernice. May her memory be a blessing. Stephanie & Lenny
Ralph Frank - 9 days ago
Condolences to the family on your loss. May you be spared further sorrow.
Donna and Gary Lipman - 9 days ago
Bayla was special! Sending heartfelt condolences to the family. BDE, Donna and Gary
Heather Kertzer - 9 days ago
Paul, Samantha,Ben and I want to express our condolences. I have very fond memories of aunt Baila when I was young. I did not spend very much time with her as an adult Since I lived in Toronto , I was always very fond of her. We are all sad and see hear the news of her passing.
Linda Simon & Neil Noodelman - 9 days ago
Dear Kertzer family, Our deepest condolences on sweet Baila's passing. She was such a strong and beautiful woman and blessed to live a full life, surrounded by her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. May her memory be a blessing to all of you and may she rest in peace next to her beloved Bernie.
Leesa Marcus Kutzin & Brian Kutzin - 9 days ago
Dear Brian and Gessica, Our heartfelt condolences to you and your family. Leesa & Brian
Angie & Gene Piccoli - 9 days ago
Dear Kertzer family, Our sincerest condolences on the passing of your cherished mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. May she rest in eternal peace alongside her beloved Bernie and may her memory forever live in your hearts.
Erica Lawee - 9 days ago
Dear Alex, Richard, Murray and family, I am so sorry to hear about Mama’s passing. I have so many fond memories of her, especially from Bal Harbour when Alex and I were teens…! Sending love Erica
Connie and Roy Fleischman - 9 days ago
Dear Kertzer family, remembering Baila when we were neighbours in Piedmont and we both had standard poodles. Yours(Rocky) and ours Cindy got "married" and produced nine puppies born in our bedroom. I believe your family had the pick of the litter and we kept two. The rest we gave to friends. We had lots of good times back then and I always remember your Mom,grandma and great grandma as a very kind and classy lady. So sorry for your loss and Connie joins me in sending her condolences. Connie and Roy Fleischman
Joyce Hass Pedvis - 9 days ago
To the Kertzer Family, I was so saddened to hear of Baila’s passing. Please accept my condolences. She was a special lady.
Gloria Isenberg - 9 days ago
Dear Kertzer Family:Our thoughts are with you at this sad time. Baila was always so joyful and full of “life”. We are sending our heartfelt condolences . Warmly,Gloria and Wally Isenberg
Jason and Michelle Gottlieb - 9 days ago
We will miss you Auntie B. We all love you very much and you will always hold a very special place in my heart.
Marlene and Beverly Taran - 9 days ago
One the saddest moment in life is losing a close friend, one that that has enriched one's life as Bella Kertzer has for so many of us. She was a beautiful, very talented designer, a kind considerate and loving human being. She left joy where ever she went. Our condolences to the family. Baile and Bernie were so much part of our life. Love, Marlene and Beverly Taran.
Lita Alper - 9 days ago
Dear Murray , David, Ryan ,Stacy & Family so sad to hear of Baila’s passing , she sure gave it a good fight. So many happy times we spent together , My memories will always be of her wonderful disposition in all times. Our hearts and thoughts are with you at this difficult time. Rest In Peace my friend Lita & Seymour David
Edwina Freedman - 9 days ago
Dear Kertzer Family,Sending our condolences on the loss of your mother and grandmother.May your blessed memories bring you comfort at this difficult time.Edwina
Alan Zavalkoff - 9 days ago
Dear David and Murray I'm so sorry to hear of your mommys passing. I'm sure that all your memories will help you through this very sad time. Alan Zavalkoff
Susan Puritz - 9 days ago
To the family, My sincere condolences on Baila's passing, coming only a few months after the loss of Bernie. A cousin to my late husband, Willie, Baila graciously welcomed me into a large, extended family more than 50 years ago. Although I haven't seen Baila in many years, I will always be grateful to her. May her legacy and your memories of happy times bring you some consolation and may her memory be for a blessing. Sincerely, Susan Puritz
Felicia & Andrew Gertler - 9 days ago
Dear Murray: Felicia and I wish to extend our sincerest condolences to you and your family on the passing of your beloved Mother. Cherish all the wonderful memories. Our thoughts are with you.
sheila sinclair kirstein - 9 days ago
Dear family There is no friend like an old friend. Baila and Gerry Grundman made surprise party for my sweet 16. They were great years. She was a great person
Gerry anisman - 9 days ago
David and family our condolences on your loss, may your memories bring you peace.