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"NEP" 2007 Obituary


NEP o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-09-15 published
ROSENBERG, Murray (August 17, 1917-September 10, 2007)
Murray, aged 90, passed away suddenly and peacefully at home. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Theresa, son Lewis and his wife Doctor Fran STEINBERG and son Ken and his wife Caryl MARCELLUS. Devoted Grandfather to Jason, Seth, Raffie, and Taya. He was predeceased by his daughters Cecil, and Roberta. He was still vital and active in the community and in the business he co-founded over 50 years ago, Apex Realty.
Murray was one of 6 children, born on a farm in Edenbridge, Saskatchewan and later moved to Brooksby, Saskatchewan. He graduated from Queens College with a degree in Business Administration. He joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1939 and served 7 years including 2 years overseas. In 1946 he was honorably discharged as a Warrant Officer First Class and moved to Winnipeg. He joined with partner Bill GOLDBERG to found Apex Realty and developed many buildings in Winnipeg and was a Certified Property Manager.
Murray was past President of the Shaarey Zedek Synagogue, one of the founders of the Winnipeg Jewish Foundation, past chairman of B'nai Brith Camp, past member of the Red Shield Board of the Salvation Army, and had a lifelong commitment to Israel and the Winnipeg community. He supported many charities including the Canadian Cancer Society, Salvation Army, Mary Mount and was a proud and active member of the Canadian Legion. His interests included politics, current events, literature and sports. Murray will be missed by his Friends, associates, and co-workers.
His funeral was held Wednesday, September 12, 2007, at the Shaarey Zedek Synagogue and burial followed at the Shaarey Zedek Memorial Park. We thank the Royal Canadian Legion for attending and providing a Colour Guard and Last Post. We would also like to thank the Pallbearers: Jason ROSENBERG, Seth ROSENBERG, Bruce ROSENBERG, Matthew SEGAL, Bob SILVER, Neal NEP, Bill BURNETT and Lorne BELLAN and Honourary Pallbearers: Norman VICKAR, Harry VICKAR, Ike VICKAR, Bob WASYLUK, Lawson INGLIS, and Ernie DANZKER.
As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to a charity of your choice or to the Roberta Rosenberg Fund at Cancer Care Manitoba or the Rosenberg Family Fund at the Jewish Foundation of Manitoba.

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