Socher Kravitz, of blessed memory, beloved husband of the late Sonia Kravitz of Calgary, passed away at the Rockyview General Hospital on Saturday, March 21, 2009 at the age of 92.
Socher is the loving father of Hindy and son-in-law Izak Paul, and Riva and son-in-law Abe Ber; he is also survived by six grandchildren, Jason (Orly), Karen (Eli), Mark (Shiran), Aliza (Paul), Dahlia (Kevin), and Jeffrey; great-grandchildren, Noa, Eli, Adam, Sarah Gila, Chaya Bracha, Moshe, Ben and Sonia.
Socher was born in Gonyenz, Poland, and he was one of the few survivors of a very large family that perished in the Holocaust. He moved with his wife Sonia to Montreal in 1948 to start a new life, and in 1986 retired to be with his children and grandchildren in Calgary. He was a loving and devoted husband, father and zaidy. He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him.
Funeral Services will be held at the Congregation House of Jacob – Mikveh Israel Synagogue (1613 – 92 Ave SW) today, Tuesday March 24 at 12 noon. Interment to follow at Erlton Street Cemetery (30 Ave and Erlton Street SW). If friends so desire, memorial tributes can be made directly to Jewish Family Service, 200 – 4014 Macleod Trail SE, T2G 2R7 (Telephone 403-287-3510).
Arrangements in care of the CHEVRA KADISHA OF CALGARY, Telephone: (403) 244-4717.Print This Obituary & Condolences