MERSON, Ben – August 21, 1922 – December 26, 2020.
Peacefully on Saturday, December 26th, 2020 in his 99th year. Beloved husband of Suzanne (Rusinek) Merson and the late Evelyn (Albert) Merson. Devoted father and father-in-law of Doreen (Merson) and Jerry Levine, Bonnie (Stober) and Mark Merson and Beverly Merson. Proud Zaida of Noah and Jennifer (Gryfe) Levine, Adam and Diana (Pomeranz) Levine, David Merson, Cara Merson and Celso Louro. Adoring great grandfather of Rhea, Malou, Joshua, Kate, Jesse, Shane, Sacha and Luca. Admired by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his siblings and their spouses – Ida Merson, Libby (Merson) Spevack and Nat Spevack and William Merson. Brother-in-law of the late Mickey and Margaret Albert and the late Lou and Polly Albert. Brother-in-law of Kenny Albert (Andrea), Claire Spevack, and Robert Rusinek.
A special thank you to Charis, Caezar and Marjory for the comfort and care they provided Ben in his last days.
After Ben’s discharge from the Army, he immersed himself in the tire industry and went on to found Merson Tire. He had a curious mind and was a lifelong learner; he was an avid golfer and skier; he was interested in politics, had a passion for Israel and was a lover of Judaism. Ben attended daily minyanim well into his 97th year. A lover of technology, he would FaceTime his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren until his last days.
A private graveside service will be held. Shiva strictly private. Contributions in his memory may be made to Shaare Zedek Congregration, 514- 484-1122.
Saturday December 26 2020
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Ben Merson Saturday December 26 2020..
Décès pour la Ville:Toronto, Province: Ontario