Obituary for Mrs. Miriam Adler

Mrs. Miriam Adler z’l
July 22, 1932 – Dec. 18, 2020

(AJNews) – It is with great sadness that the family of Miriam Adler z”l announces her passing on December 18, 2020 – the 8th day of Hanukkah.

The funeral was held December 20th and due to Covid restrictions it was a private funeral. Miriam was 88 years old and was married to her beloved husband Bernie for 65 years.

Miriam was pre-deceased by parents Jacob and Esther Dashevsky, sisters Helen Spevakow (Abe) and Lillian Milner (Johnny), and grandson Clayton Stockford. She is survived by her husband Bernie Adler and by children Shirlann (Lawrence) Bliss, Heather Adler, Reisa (Murray) Sheckter, and Marc Adler. Also she had 15 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren as well as numerous nephews and nieces.

Miriam was born July 22, 1932 in Pouce Cope, BC. She grew up on a farm near Hythe AB in the Peace River country with her parents and three sisters.

Miriam was an extraordinary wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, great grandmother. She was a truly righteous woman, an Eishes Chayil.

Miriam a”h and Bernie Adler

Everyone who knew Miriam was made to feel part of the family with her kind manner and generous spirit. She will be greatly missed by all.

Thank you to Dr. Daisy Fung, the entire Capital Care Lynnwood staff and to Jane and Weng, her caregivers.

Donations can be made in memory of Miriam Adler to the Beth Israel Synagogue  PH: 780-488-2840 or the Edmonton Chevra Kadisha PH:  780-482-3065.

Thank you to all our family, friends and community members for your outpouring of love and support in memory of Miriam Adler.

All your meals, gifts, donations, phone and Zoom shiva calls, emails and text messages were gratefully appreciated and a comfort to us all.

Miriam Adler a’h and her 3 sisters: Helen Spevakow a”h, Lillian Milner a”h, Miriam a”h and Louise Kirshner. (Circa 1980).


Miriam a’h and Bernie Adler on their wedding day in 1955.



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