Date of Death:  November 26, 2016

Funeral will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, November 29th at Temple Anshe Sholom, 215 Cline Avenue North, Hamilton.

Cemetery:  Anshe Sholom Cemetery, 427 Limeridge Road East, Hamilton.

Shiva will be observed at the Dembe home, 17 Beverly Glen Drive, RR #1, Lynden, Tuesday, November 29th, Wednesday, November 30th and Thursday, December 1st with a Minyan Service at 7:30 pm each night.

DEMBE, Steven Jeffery Our family is deeply saddened by the passing of Steven Jeffery Dembe, age 70, on Saturday, November 26, 2016. Steven was the son of the late Harry and Mary Dembe. Beloved husband and best friend of Cheryl; much loved and admired by his sons Michael (Julie), Paul (Jennifer), Joel (Kathryn) and Adam (Fion), and five adoring grandchildren Tovah, Noah, Jonah, Elijah and Nicholas. He will be deeply missed by his sister “soeur” Elaine (Marcelo), his brother-in-law Colin Vos (Laurie) and nephews Isaac (Kerry) and Matthew (Brandy), and many dear friends and colleagues. Retired from 34 years of service to the City of Hamilton, Steven continued his career at Effort Trust for the past 14 years. He volunteered his time to many causes over the years including his sons’ sports organizations, B’nai Brith, Hamilton Jewish Federation, and first and foremost in his heart, Temple Anshe Sholom. The family offers heartfelt and sincere thanks to Dr. Brandon Myers, Dr. Craig Shott, Dr. Beverly Hattersley, and the dedicated and compassionate nursing staff at St. Peter’s Hospital. A special thank-you to St. Joseph’s Visiting Nurse Maureen Switenky. Funeral service to be held at Temple Anshe Sholom, 215 Cline Ave. N., Hamilton on Tuesday, November 29th at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Temple Anshe Sholom Cemetery, 427 Limeridge Rd. E., Hamilton. A reception will be held at Temple Anshe Sholom immediately afterwards. Shiva will be observed Tuesday, November 29th from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday to Thursday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at 17 Beverlyglen Dr., Hamilton. Services begin at 7:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Temple Anshe Sholom and directed to the Steven Dembe Accessibility Fund.