Nicholas Ernst Obituary

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In Memory of

Nicholas Ernst

May 19, 1929 - January 3, 2014
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ERNST, Nicholas (Nick) Nick died peacefully at his home on Friday, January 3, 2014, in the presence of his loving wife of 47 years, Audrey, following a lengthy illness. Born in Budapest, Hungary, May 19, 1929, Nick was a Holocaust survivor. Following the Hungarian Revolution in 1956, he came to Canada where he worked for nearly 35 years as a distiller at Seagram's in Waterloo. This was a role in which he took great pride, and he authored a book on the distilling process. Nick was a member of Beth Jacob Synagogue, an early member of the Northfield Racquet Club and an avid tennis player up until recent years. He was also a member of the...
ERNST, Nicholas (Nick) Nick died peacefully at his home on Friday, January 3, 2014, in the presence of his loving wife of 47 years, Audrey, following a lengthy illness. Born in Budapest, Hungary, May 19, 1929, Nick was a Holocaust survivor. Following the Hungarian Revolution in 1956, he came to Canada where he worked for nearly 35 years as a distiller at Seagram's in Waterloo. This was a role in which he took great pride, and he authored a book on the distilling process. Nick was a member of Beth Jacob Synagogue, an early member of the Northfield Racquet Club and an avid tennis player up until recent years. He was also a member of the Probus Club. He was a gentle man and a wonderful neighbor and friend. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will be held from the Beth Jacob Synagogue, 161 Stirling Avenue S., Kitchener, today (Monday) at 1 p.m. Burial will take place a Beth Jacob Cemetery with a reception to follow in Beth Jacob Synagogue. Donations may be made to the charity of your choice as expressions of sympathy through the Funeral Home, 519- 745-9495.

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"Dear Audrey, We were saddened to Learnof Nick's passing. We remember him fondly from our Beth Jacob days. Marcia and Michael Pascoe" Marcia Pascoe (Toronto, ON)

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