Max and Grete Cohen’s love story began in Europe in 1920 and continued in Ottawa where Grete became a pioneering woman leader in the Jewish community.
The Max and Grete Cohen Memorial Fund at the Ottawa Jewish Community Foundation honours the founders of Colonial Furniture. After Grete died in 1992, her sons, Ed and Sid, created the fund in their parents’ memory. This past January, in commemoration of Sid’s first yahrzeit, his three children (Steve, Brian, and Susie) have done likewise, remembering their father and grandparents with a significant donation to their family’s fund. [Read more…]