Arlene Greenberg

September 1, 1928February 1, 2020

It is with our profound sorrow we announce the passing of Arlene Greenberg (nee Wolman), of Halifax, in her 92nd year. She passed away on Saturday, Feb 1 2020.

Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Irving Greenberg and Penney Starkman. Cherished sister of Edgar Wolman (the late Thelma Wolman) and the late Ralph “Bob” Wolman (Shirley Wolman). The loving daughter of the late Jack and Esther Wolman. Loving grandmother of Scott, Sari, Bobby and Rachael, as well as a caring great-grandmother to Sam, Sadie, Max, and Ava. She will also be greatly missed by her many nieces, nephews and special friends.

She will always be lovingly remembered and greatly missed.

Memorial Service to take place on Monday, Feb 3rd at 2pm in Cruikshank’s Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St in Halifax with burial to follow in Baron de Hirsch Cemetery. Shiva details to follow. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Jewish National Fund: The Trees for Israel. To leave online condolences please visit


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Alan and Fraida Zusman

February 7, 2020

Dear Irv and Penney,

Our sincere condolences on the loss of your mother. May the presence of family and friends bring you comfort at this difficult time.

With sympathy,
Alan and Fraida

Eric Offman

February 4, 2020

Edgar, please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of your sister.

Eric Offman

Phil Beeler

February 3, 2020

Deepest condolences from the office and brethren of Keith Lodge #17 A.F. & A.M.

Jean Yashinsky

February 2, 2020

We are all very sad for the loss of such a strong, resilient lady. May she be remembered always. May her memory be a blessing to her beloved Irving and Penney, their children and grandchildren and all her family, forever and for always.
Jean Yashinsky (Penney’s Mom) and family.

Stacey Maclean

February 2, 2020

I had the privilege to look after Arlene at Northwood. She was a lovely lady. She would call me by name, if she could hear me out in the hall.
I remember having cake for her 91st birthday.
She will be missed.