Dr. André Pasternac OWN R.I.P.

Written by  //  January 13, 2019  //  Absent Friends, Order of Wednesday Night (OWN)  //  2 Comments

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Dr Andre Pasternac has passed away on the 28th of December 2018 and is buried today. Jan 13 2019
May you rest in peace old friend!

On Friday, December 28, 2018, after a short illness, at the Jewish General Hospital and a beautiful three years at Westmount One. Predeceased by his brother Claude. He will be dearly missed by friends and family. He was a dedicated cardiologist whose patients will regret his passing. Funeral service from Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean-Talon St. W., on Sunday, January 13 at 3:00 p.m. Burial at the Beit Abraham Congregation Section, Kehal Israel Cemetery, D.D.O.

André was a dear, generous, caring friend and valued participant in Wednesday Nights over many years. When he was ‘recognized’ with membership in the Order of Wednesday Night (OWN), his citation read:

In recognition of your adherence to the principles of the Wednesday Night debate, your consistently outstanding contribution of facts, figures and personal experience related to the practice of medicine and more especially cardiology, combined with your high level of interest in and support to discussions of international developments, and your loyal commitment to the health and well-being of fellow Wednesday Nighters
By these presents we do appoint you Honoured Companion of said Order and Custodian of the Heart of Wednesday Night and authorize you to hold and enjoy the dignity of such appointment together with membership in the said Order and all privileges thereunto pertaining

2 Comments on "Dr. André Pasternac OWN R.I.P."

  1. Diana Thebaud Nicholson January 14, 2019 at 7:10 am ·

    Oh , I’m so sorry to read that he’s gone from us!
    He was very lovely to my mother! — Erika Eriksson Ciment

  2. Diana Thebaud Nicholson January 16, 2019 at 11:57 pm ·

    My spouse, Cathy Doucet was a colleague (heart health rehab ) of Dr Pasternac for at least 10 years. André would come for supper and we talked and talked. We will miss him.
    Daniel Green

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