Epstein PhilEPSTEIN, Philip Michael - C.M., O.Ont., Q.C., LLD (h.c.), LSM - "Grandfather of Family Law" passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, April 4, 2021, surrounded by his family.

Devoted and beloved husband of Joyce.

Loving father and father-in-law of David and Michelle, Deborah and Aaron, and Sara and Mark.

Dear Papa to his eight grandchildren Jeremie, Josh, and Jamie; Ryan, Jake, and Maya; and Elle and Ezra.

Proud son of the late Maurice and Esther Epstein.

Special son-in-law of the late Sam and Tonia Rapp.

Brother and brother-in-law of Jean Vertlieb and the late Arnold Vertlieb.

We will greatly miss our guide and all the amazing adventures and laughter we shared.

A most sincere thank you to Dr. Gupta and his team at PMH as well as his kind and dedicated nurses Nemia and Joyce.

A family service will be held on Tuesday, April 6th, 2021.

In keeping with his most generous nature and passion for taking care of others, in lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests a donation in honour of Philip be made to The Philip Epstein Memorial Fund c/o Majengo Canada (, Princess Margaret Hospital ( or Ve'ahavta (


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