Peacefully, on Monday, February 18th, 2019 at age 89. Devoted husband of Denise for 61 years. Beloved father of Ava, Ralph (Eva Fried) and the late Jenny. Son of the late Albert and Diamanté and predeceased by his brother Robert and sister Margot Rousso, all of France. Fondly remembered by nieces and nephews in France. Special thank you to Dr. Donna Shore, the hospital staff of the Ottawa General, 5 NE, Nasra and Suze. Elie was a survivor of the Holocaust. Funeral Service will be held at the Jewish Memorial Chapel, 1771 Cuba Avenue, on Thursday, February 21st at 3 p.m. Interment at the Jewish Memorial Gardens, 2692 Bank Street. Shiva will be observed at 1205-1500 Riverside Drive on Thursday from 7-9 p.m., Friday from 2-4 p.m., Saturday from 7:30-9 p.m. and Sunday to Tuesday from 3-5 and 7-8:30 p.m. In Memoriam donations to the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre or to Hillel Lodge appreciated.