In Celebration of

Dr. Herta Ann Guttman (née Hofmann)

December 1, 1933 -  May 15, 2018

Died on May 15th, 2018, at age 84.

Beloved wife for 64 years of Dr. Frank Guttman, sister of Greta Hofmann Nemiroff, mother of Miriam Laurence and Naomi Guttman and their husbands, Laurence Gilman and Jonathan Mead, grandmother of Rachel and Ezra Mead and Caleb and Lilah Gilman, she leaves behind many dear "in laws", nieces and nephews, friends and colleagues.

A graduate of McGill University (BA Honours Psychology) in 1953 and M.D. of University of Geneva, 1958, Herta had a long career in research and clinical psychiatry. She was a pioneer in family therapy and for many years director of family therapy training at the Jewish General Hospital as well as director of consultation services. Subsequently, she became the first woman director of the Allen Memorial Institute of the Royal Victoria Hospital.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, July 1st, 2018 at 11 am at Mount Royal Funeral Complex, 1297 chemin de la Forêt, Outremont, QC H2V 2P9. Family will receive condolences 1h before. Contributions in her name may be made to Polio Quebec or the charity of your choice.


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Claire Bernstein (Friend)

Entered June 27, 2018 from 5453 /earnscliffe Montreal H3x 2P8

A great loss. She was a great great friend
I shall miss her greatly