The Nemetz Family
Abraham and Toby Nemetz and their children Charlie, Samuel, Sarah, David, Harry, Chava, William, Leo and Esther shared a typical immigrant family experience. In 1913, Sam Nemetz was the first family member to immigrate to Canada from Odessa. He brought over one family member per year, aided by the other siblings as they immigrated. The last of the family members came to Canada in 1922 aboard the RMS Antonia travelling third class.
At some point in their lives, each of the Nemetzes made Vancouver their home. Their contributions to the City of Vancouver and the Jewish community have been great.