Founder of Montreal's iconic Beautys Luncheonette dies at 96

Nov 29 2017, 1:53 am

The founder of Montreal’s iconic Beautys Luncheonette has died at age 96.

Hymie Sckolnick bought the Mile End eatery in 1942 with his wife Freda.

Over the years Beautys became a Montreal institution. The famous eatery is known for its “Mish Mash” as well as Beautys Special. Sckolnick was known to greet customers daily, making them feel right at home.

According to Sckolnick’s obituary, he passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, November 27. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, November, 29 at 11:00 am at Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon Street West. Donations in his memory may be made to the “Hyman Sckolnick Memorial Fund for the Hemodialysis Unit” as part of the Jewish General Hospital Foundation.

Beautys will be closed on the day of the service.

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