Ruth Wilensky, of Wilensky’s Light Lunch, dead at 98

The matriarch behind an iconic Montreal eatery has died.

Ruth Wilensky, of Wilensky’s Light Lunch, was 98.

Wilensky and her husband Moe, who died in 1984, ran the Mile-End restaurant, which was founded in 1932.

Wilensky, who is said to have died on Friday, is survived by her four children, their spouses and four grandchildren. 

A funeral is scheduled for Sunday.