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April 16, 2010  RSS feed
Obituaries

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Obituaries

NANCY B. AVIS, 79, of Palm Harbor, died April 3. Born in New York City, NY. Survivors include her husband, Dr. Ronald Avis; son, Dr. Victor Avis; two daughters, Susan Fishler and Cathy Fischberg; sister, Dory Johnson; seven grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to the Innisbrook Scholarship Fund or Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital in Tarpon Springs. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Beth David Chapel)

CHARLOTTE D. KERSTEIN, 94, died April 4. She and her late husband Charles owned and operated Kerstein Engineering Company in Charleston, WV prior to moving to Florida in 1984. Survivors include daughter, Phyllis Sopher of Belleair; sons and daughtersin law, Dr. Malcolm and Patricia Kerstein of Punta Gorda and Dr. Harvey and Dana Kerstein of Clearwater; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to B’nai Jacob Synagogue in Charleston, WV. (Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park)

HANS MAX KRIEGER, 87, of Dunedin, died March 14. Born in Karlsruhe, Germany, he was forced to leave Germany and his entire family at the age of 16. He was the only member of his family to survive the Holocaust. In 1940 he entered the U.S. Army and served in the 3rd Army, 71st Division, 5th Infantry. He received the Bronze Star and participated in the liberation of several concentration camps. Following the war he lived in New Rochelle, NY, where he owned and operated several automobile service stations. He served as President of the Service Station Dealers Association of Greater New York, also the Exchange and Elks clubs of New Rochelle and was a member of Temple Israel. He retired in 1981 and moved to Dunedin. He was a volunteer at Temple Ahavat Shalom where he served on the board of directors and directed their bingo fundraising program. For the last 15 years he was the official “grandfather” greeter for the temple’s preschool and was honored with the preschool’s naming as the Krieger Early Childhood Center. He was also on the board of directors at the Golda Meir/Kent Jewish Center and was a member of the Jewish War Veterans. Survivors include his wife of almost 65 years, Della; son, Jeff; two grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren. The family suggests memorials may be made to the Krieger Early Childhood Center. (Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home)

ALMA STEINMAN, 79, of St. Petersburg, formerly of Tampa, died April 5. Born in Brooklyn, NY she was a retired bookkeeper for a jewelry company. She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Cindy Steinman of Tampa. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Beth David Chapel)


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