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SHEILA P. AGHASSI, 95, of Largo, died Aug. 25. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Sue; two granddaughters. The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, St. Petersburg Chapel)

ALICE K. CAPLAN, 81, died Aug. 12. She was born in Peoria, IL, and worked for 35 years for the airlines, first Ozark in 1963 and eventually TWA in the 1980s. Survivors include her daughter, Susan; three grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

ARLENE STEINWEG, 64, died Aug. 11. She was born in New York and worked for many years in real estate. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

ROBERT WAXMAN, 89, died Aug. 24. He was born in Philadelphia and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, earning a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in engineering. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy after graduation and rose to the rank of lieutenant. He worked as an engineer for The Diebold Group, Gimbels Department Store and retired from Standard and Poor’s in 1991. A few years later he moved with his boat to St. Petersburg. He was a long-time member of the St. Petersburg Yacht Club. Survivors include his daughter, Liesa Waxman, of St. Petersburg; son and daughterin law, David and Susan Waxman, of Newburgh, NY; two grandchildren; long time friend, Donna Johnson, of Kenneth City. The family suggests memorials may be made to Suncoast Hospice or Save Our Strays, Inc. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, St. Petersburg Chapel)

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