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HAROLD “HAL” M. ALTERMAN, 74, of Clearwater, died Sept. 29. A native of New York, he graduated from Columbia University Business School. He was an award winning advertising sales executive, television news and sports writer-producer and creative director for NBC Marketing. One of his proudest professional achievements was as marketing director for NBC’s Seoul and Barcelona Olympic Games coverage. He moved to Florida in 1997. He was a Democratic political activist, a marketing consultant, and youth soccer coach and college instructor. Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Lynn; daughter, Allison, of New Mexico; brothers and sisters Stephen, Katie, Judy, Michael and Julian. The family suggests memorials to Temple B’nai Israel in Clearwater. (Serenity Funeral Home)

MORTON S. DANIELS, 87, of Largo, died Sept. 27. He was born in Reading, PA, and was a singer trained at the Manhattan School of Music. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a performer in the USO. He worked in the family store Shaffer Furniture in Reading. Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Brigitte; three sons, David, Ken and Rob; brother, Allen Daniels; sister, Eleanor Malkin; two grandchildren. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

IRENE B. GLASSBERG, 83, of Clearwater Beach, died Oct. 8. She was born in Lodz, Poland, and was a Holocaust survivor of the Lodz Ghetto and both Auschwitz and Mauthausen labor camps. She immigrated to the United States in 1946 and graduated from Brooklyn Jewish Hospital School of Nursing. Prior to moving to Clearwater Beach, she lived in Beechhurst, NY, Shaker Heights, OH, New Canaan, CT, and Gaithersburg, MD. She was a member of Temple B’nai Israel in Clearwater and a supporter of the Florida Holocaust Museum, Menorah Manor Foundation and Jewish Family Services. Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Carl; son and daughter-in-law, Andy Glassberg and Barbara Martin, of Huntington Woods, MI and two grandchildren. The family suggests memorials may be made to Suncoast Hospice. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

MICHAEL LAWRENCE LEVITT, 47, of Safety Harbor, died Oct. 4. He was born in Brooklyn,. He is survived by his family. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

RIVIAN R. MORRIS, 95, of Fort Myers, formerly of Clearwater, died Oct. 5. A native of Minneapolis, MN, she was a former member of Temple B’nai Israel in Clearwater. She is survived by her family. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

HENRY ARNOLD STEIN, 73, of St. Petersburg, died Sept. 30. Born in Philadelphia, he was a graduate of Temple University and the University of Pennsylvania with his LL.B. He was a member of the Florida Bar, the Pennsylvania Bar and the New Jersey Bar. He was awarded AVĀ®Preeminent Peer Review in all three states, as well as being recognized as one of the top lawyers in the Tampa Bay Magazine in 2012. He was a member of the Kass Shuler Law Firm. Survivors include his wife, Martha; sons and daughters-in-law, Kurt and Melissa Stein, Jedd Stein, Jesse and Jennifer Stein, Jacob and Melissa Stein; daughter and son-in-law, Chana and Yitzchok Kalsmith; brother, Bennett Stein; 14 grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to Chabad Jewish Center of St. Petersburg. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, St. Petersburg Chapel)

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