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JACK S. GOLDBERG, 89, of Gulfport, died Nov. 23. He was born in the Bronx, NY, and attended school in Brooklyn. He graduated from George Washington University School of Pharmacy in Washington, D.C., receiving the Merck award, and graduating first in his class. He and his wife moved to Florida 31 years ago. He owned his own pharmacy, together with his wife, for 26 years in Silver Spring, MD, and Glassell Park, Los Angeles, for three years, prior to moving to Florida where he worked for multiple pharmacy chains in various supervisory capacities. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, receiving the American Theater Service Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and the World War II Victory Medal. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Betty; children: Dr. Renée JG Arnold and Michael Goldberg; one grandchild. The family suggests memorials may be made to the U. S. Holocaust Museum. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, St. Petersburg Chapel)

MORTON LASHER, 94, of St. Petersburg, died Nov. 23. Born in New York, he moved to St. Petersburg with his late wife, Hortense, and his family in 1953. He was general manager for Paper Stock Dealers for 32 years, retiring in 1983. He was a member of Congregation B’nai Israel, B’nai B’rith, Temple Beth-El, and coached Little League for many years. Survivors include his children; Arlene and Frank Moss, Meryl Lasher Bulmer, Shari and Don Craig, and Stuart and Karessa Lasher; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials may be made to Menorah Manor. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, St. Petersburg Chapel)

ANNETTE IRENE KUSHNER LIEBESKIND, 90, of Palm Harbor, died Nov. 28. She was born in Niagara Falls, NY, and graduated from the University of Buffalo with a BA in Journalism in 1945. She served as secretary and chairperson of school activities for the Batavia School for the Blind and was a member of the Sisterhood of Temple Beth Zion of Buffalo, NY. After moving to Florida she was a member of Temple Ahavat Shalom in Palm Harbor and its Sisterhood. She was a lifetime member of Hadassah and a past president of the Buffalo Chapter of Hadassah. Survivors include her children; Ada, of Palm Harbor; Lanny, of Atlanta; Brian, of Jerusalem, and Beth, of Cortlandt Manor, NY; 10 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to Hadassah or Temple Ahavat Shalom. (Curlew Hills Memory Gardens)

BILLY (BERMAN) RUTENBERG, 87, of Clearwater, died Nov. 20. She was born in Chicago, IL, where she trained as a Registered Nurse. She was an active volunteer, and served as president of the PTA and the Temple B’nai Israel Sisterhood, as well as serving on the national boards of both organizations. She also served on the local boards of many organizations. Survivors include her son, Barry; two daughters, Sharon and Jan; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

HARRY SCHUSTER, 88, died Nov. 24. Survivors include his wife, Eleanor; daughters and sons-in-law; Emily and Fred Gurtman and Mona Schuster and Bruce Johnson; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The family suggests memorials to Suncoast Hospice. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, St. Petersburg Chapel)

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