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JANE BAKALOR, PhD, 85, of New Port Richey, died July 4. She was born in St. Louis, MO, and was a clinical psychologist. She was a long time member of Chabad of West Pasco. Survivors include her son Michael and partner Dr. Rocky Eibert. (Trinity Memorial Gardens)

MARCIA GOLD, 85, of Clearwater, died June 29. She was born in Reading, PA. In 1960 she and her husband Morton moved to Puerto Rico, where she was a well-known radio and television personality for the English speaking audience. She was a board member of Menorah Manor and active for several of their fund raising events. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

MOISI REABOI, 73, of Lecanto, died July 10. He was a retired ship captain. Survivors include his wife, Klara; son, Cantor Colman Reaboi; daughter, Alicia Reaboi; stepson, Kevin Gorenstyn; two stepdaughters, Elina Pinsker, and Sabina Gorenstyn; brother, Haim Reaboi; and several grandchildren. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

LILLIAN ROSEN, 96, of St. Petersburg, died July 15. Born in Montreal, when she was 3 years old her family moved to Detroit, MI, where she grew up. She worked for several years for a judge in the Detroit traffic violations bureau. She and her late husband Lou moved to St. Petersburg when he retired. She was active in the Jewish community and a member of the Shalom Chapter of Hadassah, serving as the group’s president from 1989-91. Survivors include her daughter. The family suggests memorials to Suncoast Hospice or a charity of your choice. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, St. Petersburg Chapel)

PAULINE SCHARF, 100, of Port Richey, died June 24. Born in Germany, she was a member of Chabad of West Pasco and the JCC of West Pasco. (Michels and Lundquist Funeral Home)

JEANNETTE SEIMPEL, 88, of Clearwater, died June 30. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

ABRAHAM THALLER, 96, of Clearwater, died June 30. Born in New York City, he lived in Cranford, NJ, for 10 years, Iselin, NJ for 40 years and Tennessee for three years prior to moving to Clearwater. He was a graduate of New York University with a degree in both chemical and electrical engineering. He served in the U. S. Army and worked on the Manhattan Project for five years. He also served at the national nuclear laboratories at Los Alamos and Alamogordo, NM and Oakridge, TN. He went on to become a doctor of osteopathic medicine with a degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He served as town physician in Cranford and then in Iselin before retiring 16 years ago. He was a founding doctor of Union Hospital, Union, NJ, and was named a “Dr. Emeritus” with permanent privileges by JFK Hospital in Edison, NJ. He also held a license as a stockbroker. He was a founding member of Temple Beth El Mekor Chayim of Cranford and a member of the Knights of Pythias, Roth Lodge of Essex and Union Counties. He was also active with the Chabad in Iselin. Survivors include his children Ted and Andrea Thaler, of Nashville, Sandy Thaler Gerber and Steven Gerber, of Westfield, NJ, and Jeffrey Thaler, of Clearwater; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

IRMA WEISS, 82, of Oldsmar, died July 7. Survivors include her two sons, Jeffrey Weiss and Alan Weiss; brother and sister-in-law, Ronald and Martha Hyams; one grandson. The family suggests memorials to Congregation Beth Shalom in Clearwater. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

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