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February 12, 2016  RSS feed

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SANDERS D. “SANDY” HELLER, 92, died Feb. 2 in New York City. He was born in Montpelier, VT, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include his sons, Jeffrey, David and Stephen; and five grandchildren. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, St. Petersburg Chapel)

BERTRAM S. KAISER, 96, of Clearwater, died Jan. 26. Born in New York City, he received both bachelor’s and master’s degrees as City College of New York. He was a U.S. Army veteran, attaining the rank of captain, field artillery with duty on the General Staff of the 30th Infantry Division. Following honorable discharge, he pursued a career in the retail industry, including 11 years with Allied Stores Corp. and four years with a consulting firm, Amos Parrish & Co. He furthered his career in the food industry servicing three years at the Kroger Company and 19 years at The Grand Union Company. He retired in 1982 as corporate vice president in charge of the Grand-Way Division of Grand Union. Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Joy Kaiser, of Clearwater; daughter and son-in-law, Robin and Albert Zager, of Fair Haven, NJ, and Ellen Kaiser Curley, of Easton, CT; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to Temple Ahavat Shalom in Palm Harbor, Rabbi Klein’s Discretionary Fund.

LELA R. LANGBURT, 66, of St. Petersburg, died Jan. 31. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, St. Petersburg Chapel)

LYLE S. NELSON, 82, of Clearwater, died Feb. 4. He was born in St. Louis, MO, and served in the U.S. Army. Survivors include his sons and daughters-in-law, Steven and Pamela Nelson and Robert and Vickie Nelson; daughter, Barbara Czap; brother and sister-in-law, Jay and Diane Nelson; and eight grandchildren. The family suggests memorials may be made to Suncoast Hospice. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

JULIUS “JACK” PERLMAN, 88, of Palm Harbor, died Jan. 27. He was born in the Bronx, NY, and served in the U.S. Army from 1945–1947. He had a 32-year career in the New York City School System, which included teaching, then assistant principal, and acting principal at Stuyvesant High School, and finishing as principal of Truman High School. He received a Fulbright Scholarship and a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship. He was a longtime member of Congregation Beth Shalom in Clearwater. Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Susan Perlman and Kenneth Nelson. The family suggests memorials may be made to Congregation Beth Shalom in Clearwater. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

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