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February 26, 2016  RSS feed
Obituaries

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Obituaries

BLANCHE FRANCES ABRAHAM, 101, of St. Petersburg, died Feb. 11. Survivors include her son-in-law, Richard Selby; daughter-in-law, Laura Clegg; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, St. Petersburg Chapel)

LEONARD JOSEPH BARSKY, 83, of Ocala, formerly of Pinellas County, died Feb. 19. He owned and operated a Subway franchise with his late wife Sandra. Survivors include his two sons, Hal and Michael. The family suggests memorials to the wounded Warrior Project. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

HOWARD JOEL OBER, 76, died Feb. 15. Born in Brooklyn, he earned his bachelor’s degree at New York University. Throughout school, he moonlighted as a taxi driver to support himself. In 1968 he moved to Long Island where he worked for his father’s construction company, REBO Estates. In 1971 he moved to Florida to start his own construction company. In 1982 he moved to South Carolina for new construction opportunities. In 1999 he started his own steel fabrication company that prospered for nearly 10 years. He then returned to Florida. In his retirement ,he became an Uber driver. Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Judith; his four children, Alan Ober, Allison Ober, Debbie Hall, Michelle Lemagnen; and five grandchildren. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

BARNARD SARGRAD, 91, of Clearwater, died Feb. 9. He was born in Philadelphia and moved to Florida in 1979 when he retired. He graduated from Temple University and worked for the Aviation Supply Office for 35 years. After moving to Florida, he and his wife lived in New Port Richey, they later moved to Clearwater. He was an active supporter of all things Jewish and an associate member of Hadassah. Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Esther; daughter, Marsha Alcorn; son, Howard Sargrad; brother, Jack Sargrad; and a grandson. The family suggests memorials to the Jewish National Fund. (Beit Olam Cemetery)

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