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June 17, 2016  RSS feed
Obituaries

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Obituary

LAWRENCE APPLEFIELD, 85, of Port Richey, died May 31. A native of Staten Island, NY, he was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was an attorney in Boston and later a building contractor in Florida. He was a member of the Jewish Community Center of West Pasco and very active in city and community affairs. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Sandra; two sons, Dean and Glenn; two daughters, Janet and Debbi; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. (Grace Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home)

EDITH “EDIE” BILLER, 88, died May 25. Survivors include her children, Mark Biller, Joan and Frank Cauce, Susan and Bill Carroll, Debbie and Brad Golomb, and Sam and Tania Biller; sister-in-law, Selma Biller, and brother in law, Howard Gottlieb; and seven grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund (curalz.org) or the Arthritis Foundation (arthritis.org). (Curlew Hills Memory Gardens Funeral Home)

PEARL M. BROOK, 85, of Treasure Island and South Pasadena, died May 26. She was born in Brooklyn, NY, and worked for many years in the banking and retail industries. She was a longtime member of Congregation B’nai Israel in St. Petersburg, where she had served as president of the Sisterhood. Survivors include her children, William and Alexandra Brook, David and Gila Brook and Barbara and Kurt Toth; and seven grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (ocrf.org). (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, St. Petersburg Chapel)

JACK JOFFE, 83, of Lexington, KY, formerly of St. Petersburg, died May 23. Born in Philadelphia, he grew up in the Bronx, NY, and attended Taft High School. He worked as a salesman in the music industry. He was active in the Lion’s Club, B’nai Brith, and the temple Brotherhood. He was a volunteer teacher at KORE Academy where he hosted senior high students to “Coffee with Mr. Joffe.” Survivors include his son David; daughters, Mindy and Debbie; five grandchildren, eight greatgrandchildren, and one great great grandchild. The family suggests memorials to Temple Adath Israel’s Youth Education Fund or KORE Academy, both in Lexington, KY. (Herman Meyer and Son Funeral Directors)

DR. MARTIN KLEMPERER, 84, of St. Petersburg, died May 23. Born in New York City, he was the head of Bone Marrow Transplantation at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg from 1986 to 2001. Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Helen; two sons, John and Thomas; daughter, Sally; brother, William; and four grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital or Good Days and Special Times in Rochester, NY. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, St. Petersburg Chapel)

GERTRUDE LESSER, 83, of Palm Harbor, died May 26. Born in New York City, she was a homemaker. Survivors include her daughter Sandra Gregg; son, Max Lesser. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

MAE LEVINE, 99, of St. Petersburg, died May 23. Born in Burlington, VT, she was a retired insurance administrator. Survivors include two daughters, Dorothy and Barbara; grandchildren and great-grandchildren. (David C. Gross funeral Homes, St. Petersburg Chapel)

ANDREW J. MORRIS, 51, of Palm Harbor, died June 15. He moved to the Tampa Bay area in 1976 from his native New York. He was co-owner of Fibre Tech Incorporated, a pool remodeling company. Survivors include his mother, Myra Kaye, of Countryside; brother, Scott Morris, of Oldsmar. The family suggests memorials to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation (www.jdrf.com). (Segal Funeral Home, Beth David Chapel)

DAVID L. SAMUELS, 97, of Clearwater, died May 26. He was born in Pittsburgh, and lived in Rochester, NY for 35 years prior to moving to Florida in 1987. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and worked as a livestock dealer in Rochester and Pittsburgh. Survivors include his daughters and sonsin law, Sharon and Mark Kantrowitz, of Tampa, and Reva and Richard Hill, of Fairport, NY; his sister, Cecil Wolfson, of Rochester; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; and his companion of 15 years, Sheila Vider. The family suggests memorials to Camp Good Days and Special Times. (www.campgooddays.org). (Segal Funeral Home, Beth David Chapel)

IRVING SPECTOR, 99, of Seminole, died June 1. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, he was a United States Navy veteran of World War II, serving two tours of duty in the Panama Canal Zone. He later worked for the Panama Canal Company as a tugboat captain and he and his late wife, Angelica, lived in Panama for 36 years, until they retired and moved to St. Petersburg. After his retirement, he spent many years as captain of the Tom Sawyer Steamboat. Survivors include his children, Digna Matthews, Sarah West, Helen Gentry, Norman and Dawn Spector; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to Suncoast Hospice. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, St. Petersburg)


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