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HELEN APPLEFIELD, 89, of St. Pete Beach, died Oct. 19. She was raised in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, NY. She and her family moved to St. Petersburg in 1956. She was a graduate of the University of South Florida and was a real estate broker. An active member of Congregation B’nai Israel in St. Petersburg, where the family belonged since coming here 60 years ago, she was a member of the Sisterhood and served as a former Florida Branch president. Survivors include her sons, Paul, Mark, Rick and Cory; her daughters-in-law, Jo and Sue; nine grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren. The family suggests memorials to Congregation B’nai Israel or Suncoast Hospice. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, St. Petersburg Chapel)

RAYMONDE CARROLL, 80, of Clearwater Beach, died Oct. 16. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

FANNETTE RITA CLAPMAN, 85, of South Pasadena, died Oct. 10. She was born in Perth Amboy, NJ, and was the owner of a bookstore for many years. Survivors include her daughter, Andrea Hazard; and her son, Barry Clapman. The family suggests memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, ( (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, St. Petersburg Chapel)

MINNIE LEVENSON, 94, of St. Petersburg, died Oct. 9. She was born in Millbury, MA and was well known for her baking. Sur,vivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Bob and Mary Levenson of Belleair Beach, and Barry and Patti Levenson, of Madison, WI; three siblings and a grandson. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, St. Petersburg Chapel)

RIVA LITVIN, 103, of St. Petersburg, died Oct. 17. Originally from Ukraine, she was a Holocaust survivor, coming to the United States in 1993. She was active in Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services’ Holocaust Survivor Program and was featured in the agency’s 2014 FACES program. Survivors include her daughter Nellie; and grandson, Sergei Stetsenko. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, St. Petersburg Chapel)

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