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May 19, 2017  RSS feed
Obituaries

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Obituaries

DR. FRANK BERRY DIAMOND JR., 68, of Safety Harbor, died May 7. Born in Philadelphia, he was a pediatric endocrinologist, serving children and families in Pinellas County for almost 40 years. A graduate of Yale University, he received his medical degree from Pennsylvania State University and completed a fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He was a professor of pediatrics at the University of South Florida and a pediatric endocrinologist at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg. A long time member of the Pinellas County Juvenile Welfare Board, he served as the board chair. He was president of the Florida Diabetes Camp, where he volunteered as a camp physician. He traveled extensively in Latin America, undertaking medical research and caring for patients in Ecuador, and was recognized for his work when the Universidad de San Francisco de Quito named him an honorary Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology. Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Sandra Fascell Diamond; son and daughter-in-law, Ben and Christina Diamond; daughter and son-in-law, Dr. Sarah Diamond and Steve Neiman; his mother, Suzanne Diamond; brother, Eric Diamond; sister, Thea Diamond; and two grandchildren. The family suggests memorials be made to the Florida Diabetes Camp in Gainesville. www.floridadiabetescamp.org (Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home)

GERALDINE FELDMAN, 94, of St. Petersburg, died May 4. Born in New York City, she was a retired office manager for a metal works company. Survivors include her son Gene Feldman. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, St. Petersburg Chapel)

DR. DANIEL GOODMAN, 94, of Clearwater, died May 7. Survivors include his sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. Gordon and Barbara Goodman, Dr. Gary and Lisa Goodman; son-in-law, Stuart Opperer; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; dearest friend, Cora Pidcock. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

SHIRLEY KLEIN died May 3. Survivors include her daughter and son-inlaw, Marla and Rick Short; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials be made to Rabbi Leah Herz’s discretionary fund, c/o Menorah Manor. (Hillcrest Memorial Park)

NETTIE SALZMAN, 93, of Palm Harbor, died May 15. Born in Monticello, NY, she moved to Florida in 1956. She graduated from the University of Miami, after which she became a teacher. Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Anthony and Shelley Salzman, and Andrew and Joan Salzman; daughter, Andrea Salzman Gardana; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to Menorah Manor. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

SANDRA I. SCHWERSKY, 82, of Clearwater, died May 5. Born in Boston, she was a member of Temple B’nai Israel in Clearwater, where she taught in the religious school for many years. Survivors include her daughter, Linda; two sons and daughter-in-law, Steven, and Robert and Beth; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The family suggests memorials to the education fund at Temple B’nai Israel. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

PATRICIA KIRK SHAVLAN, 83, of St. Petersburg, died May 15. Born in Matewan, WV, she lived in Virginia, where she met her late husband Arnold. They moved to St. Petersburg in 1957, and bought a small pawnshop with her brother-in-law and his wife, which was the beginning of the family business, Bond Jewelers. A member of Temple Beth-El, she also was a volunteer with their Sisterhood. Survivors include her sons and daughter-in-law, Marvin, and Michael and Alicia; and one grandson. The family suggests memorials to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, St. Petersburg Chapel)

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