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HAROLD L. GOLDBERG, 89, of Gulfport, died Aug. 8. He was born in West Palm Beach and attended St. Petersburg High School where he played football and won an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida. There he played for the Gators while earning his degree in engineering. He also attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to study meteorology. While at UF he married his wife, Charlotte, and after living in Gainesville and Boston, they spent two years living in Japan while he served in the United States Air Force. After moving back to Florida they settled in St. Petersburg where he spent most of his career working as a reliability engineer at ECI, which is now known as Raytheon, until retiring. He and his wife enjoyed traveling, including six trips to Israel, one involving a month-long program volunteering in the Israeli Army. He was an active member of Congregation B’nai Israel in St. Petersburg for over 50 years, serving on the board, in the Mitzvah Men’s Club and bowling with the synagogue’s bowling league. Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Charlotte; son Dr. Lawrence Goldberg (Jessica Wittcoff); daughters Susan (Dr. Brian) Kagan, and Lyn (Ron) Jacobs; brotherin law Leonard Soman; sister-in-law Hannah Shrand; and seven grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to Congregation B’nai Israel in St. Petersburg. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, St. Petersburg Chapel)

SARIT ‘SARA’ HANOCH, 79 of Largo, died Aug. 2. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

HENRY ROSEN, 94, of St. Petersburg, died July 11. He was originally from Poland. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, St. Petersburg Chapel)

DR. EUGENE DAVID ROTHENBERG, 84, of Rumson, NJ and Clearwater, died July 29. Born in Boston, he grew up in Roxbury and Brighton, MA. He was a graduate of Boston Latin High School, Boston University and Tufts Medical School. He served his internship and residency (OBGYN) at the University of Illinois. He was past president of the medical staff at Monmouth Medical Center, where he was also Director of the Department of OBGYN, recipient of the Golden Merit award for 50 years of service as a practicing doctor, and a former board member of Planned Parenthood of Central NJ. He served on the board of directors of Monmouth Capital Corporation, Monmouth Real Estate investment Corporation and UMH Properties, Inc. Survivors include his wife of almost 58 years, Judith; two daughters, Jill Adler, Marblehead, MA, and Ava Lawrence, Palm Harbor; brother Stanley Rothenberg, Waterford, ME; and two grandchildren. (Bloomfield-Cooper Jewish Chapels)

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