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March 9, 2018  RSS feed

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ROBERT EISENOFF, 91, of Largo, died Feb. 25. He was born in Jamaica, NY and was a veteran of the United States Army. He worked as a real estate broker for many years. Survivors include his wife Corrine. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

JOEL GLASSER, 71, of Largo, died Feb. 24. He was born in Brooklyn, NY and worked as a real estate agent for many years. The family suggests memorials be made to Chabad of Clearwater. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

SUMNER EDWARD ISRAELSON, 84, of Largo died March 4. Previously from Peabody, MA, he was known as “The TV Man”, as he owned for decades Sumner’s TV Service in Peabody. He served in the United States Army National Guard for 20 years and was a leader and member of the Knights of Pythias and B’nai B’rith for many years. Survivors include his wife Jean; son and daughter-in-law Richard and Dina Israelson, Lynnfield, MA; daughters and sons-in-law, Jodi and Kirk Haskell, and Lori and Antonio Salema, all of Stratham, NJ; step-daughter, Susan Bowes, Jacksonville; brother Arthur Israelson; and seven grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to the American Heart/Stroke Association in Waltham, MA, Attn: Tedys Team/Haskell. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

TERRY L. LACY, 72, of St. Petersburg, died Feb. 21. He was a United States Marine Corps veteran, serving in the Vietnam War as an MP, sergeant and platoon commander and was present at the fall of Khesanh and participated in the TET Offensive. He worked for many years at the Empire Detroit Steel Mill and retired from the Northwest School System. He was a member of the American Legion, the Marine Corp League, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Greater Southern Ohio Tri-State Baseball/Softball Hall of Fame. Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law Kristy and Steve Bellamy, Brandon; son and daughter-in-law Brett and Melynda Lacy, Ellenton; his siblings and their spouses; Pat Lacy, Gail and Dan Davis, Cathy Binion, Mark Lacy, Bryan Lacy, Steve and Gail Lacy, Elaine and Martin Baker, Eve and Rene Baldrich; and one grandson. The family suggests memorials be made to SOMC Hospice or the Salvation Army. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, St. Petersburg Chapel)

ZIV ZISKIN MOTZNE, 52, of St. Pete Beach, died Feb. 23. Survivors include his father Josef Motzne; sisters and brothers-in-law; Ofina and Kerry Raduns, and Mira and Michael Steinberg. The family suggests memorials to Care of Lone Soldier Center, 1500 Broadway, Suite 903, New York, NY 10036. (Segal Funeral Home, Beth David Chapel)

PHYLLIS L. SILVERSTEIN, 85, of Treasure Island, died Feb. 22. Born in Cleveland, she graduated from Glenville High School and married her high school sweetheart Eddie Silverstein. They moved to St. Petersburg in 1971, where they operated their business, Professional Adjustment Corporation and stayed together for 25 years. Later she met her life partner, Danny Krisemen, and they were together until his death in 2003. She was an active volunteer with many organizations including Menorah Manor, Suncoast Hospice, Tampa Bay Alzheimer’s Association and the National Alliance on Mental Illness Pinellas Country Chapter, often accompanied by her poodles, Sasha and Mitzi. Survivors include sons Murray Silverstein (Kim), Jay Silverstein (Loriejean Duffy); son-in-law Steven Feld; step-children Rick Kriseman (Kerry), and Nancy Kriseman (Cynthia); sister Joni Spitz, of Cleveland; six grandchildren and one great-grandson. The family suggests memorials be made to Menorah Manor or Suncoast Hospice. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, St. Petersburg Chapel)

NAN HILLARY WILCOX, 60, of Clearwater, died March 5. Originally from New Brunswick, NJ, she worked for many years as an executive assistant in the telecommunications industry. The family suggests memorials be made to the V Foundation for Cancer Research, (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

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