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JACK ABRAMS, 101, of Largo, formerly of Newport, RI, died Aug. 1. Born in Fall River, MA. He was a graduate of Rogers High School, a Mason and a Shriner and the oldest living member of Touro Synagogue. A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, he served in the submarine service. After the war he and his late wife, Pearl, resumed management of the family butcher shop, The Square Deal Meat Market in Newport. He was a resident of Cypress Palms in Largo where he celebrated his 100 and 101st birthdays. Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law Joyce and Dr. Harold Seder, St. Petersburg; son and daughter in-law Richard and Joan Abrams, Bristol, RI; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to Touro Synagogue in Newport or Congregation B’nai Israel in St. Petersburg. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, St. Petersburg Chapel)

ELAINE (FELDMAN) HERZ, 88, of St. Petersburg, died July 19. Survivors include her children, Dr. Gordon Herz (Dr. Elaine Klein), Rabbi Leah Herz, and Barbara Herz; sister, Diane Feldman (Joseph); and three grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to Menorah Manor. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, St. Petersburg Chapel)

ROBERT STOLLER, 71, of Clearwater, died July 19. A native of Queens, NY. he attended Brooklyn Technical High School where he was a member of the swim team. After receiving his MBA, he had a long, successful career in New York leading companies responsible for the manufacture of medical products and computer chips. He was an adjunct professor at SUNY Binghamton and published articles in his field. He enjoyed outdoor activities including skiing, tennis, roller blading, mountain biking, swimming and ice skating. He was on the JCC board and vice president of his temple in New York. He was president of the Brotherhood at Congregation Beth Shalom in Clearwater. Survivors include his wife Carol; and children, Adam and Lauren. The family suggests memorials be made to Congregation Beth Shalom. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

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