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GLORIA AARON, 94, of Coconut Creek, died Nov. 27. She was born in Russia. Survivors include her son and daughter-inlaw, Alan and Mimi Aaron of Tampa; daughter, Ronnie Hammer of Bridgeport, CT; daughter, Patricia Steinberg of Denver, CO; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials may be made to Congregation Kol Ami or Weinberg Village or the charity of one’s choice.

BARBARA ELIZABETH BISK, 71, of Tampa, died Nov. 27. She was born in Kearny, NJ, and later moved to Pennsylvania with her family. She graduated from Penn State University with a BS in education. She moved to New York City to teach and obtain her MS in education from Hunter College. After she and her husband Nathan were married, they moved to Chatham, NJ, until 1971 when they moved to Gainesville. She continued to teach in Alachua and was honored at that time by being selected as an Outstanding Elementary School Teacher of America. In 1987 the family moved to Tampa, where she opened an antique store, The Bisque Butterfly. She also served as corporate secretary and a member of the board of directors of Bisk Education, Inc. She was an active member of Congregation Rodeph Sholom and involved in numerous charities. She was a descendant of a distinguished Colonial family and had been a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Survivors include her husband of 44 years, Nathan; son, Michael; daughter and son-in-law, Alison Bisk and Brian Turkel; sister and brother-in-law, Marjorie and James Moody; sister, Priscilla Wille; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Irene and Marshall Weinerman; two grandchildren. The family suggests memorials may be made to Goodwill Industries, The Salvation Army, The American Cancer Society or Tampa Jewish Family Services. (Segal Funeral Home, Beth David Chapel)

HELENA RENA CHIEFA, 83, of Tampa, died Nov. 27. She was born in Paterson, NJ, and moved to Florida with her husband and children in 1970. She had been a confidential administration secretary for the Broward County School Board, retiring in the early 1990s. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia Chiefa-Goldstein and Hazzan Paul Goldstein; son and daughter-in-law, Dr. David and Krista Chiefa; three grandchildren. The family suggests memorials may be made to attorney Cynthia I. Chiefa to be placed in a trust for the screening of Helena’s grandchildren for pancreatic cancer. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

FLORENCE LEBOS, 98, of Raleigh, NC, previously from Tampa, died Nov. 29. She was a lifelong resident of Tampa and moved to Raleigh in 1995. She was a graduate from Florida State College for Women, now Florida State University, and was a third grade school teacher. She was a member of Congregation Schaarai Zedek. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Harvey and Marcie Lebos of Savannah, GA; daughter and son-in-law, Sue Ellen and Philip Horwitz of Raleigh; brother, Arnold Argintar of St. Petersburg; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials may be made to Congregation Schaarai Zedek or the charity of your choice. (Segal Funeral Home, Beth David Chapel)

IRMA RUBIN, 73, of Temple Terrace, died Nov. 18. She was born in Brooklyn, NY, and moved to the Tampa area in 1982 from Miami. Survivors include two sons, Mitchell Rubin, of Tallahassee and David Rubin of Stow, OH; three daughters, Deborah Jordan of Temple Terrace, Janice Glowacki of Rochester, MN and Andrea Skinner of Wesley Chapel; sister, Esta Dansky of Weston; and five grandchildren. The family suggests memorials may be made to LifePath Hospice. (Segal Funeral Home, Beth David Chapel)

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