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STACY BROOKE BORELL, 28, of Tampa, died Sept. 13. Born in Silver Spring, MD, she moved to Tampa in 1996 from Scotch Plains, NJ. She was a graduate of Berkeley Preparatory School, Indiana University and University of South Florida with a Bachelors Degree in social work. She had been working in Africa caring for orphaned children. Survivors include her mother, Barbara Borell, father and step-mother, Martin and Janie Borell, all of Tampa; brothers and sister-in-law, Jonathan and Emily Borell and Erik Fischer and girlfriend Melanie Krinsky, all of New York, NY; sister, Carly Fischer, of New York; grandmothers, Phyllis Borell, of Tampa, June Green, of Sarasota, and Arline Goodman, of Floral Park, NY. The family suggests memorials may be made to the Stacy Borell Humanitarian Foundation. (Segal Funeral Home, Beth David Chapel)

ELLEN GIRARDI, 63, of Tampa, died Sept. 16. Born in New York, NY, she moved to the Tampa area in 2003. Survivors include her husband, Michael; daughters, Jessica and Nicole; sister, Nancy; brother, Richard; and one grandson. (Blount & Curry Funeral Home)

LOU GOLDFEDER, 69, of Tampa, died Sept. 18. Born in St. Louis, MO, he moved to Tampa in 1984 from Marshalltown, IA. He was a graduate of Rolla School of Mines and Metal Lurgy, now the University of Missouri at Rolla with a degree in mechanical engineering and was founder and owner of Key Controls Inc., from 1984 until 2004. He was a member of Congregation Schaarai Zedek and numerous community organizations including the Florida Holocaust Museum. He was a former board member of the Tampa Jewish Federation and the Jewish National Fund, where he was the 2012 recipient of the Tree of Life, Guardian of Israel Award. He was a leader of Alateen meetings for over 12 years and held meetings in various middle and high schools. He was a mentor to many. He served the Harbour Island Homeowners Association as a neighborhood representative and the chairman of the Security Committee for 18 years. Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Diane; sons and daughter-in-law, Jason and Elizabeth Goldfeder of Memphis, TN, and Aaron Goldfeder of Seattle, WA; brother and sister-in-law, Maury and Roberta Goldfeder, of St. Louis; sister, Aileen Weinstein, of St. Louis; and two grandchildren. The family suggests memorials may be made to the Holocaust Museum, Jewish National fund, Congregation Schaarai Zedek or the charity of ones choice. (Segal Funeral Home, Beth David Chapel)

RACHEL NURMAN, 91, of Temple Terrace, died Sept. 11. She was born in Poland and immigrated to the United States in 1949, moving to Temple Terrace over 20 years ago. She was a Holocaust survivor and shared her experience as a speaker to groups of children. She was a member of the Jewish Federation of Pinellas County and of Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Rose and Ed Levine, Temple Terrace; two sons, Harry Nurman, of Temple Terrace, and Freddie Nurman, of Scotch Plains, NJ; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials may be made to the Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg or Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services. (Segal Funeral Home, Beth David Chapel)

IRA WEINSTEIN, 74, of Tampa, died Sept. 9. A native of Tampa he graduated from Plant High School, Emory University, where he was a “Dooley” and a member of the TEP Fraternity, University of Florida Law School, where he was a member of Phi Alpha Delta Tau Law fraternity. He later served on the Board of Directors of the Gator Boosters. He enlisted and served in the Army Reserves. In 1969 he was appointed Kentucky Colonel and a Supreme Court Judge of the Commonwealth of Ybor City. He served as an assistant attorney general in Tallahassee prior to returning to Tampa where he practiced law for 43 years. He frequently served as an Acting Municipal Judge and parttime City Attorney. He was a member of the Florida Bar Association and the Florida Matrimonial Trial Lawyers Association. He was a past president of Congregation Rodeph Sholom and a member of its Men’s Club. He also was a volunteer with the Sertoma Club, MacDonald’s Training Center and the Little League. Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Dorothy Combs Weinstein; daughters and sons-in-law, Monica and Jack Kavalieros and Jessica Weinstein and John Garth; sister and brother-in-law, Sharon and David Stevens; sisterin law and brother-in-law, Bernice Combs Teske and Jim Teske. The family suggests memorials may be made to Congregation Rodeph Sholom. (Segal Funeral Home, Beth David Chapel)

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