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April 25, 2014  RSS feed

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LAWRENCE SCOTT AARONS, 55, of Tampa, died April 4. He was born in Newark, NJ, and was a graduate of Stetson Law School, practicing immigration and family law. He had lived in Israel on two separate occasions. He was a member of Congregation Kol Ami. Survivors include his wife of more than 21 years, Elanit; four sons, Adam, Erez, Adev, Itai; mother, Jackie Gothard; father and step-mother, Jerry and Isabel Aarons; brother and sister-in-law, Todd and Nava Aarons; sister, Stacey Aarons. The family suggests memorials to the Jewish National Fund, Reference #HN#143007, 1951 NW 19th St. Ste. A100, Boca Raton, FL 33431. (Segal Funeral Home, Beth David Chapel)

HARRY KRAFF, 93, of St. Petersburg, died April 15. He was born in Tarashta, Ukraine, and immigrated to the United States with his mother via Ellis Island at the age of 3. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the Army Air Corps, where he was a technical instructor at Chanute Field, IL, and in Biloxi, MS. He also was an aircraft-engineering officer in China, Burma and India for two and a half years. He attended the University of Chicago, graduating with an MBA in 1951. He and his wife Jean moved to Florida in 1959, where they owned and operated Aris Drapery for 30 years on Central Avenue in St. Petersburg. He was a member of Congregation B’nai Israel in St. Petersburg and the Jewish War Veterans. Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Jean; son and daughterin law, Ronald and Sandy Kraff, daughters and sons-in-law, Eileen and Michael Richman, Tina and Bill; seven grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren. The family suggests memorials may be made to Congregation B’nai Israel. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, St. Petersburg Chapel)

MARION MYERS, 99, of Tampa, formerly of St. Petersburg, died April 4. She was born in Chicago and moved to Weinberg Village in Tampa recently. She was a former member of Temple Beth-El in St. Petersburg and its Sisterhood. She participated in the choir and worked at the temple as a bookkeeper. She was also a member of Women’s American ORT. Survivors include her cousin, Linda Bernstein. (Segal Funeral Home, Beth David Chapel)

MARGARET JEAN ZELLER, 65, of Tampa, died April 19. A native of Miami, she moved to Tampa in 1982. She was a graduate of Florida State University and taught honors history to middle and high school students. She was a member of Congregation Beth Am and a past president of N.O.W. She was a fan of USF basketball. Survivors include her husband of more than 30 years, Robert Winters; daughter, Lindsay Zeller Winters; brother, Charles Zeller; sister, Judy Zeller. The family suggests memorials to Congregation Beth Am in Tampa. (Segal Funeral home, Beth David chapel)

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