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SALLY GARSH, 86, of Tampa, died Dec. 16. Born in the Bronx, NY, she and her late husband Dave moved to Tampa more than 30 years ago from the Catskill Mountains town of Monticello where they had lived for many years and where she worked in specialty shops. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law Robert and Pam Garsh; daughter and son-in-law Eileen and Jack Levine; brother Morty Donanberg; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The family suggests memorials be made to the charity of one’s choice. (Segal Funeral Home, Beth David Chapel)

ADRIENNE MAE GOLUB, 78, of Houston, TX, previously of Tampa, died Dec. 16. She was born in the Bronx, NY and grew up in Westchester County. A graduate of Brooklyn College, she taught elementary school until she left to raise her family. Moving to Tampa in 1974 from Canton, MA., she pursued a successful career in the fine arts community. In 1993, she received her MA in art history from the University of South Florida. She was a long-time art critic for Creative Loafing and had articles published in Art Papers, Art Criticism, The Tampa Review and elsewhere. She helped found Congregation Beth Am and was active in the Tampa Jewish Federation. She and her husband later belonged to Congregation Beth Israel in Houston. Survivors include her daughters, Jennifer and Rebecca; son and daughter-in-law Andrew and Stefani; brother and sister-in-law Philip and Jean Eastman; and two granddaughters. The family suggests memorials be made to Jewish Family Service of Houston’s Celebration Company. (Houston Jewish Funerals)

ELAINE HIRSHFIELD GOTLER, 82, of Clearwater, died Dec. 18. Born in Brooklyn, she grew up in Hillside, NJ and moved to Jacksonville, and then later to Tampa. She was a real estate broker for many years, then returned to college. After receiving her bachelor’s and master’s degrees, both from the University of South Florida, she worked as an educator with children with special needs in the Tampa public school system and with college students at Hillsborough Community College. She was a long-time member of Hadassah and of Congregation Rodeph Sholom in Tampa, active in its Sisterhood and as part of the Hillel School of Tampa in its early years. Later she was a member of Temple B’nai Israel in Clearwater. Survivors include her husband of 46 years Leonard; daughter and son-in-law Tara and Richard Rogachefsky; son Steven Gotler and son and daughter-in-law Ross and Rachel Gotler; sister Barbara Margol; and four grandchildren. The family suggests memorials be made to Temple B’nai Israel in Clearwater or to Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, CA. (Segal Funeral Home, Beth David Chapel)

CANDY LATTER, 96, of Tampa, died Dec. 24. She was born in Silas, AL and moved to Tampa over 50 years ago. She was a registered nurse and worked as a private duty nurse and at Tampa General Hospital, where she continued to volunteer after her retirement. She was a member of Congregation Rodeph Sholom and its Sisterhood and was a life member of Hadassah. She volunteered for many years as an usher at the Straz Center. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law Steven and Gloria Latter; her daughter Linda Latter; brother Frank Daniels; and three grandchildren. The family suggests memorials be made to the Straz Center or the charity of one’s choice. (Segal Funeral Home, Beth David Chapel)

CLAIRE LEE, 97, of Tampa, died Dec. 25. She was born in New York City, and moved to Tampa in 1960 with her late husband Robert. She spent

years as a professional actress with the Showboat Dinner Theater and was also an Equity member, who experienced the Broadway stage, performing in over a dozen plays and musicals. She devoted many years to community service, recording for the blind and reading to children at McDonald House. Survivors include her children; Penny and Steve O’Neill, and Alie Michael Campbell; one grandchild and two great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials be made to the Jewish National Fund. (Segal Funeral Home, Beth David Chapel)

ELEANOR HARRIET MITLEIDER, 92, of Tampa, died Dec. 30. Survivors include her two sons and daughter-in-law, Stephen Mitleider, and Alan and Elaine Mitleider; and two grandchildren. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Clearwater Chapel)

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