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February 23, 2018  RSS feed
Obituaries

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Obituaries

Lawrence Jack Fleischer, 93, of Tampa, died Feb. 13. Born in New York, he was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, where he was the recipient of the Purple Heart. He lived in San Antonio, TX, and worked as a civil engineer on military installations and later earned a law degree and practiced law. Survivors include his daughters; Jeanette Fleischer, Bethina Fleischer, and Michelle Fleischer; brother and sister-in-law, Murray and Norma Fleischer and a granddaughter. The family suggests memorials to University of South Florida, Department of Pediatrics. (Segal Funeral Home, Beth David Chapel)

BEVERLY “LA BEV” (FRIEDMAN) LEVINE, 91, of Cincinnati, OH, died Feb. 17. Survivors include her children; Iris (Steven) Pastor, Steven Levine, and Lori (Jeff) Luckman; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials be made to Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal (www.cincymuseum.org) or National WWII Museum (www.nationalww2mseum.org) or Innocence Project (www.innocenceproject.org). (Weil Funeral Home)

ROSA MILLER, 88, of Tampa, died Feb. 4. Born in Salonica, Greece, she and her immediate family survived World War II and the Holocaust. She was a master linguist receiving many awards with the CIA and NSA. Retiring in 2001 she and her late husband Sheldon moved to Tampa. Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Anne Miller-Ramée and Michael Ramée, and Joan Miller-Caramalis and John Caramalis. The family suggests memorials to The Florida Holocaust Museum or Michael J. Fox Parkinson’s Research.

DR. ARTHUR WALTZER, 81, of Tampa, died Feb. 17. A Tampa native, he was a graduate of Vanderbilt University and Medical School and was a member of AEPi fraternity. He completed his chief surgical residency at the University of Cincinnati and served as a MASH surgeon in Vietnam as a captain in the U.S. Army. Returning to Tampa he practiced general and vascular surgery for more than 35 years, served as chief of surgery at University Community Hospital and taught surgical residents at USF college of Medicine. He was a past president of the Florida Chapter of the American College of Surgeons and a former member of Congregation Rodeph Sholom and member of Congregation Schaarai Zedek. Survivors include his wife of 37 years Rose (Ree) Waltzer; sons and daughter-in-law, Garrett Waltzer, Adam and Shige Waltzer, Dr. Joel Waltzer; daughter Megan Waltzer; and seven grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to the charity of one’s choice. (Segal Funeral Home, Beth David Chapel)


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