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FREDA MIRIAM BROD, 102, died Jan. 27. Born in Salisbury, MD she grew up in Philadelphia. She graduated with a B.A. degree from the University of Pennsylvania and moved to Tampa in 1948. She wrote, directed and produced children’s plays for the Tampa Community Theater. Survivors include her children Dr. Eldra Solomon, Sherman Brod, Esq. (Sandra) and Dr. Albert Brod; five grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials be made to Hillel Academy or the Judeo Christian Clinic. (Segal Funeral Homes, Beth David Chapel)

PAULINE BOBO ROPHIE, 91, of Clearwater, died Jan. 18. Born in Jacksonville, her family lived in Macon and New York and settled in Tampa in 1947. She and her late husband Albert (Abdo) Rophie moved to Clearwater in 1960 where they had the Bobo & Rophie Clothing Store and later Rophie Shoes. She was a member of Congregation Beth Shalom and Temple B’nai Israel, both in Clearwater, for many years. Survivors include her children Cecilia and Alberto Betech, Cheryl and Jeffrey

Cohen, Alan and Sharon Rophie and Ralph Rophie; sister Latifa Cohen; brother and sister-in-law Ezra and Gloria Bobo; sisters-in-law Chella Bobo and Rieva Bobo; bothers-in-law Sam Marcadis and Jerry Breslaw; 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to a favorite charity. (Segal Funeral Home, Beth David Chapel)

SARAH ELIZABETH DINEHART WIBLE, 37, of Clearwater, died Jan. 23. She was a graduate of Hampshire College, where she earned degrees in psychology and women’s studies. After college she worked in Washington, D.C. as the office manager for the Association of Direct Response Fundraising Counsel for a number of years. Survivors include her husband John; two children, Zane and Lily; her parents Victoria and Wendell Dinehart, Oldsmar; two brothers and sister-in-law, Matthew Dinehart, Lynchburg, VA; and Benjamin and Fran Dinehart, New Orleans. The family suggests memorials to Temple Ahavat Shalom in Palm Harbor or Hillel Academy in Tampa. (Curlew Hills Memory Gardens)

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