OBITUARIES

Jose Antonio Almorza

Dec 19, 2021

ALMORZA, Jose Antonio, 55, of Tampa, passed away on December 19, 2021. He lived life as he intended. Mr. Almorza was born in Tampa, Florida. He attended The Academy of the Holy Names, Jesuit High School and the University of South Florida. He was self-employed. He was predeceased by his beloved father, Jose R. Almorza, his grandparents on the paternal...

Benjamin Francis

Dec 10, 2021

FRANCIS, Benjamin William, age 17 of Tampa died tragically on Friday, December 10, 2021 as a result of a motorcycle accident. Ben was a junior at Plant High School. He was a motorcycle enthusiast and his diverse interests included anything mechanical. He possessed an analytical understanding of mechanical concepts which he used along with his 3D printer creating functional...

Eric Piburn

Dec 8, 2021

Piburn, Eric Matthew, passed away on December 8, 2021, surrounded by his loving family.

Services will take place on Sunday, December 12, 11:30 AM at Congregation Kol Ami. Livestreaming available here

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Celinda Hook

Dec 2, 2021

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Celinda Hook, beloved wife and mother. She died at age 64 at her home in Lutz, Florida, last Thursday, December 2nd. She is survived by her daughter, Jaden, her son, Eric and her husband, Randy. In word and deed, she sought to be the change in this world...

Dov Sussman

Dec 1, 2021

Dov Sussman, passed away on 1 December 2021, after a brief illness. Dov was preceded in death by his parents, Major James J. Sussman and Miriam Sussman. He is survived by his wife, Teresa and children, Captain Michael C. Sussman and Sarah K. Sussman and his Dog, Allie. Dov was a true Renaissance Man. He was a successful attorney,...

Anne Dickman

Dec 1, 2021

DICKMAN, Anne S., 76, of Tampa, passed away on December 1, 2021. She is survived by her husband, Jerry Dickman, her son, Marc Nathan Dickman and her brothers, Nissim Shemo and David Shemo. Services will be held at Congregation Rodeph Sholom on Sunday, December 5, at 11:00 AM with a graveside following at Gan Shalom Cemetery.

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Eron Walker

Nov 23, 2021

WALKER, Eron Vincent, age 55 of Riverview died on Tuesday, November 23, 2021. Eron is preceded in death by his mother, Sharon Walker and survived by his son, Jared, daughter, Sydney, mother of his children, Tina, sisters Andra and Angela, and father, Vance. An intimate memorial will be held for close family and friends at 2 PM on Thursday,...

Mandell Shimberg

Nov 19, 2021

SHIMBERG, Mandell “Hinks”, age 92, died November 16, 2021. He is survived by his five adult children, Kasey Kelly (Robert), Scott Shimberg (Heidi), Betsy Shimberg (Scott), Andy Shimberg (Cathy), and Michael Shimberg (Ramona); ten grandchildren, Jordan Kelly, Lauren Kelly, Ryan Kelly, Joshua Levinson, Seth Shimberg, Adam Shimberg, Mason Shaw, Madison Shimberg Cook (Bryce), Zachary Shimberg, and Ashley Shimberg; and...

Jules Deutsch

Nov 15, 2021

Jules Joseph Deutsch, age 80, of Tampa, Florida (originally of Cleveland, OH), passed away November 15, 2021 following a battle with pancreatic cancer. A devoted husband, brother, father and papa, Jules was a genuinely caring and good person, a hard worker and skilled salesman, who above all loved his family and friends. He loved playing cards, taking cruises, fixing...

Robin Jefferson

Nov 10, 2021

JEFFERSON, Robin Cynthia, 59, of Tampa, passed away on November 10, 2021. She is survived by her loving family. Please check back for service information.

Sherman Tufel

Nov 10, 2021

Sherman Tufel, Altruistic Educator, Dies at 95 Sherman Tufel, the educator and administrator best known for being an instrumental part of saving elementary school P.S. 61, died on November 10th, 2021 in Naples, Florida. He was 95. The son of Russian-Jewish immigrants, Sherman Tufel was the youngest of seven children, born and raised in the Bronx, New York. Mr....

David Lepow

Nov 8, 2021

LEPOW, David Alan, 59, of Hudson, Florida, passed away on November 8, 2021. He proudly served in the US Coast Guard and was a paramedic for over 10 years. He had a passion for flying and fishing! He will be sorely missed. He is survived by his fiancé, Kristine Babcock, mother, Fran Lepow, brother, Mark Lepow, sister, Jan Stern...

Barry Meyerson

Nov 5, 2021

MEYERSON, Barry David, age 71 of Tampa died Friday, November 5, 2021. Mr. Meyerson was born in N. Miami Beach. He was a graduate of the University of Florida and practiced accounting for over 30 years as owner of Meyerson Financial Services and was a member of Congregation Schaarai Zedek. Barry had an affinity for sports and travel and...

Jose Dominguez Jr.

Nov 5, 2021

DOMINGUEZ, Dr. Jose Carlos Jr., age 61 of Tampa died Friday, November 5, 2021. Dr. Dominguez was born in Havana, Cuba, but was a lifelong resident of Tampa. He is survived by his beloved wife of 33 years, Tina, daughters, Sasha and Shelbi, mother, Edith, and brother, Peter. Dr. Dominguez was a successful immunologist and allergist, practicing in Tampa...

Madeline Glick

Oct 31, 2021

GLICK, Madeline (Midge) I., age 79, passed away peacefully in her sleep after a short battle with pancreatic cancer on Sunday, October 31, 2021; she was surrounded by her loving family at her son’s home in Tampa, FL.  Madeline was born in Boston, MA and spent most of her adult life in Rochester, NY.  She resided in State College,...

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