Allen Howard Holt March 13, 2021 Obituary Allen Howard Holt died on March 13, 2021, at Sinai Residences in Boca Raton, Florida.  He was 97 years old.  He was a devoted and loving husband to his wife, Fleurene, for 72 years.  He was father to six children (David, Kenneth, Stuart, Nancy, Sally, and Claire), grandfather…

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Mark Bennett Weissbaum February 26, 2021 Obituary Mark Bennett Weissbaum, 74 years old of Boca Raton, FL passed away on February 26, 2021. Mark was born in Chicago, IL in the month of December 1946. He went to Roosevelt High School in Chicago and graduated in 1964. After graduation, he served honorably in Army from…

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Gloria Haywood (Zeitler) Kline February 6, 2021 Obituary KLINE, Gloria Haywood (Zeitler), 94, of Stuart, Fl, formerly of Hyannis, MA, passed away peacefully on February 6, 2021. Beloved wife of the late Bernard Kline. Loving mother of Stephen Zeitler (Caren), Robin Santarlasci (Vincent), Sheryl Zeitler, Jeff Zeitler, Cynthia Kline, and Louis Kline (Deborah). Loving stepmother of Linda…

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Arleen G. Pearl January 23, 2021 Obituary Arleen Pearl, age 94, of Lake Worth, FL, passed away peacefully in her home on January 23rd, with her loving family by her side. Arleen was born in 1926 to the late Hillis and Rose Dropkin. She was the loving wife of Herbert Pearl (d. 2002) and sister…

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Michelle Ann Villaneuva January 4, 2021 Obituary Michelle Ann Villaneuva passed away on January 4, 2021 of diabetic complications. Loving wife of Nelson to whom she was married to for 3 loving years and the late Larry Vavala. Adored mother of Samantha (Lukas) Vavala and Daniel (Kirsten) Vavala. Caring sister of Jeffrey (Linda) Ricken. Beloved…

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Cruise ship in the ocean

American’s love to travel and when the pandemic ends, it is a sure thing that by the millions we are going to take to the skies, roads, and cruise ships.  But, before you travel, please be prepared in case of death while away from home.  Transporting human remains from a distant location to your local…

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Star of David at the entrance of a jewish cemetery in winter.

Traditional Jewish law requires the burying of our loved ones in the ground so that they can naturally decompose into the earth.  For as long as I can remember, most Jews in South Florida thought that local Jewish cemeteries’ burial options were authentic and traditional.   Unfortunately, it is not true – all but one…

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Grave headstone with rocks on top

Walking through a traditional Jewish cemetery reveals scores of stones that have been placed upon the headstones and graves of the deceased. But why are these stones on Jewish graves and who put them there? The stones found on Jewish grave markers signify that someone came to visit the grave and is intended as a…

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