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 Irving Oster

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Irving Oster

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death
2 Oct 2003 (aged 88)
Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA
Burial
Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA
Plot
Section 30
Memorial ID
88293705 View Source

Tampa Tribune, The (FL) - October 4, 2003
Deceased Name: OSTER
OSTER, Irving (Izzie) Tampa resident for 78 years, died Thursday, October 2, 2003. Irving was born December 30, 1914 in Pennsylvania. He served time in the US Army during World War II and was a partner in the scrap iron and metal business until he retired at the age of 55. Upon retirement he traveled with his wife throughout the world, visiting 50 countries. Mr. Oster was a life member of Congregation Rodeph Sholom where he served as the men's club president and was a past member of the Elk's Club. He was a generous supporter of the state of Israel, his synagogue, his community, the Performing Arts Center and individuals in need. Survivors include his beloved wife of 62 years, Lucille Baker Oster; son and daughter-in-law, Stephen and Sharon Oster of Tampa; daughter and son-in-law, Marsha and Alan Levy of Ft. Lauderdale; grandchildren, Eric Levy, Hope and husband Dr. Jon Mendelsohn, Michael Oster and wife Cindy, and Terri Oster; step-grandchildren, Derek and wife Stephanie Metzger and Cameron and wife Kim Metzger; great-grandchildren, Hannah and Benjamin Mendelsohn; step-great-grandchildren, Justin and Caleb Metzger; sisters-in-law, Bootsie Oster, Carol Walker, Dorothy Gordon and husband Morris; brother-in-law, Joel Baker and wife Louise and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his son, Richard David Oster, brothers, Meyer Oster, Sol Walker and Willie Oster, sister, Faye Oster and sisters-in-law, Esther Oster and Mary Walker. Izzie was a loving and devoted husband, and an adoring and loving father, grandfather and great grandfather. During his later years he was so proud to be loved and called "Poppa Izzie" by his great grandchildren. He cherished his family above everything in his life and was a constant source of spirit and strength to them. He possessed kindness, generosity, and respect for his fellowman. Izzie will never be forgotten by his family, friends and by his devoted caregivers Lonica Bent, Marie Britton, Valerie Norman, Dr. Gabriella Lever, and Naomi Mason. Funeral services will be held Sunday, 1 p.m. at Congregation Rodeph Sholom, 2713 Bayshore Boulevard, Tampa. Rabbi Marc Sack and Cantor Moshe Friedler will officiate. His grandchildren will serve as pallbearers. Interment will follow at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that contributions be made to Congregation Rodeph Sholom or LifePath Hospice in Irving Oster's memory.

BETH DAVID FUNERAL

CHAPEL-TAMPA

Tampa Tribune, The (FL) - October 4, 2003
Deceased Name: OSTER
OSTER, Irving (Izzie) Tampa resident for 78 years, died Thursday, October 2, 2003. Irving was born December 30, 1914 in Pennsylvania. He served time in the US Army during World War II and was a partner in the scrap iron and metal business until he retired at the age of 55. Upon retirement he traveled with his wife throughout the world, visiting 50 countries. Mr. Oster was a life member of Congregation Rodeph Sholom where he served as the men's club president and was a past member of the Elk's Club. He was a generous supporter of the state of Israel, his synagogue, his community, the Performing Arts Center and individuals in need. Survivors include his beloved wife of 62 years, Lucille Baker Oster; son and daughter-in-law, Stephen and Sharon Oster of Tampa; daughter and son-in-law, Marsha and Alan Levy of Ft. Lauderdale; grandchildren, Eric Levy, Hope and husband Dr. Jon Mendelsohn, Michael Oster and wife Cindy, and Terri Oster; step-grandchildren, Derek and wife Stephanie Metzger and Cameron and wife Kim Metzger; great-grandchildren, Hannah and Benjamin Mendelsohn; step-great-grandchildren, Justin and Caleb Metzger; sisters-in-law, Bootsie Oster, Carol Walker, Dorothy Gordon and husband Morris; brother-in-law, Joel Baker and wife Louise and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his son, Richard David Oster, brothers, Meyer Oster, Sol Walker and Willie Oster, sister, Faye Oster and sisters-in-law, Esther Oster and Mary Walker. Izzie was a loving and devoted husband, and an adoring and loving father, grandfather and great grandfather. During his later years he was so proud to be loved and called "Poppa Izzie" by his great grandchildren. He cherished his family above everything in his life and was a constant source of spirit and strength to them. He possessed kindness, generosity, and respect for his fellowman. Izzie will never be forgotten by his family, friends and by his devoted caregivers Lonica Bent, Marie Britton, Valerie Norman, Dr. Gabriella Lever, and Naomi Mason. Funeral services will be held Sunday, 1 p.m. at Congregation Rodeph Sholom, 2713 Bayshore Boulevard, Tampa. Rabbi Marc Sack and Cantor Moshe Friedler will officiate. His grandchildren will serve as pallbearers. Interment will follow at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that contributions be made to Congregation Rodeph Sholom or LifePath Hospice in Irving Oster's memory.

BETH DAVID FUNERAL

CHAPEL-TAMPA


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