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y supports Fort plans Last of Trio of Famous Midgeh Dies Here at 75 i Funeral services for Juan De ; Cruz, last of a trio of ! midgets, who died at his home Fort Pierce Sunday morning, will i be held from the Baird Funeral ; Chapel Tuesday afternoon at 3 · o'clock. Rev. Michael Beerhalter. pastor of St. Anastasia's church. will officiate and burial will take place in White City cemetery. The body of the 75-year-old 24: I inch midget xvill be laid to rest in the mausoleum containing the bodies of Martina De La Cruz Myrtle Mae Robernette. members of the trio who preceded Juan death. The trio had visited and toured the United States four times in the last 45 years, traveling under the name, Filipino Midget Show, They had appeared before president?, kings and queens during their careers. The famous little folks loved Fort Pierce and made it their ' home between tours. They entertained thousands v. ith their dancing and performances during their careers. Surviving are Miguel Tolosa, · son of Juan, and his v.ifc. Birdie, who managed the midgets. |

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  1. The News Tribune,
  2. 11 Jan 1954, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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