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THE PALM BEACH POST TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1999 43 Teachers' union director says move sends mixed message to educators llndiantown center like prison, psychology professor tells court have employees who like to create trouble for me," she said. Elfers said Monday he wouldn't have done anything differently. "I just didn't want anyone to get hurt," he rAx to JBL Elfers the whole situation behind her, but Montgomery said she isn't so sure she can. She wants Pretty-man's seat moved off the bulletproof dais and wants her to undergo psychological testing, something board members dismissed. "I think we need to watch her very carefully," Montgomery said. Board Chairwoman Sandra Richmond said she is exasperated by how much attention has been swallowed up by something that has so little impact on the business of education. : "Let's face it: Two board members don't get along with the superintendent. Two board members don't get along with the general counsel. Let's call" it even," she said. "I don't get along with a lot of these people. The bottom line is: We have got to work together to see what we can do to make this school world a better place for our children. "I'm kind of fed up with all this other junk. It's very destructive to our kids." '. PRETTYMAN From IB selves in their homes over the Labor Day weekend even though Prettyman was in Mexico on a scuba diving vacation. Prettyman told board members she never meant for any of this to happen. "I am sorry about the great embarrassment it may have caused the school district ... the board members . . . and myself," she said. "I will never make a similar comment again." All along, Prettyman maintained the investigation was orchestrated by Kelly and Superintendent Joan Kowal with whom she has clashed to get rid of her. Kelly defended the investigation last week, even though the evidence wasn't strong enough for a criminal case. Prettyman said Elfers was simply getting back at her for giving him a bad evaluation. Elfers denied that. "It's just a tragedy that we such centers around the nation and toured the Liberty facility told Circuit Judge Virginia Gay Broome that center looks, acts and feels like a prison. Craig Haney of the University of California at Santa Cruz said the 117 men mill about bored, in a barren environment where there's no privacy, no humanizing touches and no treatment. He said he heard of patients having to wear electric shock belts and being escorted around by jail guards. "In terms of sparseness and depravity ... it rivals the worst ones in other states," he said. "That ends up hurting them. Not helping them." Wilson said he believes about 80 of the pa- tients do not receive any counseling or therapy at all because they've refused to sign consent forms giving up certain rights. The whole thing's a farce," the former patient said. Wilson was convicted of burglarizing two Boca Raton homes in 1990 and sexually attacking the women inside. Broome will hear another full day of testimony before ruling on keeping the other three Palm Beach County defendants Charles Durden, Tywaun Jackson and Marlin Leach. Wilson said now that's he's free, he'll return to Indiana, where his parents are. He remains on conditional release, though, and must still check in with probation officers. SEX OFFENDERS From IB ;re-offend. ... But I'm still overwhelmed," he "said. 2 : Three fellow patients of Wilson's at the m state's specially designated sex offender treat- ment center remained inside the courtroom, ;" chained, listening to Assistant Public Defenders ' Peggy Natale and Nellie King launch their local attack on the act's constitutionality. . The Jimmy Ryce Act glided through the 1998 Florida Legislature and became law Jan. 1. It was named for a 9-year-old Miami-Dade boy ' who was raped and murdered by a convicted I:: sexual predator who had completed his prison Z. sentence. J " ,: The act allows that when a violent sex of-t fender's sentence is ending, but he's still con- sidered dangerous, prosecutors sue him in a - ' civil trial and try to prove to a judge and jury that he's likely to offend again. If so, he's involun-t larily committed to the Liberty Treatment Cen-" ter in Indiantown. Natale began presenting evidence Monday that the Liberty Treatment Center, where 117 1-" convicted sexual offenders are interned, is merely an extension of prison. v A psychology professor who has studied said. Since 1996, nine employees have been disciplined for making threats against others, though all of them made more direct threats than Prettyman. Van Ludy, executive director of the Classroom Teachers Association, said he thinks Monday's vote sends a mixed message to teachers who are supposed to evaluate the words of children. "If the chief legal counsel can make statements like that and is exonerated, then what could a kid say to a teacher that is any worse?" he said. Burdick said she plans to put Dead man's DNA to be tested against fetus Prosecutor said key witnesses were afraid written for lawmakers by State Attorney Barry Krischer. "All of my witnesses were afraid," i 3 Way way From IB ' he movie Scarf ace. ' 'A -He shot Jason Giles, 22, of ' Lauderdale Lakes, point-blank : the night of May 18, 1998, as Giles crawled down a Riviera Beach street trying to escape his jealous ; "pursuer. ! Way, who showed no emotion : at the verdict, killed Giles after ; catching him in his ex-girlfriend's bedroom. ; The jury refused to talk to re-; porters after announcing the ver- 'diet and asked the court to pro- vide -an armed escort from the Examiner's Office drew blood from Elkins during an autopsy Saturday. Authorities will now try to match DNA with the nearly full-term fetus the woman had been carrying at the time of her death. That could take weeks, Edwards said. He acknowledged that the condition of the woman's bpdy might make it impossible to match blood types.-- And police wondered aloud whether they would ever solve the mystery. - - "Even if the baby the woman was carrying was Elkins', that doesn't mean he killed her," Nassau County police Lt Kevin Caslin said. This Case might remain open and inactive." The murder mystery was front-page news all over the island Monday. On Forest Drive, as they put out trash for the garbage collectors, people talked about the barrel that had been placed in the crawl space underneath a family room addition the Elkinses built 30 years earlier. Z "It's something that doesn't happen every day," said neighbor Ivan Fried. Then he looked toward the white clapboard .and brick home Ronald Cohen recently sold to a man named Hamad Tafaghodi. There was a rusting metal rocker sitting stilled next to four garbage cans. . 2 ' Nearby, neighbor Lynn Gordonson hadher hands on hips, staring at two suddenly suspect black plastic garbage bags piled on top of the Tafaghodi discards. '" "It all makes you want to check their trasn," Gordonson said. - She smiled, but she was only half-joking. ELKINS From IB rose Plastic Company, Edwards said. Elkins co-owned the Manhattan maker of plastic flowers and trees commonly used in department store displays. The business was sold in 1972 when the Elkins family moved to Hollywood. It has since shut down. Co-workers at Melrose Plastic told police that Elkins' mistress also had another child. There was banter around the office that the child might be his," Edwards said. That child would be 31 today, police speculated. They do not know the sex or identity of the child, or whether he or she lives today. Edwards and Detective Brian Parpan traveled to Palm Beach County on Wednesday to confront the 70-year-old Elkins with what they had found. The police met Elkins the next day at his home in the Crescent Lakes subdivision, east of Lyons Road. "We had a give-and-take for about an hour and a half," Edwards said. "We asked him if we could swab his mouth for DNA and he refused. We told him we would get a warrant. "Mr. Elkins said he had a lot to discuss with his wife and asked us for some time. We complied, and that is where we left it." The next afternoon Elkins took a new shotgun to the Barrister Drive home of a family friend and shot himself once in the head. Palm Beach County sheriff's reports list the death as a suicide. Edwards said the Palm Beach County Medical times of aggravated battery. All involved shootings. Four times before, Way got off. In the most serious incident, Way, known as "Snake" on the street, was found not guilty in the third trial after two mistrials in the June 1997 shooting death of Demetrius Parker of West Palm Beach. In the most recent case, jurors found him not guilty of shooting James Paulk of Riviera Beach outside a convenience store. Jurors said they believed him guilty but decided to acquit him based on lack of evidence. Way faces a mandatory life sentence without parole when sentenced on Friday. His attorney, Michael Salnick, refused comment except to say there were numerous issues to appeal. The main witness in the case the ex-girlfriend Kendra Lang spent six months in jail rather than turn on Way, fearing for her life. When she did testify, it was only under the state's new witness-protection program, Volker said. "I was worried up until moments before each witness testified." Krischer vowed to put Way away and prosecutors responded by pursuing a grand jury indictment to increase the charge to first-degree murder, offering immunity to Lang and putting her pre-teen son on the stand. Salnick told jurors that the witnesses were admittedly drunk or smoking crack the night of the murder. He accused snake-bit prosecutors of manufacturing a case by giving Lang "a get out of jail free card" for her testimony. Charles Johnson, father of the victim, said he was elated. "We can't bring back our son. All we wanted was that (Way) get the longest possible sentence." ;1ruilding. e Tit's really almost sinister," -olker said. The victim was a t -young man who had no record at tm. nice ruu liuui a icaujr 'family. ... I feel relieved. I just ;:'Cflidn't want to see it happen again." "1Z Jour times before prosecu- - tors tried to convict way, once oi second-degree murder and three Area deaths 'an Nowell, Lydia M., 75; of Okeechobee. Buxton Funeral Home, Okeechobee. Visitation today; funeral Wednesday. Wheeler, Edna L, 62;; of Okeechobee. Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home. St. Lucie. Young & Prill Funeral Home, Port St. Lucie. Shreve, Joseph R., 81, of Port St. Lucie. Forest Hills Funeral Home, Palm City. Okeechobee County St. Lucie County Cassis, Peter James, 77, of Port St. Lucie. Wallace & White Funeral Home, Stuart. Visitation Thursday; Funeral Mass Friday. Sanderiin, Arleen L, 39, of Port Hobe Sound. Forest Hills Funeral Home, Palm City. Velasco, Clarita, 77, of Palm City. Forest Hills Funeral Home, Palm City. Visitation Friday; Funeral Mass Saturday. FUNERAL NOTICES If i" '-" I I ; Pelm Beach County LrifAlitt, Gerald, of Boynton Beach. Gutterman-Warheit Me--morial Chapel, Boca Raton. Fu- neral today. f Altaian, Morris, of West Palm '-Beach. Gutterman-Warheit Me-JTT mortal Chapel, Boca Raton. Fu-JTT'lieral in New York. ; Bacon, Glen, of West Palm TXBeach. Coleman Funeral Home, l-XjVest Palm Beach. Funeral Sat-lljfday. f..:,' Bailey, Patricia, 56, of Manala- I '"pah.' All County Funeral Home '"jand Crematory. j ' Belgrave, Irene, of Riviera '"Beach. Coleman Funeral Home, ! ' West Palm Beach. l rT , Berger, Harold, 84, of Boca !v"-aton. Joseph Rubin Memorial ' "t Chapel, Delray Beach. ! r ' Bernstein, Blossom, 79, of Lake LJVorth. I.J. Morris of Florida, rrXake Worth. rt4" "" Boschen, Robert F., 81, of Boca Raton. Kraeer Funeral Home, f Jt l Boca Raton. Cohan, Elizabeth G., 89, of West :;;'falm Beach. Quattlebaum-Holleman-Burse Funeral Home, West Palm Beach. ' ' Dahlman. Samuel nf Roca Ra- EDWARD H. LIHME of Stuart, Florida died Saturday, September 11th at the age of 89, after a short illness. He was the retired director of Lihme Properties, ft family real estate company, which he operated from this office in Palm Beach. Mr. Lihme attended Roxbury School in Cheshire, CT and the University of Virginia. He is survived by two daughters: Eleanor L. Wetmore of Old Saybrook, CT and Anita L. Keefe of Greenwich, CT; four grandchildren and six greatgrandchildren ALL COUNTY FUNERAL HOME CREMATORY FAMILY OWNED k OPERATED PATRICIA S. BAILEY '. 56 of Manalapan passed away Sunday, September 12, 1999. Mrs. Bailey was a flight attendant for United Airlines for thirty years. An accomplished Marine Photographer, Mrs. Bailey was nearlng completion of a Bachelor's degree In Marine Biology at Palm Beach Atlantic College. Mrs. Bailey was also an aircraft and helicopter pilot. Survivors include: Husband F. Lee" Bailey; mother, Raissa McGovern; Brother, Alan Shiers; Nephews, Sean Shiers, Jeffrey Shiers and niece, Karey O'Neal. Funeral services will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may he made to Hospice of Palm Beach County, 5300 East Ave., West Palm Beach, FL 33407. ALL COUNTY FUNERAL HOME CREMATORY FAMILY OWNED OPERATED ' HELEN MCALOON (SHUMSKY) 74, originally from Scranton, PA and a current resident of Palm Springs passed away Sunday, September 12, 1999. She was pre-deceased by her husband of 25 years Victor Shumsky and her daughter. Celeste Shumsky. Helen is survived by daughter, Colette Mehl of West Palm Beach, FL; brother, Edward Zagorski of Giendale (Pittson), PA; granddaughter, Tiffany Carlton of Orlando, FL; granddaughter, Tina Carlton of West Palm Beach, FL and grandson, Jay Mehl. The family will receive friends, thursday, September 16 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lake Worth from 10 to 11 a.m. with an U a.m. Funeral Mass. Final Interment to take place at the Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Cemetery In Miami, FL. ALL COUNTY FUNERAL HOME CREMATORY FAMILY OWNED A OPERATED STEWART A. FRYE, SR. Stewart A. Frye, Sr. of Lake Worth, FL died Aug. 29, 1999 at his residence. Born June i, 1938 in Hickory, N.C. he was the son of the late Carl and Iona Frye. He was a member and deacon at First Baptist Church of Lantana. He was self-employed as a brick mason. He served as a paratrooper In the U.S. Army and was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars. Survivors Include his wife Sandra Curtis Frye; four sons and three daughters-in-law, Tracy and Lorl Frye, Stewart A. and Renee Frye, Jr., Jerry and Lori Frye, Curtis Frye and his fiance Frances Iran, all from Lake Worth, two brothers, Dwight Frye and Jerry Frye, two sisters, Judy Bruner and the late Linda LaU of Hickory, N.C. also, three granddaughters, Cariey Sandra Frye and April Renee Frye, three grandsons, Steven Carl Frye, Jesse Carl Frye and Noah Allen Frye all of Lake Worth, FL. Stewart had many friends and will be sadly missed by all. A memorial service will be held on Sept. 18th at 3:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Lantana in his memory, by Pastor Steve Belden. KENNETH MASTEN 36, passed away suddenly September 9, 1999. Formerly of Florida he moved to Colorado where he did construction work. He is survived by his wife, Maria; parents Robert and Joan Masten of FL; sister, Shelly Rodriguei, FL; brother, Dwayne Masten of DE; five nephews, Dwayne Jr. and Matthew Masten of DE; Devin, Austin and Tyler Rodriquei of FL; sister-in-law, Nancy Masten of DE; brother-in-law, Gilbert Rodriguez, FL; grandmothers, Arrietta Montoro of FL and Dorothy Fernandez of DE. Services will be held September 16, 1999 at Grace Lawn Cemetary, DE where he will be near his brother, Robert Jr. ROBERT D. DANDENEAU of Jersey City, New Jersey, on Sunday September 12, 1999. Father of Donna Rodrlquez and Denise Williamson, brother Harvey and Eugene Daneneau, dear companion of Carol Steuber, loving grandfather of Daniele, Justin, Katelyn, Anthony and Christina. Funeral Services Wednesday, September 15, at 10am, from the Houghton Funeral Home, 976 Summit Ave. Jersey City, visitation Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9pm. Kelly, Robert J., 92, of West Palm Beach. Quattlebaum-Hol-leman-Burse Funeral Home, West Palm Beach. Funeral in New York. Kramarow, Abraham, 86, of Delray Beach. Beth Israel Memorial Chapel, Delray Beach. Kramer, Beverly, of Boca Raton. Gutterman-Warheit Memorial Chapel, Boca Raton. Funeral today in New York. Lucy, Mildred Eleanor, 89, of North Palm Beach. Boynton Memorial Chapel, Boynton Beach. Lydon, Mary C, of Lake Worth. E. Earl Smith and Son Funeral Home, Memory Gardens Chapel, Lake Worth. Visitation Thursday; funeral Friday. Mach, Arthur Theodore, 38, of Palm Beach Gardens. Thomas L Price Funeral Home, North Palm Beach. Funeral Friday. Martinez, Comelio, 82, of Boca Raton. Kraeer Funeral Home, Boca Raton. Funeral today. Pace, Mina, of Delray Beach. Joseph Rubin Memorial Chapel, Delray Beach. Palmer, Annette, of Boca Raton. Joseph Rubin Memorial Chapel, Delray Beach. Funeral today. Rubin, Herman, 85, of Lake Worth. Beth Israel Memorial Chapel, Delray Beach. Shook, Ralph L, 88, of Boynton Beach. Scobee-Combs-Bowden Funeral Home, Boynton Beach. Memorial services Sunday. Sotte, Jesse, 87, of Boynton Beach. Beth Israel Memorial Chapel, Delray Beach. Spielman, Bias, 87, of Boca Raton. Beth Israel Memorial Chapel, Delray Beach. Sterlin, Jack M., 92, of West Palm Beach. Riverside-Gordon Memorial Chapel, West Palm Beach. Terry, Ellen, 57, of Lake Worth. All County Funeral Home and Crematory. Wagner, Sylvia, 84, of West Palm Beach. Riverside-Gordon Memorial Chapel, West Palm Beach. Wolin, Mollie, of Delray Beach. Joseph Rubin Memorial Chapel, Delray Beach. Funeral in New York. Zwicker, Lester, 80, of Delray Beach. Beth Israel Memorial Chapel, Delray Beach. Martin County DiGirolamo, Concetta, 94, of 'ton. Levitt Weinstein Memorial ChaDel. West Palm Beach. Fu MARJORIE DIXON 94, of West Palm Beach passed away Saturday, Sept. 11, 1999. Mrs. Dixon leaves to mourn her passing, loving friends, Hallet and Martha Saunders, Grant and Pasty Johnston, Alice Hunt, and Ed and Gertrude Smith. Friends may visit Wednesday, Sept. 15, from 5-7 pm at ROYAL PALM FUNERAL HOME, 5601 Greenwood Ave., West Palm Beach. Funeral Services 11 am, Thursday, at ROYAL PALM FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL. JOHN F. POWER John F. Poweer, of Gulfstream, Florida, died on 91399 at the age of 93. Husband of Margaret M. Power. Father of Mary, Jack, Pat, Peg, Catherine, James and Betsy. Grandfather of 28 and great-grandfather of 25. Born June 3, 1906 In New York City. Graduate of Holy Cross College 1928. Retired senior partner of Blyth Eastman Dillon Union Securities and 25 year member of the New York Stock Exchange. Served as a director of many corporations including Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of New York, Palm Beach Co., Consolidated Cigar, Skelly OU and Kewanee Oil. Former member of The Everglades Gub, Gulfstream Golf Club, River Club, University Club and Ekwanok Country Club. Services private. Contributions In his honor may be made to Wayside House, 378 N.E. 6th Avenue, Delray Beach, FL or Friends of Karen, Purdys, NY. LORNE SONS FUNERAL HOME, Delray Beach in charge of arrangements. , EDWARD "SPUD" BERNDT III Age 54, of Jupiter, Florida, passed away September 11, 1999. Spud was born in Norwalk, Connecticut. He moved his family to Florida In 1963. He was active in the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 150. He was in the construction business and owned Berndt Construction. He Is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Maureen (Lalor); son Edward IV (Toby) and his wife Jlnjoo of W. Palm Beach; son Peter of Orlando; daughter Kerri of N. Palm Beach; father Edward Berndt Jr and his wife Brooke of Tequesta; mother Hazel Berndt of Winchester, MA; sisters Joanne Berndt, also of Winchester; Laura King and her husband Gene of Palm Beach Gardens; Betsy Freeman and her husband Rick of Belmont, MA; and Julie Wehrwein and her husband Jessen of Marblehead, MA; and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 16th at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 3395 Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to Boy Scout Troop 150, co S. F. Holden Inc., 8259 N. Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410, would be gratefully appreciated. REV. MSGR. ROBERT J. KELLY Rev. Msgr. Robert J. Kelly, 92 years old, of West Pahn Beach, formerly of Staten Island, NY, died Sunday, September 12, 1999. Msgr. Kelly had been a winter resident of the Palm Beaches for the past 10 years, and a permanent resident since January of 1998. He served In the Archdiocese of New York and was the Pastor Emeritus of St. Charles Church of Staten Island, NY. He is survived by; his sister. Sister Agnes Kelly, S.M.R. of Ridgewood, NY and his nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will take place from the St. Charles Church of Staten Island and interment will follow in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant, NY. Colonial Funeral Home, 2819 Hylan Road, Staten Island, NY is in charge of arrangements. A Memorial Mass will be held in West Palm Beach at a later date. QUATTLEBAUM-HOLLEMAN-BURSE FUNERAL HOME, 1201 South Olive Avenue, West Palm Beach, is in charge of local armngments. QUATTLEBAUM-HOLLEMAN-BURSE FUNERAL HOME FAMILY OWNED OPERATED MARGARET K. FOGARTY Age 80 of Royal Palm Beach, passed away September 12, 1999. Beloved Aunt of Kenneth Embler, Donald Fogarty, Thomas Fogarty, Judith Hartney, Barbara Kantak, Eleanor Schiappa and Marilyn Connelly. The family will receive friends Thursday 7-9 PM at TILLMAN FUNERAL HOME, 2170 S. Military Trail, West Palm Beach. A Wake service win begin at 7 PM. A Funeral Mass will be offered Friday 11 AM by Father Michael Tschudl at Our Lady Queen of The Apostles Catholic Church, 100 Crestwood Blvd. South, Royal Palm Beach. 't TILLMAN FUNERAL HOME WEST PALM BEACH FAMILY OWNED OPERATED ll .neral in New York. Felix, Daniel T. Jr., of Delray J Beach. Lome and Sons Funeral ;iIome, Delray Beach. Funeral 2 v Mass today. jp-r ' Fleigel, Rae, 82, of Boca Raton. ; "Beth Israel Memorial Chapel, '"Delray Beach. Fogarty, Margaret K., 80, of "Royal Palm Beach. Tillman Full . neral Home, West Palm Beach. k ' , Visitation Thursday; funeral Fri-1 . ;day. ; Foster, Hal Dowd Jr., 73, of ; ; ;West Palm Beach. American ; ' - Burial and Cremation, Lake jtWorth. ' Gallavan, Richard A., 75, of ' " Palm Beach. Quattlebaum-Hol-', leman-Burse Funeral Home, ; " West Palm Beach. Funeral ; , .Thursday. I Halpert, Blanche VWienne, 78, ; . i of Lake Worth. Riverside-Gordon i- "Memorial Chapel, West Palm J Beach. Funeral in Sharon, Mass. l-l '-V. Hersh, Harriet, of Delray ELAINE JUNE RUFF Sunday, Sept. 12, 1999 at her home in Boynton Beach. A former resident of Ft. Lauderdale and Pom-pano Beach, Elaine was born in Cornwall, Ontario, Canada and moved to Florida with her husband Jim in 1971. They owned and operated Quality Kwik Coin Laundry in Ft. Lauderdale for five years and were proud members of the North Ft. Lauderdale Elks Lodge 2407. Elaine was predeceased by her beloved husband Jim in 1997. She is survived by her son Wayne Hutt and wife Claudette of Truro Nova Scotia; daughter Sharon McAloney and husband Cec of Cobourg Ontario; step-daughter Peggy Sue Hofman and her children of Miami; seven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and four sisters, Daphne Green and husband Wes of Boynton Beach, Dorothy Allan, Rita Mihychuk and Vivian Tyrell all of Ontario, Canada. She will be sorely missed by many kind and loving friends and neighbors. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Marks Catholic Church, 643 N.E. 4th Ave., Boynton Beach, Fla., 10:00 am, Friday, Sept. 17th with Father Joseph Lotz officiating. Donations to the American Cancer Society or Hospice By the Sea would be appreciated. DR. GEORGE VOLOW age 92, died Tuesday, September 7, 1999, at the Morris Geriatric Center In West Palm Beach, FL, after a long period of ill health. He was Interred September 10, 1999 in Toronto, Canada. He was preceded In death by his wife, Anita. He was a retired physician, and avid amatuer musician. He was born in Newark, NJ, attended U. of Michigan Medical School, was employed by the New York State Department of Mental Health, and was a former director of Utica State Hospital, Utica, NY. He retired to West Palm Beach In 1976. He Is survied by ha sister. Frances Berson of Freehold, NJ; Son Michael Volow of Durham, NC; daugter Lisa Golombek of Toronto, Canada; three granchchildren, Dan, Jamie, and Eric; and great grandson, Noam. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made either to the American Diabetic Association; or the Women's Auxlalry Tribute Fund, CO the Joseph L. Morris Geriatric Center, 4847 Fred Gladstone Dr., West Palm Beach, FL 33417. JAMES E. UNDERHILL 57, of Plantation died Saturday. He was raised in Hollywood and moved to Plantation in 1975. He was a national champion Softball player, and worked with D A J Construction. r " He Is survived by his wife M. Margaret "Underbill; son John Patrick and daughter Kathryfl, all of Plantation: brother Francis (Carolyn) of Lake City, FL, William (Constance) of NY; sister Margaret (Russell) Walsh of Pensacola, FL; numerous nieces and nephewa. The family will receive friends on Wednesday 2-4 k 6-8pm at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday 10:00 AM at St. Gregory Catholic Church. Interment will follow at- Forest Lawn South Cemetery. In his memory the family suggests donations to the American Cancer Soefety, or Vitas Hospice In his memory. Arrangements by T.M. Ralph Plantation Funeral Home 954 581-6888.- MARY C. LYDON Of Lake Worth passed away on Sunday, September 12, 1999. She has lived in this area since 1979 coming from Madison, New Jersey. She is survived by her husband Cyril P., two sons Larry and Peter of Lake Worth, a daughter Barbara Lydon Kelly of Falls Church, Va., and her granddaughter Alison Kelly of West Palm Beach, a brother George Cavanaugh of Laurel, Md., two sisters Frances DiMartino of Washington, D.C. and Alice Cavanaugh of Falls Church, Va. Her family will receive their friends on Thursday from 4 - 6 P.M. at the E. EARL SMITH SON FUNERAL HOME, 3041 Kirk Road, Lake Worth. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday at St. Matthew's R.C. Church, Lake Worth at 10:00 A.M. Interment will follow at Lake Worth Memory Gardens Cemetery, Lake Worth. rial; Chapel, Delray ueacn. ru- neral toaay. .v . . ... , . r T-i 1 - '- " Haiiin. mra. mrmenv oi lcu ay ,;";Beach. Joseph Rubin Memorial . : "M i t1 Tl U - . cnapei, Leiray cticu.

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