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6C THE PALM BEACH POST WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2004 MSL GOP loses bid to reenter By DARA KAM Special to The Palm Beach Post TALLAHASSEE A judge ruled Tuesday that Republicans cannot field a new candidate to challenge state Sen. Dave Aronberg, D-Greenacres, because a phony signature on their original candidate's loyalty oath means he never qualified in the first place.,. "Has a vacancy in nomination been created? The short answer to that is no," Leon County Circuit Judge P. Kevin Davey said. "It; would be the same as if the candidate did not make it there on time." Davey's ruling puts to rest the case that began about 10 a.m. July 16, when a campaign consultant for Bonita Springs anesthesiologist Michael Fletcher submitted Fletcher's qualifying papers to the state Division of Elections. Fletcher filed to run as a Republican for the District 27 seat, but the clerk who ac AREA DEATHS St. Lucie County Raymond Del Greco 80, Fort fierce Mr. Del .Greco, a Fort Pierce resident for 12 yfcars, died Sunday. Born in Ham-den, Conn., he was an Air Force veteran. Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann; three sons; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. All County Funeral Home JERALD D. BLUHM Jerald D. Bluhm, 62, of Granite City, IL, formerly of West Palm Beach, FL, died Saturday, August 21, 2004 in Granite City, IL. Jerald was born May 9. 1942 in Mitchell, SD to the late Ray and Ama Bluhm. Jerald was an electrician for 36 years before retihng this year. He was a member of I.B.E.W., and F.L.E. Brotherhood. Also he had proudly served in the U.S. Navy. He was the husband of Doris "Jen" Bluhm; loving father of Roger Bluhm of Bedford, PA, and the late Tammy Bluhm; beloved brother of Randall of Cottage Grove, MN, Ralph of Minneapolis, MN, Donna of Vancouver, BC, and Marcie of Siouft Falls, SD; grandfather of two. Memorial service was held Tuesday, August 24, 2004 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, IL 62040. Burial was in Jefferson Barracks Natiosl Cemetery in St. Louis, MO. Memorials arerequestedto the Electrical Workers Sick and Nee Fund, co Roger Bluhm, and will be accepted at the funeral home. To express condolences and make donations VlsitPalmBeachPost.comobituarles FERRELL W. BOYD 77, died August 22, 2004. He is survived by one daughter, Cindy Boyd; and three sons: F.W. "Woody Boyd, Jr., Bryan K. Boyd and Bruce R. Boyd. Services will be conducted at Oakley Cook Funeral Home, Bristol, TN. Please send memorials to the American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Blvd. Ste 1010. Rockville, MD 20852. To express condolences and make donatlona Visit PalmBeachPost.comobituaries JOHN M. CHALLINOR Age 89, of Boynton Beach passed away Saturday, August 21, 2004 in Atlantis, FL. John was a loving father and grandfather, he loved all sports, especially golf; and he enjoyed going to the dog track. ' John is survived by his loving sons: Charles (Dixie) Challinor of West Palm Beach and Douglas Challinor of Cleveland, Ohio; one grandson, Charles Challinor, III of West Palm each-one sister, Barbara Sharwell of GA; one niece, barrel Sharwell A Memorial Service will be held on August 26, ,2004 at 7:00 PM at the TILLMAN FUNERAL HOME, 2170 South Military Trail, West Palm Beach with Bishop Patrick Riley, from the Abundant Life Church of God, West Palm Beach officiating. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.tillmanfuneralhome.com . TILLMAN FUNERAL HOME WEST PALM BEACH ; FAMILY OWNED & OPERATED To express condolences and make donatlona Visit PalmBeachPost.conVobituaries SUPPORT SERVICES. Find bereavement support groups PalmBeachPost.com Click on Obituaries OBITUARIES ONLINE. Search for death notices by name, date, city or funeral home. Get maps and driving directions to all area funeral homes and cemeteries. PalmBeachPost.com Click on Obituaries REVISIT OBITUARIES. Our online archive lets you go back several months to view obituary stories with photos of prominent local and national figures. PalmBeachPost.com Click on Obituaries cepted the papers noted that die oath of loyalty to the state and federal constitutions was missing. 4 Four minutes before the qualifying period closed at noon, Rachel Schqenberger returned with a signed oath, and Fletcher was qualified. After Democrats hired a handwriting expert to examine the signature, Fletcher admitted it was not his. Secretary of State Glenda Hood did not disqualify Fletcher because she said her role was "strictly ministerial." Fletcher later withdrew, and Hood asked Gov. Jeb Bush to reopen the qualifying period to allow Republicans to fill Fletcher's spot on the Nov. 2 ballot. Democrats, meanwhile, already had gone to court to have Fletcher's qualification thrown out, arguing that allowing him to run would set a dangerous precedent. On Aug. 16, Davey re and Crematory, Stuart. Dora Romano Port St. Lucie Ms. Romano died Saturday. Rubin Memorial Chapel, Delray Beach. Okeechobee County Sandy Venters 50, Okeechobee Ms. Venters died Friday. All County Funeral Home Captain JAMES TURNER EWING 52, passed away suddenly on Sunday at his home in Singer Island. Captain Jim operated a fishing charter business in Singer Island and was a lifetime member of the West Palm Beach Fishing Club. An avid fisherman his entire life, Jim's dream of becoming a professional fisherman was realized in 2001 wnen he earned his commercial fishing license. A licensed air conditioning contractor, Captain Jim was also a licensed Florida Building Contractor and pilot. Following his graduation in 1970 from Palm Beach High, Jim began working in an air conditioning company. He dreamed of operating his own company, and in 1976, with his wife Caria, founded Ewing Air with $75, a truck, and some tools. In the early years, the couple operated the business from their home garage. Partners in business as well as in life, Carla managed the office and Jim handled service and installation. The couple grew Iheir business into one of the area's largest air conditioning companies with $2.3 million in sales. In 1996, Ewing Air was designated Air Conditioning Small Contractor of the Year by the Air Conditioning Contractors of America. Following its sale in 1999, at the request of numerous former customers, Jim and his son, J.R., founded Ewing & Ewing Air Conditioning: The Next Generation, a second company that they currently operate. The couple's family grew as well, with the addition of their son James Ryan in 1980 and daughter Lindsay Ehn in 1982. At eight months, Lindsay was stricken with Reye's syndrome and was left physically challenged belore passing away at the age of 1 3. Jims first project after earning his Florida Builders Contractor s license in 1999 was the construction of a pavilion at Lindsay Ewing Park in Royal Palm Beach, which is located behind Village Hall and is dedicated in Lindsay's memory. The couple lived in Royal Palm Beach for many years and was active in community and professional organizations. As president of the Palm Beach Air Conditioning Contractors of America, Jim established an annual trade show and the High Efficiency Fishing Tournament to raise funds for scholarships. Carla and Jim were selected for the President's Award by the Association of Retarded Citizens (ARC) for their outstanding support of the group that provided assistance to their daughter throughout her life. He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Carla Hanshaw Ewing: son, James Ryan Ewing; grandson, JamesCody Ewing and Cody's mother Leann Stephens; mother, Mary Ewing; brother, Robert Ewing; sisters-in-law: Terri Hanshaw, Kimberly Leland, Melanie Forget, Jeanne McGregor, M.D., and Billie Jean Ewing; brothers-in-law: Phil Forget and David Leland; nieces: Heather Forget, Kathryn and Kayla Leland, Taylor and Macartney Ewing: nephews: Brent Forget, Dallas Leland, and "Remington Ewing; and numerous cousins. He was predeceased by his daughter, Lindsay Erin; and lather, James Houston Ewing. An organ donor, Jim will continue to help others beyond his life. A Life Celebration will be held at 4:30 PM on Saturday, August 28 at Unity of the Palm Beaches, 1957 S. Flagler Drive, WPB; (561) 833-6483. Immediately following, friends may gather at the WPB Fishing Club, 201 5th Street; (561 ) 832-6780. In lieu ol flowers, donations may be sent to the Lindsay Erin Ewing Memorial Fund, ARC, 1201 Australian Avenue, Riviera Beach, FL 33404 or Palm Beach County Fishing Foundation Rods and Reels for Kids Program, PO Box 468, WPB, FL 33402. To express condolancea and make donatlona Visit PalmBeachPost.comobltuarie Sister MARGARET E. FACKLER, O.S.C. 82 years old, died early Monday, August 23, 2004. She had been a sister for 30 years at Chhst the King Monastery, 3900 Sherwood Blvd., Delray Beach, FL. She was born October 21, 1921 in Forsyth, GA. As a child, she and her parents moved frequently; but, she graduated from Lake Worth High School in 1938. She attended Good Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing and upon graduation entered the Army Nurse Corps during W W. II. She spent 13 months overseas. During this time, she converted to Catholicism. After the war, she worked as a nurse in the Delray Beach area for many years until she felt called to religious life in January 1974. Shortly afterwards, she entered the Poor Clare Nuns at Christ the King Monastery. Sister served in many capacities in the community until her health deteriorated in the last few years. She will be missed. Viewing will be held on Wednesday, August 25, 2004 at Christ the King Monastery, from 10:00 AM until the Funeral Mass at 1:00 PM. Interment will follow at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cemetery, Royal Palm Beach, FL. Arrangements are by Quattlebaum Funeral Home, West Palm Beach, FL. Quattlebaum Funeral Home Family Owned and Operated www.Ouattlebaum.org To express condolencee and make donatlona Visit PalmBeachPost.conVobituaries TREES OF LIFE. Find genealogy resources at r Senate District 27 race fused to grant an emergency injunction to keep Bush from reopening qualifying, but Tuesday he agreed with Democrats .that Fletcher did . not qualify, that no vacancy' exists and that Bush cannot' reopen Qualifying for Republicans. Hood does not have the , authority to disqualify a candidate after the qualifying period closes, ' her attorneys continued to insist Tuesday., . . "The implications of that, are profound, as profound as profound can be," argued George Waas, an attorney representing Hood. To rule otherwise, he said,; would create a "slippery slope." "I usually argue slippery slope when I'm standing on one," retorted .Sen. Rod Smith, D-Gainesville, a former prosecutor and a friend of Aronberg who represented the Democrats. "The state is now sug-' gesting ifs far superior to fraudulently file than not to and Crematory, Lake Worth. Palm Beach County Benson, Slegllnde E., 69, of Lake Park, died Thursday. Thomas L Price Funeral Home, North Palm Beach. Funeral Friday. Berg, Selma, of Highland Beach, died Sunday. Rubin Memorial Chapel, Delray Beach. Bonflglio, Anne F., 59, of Lake Worth, died Saturday. A FUNERAL NOTICES KAROL J. GEBO, Jr. 61, of Satsuma, FL, formerly of Lake Worth, died Monday, August 9, 2004 in Jacksonville. Mr. Gebo had worked for the Lake Worth Drainage District for 27 years as a heavy equipment Operator. He is survived by his wife, Betty J. Weeks Gebo; ten stepchildren and their families; two brothers: John (Karen) Gebo and Jimmy Gebo; sister, Kitty Atchinson; and brother-in-law, William Selzer. A memorial service will be held 3:00 PM Saturday, August 28, 2004 at SCOBEE-COMBS-BOWDEN FUNERAL HOME, corner of U.S. Hwy. 1 and NE 15th Avenue. SCOBEE-COMBS-BOWDEN FUNERAL HOME Boynton Beach, Florida Family Owned & Operated To express condolences and make donatlona VisltPalmBeachPost.comobituaries WILLIAM "Billy" MACKEY 61 years old died August 23. 2004. He is survived by his daughter, Leigh (Sid) Burnett, three grandchildren; Stephen, Erin and Jason, all of Naples, sisters; Becky (Ed) Tuten, Immokalee, and Faye Tillman or South Bay. He was preceded in death by his son, Greg, brother Bobby, and parents, Robert and Juanita "Biir Mackey. Mr. Mackey was bom in Milligan, Florida, and was a native of Pahokee. He was currently working in Plant City. The family will receive friends 9:30AM-1 1 :00 AM on Thursday, August 26, 2004 at First United Methodist Church, Immokalee. Funeral Service will start at 1 1 :00AM with Pastor Peggy Benson officiating. Burial immediately follows at Baptist Cemetery, Immokalee. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Immokalee High School for The American Cancer Society, 701 Immokalee Drive, Immokalee, FL 34142. BRISTER FUNERAL HOME OF IMMOKALEE was entrusted with his care. (239) 657-3500. To express condolences and make donations Visit PalmBeachPost.conVobituaries EDWARD J. MATTERS Passed away on August 23, 2004, of Durham, NC, formerly of N. Massapequa, NY. Mr. Matters was born in Queens, NY the son of the late Ed and Loretta DeRoss Matters. He was employed as Senior Sales Coordinator for the Far East and Persian Gulf Exxon International before his retirement. Mr. Matters is survived by his wife, Virginia Matters; daughters: Doreen Matters and Loretta Matters, both of Durham; sons: James Matters and wife Barbara of Huntersville, NY, and Michael Matters and wife Peggy of Southington, CT; grandchildren: Steven Matters, Christine Matters and Thomas Matters; great-grandchild, Carter Matters; sister, Audrey Wittekind of Geneva, IL; and sister-in-law, Kathleen Brennan ol Boynton Beach. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening (TODAY) from 7 to 9 PM at the Charles G. Schmitt Funeral Home, 3863 Merrick Rd., Seaford, NY two traffic lights east ol Route 135. A funeral mass will be held Thursday 9:45 AM at Our Lady of Lourdes in Massapequa Park, NY. Flowers are acceptable; or, memorial contributions to Duke Hospice at the Meadowlands, 4321 Medical Park Dr., Suite 101, Durham, NC 27704. To exoresa condolencee and make donations Visit PalmBeachPost.conVobituaries ANTHONY MOLLE 61, of Sebastian, FL, died Sunday, August 22 at his residence. Bom in Elizabeth, NJ, he was a resident of Sebastian tor five years, moving from Jupiter, FL. He was a homsbuilder in the Sebastian area. Anthony attended St. Jude Catholic Church in Jupiter and was a member of the Italian-American Club. He was preceded in death by his son, Michael A. Molle; and sister, Theresa Ann Grande. Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Theresa and Michael Grande of Sebastian, FL: three daughters: Jennifer Molle Woodham of Jupiter, FL, Christal T. Molle and Patricia A. Molle, both of Palm Beach Gardens, FL; sister, Roslee MacCagnano of Lake Parcippany, NJ; and fiancee, Helena Dumich of Stuart, FL. Friends may call Thursday, August 26 from 6 - 9 PM at the Aycock Funeral Home in Jupiter. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, August 27, 10:30 AM at St. Jude Catholic Church in Tequesta, with burial in Riverside Memorial Park in Tequesta. Arrangements are under the direction of: Aycock Funeral Home 11 12 Military Trail Jupiter, FL 33458 (561)746-5124 To eiprees condolences and make donations Visit PalmBeachPost.comobituarin PalmBeachPost.com Click on Obituaries T file at all." t Hood's spokeswoman, Alia Faraj, said Hood "will comply with the judge's ruling," meaning Aronberg will face only retired airline pilot . Stan Smilan of suburban Lake Worth, an independent. District 27 includes portions of f Palm ' Beach, Charlotte, Glades Hendry and Lee counties. Scott Maddox, chairman of the Florida Democratic Party,; was pleased by Hood's statement. "It would be a sad day if a , candidate who used fraudulent means to qualify was allowed to stay on the ballot," - ; he said. "The decision today was not just a victory for Democrats, it was a victory 'for democracy." Aronberg, who attended the hearing, said: "I'm just glad it's over. I've had this hanging over my head for months. I just want some finality to all of this." Cremation Service of the Palm Beaches, Boynton Beach. Chery, Marie F., 47, of West Palm Beach, died Thursday. Tillman Funeral Home, West Palm Beach. Funeral Saturday. Coopersmith, Audle, 44, of West Palm Beach, died Monday. All County Funeral Home and Crematory, Lake Worth. Elsenberg, Irene, 83, of Bo JOHN PHILIP O'MEARA, Jr. Died Sunday at Good Samaritan Hospital of Hepatitis C. He was a 38-year-old computer engineer and a member of The Scuba Diving Club. Mr. O'Meara was also a Naval veteran, was bilingual and served for one year as a crew member on the Nina. No services are planned. He is survived by his mother, Kathryn Schultz; his father, John Philip O'Meara, Sr.; and his grandmother, Jane O'Meara. To axpreaa condolencee and make donatlona Visit PalmBeachPost.comobltuarles THELMA MAINS SMITH Born January 4, 1917, passed peacefully on Monday, August 23 while under the care of Hospice of Palm Beach County. Mrs. Smith was a long-time resident of Lake Worth. She was the beloved mother of Lynn Anderson of Lake Worth, and Stephen Smith of West Palm Beach. She was preceded in death by her best friend and cherished sister, Natalie Mains Bohnert. Mrs. Smith is survived be nieces; Susan Page of West Palm Beach, Natalie Norman of Tarpon Springs, FL, and Laurie Figueroa of Lake Worth; grandniece and grand-nephew, Olivia Figueroa and Cesar Figueroa of Lake Worth; as well as other nieces and nephews residing out-of-state. A final good-bye will be held on Wednesday (TODAY), August 25 from 6;30 PM until 7:30 PM at Dorsey-E. Earl Smith Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in her memory may be made to Hospice of Palm Beach County, 5300 East Ave., WPB, FL 33407. Dorsey - E. Earl Smith Memory Gardens Funeral Home 3041 Kirk Road Lake Worth, FL (561)964-3772 To exoresa condolencee and make donations Visit PalmBeachPost.comobituaries RUTH MARY SPENCER 81 , of Tequesta, FL, passed away August 22, 2004. Born Ruth Mary Stevenson, she graduated from Katherine Gibbs School of Business. She was the beloved wife of the late W. Bruce Spencer and the loving and devoted mother of her three children: sons, Steven and Bradford Spencer; and daughter, Joan Calder.' She was the cherished grandmother of Steven J., David, Tatiana, Alexander and Brenton Spencer, and Spencer Calder. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held Thursday, August 26 at 11:00 AM at the First Presbyterian Church of Tequesta. Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to Hospice of Palm Beach County, 5300 East Ave., West Palm Beach, FL 33407. To expreae condolences and make donations Visit PalmBeachPost.comobituaries FIND A FUNERAL HOME. Maps and driving directions are available for all local facilities. PalmBeachPost.com Click on Obituaries LIFETIMES REMEMBERED View obituary stories of the past several months with our online archive of recently-deceased prominent figures. PalmBeachPost.com Click on Obituaries OBITUARIES ONLINE. Search for death notices by name, date, city or funeral home. PalmBeachPost.com Click on Obituaries Sunrise officials give Muslim group OK to construct center The Miami Herald i ' ' A group of South Florida Muslims is planning to build a new, Islamic center in western Sunrise, complete with a mosque, a day care, a K-12 school and a cafeteria. , Islamic leaders say the center will be the largest of its kind in South Florida, and that it is needed to serve a growing Muslim population. The center needed permission from the Sunrise City Commission to build on the southwest corner , of Northwest 55th Street and 108th Avenue. That's because the site, within the Sunrise Commerce Park, is in an Industrial district, which wouldn't normally allow a school. The commission granted the exception Tuesday night without discussion. . "The project will include 70,000 square feet of buildings on 11 acres. Construc ca Raton, died Tuesday. Beth Israel Memorial Chapel, Delray Beach. Funeral Thursday. Ferenzak, Dorothy, 92, of West Palm Beach, died Tuesday. All County Funeral Home and Crematory, Lake Worth. Genkln, Sidney, 90, of Boca Raton, . died Sunday. Levitt Weinstein Memorial Chapel, Coconut Creek. Gutterman, Gertrude, of THURLOW A. WEST 77, of Tequesta, FL, passed away Saturday, August 21, 2004. He was the loving husband of Helen Abeling West for 47 years; father of Barbara Taylor (John) of Portland, OR, Elizabeth Druback (Edward) of Parkdale, OR, and Thurlow West, Jr. (Sarah) of Washington, DC; grandfather of Austen and Callie Taylor and Jessica Wienholt; and step-grandfather of Kathryn Druback and Jennifer York (Matthew). He was born in Long Branch, NJ, the son of Edgar Francis West and Carolyn Woolley West. He is survived by two brothers, Alden L. West of West Long Branch, NJ, and E. Frank West of Eatontown, NJ. Mr. West graduated with honors from Long Branch High School, where he lettered in four sports. He graduated from Franklin and Marshall College, where he played football and baseball, and attended N Y U. Law School. He served in the U.S. Naval Air Corps from 1945 1947. Mr. West was employed by United States Trust Company of New York in New York for 28 years and U.S. Trust Company of Florida in Palm Beach for 16 years as a commercial and personal banker, retihng in 1999 as a Senior Vice President. He resided in Short Hills, NJ, for 21 years prior to moving to Florida, and was a member of the Short Hills Club and Christ Church, where he served on the vestry for several years. Mr. West was a member and former President of Palm Beach Rotary Club and was on the Board of Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County since 1990. He had been on the Golf Committee of The American Red Cross for many years, and was formerly on the Board of Arthritis Association of Palm Beach. He also formerly served on the International Board of AFS, Intercultural Programs, and was President of the Alumni Association of Franklin and Marshall College. He was currently a member and former Treasurer of Turtle Creek Club, Tequesta; Ballen Isles Club, Palm Beach Gardens; The Beach Club, Palm Beach; and the Pundits of Palm Beach. A memorial service will be held at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 400 Seabrook Rd., Tequesta at 3:30 PM Friday, August 27. In memory of Thurlow, the family requests that contributions be made to American Cancer Society of Palm Beach County or to a charity close to your heart. TAYLOR & MODEEN FUNERAL HOME Family Owned & Operated 744-2030 To expreaa condolencee and make donations Visit PalmBeachPost.conVobituaries TOMMYE NELSON WRIGHT 81 of Boynton Beach, FL, formerly of Morristown, NJ passed away Thursday, August 1 9, 2004 at Cedars Medical Center in Miami. She was born in Greenville, TX and lived in Morristown, NJ for 50 years before moving to Boynton Beach, FL. Mrs. Wright was a home-maker. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Morristown for 50 years and was ordained as an Elder and Deacon. She was a member of the Presbyterian Women and a member of Circle Three. She was actively involved with the Ringers on the Green and a volunteer at the Morris Museum and Morris View Nursing home for many years. Survived by her beloved husband of 60 years, Jack P. Wright; her daughter-in-law, Janet L. Wright; grandsons: Kevin and Jonathan; and several nephews. She was predeceased by her dear son, Bradley Nelson Wright who died September, 1994. A memorial gathering will be held at her home in Boynton Beach, FL on Sunday, August 29, 2004 from 2:00-5:00 PM. Memorial Services will be held at a later date in September in Morristown, NJ. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Presbyterian Church of Morristown, 65 South Street, Morristown, NJ 08057 would be appreciated. SCOBEE-COMBS-BOWDEN FUNERAL HOME Boynton Beach, Florida Family Owned & Operated To express condolences and make donatlona Visit PalmBeachPost.conVobituaries FREDERICK MICHAEL ZAPP Age 86, passed away at Jupiter Medical August 13, 2004. Fred was bom in Brooklyn, NY, March 15, 1918 to Michael and Alexandra. He graduated from NYU with a degree in Metallurgical Engineering. He was one of 200 scientists and engineers whom the war department withheld from military service during WWII in order to make best use of their technical expertise for the war enon. wniie worxing on aircratt engine efficiency, he developed a patent that involved the bonding of aluminum to steel and with the Farber family he originated and manufactured Farber-ware pots, pans and kitchen appliances in the Bronx, NY. Fred was an avid golfer, gardener and bridge player who raised his children with his wife andiife's partner of 54 years, Jane, in Glen Cove, NY before retiring to Homosassa, FL. He enjoyed playing in Homosassa and Sugarmill Woods, where ne lived for the past 25 years. Fred was a world traveller who appreciated all the cultures and peoples of the world. He was predeceased by Jane in 1997. Surviving to celebrate his memory are his loving sons: Kenneth Zapp (Cindy), Minneapolis, MN and Brian Zapp (Barbara), Bowie, MD; devoted daughter, Mary Jane Zapp (Peter Vrabcak), West Palm Beach; grateful grandchildren: Timothy, David, and Tara; and four great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 28, 11AM at the Gulf stream Hotel in Lake Worth, FL. Russian Orthodox Mass for the Deceased will also honor Fred at St. Herman's on Sunday, August 29, at 1 1 AM. To express condolences and make donations Visit PalmBeachPost.conVobituaries i$s IS tion could begin early next year," said Zahid Qureshi, -one of the -center's founders. It awaits the final approval of city planners. , The' Islamic center has had a presence in Sunrise since 1991, Qureshi said, when it opened a school on f Northwest 103rd Avenue. Since then, the 150- j student school has had to j turn away many prospective students because of a lack of space. , About 50,000 Muslims , now live in South Florida, said Altaf Ali, a local repre- sentative of the Council on 1 American-Islamic Rela-1 tions, a nonprofit group based in Washington. ; The growing . Islamic , population also is the rea-' son for a growing number of t Islamic centers, Ali said. 'Ten years ago we only had two in the entire tri-; county area," he said.' 'Today we have 11." . Greenacres, died Saturday. Rubin Memorial Chapel,( Delray Beach. Holowaty, Joseph M., of. West Palm Beach, died Sun-, day. Tillman Funeral Home,, West Palm Beach. ; Kramer, Joan, 88, of Delray Beach, died Thursday. AAA Baird Case Funeral Home,', Tamarac. Martin, David, 51, of Palm, Beach Gardens, died Tues-; day. All County Funeral Home and Crematory, Lake Worth. . ., Mendes, Mary "Kay," 86, of, Lantana, died Tuesday. Tillman Funeral Home, West Palm Beach. Visitation and; funeral Thursday. Merola, George, 46, of West. Palm Beach, died Saturday,-All County Funeral Home and Crematory, Lake Worth. Mortln, Geffery Clarence, 47,, of Riviera Beach, died Aug.; 17. Stevens Brothers Funeral; Home, West Palm Beach. Murra, Barbara Ellen, 70, of' West Palm Beach, died Monday. I.J. Morris of Florida,, West Palm Beach. '. O'Meara, John P. Jr., 38, of West Palm Beach, died Sunday. Northwood ' Funeral Home & Crematory,. West Palm Beach. , Pettrone, Uta, 73, of Boca Raton, died Monday. All County Funeral Home ana Crematory, Lake Worth. Raymond, Marie S., 47, of Delray Beach, died Sunday.' Robert J. Babione Funeral Home, Boca Raton. Rivers, John, of Riviera Beach, died Friday. Stevens Brothers Funeral Home; West Palm Beach. Funeral Monday. Rubin, Ruth, formerly of; Boca Raton, died Sunday.. Rubin Memorial Chapel,, Delray Beach. Graveside ser-l vice Thursday. Scagllone, Angelo C, 78, of Palm Beach Gardens, died, Sunday. Northwood Funeral', Home & Crematory, West' Palm Beach. Memorial Mass Saturday. Sllversteln, Sally, of Boynton Beach, died Monday." Rubin Memorial Chapel, Delray Beach. Spencer, George Hasmer,' 89, of West Palm Beach, died Monday. Mizell-Faville-Zero. Funeral Home, West Palm, Beach. Funeral Sunday. Spordone, Colleen, 71, of Royal Palm Beach, died Monday. All County Funeral Home and Crematory, Lake Worth. Star, Evelyn, 73, of Delray Beach, died Monday. Betb Israel Memorial Chapel, Del4 ray Beach. Funeral today. Williams, Steven, 28, ot West Palm Beach, died Sat4 urday. Coleman Funeral: Home, West Palm Beach Funeral Saturday. i Witt, Marguerite L, 89, of West Palm Beach, died Mon-i day. Tillman Funeral Home ' West Palm Beach. Funeral in; Hudson, Mich. In Loving Memory f Mitchel A. O'Neal " "f tears could build a stairway, t ' . and memories a lane, I ' J We'd walk right up to heaven and bring you home again, j Wemissyou -' mother Rose, ! MAY 26, 1971 , sisters Pal & Ruth AUGUST 25"!002 brother r., & ChUdren i t ' I 1 1 J

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