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4B THE PALM BEACH POST WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2002 w C Owner of powerboat involved in fatal crash in West Palm hospital By MICHELLE MUNDY and ANTIGONE BARTON Palm Beach Post Staff Writers Timothy Perez, a 40-year-old Jupiter man, owns the 28-foot powerboat that slammed into a smaller boat near Juno Beach Saturday night killing a Lake Worth man four days shy of his 33rd birthday, Sgt Dave Bingham of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission confirmed Tuesday. The crash, that occurred in the Intracoastal Waterway shortly before midnight, is still under investigation and Bingham declined further comment He would say only that Perez owns Dysfunctional, a 28-foot Contender powerboat involved in the crash. Officials haven't confirmed if Perez was driving the boat On Sunday, Bingham said the operator sustained serious injuries and an unnamed passenger received minor injuries. Perez, was in St Mary's Medical Center on Tuesday night in good condition, according to a nursing supervisor. David Hanes, owner of the Sea Sport Marina where the Dysfunctional was docked, described Perez as a "pretty consistent boater," taking the craft out two to three times a week. Hanes said Perez is a stock broker. The crash occurred when Dysfunctional came speeding through a no-wake zone near Bert Winters Park. It hit a 23-foot Robalo, killing Douglas Caramagna, 32, of Lake Worth. Dysfunctional, according to the initial investigation, was traveling at more than 25 mph at the time of the crash. Bingham said beer had been found aboard the Contender. "Witnesses," he said, "said that (the boat's occupants) appeared to be intoxicated." Staff researchers Dorothy Shea and Krista Pegnetter contributed to this report. michellemundypbpost.com and antigonebartonpbpost.com A1EA DEATHS Palm Beach County Albert!, Una, 89, of Boynt-on Beach, died Monday. Dorsey Funeral Home, Lake Worth. Appleman, Sophie, 92, of Boca Raton, died Monday. Weiss Memorial Chapel, Boynton Beach. Aiban, Paul R., 60, of Jupiter, died Sunday. All County Funeral Home and Crematory, Lake Worth. Baker, Beverly; 85, of West Palm Beach, died Monday. Palm Beach Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery, Lantana. Graveside service Thursday. Blenstock, Al, 84, of Delray Beach, died Monday. Joseph Rubin Memorial Chapel, Del-ray Beach. Funeral Thursday. Blum, Phyllis, 61, of Delray Beach, died Monday. Beth Israel Memorial Chapel, Delray Beach. Brlggs, Harr 90, of Boynton Beach, died Monday. A Cremation Service of the Palm Beaches, Boynton Beach. Canlzlo, Marx 51, of Boynton Beach, died Sunday. Scobee-Combs-Bowden Funeral Home, Boynton Beach. Visitation and funeral today. Caramagna, Douglas, 31, of Lake Worth, died Saturday. E. Earl Smith and Son Funeral Home, Lake Worth. Funeral in Ipswich, Mass. Carter, Ernest F. Jt, 67, of West Palm Beach, died Saturday. Tillman Funeral Home, West Palm Beach. Catanese, Joseph P., 77, of Boynton Beach, died Monday. All County Funeral Home and Crematory, Lake Worth. Davis, Wllla R., 96, of Delray Beach, died Tuesday. Robert J. Babione Funeral Home, Boca Raton. Dlnkins, Christie, 48, of West Palm Beach, died Monday. Stevens Brothers Funeral Home, West Palm Beach. Ehmke, Ralph, 86, of Delray Beach, died Thursday. A Cremation Service of the Palm Beaches, Boynton Beach. Grabowska, Beata, 30, of Lake Park, died Monday. Thomas L. Price Funeral Home, North Palm Beach. Funeral today. Griffin, Robert E. Jt, 80, of Riviera Beach, died Monday. Thomas L. Price Funeral Home, North Palm Beach. Funeral Thursday. Henry; Thomas JL, 97, of Jupiter, died Tuesday. Northwood Funeral Home & Crematory, West Palm Beach. Kautz, Helen "Candy;" 84, of Boynton Beach, died Saturday. Scobee-Combs-Bowden Funeral Home, Boynton Beach. Visitation today and Thursday; funeral Friday. Keen, Stella, 89, of Delray Beach, died Tuesday. All County Funeral Home and Crematory, Lake Worth. Klauber, Susan, 68, of Palm Beach Gardens, died Sunday. Menorah Gardens & Funeral Chapel, West Palm Beach. MacMullen, Claire, 85, of Palm Beach Gardens, died Tuesday. Taylor & Modeen Funeral Home, Jupiter. Paladino, David C St, 85, of Lake Worth, died Tuesday. Tillman Funeral Home, West Palm Beach. Visitation Thursday; funeral Mass Friday. Sagaert, Raymond, 87, of Te- questa, died Monday. Taylor & Modeen Funeral Home, Ju Hoke, Carol 1, 83, of Hobe Sound, died Monday. Young & Prill Funeral Home, Stuart Funeral Friday. Scott, William, 50, of Stuart, died Friday. Choice Funeral Home, Stuart ; bung, Alexis Kelsey; infant daughter of B. Douglas and Deborah Kelsey Young,' of Palm City, died Sunday. Forest Hills Memorial Park, Palm City. Visitation today; funeral Thursday. St Lucie County Bennett, Robert Franklin, 69, of Fort Pierce, died Friday. Haisley-Hobbs Funeral Home, Fort Pierce. Eaton, David B., 86, of Port St Lucie, died Monday. Roger L Byrd Port St Lucie Funeral Home. Visitatlbn Thursday; funeral Friday. , McEwan, Blanche T., 99," of Port St Lucie, died Sunday. Haisley-Hobbs Funefal Home, Fort Pierce. Visitation and funeral Friday. Okeechobee County Kroll, Les, 59, of Okeechobee, died Friday. Buxton, Funeral Home and Crematory, Okeechobee. Masse Dennis Eugene, 95, of Okeechobee, died Sunday. Buxton Funeral Home and Crematory, Okeechobee. Visitation and funeral today. Suarez, Jose, 70, formerly of Okeechobee, died Sunday. Buxton Funeral Home ajid Crematory, Okeechobee. Visitation today; funeral Thursday. c Suchel, Rudolf, 89, of Okeechobee, died Friday. Buxton Funeral Home and Crematory, Okeechobee. piter. Salles-Mlquelle, Maurice C, 82, of Boca Raton, died Monday. Robert J. Babione Funeral Home, Boca Raton. Shatln, Harriet, 85, of Boca Raton, died Monday. Weiss Memorial Chapel, Boynton Beach. Smallman, Helen F., 93, of Boynton Beach, died Monday. All County Funeral Home and Crematory, Lake Worth. Superty, Joseph 1 Jt, 53, of Delray Beach, died Sunday. Lome and Sons Funeral Home, Delray Beach. Funeral Mass today. Trent, James M., 37, of West Palm Beach, died Monday. All County Funeral Home and Crematory, Lake Worth. Turklsher, Irma, 87, of Atlantis, died Aug. 28. Dorsey Funeral Home, Lake Worth. TurnexNeil M.f 74, of North Palm Beach, died Monday. All County Funeral Home and Crematory, Lake Worth. Vandeveer, Robert, 80, of Jupiter, died Monday. Aycock Funeral Home, Jupiter. Watley, Wllhelmlna, 69, of West Palm Beach, died Aug. 22. Torres Sanchez Funeral Home, West Palm Beach. Yazdzik, Bruce, 43, of Jupiter, died Sunday. E. Earl Smith and Son Funeral Home, Lake Worth. Funeral in Shelton, Conn. Martin County Arnold, Jonell G., 64, of Stuart, died Monday. Forest Hills Funeral Home, Palm City. Visitation and funeral Thursday. Byrne, William "Jeff," 74, of Hobe Sound, died Monday. All County Funeral Home & Crematory, Stuart Circuit Court Group 3 candidates Name: Bennett S. Cohn Personal: 55; married to his second wife, Barbara Sue, for five years. She is his office manager. "We have a blended family of five children, two grandchildren." Education: University of Miami; Florida State College of Law. -Professional: Assistant state attorney, 1973-74; assistant city attorney in Boca Raton, 1974-1975; municipal judge in Palm Springs, 1975-1976; senior assistant attorney general, Litigation Division for New Mexico attorney general, 1998-2001; private law practice in Palm Beach County, 1974-1997, 2002 to present Background: Bom in New Jersey but moved to Hollywood, Fla., in 1948. Issues: Elderly in the justice system and courtroom decorum. "You need to be creative to some degree on the bench." Name: Bill J. Berger Personal: 53; married to Linda for 32 years. They have three daughters, ages 27, 25 and 14. Education: University of Florida; University of Miami Law School. Professional: Civil attorney in Miami-Dade County from 1975 to 1996 before moving his practice to Boca Raton. Former associate law professor at Nova Southeastern Law School. Member, Board of Governors, , Anti-Defamation League, Palm Beach County. Background: Bom in Philadelphia. Moved to Miami Beach in 1950. Issues: "I think voters need to know they are electing a candidate forjudge with strong ethics who has strong civic involvement and experience in and out of the courtroom." Candidates squabbling over time in county notices DAVID C. PALADINO, Sr. Age 85, of Lake Worth, Florida passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 3, 2002. Mr. Paladino was an area resident, since 1961, coming from New Brunswick, New Jersey. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II and was a member of the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association. Mr. Paladino will be lovingly remembered by his family, including his wife, Margaret J. Paladino; two sons: David C. (Victoria) Paladino, II, Lake Worth, and Richard (Nikki) Paladino, Lake Worth; five grandchildren: David C. Paladino III, Lisa Paladino, John Henry Paladino, Laura Paladino, and Ana Paladino; brother, William R. Paladino, Palm Beach Gardens; three sisters. Grace Hegstrom, Delray Beach, Christina Johnson, Palm Springs, and Rose Santisi, West Palm Beach. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:00 AM Friday, September 6, 2002 at St. Juliana Catholic Church, West Palm Beach. Entombment will follow at Lake Worth Memory Gardens. The family will receive relatives and friends 6:00 - 8:00 PM. Thursday at TILLMAN FUNERAL HOME, 2170 South Military Trail, West Palm Beach, where prayers will be said at 7:00 PM. TILLMAN FUNERAL HOME WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA FAMILY OWNED & OPERATED SARAH V. SARDINO Age 93, passed away quietly on September 3, 2002. She is predeceased by her husband, Zefferino Sardino: and her two daughters: Inez Sardino and Mary (Erwood) Mitchell. She is survived by her three sons: Robert (Marianne) Sardino, Michael ( Judy) Sardino all of WPB, and Donald Sardino of LW; one daughter, Linda (James B ) Stanley of Palm Springs, FL; five grandchildren: Lori (Patrick) Bowie, Rick Sardino, Cathy (Joe) Rauback, Vicki (Brian) Brown, and Brian (Tonya) Sardino; two greatgrandchildren: Sarah and Rebekah Bowie; and many other loving relatives and friends. Prayer services will be held on Thursday, September 5, 2002 at 11:00 AM at MIZELL-FAVILLE-ZERN FUNERAL HOME with Father Brian King. Interment will follow at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cemetery. Friends may call from 10:00 AM until service time at the funeral home. MIZELL-FAVIILLE-ZERN FUNERAL HOME (561) 833- 4061 has charge of arrangements. Mizell-Faville-Zem Funeral Home and Cremation Service 4101 Parker Avenue West Palm Beach, FL 33405 www.dignitymemorial.com DR. R. LIONEL THIBODEAU Age 85, of Hyde Park, NY passed away Augusl 29, 2002. He was a dentist who had a pn-vate practice in Quincy, MA. Mr. Thibodeau was born October 20, 1916 in Montreal, Canada to Eugene Thibodeau and Robella Dextras. He was a graduate of Tufts University school of Dentistry and served in the U.S. Navy during W W. II as a Dentist, Lt. jg. He was predeceased by his first wrie, Helen uowanoy, in isea. Mr. Thibodeau is survived by his wife, Clermont Acker: son, John Thibodeau of Albany, NY; daughter; Suzanne Thibodeau of Pleasant Valley, NY; brother, Robert L. Thibodeau of Milwaukee, Wl; and grandchildren: David and Kathryn Thibodeau. Memorial Services for the family will be private. If you wish to send condolences, please visit our website at www.wmgmillerfuneralhome.com . IRMA "JUDY" TURKISHER Of Atlantis. FL, on August 28. 2002. Survived by son, Daniel Turkisher of Raymore. MO, and wife, Margaret Keating, and daughters: Lauren and Sarah. Donations to American Lung Association. ROBERT E. VANDEVEER 80, of Jupiter, passed away Monday, September 2, 2002 at his residence. Born in Chicago, IL, he had been a resident ot Jupiter for 12 years, coming from Cleveland, OH. Prior to retirement, he was the Director at various YMCA's in Cleveland, OH for over 40 years. He was a 1947 graduate of George Williams College in Chicago and served in the U.S. Army, 101st Airborne. Survivors Include five sons: Kenneth Vandeveer of Newport Beach, CA, Michael Vandeveer of Palm Beach Gardens, David Vandeveer and Daniel Vandeveer, both of Jupiter, and Paul Vandeveer of Perry, OH; two daughters: Bobbi Thomas of Jupiter and Eileen Leggett of Oak Park, CA; a sister, Margaret Webster of San Diego, CA: ten grandchildren: and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Antoinette, in 1986. Those who wish may make contributions in his memory to the YMCA of Cleveland, 2200 Prospect Ave., Cleveland, OH 441 15. Aycock Funeral Home 11 12 Military Trail Jupiter, FL 33458 www.dignitymemorial.com (561)746-5124 FIND A FUNERAL HOME. Maps and driving directions are available for all local facilities. PalmBeachPost.com Click on Obituaries :al THOMAS JAMES HENRY, Jr. Mr. Henry, born October 27, 1904, died Tuesday morning, September 3, 2002. Born in Western Pennsylvania, Mr. Heniy was a graduate of Bucknell University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering. He retired from RCA in 1964 after thirty-eight years of service and moved to Tequesta, FL in 1969. He was predeceased by his wife in 1991; and Is survived by his nephew, Dr. Leland T. Henry, Jr., of Pittsburgh, PA. NORTHWOOD FUNERAL HOME FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED HELEN J. "Candy" KAUTZ 84, of Boynton Beach passed away Saturday, August 31, 2002. Mrs. Kautz had been a resident of this area since 1949 and was a retired PBX Operator from both Bethesda Memorial Hospital and Delray Community Hospital. She is survived by her son, Robert J. "RJ" Kautz; two granddaughters: Helen C Kautz and GariLynn (Clifford) McFarland; and one great-granddaughter. ftmrn Friends may call at SCOBEE-COMBS-pSj BOWDEN FUNERAL HOME, U.S. Hwy. iSi 1 & N.E. 15th Ave., Boynton Beach on Wednesday (TODAY) and Thursday from 4 7 PM. Funeral Services will be held Friday, September 6, 2002 at 1 1:30 AM at the funeral home with Father Julian Harris of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Boynton Beach officiating. Burial will follow in Boca Raton Municipal Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Palm Beach County, 5300 East Ave., West Palm Beach, FL 33407 in Mrs. Kautz's memory. SCOBEE-COMBS-BOWDEN FUNERAL HOME Boynton Beach, Florida Family Owned & Operated FRANK S. MAERKI 75, of Lake Worth, FL passed away on September 1, 2002. He had been a resident of South Florida for over 40 years having moved from California. Mr. Maerki had served with the U.S. Navy during W.W. II. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose 1461 , Fraternal Order of Eagles 4219 and ushered at St. Luke Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife. Glenna Maerki; children: Linda Mellette, Loralie Pender, Leslie Johnson, William Maerki and James Maerki; stepchildren: Daniel Bostick and Nancy Sothen; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a brother, Richard Maerki. The Maerki family will receive friends from 6 PM until 8 PM with a 7 PM service by the Loyal Order of the Moose on Wednesday, September 4th at DORSEY-E. EARL SMITH MEMORY GARDENS FUNERAL HOME, 3041 Kirk Rd.. Lake Worth. A funeral service will be conducted on Thursday at 10:00 AM, also at the funeral home. Entombment will follow the funeral service at Lake Worth Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Mr. Maerki to Hospice of Palm Beach County, 5300 East Ave., West Palm Beach, FL 33407. Dorsey-E. Earl Smith Memory Gardens Funeral Home ( X 3041 Kirk Road VJJ'Bliiiyy Lake Worth, FL 33461 www.dignflymemorial com JAMES CURTIS MAY, Jr. Age 62, of Loxahatchee, FL passed away Monday, September 2, 2002. James was predeceased by his son, James Curtis May, IN. James is survived by his wife, Fay; three children: Lesa (Darrell) Tucker, Craig (Pat) May. Karen (Jimmy) Taylor; and four grandchildren: Travis and Megan Tucker, and Jimmy and Maddison May. He was a retiree of Pratt & Whitney. A Visitation will be held 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 PM on Thursday September 5, 2002 at the Funeral Home. A Funeral Service will be held 1:30 PM Friday September 6, 2002 at Victory Worship Center, 1915 North A Street, Lake Worth. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or to Hospice of Palm Beach County. Palms West Funeral Home 1 10 Business Park Way (SR 7) Royal Palm Beach (561) 753-6004 MARGARET Y. OLANOER Age 84, of Palm Beach Gardens passed away August 31, 2002. Four sisters, Dorothy Y. Bell of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, Martha Y. Claxton of Swainsboro, GA, Mary Y. Lovelace of Albany, GA, Audrey Y. Murphy ot Gainsville. GA and one brother Wilbur Youngblood of Boynton Beach survive her. Many nieces and nephews also survive Margaret Interment will be held at Lauderdale Memorial Park in Fort Lauderdale. Thomas Price Funeral Home 553 Northlake Blvd. North Palm Beach, FL 33408 . j (561)842-1555 wviw.diriityrrenxxial.com - - LENA HAGLICH ALIBERTI Passed Away September 2, 2002, Bom April 27, 1913 in Hoboken, NJ. She is predeceased by two brothers: Anthony and John Haglich of NJ; husband, John; and daughter-in-law, Elinor Hunkele ot NJ. She is survived by son-in-law, Thomas and wife, Katharine of Brick, NJ. For the last 12 years, she was a resident of Boynton Beach Manor Care, where she was president of the resident's council. Lena was dearly loved by her close friends and family; especially those at Manor Care. May she rest tn peace with out Lord. She will be buried Friday 11 AM at Washington Memorial Park, Paramus, NJ beside her husband John. Dorsey Funeral Home 'SrN. and Cremation Service ( lVT. ) 3525 South Congress Avenue U18J!Iir Lake Worth, FL 33461 www.dignitymemorial.com MARINO DALLOLIO Entertainer and Teacher, Marino Dallolio, who played with music legends like Paul Whitman, Ted Lewis, Benny Goodman, Judy Garland, Peggy Lee and Frank Sinatra, and later taught music in high school and college, died August 26 and his home in North Palm Beach, FL. He was 91 . Mr. Dallolio grew upon a farm in Vineland, New Jersey and studied clarinet, flute, piccolo and saxophone at the Manhattan School of Music. In his early career, he played in major 'big bands', traveling, recording and making movies with them during the 'big band era'. As lead clarinetist and saxophonist in these bands, his distinctive solos became widely recognized at the time. Alter fighting in the Pacific during World War II, Mr. Dallolio settled in the New York area, playing at the Copacabanna, the Latin Quarter and the Empire Room of the Waldorf Astoria. He also actively recorded and freelanced for shows such as the Miss America Beauty Pageant and the Ice Capades, before retiring and beginning his career as a music teacher. At age 64, he began his 23 year long teaching career at Nassau Community College and Chaminade High School, both on Long Island, NY. Mr. Dallolio taught at Chaminade High School until he suffered a heart attack at age 87. Brother Joseph of Chaminade described him as "vigorous, inspirational to his students and a real contributor until he left." He then retired to North Palm Beach, FL to live near his sister, Rene Stone. His wife, Ann, died several years ago. Mr. Dallolio is survived by his son, Raymond, his daughter-in-law, Barbara, and his four grandsons who live in Greenwich, CT. Thomas Price Funeral Home 3.TN 553 Northlake Blvd. ( ZS', North Palm Beach, FL 33408 VD'SmiyV (561)842-1555 www.dignitymemorial.com ELOIS DeFRANCESCO Of Jupiter, passed away Sunday, September 1, 2002 at the age of 88. Beloved wife of John DeFrancesco. Loving mother of Johnny Lee (Kathy); cherished grandmother of Mary Louise Snyder Lee, and James Allen Lee and great-grandmother of Brandon M. and Melissa E. Robinson. The family will receive relatives and friends on Friday, September 6, 2002 between 2 and 3 PM with a service at 3PM at TAYLOR & MODEEN FUNERAL HOME, 250 Center St., Jupiter. Interment Riverside Memorial Park, Tequesta. TAYLOR & MODEEN FUNERAL HOME Family Owned 8 Operated 744-2030 JOHN JEFFREY GREER Born on July 9, 1964 in Greenwood, Mississippi passed away Sunday, August 25, 2002 at 7 PM at Good Samaritan Hospital. Services will be held Friday, September 6, 2002 at 11 AM at Coleman Funeral Home, 1215 N. Tamarind Ave. , West Palm Beach, Florida. ROBERT E. GRIFFIN, Jr. "Pop" Age 80, of Riviera Beach passed away September 2, 2002. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, he was a resident there until moving to South Florida In 1988, living in Pompano Beach and then Riviera Beach. He was a retired Chief Warrant Officer 4, a veteran of W W II and Korea, serving In both the Army and Navy He was a member ol the Warrant Officers Assoc.. 29th Division. He was a member of the VFW and the Senior Softball League. He was predeceased by his wife, Gertrude A. in 1984; and a son, Richard 'Skeeter Griffin, in March of this year. Mr. Griffin is survived by four sons: Paul Dennis of Riviera Beach, Gerald, Robert E.. Ill, and Erik M. Griffin, all of Maryland; two brothers: John and Gerald K. Griffin, and a sister, Charlotte Hillberg, all of Maryland; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 5, at the Thomas L. Price Funeral Home from 6 - 7 PM. A memorial service will be held at 7 PM in the funeral home chapel. Thomas Price Funeral Home 553 Northlake Blvd. North Palm Beach, FL 33408 (561)842-1555 www.dignitymemorial.com SUPPORT SERVICES. Find bereavement support groups PalmBeachPost.com -Click on Obituaries LULA H. WEST "Lou" Age 86. of Jupiter passed away Sunday, September 1 , 2002. She has been a resident of Palm Beach County since 1955. Born in Asheville, NC, she is predeceased by her loving husband of 34 years, Emory West; and her son Richard West. Lula is survived by her daughter, Patricia West-Brusca (Joseph) of Jupiter; daughter-in-law, Patricia Conrad (Raymond) of Mulberry; .and six grandchildren: Brian West (Joan), Kelly Griswald (Don), Drinda Procter (AndA Kimberly Michele Moore, Carrie Manske, and Cristie Lee Manske. She was also blessed with nine great-grandchildren; and is fondly remembered y many nieces and nephews. Lula was a wonderfully loving and treasured part of the lives she touched. Her faith was a light to those who met her and a guide by which to five. Family will receive relatives and friends on Wednesday, September 4, 2002 between 10 and 11 AM, with a service at 11 AM at TAYLOR & MODEEN FUNERAL HOME, 250 Center St., Jupiter. Interment at Royal Palm Memorial Gardens, West Palm Beach. TAYLOR & MODEEN FUNERAL HOME Family Owned S Operated 744-2030 RUTH ANN WIITAMAK Age 57 of Palm Beach Gardens, passed away on September 1, 2002 after a long illness. Ruth Ann came to Florida twenty-four years ago from Long Island, NY. Her parents, Florence and William, predeceased her. Survivors include her brother, Stuart of Pompano Beach; aunts and uncles: Lillian and Ralph Fisher Chester and Winifred Fishw of Upstate NY, Gene Propfe of Bradenton; as well as ten cousins; and eighteen second cousins. Ruth Ann was most appreciative of the attention and kindness extended to her by her friends Leslie Fee and Gayle Martin Faso. Ruth Ann was a proud member of Daughters of the King at St. Mark s Episcopal Church m Palm Beach Gardens. She enthusiastically served in the soup kitchen at the church. The family will receive relatives and friends Wednesday and Thursday from 2 - 4 and 6 -8 PM with a service at 7 PM Thursday evening at TAYLOR & MODEEN FUNERAL HOME, 250 Center St., Jupiter. Interment at Greenfield Cemetery, Hempstead, LI. Donations may be made to Jupiter Medical Center Oncology Dept.; or Make a Wish Foundation. TAYLOR & MODEEN FUNERAL HOME Family Owned & Operated - 744-2030 JEREMIAH L. WOODS Age 22 months, son of Johnny and Felicia Woods. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, September 5, 2002 at 1 PM at St. John Missionary Baptist Church. Viewing will be held Wednesday , September 4, 2002 from 4 - 8 PM at Coleman Funeral Home, WPB. DOROTHY ANN BONO "NANNY" September 4, 1999 Always Remembered, Always Loved s by Family and Friends Jarrod J. Smith September 4, 2002 ; We thought of you today But that is nothing new! We thought of you yesterday' And the davs before that too. We think of you in silence ; And often speak your name. All we have are memories, And your picture in a frame In life we loved and cherished you dearly, In death we love you still u In our hearts you hold a place. No one ever will. It broke our hearts to lose you You didn't go alone. ' For part of us went with you The day you were called home. We lore you and miss you dearly ' akctiou4 Karkeirria fr Vana--i,r ' rs JUDICIAL RACE from IB heard of a judicial candidate running for office who has been disciplined by the Florida Bar." That "disturbing event" was Cohn's associate not writing back a client telling him the firm was not taking the case. The Bar just reminded Cohn to make sure his associate did his job. Even though both have lived in South Florida since childhood, Berger also criticizes Cohn on his commitment to the community because he recently went to work for the New Mexico Attorney General's Office for five years. Cohn portrays Berger as a carpetbagger from Miami-Dade County. Both badly want to be judge. Berger has put $100,000 into his campaign, while Cohn has put up $50,000. Get beyond the nitpicking, and voters do have two distinct choices in this nonpartisan election. Cohn, a, former prosecutor who used to work under Carlisle's supervision, was a municipal judge for the village of Palm Springs in the mid-1970s when such jurists handled misdemeanors. He said he favored community service over jail time for juveniles. "I used to have youngsters waxing and polishing the police cars," Cohn said. Another important issue for Cohn is courtroom decorum. He is not impressed with lawyers' behavior in front of judges. "I think re- Berger has put $100,000 Into his campaign, while Cohn has put up $50,000. spect is a two-way street," Cohn said. Berger leans more towards social activism. He's on the Board of Governors of the Anti-Defamation League and says there is more to being a good judge than just having trial experience. "I have a great degree of compassion for individuals," Berger said. "Frankly, my background is in constitutional and civil rights, which is the cornerstone of our judicial system." Both candidates have gotten their share of endorsements. The National Organization for Women gave Berger the nod, while the Fraternal Order of Police and State Attorney Barry Krischer support Cohn. But once again it could be simple demographics that will decide this race. Berger, being from Boca Raton, has a better chance at getting the crucial vote from the retirement villages to the west He is on at least one palm card. Cohn said he was never interviewed by the political groups who hand out the palm cards in south county. His opponent counters, "I just think the south county in general wants to see more representation on the bench." )ohnpacentipbpost.com

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