Miscellaneous Palm Beach County, Florida Obituaries - 2002

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Torrey M. Johnson 
Evelyn Johnson 
Wheaton, Ill. 
(formerly of Boca Raton) 
Dr. Torrey M. Johnson, 93, beloved pastor of Boca Raton Community Church/Bibletown from 1965 to 1980, died on Wednesday, May 15, 2002. 
His wife of 71 years, Evelyn, followed him in death on Thursday, May 16, 2002. 
Both died of natural causes. 
Dr. Johnson was the founder of Youth for Christ International and while serving as a pastor in Boca Raton, he supported the beginning years of St. Andrews Estates North by encouraging church members and friends to enter as residents. He was also a personal friend of Billy Graham and was instrumental in Dr. Graham's life when he became an evangelist many years ago. 
Dr. and Mrs. Johnson are survived by daughters, Ruth Johnson and Arleen (Keith) Yoder and a son, Torrey Jr. (Susan) Johnson; grandchildren, Stephen W. Johnson, Kimberly (Bruce) Cameron, Torrey E. Johnson, John (Suzanne) Yoder and Christine (Flavio) Escareno and five great-grandchildren. 
Visitation is held Tuesday, May 21 at the Hultgren Funeral Home in Wheaton, Ill. Cliff Barrows, Billy Graham's associate of many years, will officiate at the funeral service followed by interment at Wheaton Cemetery held Wednesday, May 22, in Wheaton, Ill. Memorial gifts may be directed to Youth for Christ International, Boca Raton Community Church or to Boca Raton Christian School.

Madelon Cox
Boca Raton
Madelon J. Cox, 84, of Boca Raton, died on Wednesday, May 22, 2002, at her residence.
She is survived by a step-daughter, Marilyn D, McNamara of Red Bank, N.J.
Arrangements are under the direction of Babione Funeral Home, east chapel, Boca Raton.

Richard Morris Gladwell
Boca Raton
Richard Morris Gladwell, 84, of Boca Raton, died on Wednesday, May 22, 2002. 
Arrangements are by Kraeer Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Boca Raton.

Nicholas Gigate
Boca Raton
Nicholas Gigate, 79, of Boca Raton, died Thursday, May 30, 2002 at Delray Beach Medical Center. He is survived by his loving wife, Elvira. 
Arrangements are by Robert J. Babione Funeral Home (West Chapel), Boca Raton.

Florence L. (Thomas) Gilmore
New Milford, Conn. and Boca Raton, Fla.
Florence L. "Dolly" Gilmore, 75, of New Milford, Conn. and Boca Raton, Fla., died Wednesday, May 29, 2002 at the New Milford Hospital. She was the wife of B. Preston Gilmore.
Ms. Gilmore was born April 28, 1927 in North Providence, R.I. the daughter of the late Howard and Lillian (McMahon) Thomas. With her family, she moved to Waterbury, Conn. in 1933. She attended Kingsbury School in Waterbury, Briarcliff School in Briarcliff Manor, N.Y., the Barry College in Miami Shores, Fla. and Curry College in Boston, Mass.
In the 1940s she had a daily radio program on station WATR in Waterbury, which was started by her father and later owned by Mrs. Gilmore. She was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Washington and St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Boca Raton. She also was a member of the Lake Waramaug Country Club, the Royal Palm Yacht and Country Club and the Delray Beach Club.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Mark T. Gilmore of Southbury and Steven P. Gilmore of Woodbury, two daughters, Jacquelyn M. Cloherty of Waltham, Mass. and Susan Geiger of Waitsfield, Vt. and nine grandchildren. An infant son, Gregory, predeceased her.
Friends may call, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Friday, May 31 at the Rowe Funeral Home in Litchfield, Conn. A Mass of Christian burial is held, 10:30 a.m., Saturday, June 1 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church followed by burial in St. Anthony Cemetery in Litchfield, Conn. Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Gilmore's name to the Regional Cancer Center, New Milford Hospital, 21 Elm Street, New Milford, Conn. 06776. 

Kathleen Bruney 
Hypoluxo 
Kathleen Bruney, 92, of Hypoluxo, died on Monday, May 27, 2002, at her home. 
She is survived by a son, Mike Bruney and a daughter, Susan Schwomeyer. 
Arrangements are by Babione Funeral Home, Boca Raton. 

Madelon J. Cox 
Boca Raton 
Madelon J. Cox, 84, of Boca Raton, died suddenly at her home on Tuesday, May 21, 2002. 
She is survived a sister, Maud Kiskaddon and a step-daughter, Marilyn Cox. 
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 30, 2002, at Babione Funeral Home (east chapel), Boca Raton. 

Bessie E. Fogg 
Margate 
Bessie E. Fogg, 90, of Margate, died on Monday, May 27, 2002. 
Arrangements are by the National Cremation Society, Fort Lauderdale. 

Gordon MacIntosh 
Boca Raton 
Gordon MacIntosh, 94, of Boca Raton, died on Tuesday, May 28, 2002. 
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:30 a.m., on June 1, 2002, at Edgewater Pointe. 
Arrangements are by Kraeer Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Boca Raton. 

Josefa Acosta
Boca Raton
Josefa Acosta, 64, of Boca Raton, died Thursday, May 23, 2002. She is survived by her loving family. Friends may call, 2-9 p.m., Saturday, May 25 at the Robert J. Babione Funeral Home (West Chapel) in Boca Raton where a service is held at 5:45 p.m. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Drummond Paul Jr.
Boca Raton
Drummond Paul Jr., of Boca Raton and a longtime resident of Miami, died Monday morning, May 20, 2002 in Boca Raton where he resided at St. Andrews Estates North. A native Floridian, Mr. Paul was born on Oct. 5, 1912 in Jacksonville where he graduated from Lee High School. He attended the University of Florida where he obtained his law degree.
During World War II, he served his country in the U.S. Army Air Force in Indianapolis, Ind.Mr. Paul was an active member of the Florida Bar Association for over 56 years, retiring with honor and distinction. In the 1950s, Mr. Paul was director of the Dade County Bar Association and represented the county as special attorney. He began his practice with the firm of Hudson and Cason in Miami and retired from private practice in Miami Shores in 1998.
A devout Christian, Mr. Paul was a member of the Miami Beach Community Church where he served as a deacon and trustee.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Edna Paul and his daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Harry Brown. He will be remembered by all who knew him for his kind deeds, his integrity, his love of his country, his Christian beliefs and above all, as a loving husband and father.
A memorial service is held, 2 p.m., Tuesday, May 28 in the auditorium at St. Andrews Estates North. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, a thoughtful and caring deed be done in his honor. Local arrangements are by Kraeer Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Boca Raton.

John J. Pfeufer
Boca Raton
John J. Pfeufer, 65, of Boca Raton, died Thursday, May 23, 2002. He is survived by his loving family. Friends may call, 2-9 p.m., Sunday, May 26 at the Robert J. Babione Funeral Home (West Chapel) in Boca Raton where a service is held at 7:30 p.m. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Mary D. Rusci
Boca Raton
Mary D. Rusci, 84, of Boca Raton, died Thursday, May 23, 2002 at Boca Raton Community Hospital. She is survived by a niece, Sandra S. Taylor of Boca Raton. Arrangements are Babione Funeral Home, Boca Raton.

Flavian Santavicca Jr.
Boca Raton
Dr. Flavian Santavicca Jr., 62, of Boca Raton, died Thursday, May 23, 2002 in Boca Raton. He was born June 18, 1939 in Braddock, Pa., the son of the late Flavian Sr. and Josephine Zablocki Santavicca.
Dr. Santavicca was a graduate of Turtle Creek High School. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and graduated from their Electronics School in Biloxi, Miss. with high honors. He received his Bachelor of Science in Education from California State College in California, Pa. 
While at California State College he was active in student government and was a member of the honorary science fraternity Chi Beta Psi and the social fraternity Alpha Kappa Lambda. He then earned his Master of Education in Aug. of 1958 from the University of Pittsburgh and was a member of the Iota Lambda Sigma professional fraternity. Dr. Santavicca earned 23 post-masters degree credits from the University of Pittsburgh and published his research paper "An Analysis of an Expertly Supervised Technical Education Program in Washington, Pa." On June 23, 1974 he graduate Summa Cum Laude and Salutatorian from Palmer College of Chiropractic, where he was a member of the Pi Tau Delta National Honor Society. On May 27, 1974, he completed a 120-hour course in Physical Therapy from Logan College of Chiropractic.
His teaching career includes a federal training program with RCA in Washington, Pa., Forbes Trail Technical School in Monroeville, Pa., United States Steel Research in Monroeville, Pa., Lenape Vocational Technical School in Ford City, Pa., Allegheny Community College in Pittsburgh, Pa., Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa and Blackhawk College in Rock Island, Ill.
Dr. Santavicca held chiropractic licenses in Pa. and Fla. and was a fellow member of the American Council of Applied Clinical Nutrition, International Chiropractors Association, American Chiropractic Association, Pennsylvania Chiropractic Association, Diplomat of the National board of Chiropractic Examiners, Precision Chiropractic Research Society, 
International Arthritis Research Society and the Florida Chiropractic Association.
In the three years between 1974 and 1977 he developed one of the largest single doctor chiropractic practices in the nation. He was also the founder and chairman of the board of Santavicca and Associates of Boca Raton, a professional consulting firm that advised over three hundred chiropractic physicians throughout the United States and Canada.
Dr. Santavicca was a Christian and is a member of SunCoast Community Church in Boca Raton.
Surviving is his wife, Gloria J. Selvaggi of Boca Raton whom he married on Feb. 12, 1966. Also surviving is a son, Dr. David A. Santavicca and a daughter, Darcie L. Pritchett, both of Boca Raton; a sister, Arlene Suvak of Irwin, Pa.; two brothers, Carl Santavicca of Purcellville, Va. and Adam Santavicca of Crofton, Md; an uncle; four aunts and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends will be received, 7-9 p.m., Sunday, May 26 and 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., Monday, May 27 at the Dale D. DeAngelo Funeral Home in Washington, Pa. Funeral services will be held, 11 a.m., Tuesday, May 28 at the DeAngelo Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Queen of Heaven Cemetery in McMurray, Pa. 

William Glass 
Boca Raton
William Glass, 73, of Boca Raton, died Saturday, May 25. 
All County Funeral Home & Crematory has arrangements. 

Roland M. Decarie 
Boca Raton
Roland M. Decarie, 94, of Boca Raton, died Friday, May 24. He is survived by his son, Andre Decarie. 
A memorial service will be held at St. Andrews Estates South Auditorium at 4 p.m. on Tuesday. 
Kraeer Funeral Home has arrangements. 

Robert J. Marzheuser 
Cincinnati, Ohio & Boca Raton
Robert J. Marzheuser, 74, of Cincinnati, Ohio and Boca Raton, died Thursday, May 23. 
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Gerri Marzheuser, and his son, Rev. Richard A. Marzheuser. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Schoenfeld Marzheuser; his daughters, Theresa Lauman, Brenda Burman, Virginia Jones, Phyllis Bruning; his sons, Robert J. Marzheuser Jr., Thomas Marzheuser; his step-daughters, Linda Bailey, Carol Lonsdale, Barbara Ruggiero; his stepson, Mark J. Schoenfeld; 14 grandchildren; five step-grandchildren and one great-grandchild. 
Burial will take place in Cincinnati. Memorial gifts may be made to the Athenaeum of Ohio, Rev. Richard A. Marzheuser Burse Fund, 6616 Beechmont Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio, 45230. 

John Hoffstot 
Boca Raton
John Hoffstot, 81, of Boca Raton, died Friday, May 24. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Hoffstot. 
Kraeer Funeral Home has arrangements. 

W. Lester Slupe 
Delray Beach
W. Lester Slupe, 88, of Delray Beach, died Saturday, May 25. He is survived by his daughter, Georgia Robertson and son, Gordon Slupe. 
Kraeer Funeral Home has arrangements. 

Kathleen Bruney 
Hypoluxo 
Kathleen Bruney, 92, of Hypoluxo, died on Monday, May 27, 2002, at her home. 
She is survived by a son, Mike Bruney and a daughter, Susan Schwomeyer. 
Arrangements are by Babione Funeral Home, Boca Raton. 

Madelon J. Cox 
Boca Raton 
Madelon J. Cox, 84, of Boca Raton, died suddenly at her home on Tuesday, May 21, 2002. 
She is survived a sister, Maud Kiskaddon and a step-daughter, Marilyn Cox. 
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 30, 2002, at Babione Funeral Home (east chapel), Boca Raton. 

Bessie E. Fogg 
Margate 
Bessie E. Fogg, 90, of Margate, died on Monday, May 27, 2002. 
Arrangements are by the National Cremation Society, Fort Lauderdale. 

Gordon MacIntosh 
Boca Raton 
Gordon MacIntosh, 94, of Boca Raton, died on Tuesday, May 28, 2002. 
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:30 a.m., on June 1, 2002, at Edgewater Pointe. 
Arrangements are by Kraeer Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Boca Raton. 

Charles W. Roth 
Highland Beach 
Charles W. Roth, 91, of Highland Beach, died on Tuesday, May 28, 2002. 
He is survived by his wife, Marion. 
Arrangements are by Kraeer Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Boca Raton.

Mary Agnes Kohler
Boca Raton
Mary Agnes Kohler, 82, of Boca Raton and Ocean Pines, MD died Sunday at her home in Boca Raton. She is survived by her loving family. Arrangements are entrusted to the Robert J. Babione Funeral Home (West Chapel), Boca Raton.

Irene L. Doyle
Bridgton, Maine
Irene L. Doyle, 96, of Denmark, Maine died Friday at Bridgton Hospital in Maine.
Mrs. Doyle was born March 30, 1906 in Bourge, France, a daughter of Henri and Pauline Chavaliere Mignard. She came here in 1925 and was a homemaker all of her life. Her husband, William L. Doyle, died May 18, 1978.
Mrs. Doyle attended St. Joseph’s Church in Bridgton, Maine.
She is survived by three sons, Henry W. of Marshfield, Mass., Robert P., M.D., of Denmark, Maine, and Ronald J. of Boca Raton, Fla.; three daughters, Marie Anne Hines of Hyde Park, Mass., Colette Jackson of Hyde Park, Mass., and Josette Najjar of Beirut, Lebanon; many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph’s Church in Bridgton. Burial followed at Forest Hill Annex. If desired, donations can be made in her memory to the Casco Inn, Attn: Linda Symonds, 434 Roosevelt Trail, Casco, Maine 04015. Arrangements were by the Raymond-Wentworth Funeral Home, 8 Elm St., Bridgton, Maine.

Albert E. Marien
Boca Raton
Albert E. Marien, 89, of Boca Raton, died Monday. He is survived by his daughter, Kay Cook. Arrangements are by Kraeer Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Boca Raton.

Pauline Louise Sterry
Coral Springs
Pauline Louise Sterry, 71, of Coral Springs, died Friday, May 24 at Coral Springs Medical Center. 
She was born December 31, 1930 in Exeter, N.H., the daughter of Melvin and Dorothy (Wilson) Moore, and resided in Hampton for some 20 years.
Mrs. Sterry is survived by her husband of 52 years, Arthur F. Sterry; and four sons, Steven (Patricia) Sterry of Lockport, N.Y., Scott (Judith) Sterry of Webster, NY, Barry (Heather) Sterry of Beaconsfield, U.K., and Christopher Sterry of Coral Springs, Fla.; and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Arnold Moore. Memorials may be made to the Boca Raton Hab Center Aux: 22313 Boca Rio Rd., Boca Raton, Fla. 33433.
Forest Lawn Funeral Home North 200 W. Copans Rd., Pompano Beach, Fla.





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