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Ernest Gans

May 17, 1926 - Nov 29, 2023

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West Palm Beach, FL

Ernest Gans, 97, of West Palm Beach, Florida passed away on Wednesday, November 29, 2023. Ernest was born in Kassel, Germany to Willy and Paula Gans (nee Rothschild). Ernest is survived by his son William (Debby) Gans; his grandson Benjamin Gans and his granddaughter Carly Gans.Ernest was preceded in death by his wife Shirley Gans and his sister Ruth Mayer.Graveside Services for Ernest will be held at 2:30pm, Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at Star of David Cemetery of the Palm Beaches, 9321 ...Read More

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Randolph (Randy) Paul Hulett

Dec 07, 1980 - Feb 24, 2024

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West Palm Beach, FL

Randolph (Randy) Paul Hulett of West Palm Beach, Florida passed away on February 24, 2024, at the young age of 43. He was born locally, the son of Timothy Mark Hulett and Elizabeth Bland Hulett. He was a son, brother, uncle, and friend to many. He enjoyed spear fishing, traveling, street hockey, cheering for the Florida Gators, and spoiling his many Scottish terriers. Randy earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Florida Atlantic University. He was creative and led our family company’s marketing department with enthusiasm. Many people touched his life with their support and friendship for which he was always grateful. He is survived by his parents (Tim and Liz Hulett), his sisters, Lesley Hulett Nehemias (husband, Daniel Nehemias, and their children: Kellen, Auden, Drystan Nehemias) and Katherine (Katie) Hulett Hartig (husband, Kevin Hartig, and their children: Karsen and Kensley Hartig), his beloved dog Wally, and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. A visitation will be held on Friday, March 8 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Quattlebaum Funeral, Cremation and Event Center on 5411 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach, Florida 33417. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 9 at 11:00 AM at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church on 211 Trinity Place, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, if you are able, please adopt a dog in Randy’s memory. He was an avid animal lover and this cause would remain close to his heart.

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Sharon Raich

Mar 10, 1935 - Feb 25, 2024

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West Palm Beach, FL

Sharon Raich, 88, of West Palm Beach, Florida, passed away peacefully February 25, after a brief illness. Sharon was born on March 10, 1935 to Helen and Adam Lynd in Niles, Michigan. While attending St. Mary's College, Sharon met the love of her life, Nicholas Raich, and they were wed on November 26, 1955 in the Notre Dame Chapel in South Bend, Indiana. Sharon was a loving and devoted mother to their seven children Nicholas (Kim), Michael (JilQ, Tony (1960-2010) (Mary), Joe (Teresa), Jane (Ted) Tarone, Julie (Rob, 1957-2020) Carlson and John (1966-1983); 15 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Sharon dedicated her life to her family, always there when needed, showing unconditional love. Sharon was the foundation of the family and accepted all with open arms. Sharon was a passionate outdoors-woman, joining her husband on African safaris, ski vacations with the family and yearly dive trips to the Bahamas. Invariably found in the kitchen preparing meals for her large family, Sharon always welcomed anyone to join in around the table and it was here many life-long friendships were made. Sharon was a devout Catholic, serving as a Eucharistic minister at St. Edward's Catholic Church. She excelled at motherhood, with many fond memories of her shuttling her children to their many school activities. She was an avid reader, played tennis, loved crossword puzzles and when her children were young, she was a substitute teacher. Sharon was preceded in death by her husband Nick and sons Tony and John. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 :00a.m. on March 22, 2024, at St. Edward's Catholic Church in Palm Beach, Florida. A private interment to follow at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cemetery. In remembrance of Sharon's life, the family asks that any charitable donations be made to the Tunnels to Towers Foundation, T2T.org. in memoriam of her.

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Sydell L. Miller

Aug 10, 1937 - Feb 25, 2024

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West Palm Beach, FL

Sydell L. Miller, a Beloved Beauty Trailblazer Sydell L. Miller was a groundbreaking entrepreneur, a loving family matriarch, a generous philanthropist, and a pursuer of beauty in all its forms. She passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by family on February 25th, 2024. Sydell was born in 1937 in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of Evelyne and Jack H. Lubin. From an early age, she valued family and friendships that she would carry with her throughout her life. Her world changed the moment she first sat in Arnold Miller’s salon chair. He asked Sydell out on a date. She said, “which night,” and he replied, “all of them.” At the end of their first week together, Arnie asked her to marry him. This was the start of a love story for the ages, and a profound partnership built on mutual admiration, equal support, and shared goals. The couple wed at Park Synagogue in 1958. Sydell began her career in the salon, first introducing accessories to the reception area. Next, she opened Tops & Bottoms, a high-fashion womenswear boutique, in the retail space above the salon. The store was credited with bringing the trend-setting concept of “separates” to Cleveland, and was known as the place where the city’s most stylish women shopped. In 1970, Arnie and Sydell formed a new venture, Ardell—a combination of both their names—and invented the world’s first ready-to-apply eyelash, followed by the first invisible-banded eyelash strips, single-handedly creating the modern day eyelash industry. They grew Ardell into a globally-recognized brand. Subsequently, they developed Hennalucent, a first-of-its-kind natural henna product for hair, eventually expanding into shampoos and conditioners. In 1980, the Millers formed Matrix Essentials Inc., a line of professional haircare products, only sold to exclusive beauty distributors for salons and their clients. The company launched with hair color, a permanent wave, and the Matrix Essentials line. The brand then added Vavoom and System Biolage to its esteemed product lines. Matrix grew to employ thousands of Clevelanders at its headquarters in Solon, Ohio, in addition to a national network of hairdressers and educators. The couple was immensely proud to have built the business in their hometown. Sydell believed that “beauty does not stop at the hairline,” pushing the company to broaden into skincare, cosmetics, bodycare, and suncare. She developed “Total Image Consulting” a philosophy that revolutionized the industry by creating the concept of the day spa, encouraging local salons to include additional beauty services. Arnie and Sydell were true co-founders and business partners. While Arnie was the big dreamer, Sydell was the dream-maker—running the company’s operations with a diverse skill-set from marketing and creative to HR and accounting. Arnie was the leader with the larger-than-life personality, while Sydell was the doer, the listener, and the advocate. She was an early champion of feminist causes, supporting women in the workforce long before it was popular. She was widely sought after for her counsel, integrity, and guidance. After Arnie’s death in 1992, Sydell was a force to be reckoned with, taking the helm at Matrix as President and CEO, guiding the company to more than double its annual sales, before eventually selling to Bristol Meyers Squibb in 1994. Today, Matrix is a division of L’Oreal USA. In 1996, she retired as Chairman of the Board. But, she didn’t stop there. She went on to become Chairman of the Board at Aquage, a professional haircare line co-founded by her brother, Dennis Lubin, as well as turning her attention to extensive philanthropic work. Sydell exhibited a commitment to service and social causes throughout her life. After her retirement, she dedicated her days to both her family and to the spirit of “Tikkun Olam,” the Hebrew concept of repairing the world. She was a passionate crusader of causes ranging from healthcare to women’s mentorship, Jewish endeavors both locally and in Israel, and support for the arts. In 2005, Sydell and her children donated the funds to establish the Cleveland Clinic’s Sydell & Arnold Miller Family Pavilion, home to the Sydell & Arnold Miller Heart and Vascular Institute. Sydell served as a member of the Cleveland Clinic’s Board of Trustees, as well as its Florida Leadership Council. Sydell was active in bringing the Cleveland Clinic’s superlative care to West Palm Beach, where she is admired for her generous philanthropic initiatives and community outreach. In 2011, she was honored at the Cleveland Clinic’s Florida Ball with the inaugural Sydell Miller Award for her service. Additionally, the Miller family’s philanthropy led to the dedication and naming of the Park Synagogue East Campus and the Gathering Place East Campus, as well as Hawken School’s Sydell & Arnold Miller Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies to inspire the next generation. Sydell received countless accolades and awards. She was proudly the first non-hairdresser elected to the National Cosmetology Association’s Hall of Fame, named one of the “Top 50 Women Business Owners in America” by Working Women Magazine, and received the Beauty Changes Lives Foundation Legacy Award, creating countless scholarships for cosmetology students. She served on the boards of the American Cancer Society of Palm Beach, BBSI, the Cleveland Clinic, Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Norton Museum of Art, Palm Beach Civic Association, and Palm Beach County United Way. True to her passion for beauty, Sydell was an exceptional entertainer, a graceful hostess, and a fashion icon. She epitomized elegance—both through her sophisticated style and her nurturing essence. Despite Sydell’s unparalleled career accomplishments, her most cherished roles were those of friend, sister, mother to her and Arnie’s two daughters, Lauren Spilman and Stacie Halpern, and “Nana” to her six grandchildren. Over the course of her life, and especially during her later years, she devoted herself to the duties of family matriarch. She loved nothing more than criss-crossing the country to show up for important moments in her grandchildren’s lives, be it sports games, art shows, or graduations. She cultivated strong individual relationships with each of her grandchildren, enjoying long conversations where she offered wisdom on the subjects of love and life, and created many lasting memories. She was a fervent tackler of ambitious puzzles, and enthusiastically wore the crown of “Ice Cream Queen.” Her fierce love for her family will be her defining legacy, the work of which will live on through each of them. Also during her later years, Sydell struck up a friendship that grew to a deep love and companionship with Philip Zieky, who affectionately became known to Sydell’s grandchildren as “Poppy.” They were fortunate to enjoy many happy years together until Phil’s passing in 2013. Sydell was preceded by her beloved husband of 30 years, Arnold Miller. She is survived by her children, Lauren Spilman (Steve), Stacie Halpern (Jeff), and her brother, Dennis Lubin (Barbara). She is also survived by her loving grandchildren, Alana and Max Spilman, Lindsey and Austin Halpern, Jarrod (Ana) and Evan Lubin, as well as her great-grandchildren, Alejandra, Victoria, and Valentina. Additionally, Sydell felt forever bonded with the Zieky family, and continued a grandmotherly relationship with Phil’s children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Sydell also has a robust network of extended family, close friends, and colleagues who will feel her absence and continue to shine her light. Services will be held in Cleveland on Thursday, February 29th at 11am: Park Synagogue East 27500 Shaker Blvd Pepper Pike, OH 44124 Friends who are unable to attend the service may stream it online at the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85497546910?pwd=dDFHdGxOYmhaNTN1UmJLUnpxaDllQT09 Passcode: 839426 Or One tap mobile : +13092053325,,85497546910# US Interment: Mount Olive Cemetery 27855 Aurora Road Solon, OH 44139 Following the interment, the family will receive friends: Beechmont Country Club Thursday - until 8pm 29600 Chagrin Blvd Friday - from 1pm to 5:30pm Orange, OH 44122 Family requests no food or flowers, we kindly suggest instead contributions be made to the following organizations in Sydell’s memory, carrying on her legacy. - Cleveland Clinic Heart | give.ccf.org/heart or Mail Contributions: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, PO Box 931517 Cleveland, OH 44193-1655 - Park Synagogue Arnold & Sydell Miller Family Campus | https://www.parksynagogue.org/donate or Mail Contributions to Park Synagogue, 27500 Shaker Boulevard, Pepper Pike, OH 44124

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Pauline Bradley

Feb 25, 1925 - Feb 23, 2024

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West Palm Beach, FL

Pauline Bradley, age 98, of West Palm Beach, Florida passed away on Friday, February 23, 2024. A visitation for pauline bradley for Pauline will be held Sunday, March 10, 2024 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Aycock Funeral Home, 950 NE Jensen Beach Blvd, Jensen Beach, FL 34957.

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Valerie E Coombs

Dec 14, 1939 - Feb 24, 2024

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West Palm Beach, FL

Valerie E Coombs, age 84, of West Palm Beach, Florida passed away on Saturday, February 24, 2024. Valerie was born in Jamaica.

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Glynn Moore Jr.

Nov 18, 1945 - Feb 26, 2024

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West Palm Beach, FL

Glynn Moore Jr., age 78, of West Palm Beach, Florida passed away on Monday, February 26, 2024. Glynn was born in GA.

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Ethel Jane Watson

Sep 04, 1964 - Feb 18, 2024

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West Palm Beach, FL

Ethel Jane Watson age 59 originally of Lambert Mississippi. Passed away February 18, 2024. To to the family or in memory of Ethel Jane Watson, please

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Morton Levine

Jul 16, 1929 - Feb 23, 2024

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West Palm Beach, FL

Morton Levine, 94, of West Palm Beach, Florida passed away on Friday, February 23, 2024. Morton was born in Queens, New York to Samuel and Frieda Levine. Morton is survived by his spouse Harriet Levine and their son Robert Levine. A Graveside Service for Morton will be held Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 2:30 PM at Star of David Cemetery of the Palm Beaches, 9321 Memorial Park Road, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33412. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Morton's memory may be made to MorseLife Senior Living, https://morselife.org/.

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Edward Butler Sr.

Jul 31, 1952 - Feb 13, 2024

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West Palm Beach, FL

Edward Butler Sr. Age 71, originally of Tifton, Georgia. Passed away February 13, 2024 To to the family or in memory of Edward Butler, Sr, please

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Jonathan Stuart Gilson

Nov 28, 1949 - Feb 22, 2024

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West Palm Beach, FL

Jonathan Stuart Gilson, age 74, of West Palm Beach, Florida passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2024. A graveside service for Jonathan will be held Monday, February 26, 2024 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Fernhill Memorial Gardens & Mausoleum, 1501 South Kanner Highway, Stuart, FL 34994.

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