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HARPSTER, JACOB EARL JR.
HARPSTER - Jacob Earl Jr. Age 80, of Boca Raton, FL, formerly from Buffalo, NY, passed away suddenly on Friday, August 28, 2015. Earl was preceded in death by his wife Joann (Sahlen). He is survived by daughter Faith Kladke (Harpster); son-in-law Wayne Kladke, son Mark; three sisters living in Buffalo, NY, area, Delores Endres (Henry), Joan Janusziewicz (Stanley deceased), Kathryn Bova (Frank); brother-in-law Harold F. Sahlen Jr. of Boca Raton, FL; and six grandchildren. Earl had many nieces and nephews, one aunt and many loving friends. Earl served in the Navy Reserves as a Sea Bee. He was a longtime member of the Lions Club. Earl was a Past President of the Riverside Lions Club in Buffalo, NY, a founding member and Past President of the Coral Springs Downtown Lions Club, a Past District Governor in Florida and most recently a Past President and active member in the Boca Raton Lions Club. There will be a Memorial Mass at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 3705 SW 3rd Street (corner of SW 4th Ave.) Boca Raton, FL 33432 on Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 9:30 AM. Earl will be laid to rest at the Boca Raton Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to the Boca Raton Lions Club, P.O. Box 577, Boca Raton, FL 33429.