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BROPHY, Gilbert T.

age 86, of Jupiter, FL, went to be with The Lord on December 17,2012. Gil was the son of Joseph L Brophy and Helen V Scholtz Brophy Scotti of Southampton,NY and Palm Beach,FL. He graduated from Palm Beach HS class of 1944, University of Florida 1949 and George Washington University Law School 1960. After serving in the U.S. Army in both WWII and the Korean War ,he went on to pass the Florida Bar which began a distinguished law career that included serving as Town Attorney of Jupiter and his private practice . He was rightfully proud to have recently been honored for over 50 years of service by the Florida Bar. Gil was a Charter Member and Past President of the Rotary Club of Jupiter-Tequesta and lived by the Four Way Test. Among the many organizations in which he participated ,he was a lifetime member of the NRA and Kappa Sigma Fraternity, UF Chapter. Gil is survived by his longtime companion, Kathryn ?Sue? Dively, his daughters Erin W Brophy and Laure P Thompson, sister Toni Tench, 4 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren, 2 nieces and many extended family members. Gil was a true gentleman,and as an Irish /German Catholic, he greeted most with ?Cheers!? and frequently made the sign of the cross. He exemplified service to God,country and family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to :Rotary International ,One Rotary Center, 1560 Sherman Ave. Evanston, IL 60201, USA Or Hospice of Palm Beach County,5300 East Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33407 Memorial service TBD, contact Erinbrophy@rocketmail.com for information.

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Published in The Palm Beach Post from Dec. 23 to Dec. 24, 2012
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