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HULITAR, Mary Mary Hulitar, age 90, a longtime resident of the Town of Palm Beach, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and under Hospice care at her home on June 21, 2017. Mary is survived by her children Stefani Hulitar of Middletown, Rhode Island and Renee Hulitar of Washington State, as well as her three grandchildren Tiffany M. Hilliard (husband Erik Hilliard) of Sante Fe, New Mexico; Allegra T. Samuelson (husband Christopher Blanco) of Seattle, Washington; and Alexander H. Fremont-Smith of California. Mary was preceded in death by her husband Philip Hulitar, designer and artist. Mary was a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York. She was a philanthropist dedicating her life to numerous causes to better humanity and the world. Mary was a member of many organizations, including serving on the Boards of Hospice of Palm Beach Charles W. Gerstenberg Hospice Center, named after her father; the National Tropical Botanical Garden, Kalaheo, Hawaii; and The Society of the Four Arts. She received many honors for her dedication to community service including being honored as a Town of Palm Beach Centennial Ambassador; the Palm Beach Fellowship of Christians and Jews John C. Randolph Award; and the Hospice Foundation Hero Award. Mary also spent much of her time assisting at The Four Arts Library. There will be a memorial service Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 10:30AM at the Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea, 141 South County Road, Palm Beach, Florida. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Palm Beach County, 5300 East Avenue West Palm Beach, Florida 33407.
Published in The Palm Beach Daily News from Nov. 8 to Nov. 10, 2017
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